Stephen Gates
3 Articles0 Comments

Stephen Gates is an experienced writer, blogger, and published author who brings 15+ years of hands-on knowledge in information security – to the Checkmarx team. Stephen is dedicated to conveying facts, figures, and information that brings awareness to the cybersecurity issues all organizations and consumers face. Aligning with Checkmarx mission of improving software security for all organizations, he is an advocate and promoter of their solutions worldwide.

Managing the Risks of Open Source Code

Most organizations with in-house development teams maintain their own code bases. Their developers write most of the code for those codebases themselves. However, they may choose to add third-party open source code to their codebases, for several reasons. The most…

How DevSecOps and Automation Can Accelerate ATOs

As federal agencies develop more online services and systems to meet the mission of the U.S. government, their appetite and need to develop and deploy secure software applications rapidly continues to grow. Many agencies are embracing DevSecOps and cloud services…

The Challenges of Open Source Software and How to Solve Them

This article was originally published on the Checkmarx Blog. To read the original article in its entirety, click HERE. Although software is significantly changing our work, home, and personal lives, many don’t realize that today’s software is made up of…




We launched GovDevSecOpsHub to focus on the next evolution of application development, DevSecOps, which brings cybersecurity teams and tools into the development process sooner so that applications are more secure and safeguarded against cyber threats.

In  GovDevSecOpsHub we’ll look at the evolution from traditional software and application development to the DevOps model. We’ll talk about the importance of moving from DevOps to DevSecOps. We’ll highlight the technologies and cultural changes necessary to make this shift happen. And we’ll profile government organizations and executives that are the “boots on the ground” as the government pivots towards the DevSecOps model.