Enhancing Company Security with DevSecOps

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As companies increasingly adopt cloud technology in 2023, ensuring robust security becomes a...

As companies increasingly adopt cloud technology in 2023, ensuring robust security becomes a top priority. DevSecOps, the integration of security into software development and IT operations processes, offers an effective solution. 

This article explores what DevSecOps is, its key principles, and the benefits it brings to company security. Coltech, an experienced staffing expert in the cloud space, can provide tailored support to help your company achieve successful digital transformation.

What is DevSecOps?

DevSecOps integrates security into the software development and IT operations processes. Unlike traditional approaches where security is addressed separately, DevSecOps ensures security measures are incorporated from the beginning.

Common DevSecOps Best Practices

Secure coding: Building software that adheres to security standards to prevent vulnerabilities.

Automated security testing: Conducting security checks at the same pace as code delivery using tools like Static Application Security Testing (SAST) to identify vulnerabilities early.

Shift Left testing: Testing as early as possible in the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC).

Host hardening: Implementing measures such as firewalls, authentication, and access restrictions to protect vulnerable hosts.

How DevSecOps Improves Company Security

DevSecOps emphasizes security throughout the SDLC and encourages developers to take responsibility for secure code and vulnerability detection from the start. The philosophy revolves around two principles: involving the development team in security testing and enabling developers to manage and resolve security issues themselves. 

DevSecOps establishes a security culture that prioritizes security at every stage of the SDLC.

It's important to note that DevSecOps is not tied to a specific tool or platform; it's a mindset, culture, and set of practices that promote security.

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