The seven deadly diseases of DevOps has been saved
The seven deadly diseases of DevOps
Part of the Architecting the Cloud podcast series
Where DevOps meets security you get DevSecOps, but are companies doing it right? If not, how can they avoid the seven deadly diseases of DevOps?
DevSecOps: Improving both ops and security
DevOps has been a boon to software development, marrying development with operations and stressing shared responsibility and accountability. Now, forward-thinking companies are realizing that security should be part of the DevOps mindset—thus the term DevSecOps. The name reflects the long-neglected, but tremendous, opportunity for collaboration between DevOps and security. However, there are pitfalls to watch out for in integrating security with established DevOps methods. In this week’s episode, Mike Kavis and guest John Willis, Vice President of DevOps and Digital Practices at SJ Technologies, dive deep into DevSecOps. John shares his insights on the “Seven Deadly Diseases” of DevOps—the worst of which is ignoring security—and provides tips for companies to help avoid them and finally make security a first-class citizen in the DevOps environment.
Disclaimer: As referenced in this podcast, “Amazon” refers to AWS (Amazon Web Services).
Google DevSecOps and you'll find a lot of great emerging opportunities of people who are doing the right things, finally getting security to break out of the kind of silo last mile, hey, let us look at it, no good. It's this integrated collaborative discussions.
John Willis is Vice President of Devops and Digital Practices at SJ Technologies. Prior to SJT he was the Director of Ecosystem Development for Docker, which he joined after the company he co-founded (SocketPlane, which focused on SDN for containers) was acquired by Docker in March 2015. Previous to founding SocketPlane in Fall 2014, John was the Chief DevOps Evangelist at Dell, which he joined following the Enstratius acquisition in May 2013. He has also held past executive roles at Opscode/Chef and Canonical/Ubuntu. John is the author of 7 IBM Redbooks and is a co-author of the Devops Handbook.
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