Exploring the Benefits and Challenges of Adopting DevSecOps at Kessel Run

In the last two episodes of the ContinuousX Podcast, hosts Rick Stewart and Mike Fitzurka spoke with James Edmonds, the Project Manager for Kessel Run’s Dagr application, about how DevSecOps has impacted the organization’s culture, and how the organization, as a…

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…

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…

Is a cATO Possible in Today’s Military?

In the last episode of the ContinuousX Podcast, hosts Rick Stewart and Michael Fitzurka of DLT were joined by Kaitlin Bulavinetz, the Chief of Staff to the Chief Software Officer of the United States Air Force, to talk about enabling…

Kaitlin Bulavinetz Discusses the Cultural Changes Needed to Embrace DevSecOps in the Air Force

The benefits of shifting from a traditional “waterfall” approach to application development to a DevSecOps approach to application development have been well documented – including in the GovDevSecOpsHub. Ultimately, by shifting security left in the development process, application development teams…

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…

Developer Spotlight – Kessel Run Makes Air Force History

Last month, the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center (AFLCMC)’s Detachment 12, which is better known by its Star Wars-inspired operational name – Kessel Run – announced that its Kessel Run All Domain Operations Suite (KRADOS) would be operationally utilized…

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.