Coldbrew, Ping-Pong, and DevSecOps – a Recipe for Success at Kessel Run

Kessel Run, the operational name for the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center’s (AFLCMC) Detachment 12, is responsible for the creation of the service’s mission-critical applications and software. From the outside looking in, that would appear to be a challenging…

Making the Tools Critical for DevSecOps Adoption More Accessible for the Navy

Software has taken on an outsized role in military operations. Today’s advanced weapons systems are software and network-enabled. And software is relied upon for virtually every mission in some way – whether just in the gathering of intelligence, mission planning,…

How Kessel Run is “Winning” at Software

The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center’s (AFLCMC) Detachment 12, which goes by the operational name, “Kessel Run,” is one of the most innovative organizations within the Department of Defense (DoD). However, while many across the public and private sectors…

Can Software Save Lives? Kessel Run Shows That It’s Possible!

In late July and early August of this year, America anxiously watched as – halfway across the globe – our country’s Department of Defense (DoD) worked tirelessly to evacuate more than 100,000 people from Afghanistan. This mission was a high-wire…

How the Air Force and SSA Navigate the (Sometimes Bumpy) Road to DevSecOps

Software and applications have taken on an outsized role in today’s government – helping agencies and military organizations more effectively and efficiently accomplish their missions and service constituents. But to keep pace with innovation, stay ahead of adversaries and keep…

Everyone Into the Platform One Pool!

The Air Force wants to open its Platform One services to private sector partnerships with the hope of tapping into a consortium of academic and industry organizations to enhance its coding environment. Platform One is an environment provisioned by the…

Why DevSecOps is a Hot Topic in the Federal Government – a Q&A with Maya Kaczorowski of GitHub

As we’ve heard from government and military IT leaders and decision-makers – from Nicolas Chaillan, the Chief Software Officer for the Air Force, to Katie Arrington, Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) for the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense…

The Infinite Game of Software Development Through DevSecOps

In his latest book “The Infinite Game,” Simon Sinek, an inspirational speaker on leadership, empathy, and optimism, defines and contrasts leadership styles and their effectiveness based on the differences between playing finite and infinite games.  Briefly, a finite game is…

DevSecOps Delivers the Benefits of “Interchangeable Parts” to Government Application Development

This article was authored by Chris Yates, a Senior Solutions Architect at Red Hat, and originally published on the IBM Center for the Business of Government. Read the original article in its entirety by clicking HERE. Eli Whitney, famed inventor…

Lauren Knausenberger on the Role Personnel Plays in Driving DevSecOps Adoption

To embrace DevSecOps within an organization, there needs to fundamental changes to processes and culture. There also has to be personnel with the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to operate in a DevSecOps environment. According to Lauren Knausenberger, Chief Transformation…

 

 

 

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.