What the StackRox Acquisition Means for Red Hat Customers – a Q&A with Michael Epley

Following their January 2021 acquisition of StackRox, the GovDevSecOpsHub sat down with Red Hat’s Chief Architect and Security Strategist for Public Sector, Michael Epley, for an in-depth, three-part interview series about the security challenges that today’s more complicated applications create…

Meeting Government Compliance and Security Challenges – a Q&A with Michael Epley of Red Hat

In a recent article on the GovDevSecOpsHub, we featured the first of a three-part interview series with Michael Epley, the Chief Architect and Security Strategist for Public Sector at Red Hat. We sat down with Michael following the company’s announcement…

Increasing the AppSec of Complex, Containerized Applications – a Q&A with Michael Epley of Red Hat

In January of this year, Red Hat announced that it was acquiring StackRox, a leading provider of container and Kubernetes security software solutions. The acquisition was expected to add a number of complementary application security capabilities to Red Hat’s already…

The “Source” in “Open Source” Projects is Not Always Code

If someone says “open source” to you today, you will probably fill in the rest of the phrase with “…software.” Someone like me, who works for Red Hat, is bound to do this too, if only out of habit.  Since…

Healthcare Organizations Embrace Open Source to Improve Operations

The healthcare industry focuses much of its innovation, research and development on new patient procedures, medications and treatments that will help people live longer, happier and healthier lives. Often, this focus on advancing and improving patient health results in the…

Better, Faster, Safer – Improving App Development and Security with OpenShift

As software takes on an increasingly essential and mission-critical role in the operations of the U.S. government and Department of Defense (DoD), application developers creating software on behalf of the government are under pressure to develop and deploy new versions,…

Twelve Factors for Measuring an Open Source Community’s Health

A healthy open source community is one that demonstrates open practices, uses open infrastructure, and cultivates an open culture with the goal of becoming more sustainable. But even for the most seasoned community architects, measuring an open source community’s health…

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…

Four Things to Consider When Choosing a PaaS Provider

Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) is a form of cloud computing where hardware and an application software platform is provided by another party. Primarily for developers and programmers, a PaaS allows the user to develop, run, and manage their own apps without having…

Embracing Digital Government – Six Essentials for Innovation in the Public Sector

Patience seems to be a thing of the past. Anyone can order something on Amazon and have it delivered for free in about two days, even during a global pandemic. This same desire for immediacy is also driving change within…

 

 

 

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.