Pete Chestna, Checkmarx CISO, on the Technologies Enabling a Continuous ATO

With software becoming increasingly essential to today’s government and military, and digital transformation initiatives among the highest priorities within the IT departments of government organizations, there is a strong desire across the government to develop and implement new applications quickly.…

Shifting Application Security Left Requires Changing Both Culture and Tools

In late August, the Advanced Technology Academic Research Center (ATARC) sponsored a Webinar in conjunction with Checkmarx and Invicti entitled, “Shifting Security Left with DevSecOps.” This virtual panel discussion featured prominent application development leaders and experts from both the government…

Seven reasons why federal agencies need a unified approach to application security

Today’s government agencies and military organizations are developing applications and digital services as fast as they can to meet urgent needs. This rapid pace of application development only accelerated in 2020 when government IT departments and application development teams were…

Colleges and Universities – the Next Big Target for Ransomware Attacks

The past few months have been witness to two massive ransomware attacks that have impacted organizations that are part of our country’s critical infrastructure – the attacks against the Colonial Pipeline Company and JBS, one of the country’s largest meat…

 

 

 

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.