DevOps

Why ‘Shift Left’ security has become a misnomer

June 17, 2021
Today’s columnist, Rickard Carlsson of Detectify, says companies should embrace Gartner’s concept of DevSecOps as the integration of security and compliance testing into an emerging agile IT and DevOps development pipeline. Credit: Gartner
  • Recognition that new vulnerabilities arise all the time and it takes speed to make an organization safer. The only way to get really fast identification and deployment cycles is to make the feedback loop really fast.
  • Increased use of automated technology for continuous testing and analysis that enables faster development cycles. 
  • Cultural changes that carve out a role for security teams as enablers and educators instead of reviewers and blockers. Thanks to the automated technology, these pros can move away from finding and remediating specific individual vulnerabilities and get freed-up to team with a developer for real-time exploratory testing.
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