Today, public sector organizations face a daunting set of challenges as society adjusts to the current COVID-19 environment. Citizen services that previously depended on in-person processes have been forced to pivot to digital alternatives at an uncomfortable speed. This has meant that development teams have been under immense pressure to not only set up a remote working environment but also deliver apps and services in new and innovative ways.
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To say that 2020 was an unusual year would be an understatement. Business, government, healthcare, and education drastically changed with many organizations making massive digital transformations that were completely unplanned in many cases. The modifications nearly every organizations had to make were primarily driven by events outside of anyone’s control. However, their success in this transformation in many cases were beyond just notable, they were remarkable.
It’s October again, and that can only mean one thing - it’s the Cybersecurity Awareness Month! Observed each year, Cybersecurity Awareness Month aims to educate organizations and individuals on all things cybersecurity and encourage the more secure usage and implementation of software, applications, IoT devices, and more.
Integration is key to automation and the tools you use should enable the most shift left approach possible, where automation can occur within the SDLC — changing the way AST solutions are embedded within all DevOps environments.
DevSecOps is in its “awkward teenage years". But with new tooling and automation – particularly when it comes to application security testing (AST) tools - he sees the practice maturing quickly and delivering improved outcomes.
By Steven Zimmerman, Open Source Strategist, Checkmarx
Q&A with Raygan Flores, Country Manager, Checkmarx