Proven Opportunities of DevSecOps in Security ManagementBy CIOApplications Europe
DevOps is nothing new to the current technology market, particularly in the security industry; businesses are in need for automation and orchestration abilities which are considered to be the basic requirement for the deployment and development of technology applications. As a new approach to this scenario, DevOps or the DevSecOps changes the security management in many ways.
Although there are several reasons for the adoption of DevSecOps; one of the most significant is the attacks by hackers. Today, organizations cannot think about a situation where their businesses are hacked. Implementation of DevSecOps’ automated functions enables organizations to scan source code and all libraries completely within the business.
The recent changes or shifts in DevOps help organizations to manage security threats far better than how they have managed them before. DevSecOps changes the security management function of an organization with the help of its several components. Code analysis is a significant component of the DevSecOps approach that enables enterprises to deliver code in small chunks. Thus, the threats and vulnerabilities can be identified more effectively and quickly. Change management is the next important component of DevSecOps which increases the efficiency and speed and allows other people to suggest changes and then decide whether to accept the changes or not. Another essential component, the compliance monitoring advances an audit at any time, such as GDPR compliance and PCI compliance. Threat investigation identifies upcoming threats with each code updated. Next one is the vulnerability assessment which deals with the assessment of new emerging threats with code analysis. Finally, the security training, as the name suggests, is about training the software engineers and IT engineers and provides them with some guidelines for set routines.
DevSecOps will allow organizations to develop, plan, deploy, and operate the security function within the organization. Today, the users, especially the potential customers, expect the latest technological applications and updated features when they come in contact with the organization. Therefore, an effective security management system should be maintained by the enterprise. This creates opportunities for DevSecOps to perform with its new advancements, and organizations today have become keener to utilize them.