Government AppDev Leaders Explain the Benefits and Risks of APIs and IaC

On Thursday, May 20, the Institute for Critical Infrastructure Technology – a cybersecurity-focused think tank – brought together leaders from across the federal government and military to discuss an incredibly important topic – the benefits and risk factors that new…

The Up-Hill Climb of Modern Application Security

According to the analyst firm Gartner, “Over 70 percent of security vulnerabilities exist at the application layer, not the network layer.” This number was even higher in findings by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), which found that…

Two New Attack Vectors Creating an AppSec Imperative for Development Teams

As digital transformation initiatives sweep across the government and military, the role of software continues to grow and increase in importance. Today, every government agency and military organization is looking to embrace applications that can make their workforce more effective,…

Why Now is the Time for Continuous Testing

At DLT we have seen many examples of software development processes across many agencies, and unfortunately, most of them suffer from a lack of automated testing.  As a developer at heart, I find this particularly concerning as defect-free code is…

Three Key Characteristics of DevSecOps

In previous articles on the GovDevSecOpsHub, we explored the evolution from traditional application development to the DevOps model, and then discussed the newest trend in development – DevSecOps. The movement towards DevSecOps is an important one that ensures that security…

 

 

 

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.