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Embed Security Into the DevOps Pipeline

Shift security left to get into DevSecOps.

  • Your organization is starting its DevOps journey and is looking to you for guidance on how to ensure that the outcomes are secure.
  • Or, your organization may have already embraced DevOps but left the security team behind. Now you need to play catch-up.

Our Advice

Critical Insight

  • Shift security left. Identify opportunities to embed security earlier in the development pipeline.
  • Start with minimum viable security. Use agile methodologies to further your goals of secure DevOps.
  • Treat “No” as a finite resource. The role of security must transition from that of naysayer to a partner in finding the way to “Yes.”

Impact and Result

  • Leverage the CLAIM (Culture, Learning, Automation, Integration, Measurement) Framework to identify opportunities to close the gaps.
  • Collaborate to find new ways to shift security left so that it becomes part of development rather than an afterthought.
  • Start with creating minimum viable security by developing a DevSecOps implementation strategy that focuses initially on quick wins.

Embed Security Into the DevOps Pipeline

Start here – read the Executive Brief

Read our concise Executive Brief to find out why you should secure the DevOps pipeline, review Info-Tech’s methodology, and understand the ways we can support you in completing this project.

1. Identify opportunities

Brainstorm opportunities to secure the DevOps pipeline using the CLAIM Framework.

2. Develop strategy

Assess opportunities and formulate a strategy based on a cost/benefit analysis.


Member Testimonials

After each Info-Tech experience, we ask our members to quantify the real-time savings, monetary impact, and project improvements our research helped them achieve. See our top member experiences for this blueprint and what our clients have to say.

9.3/10


Overall Impact

$44,153


Average $ Saved

41


Average Days Saved

Client

Experience

Impact

$ Saved

Days Saved

Kamehameha Schools

Guided Implementation

9/10

N/A

N/A

Symptai Consulting Ltd.

Guided Implementation

8/10

$2,460

2

Los Angeles County, CA - Los Angeles County Internal Services Department

Guided Implementation

10/10

$123K

115


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Member Rating

9.3/10
Overall Impact

$44,153
Average $ Saved

41
Average Days Saved

After each Info-Tech experience, we ask our members to quantify the real-time savings, monetary impact, and project improvements our research helped them achieve.

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What Is a Blueprint?

A blueprint is designed to be a roadmap, containing a methodology and the tools and templates you need to solve your IT problems.

Each blueprint can be accompanied by a Guided Implementation that provides you access to our world-class analysts to help you get through the project.

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Get the help you need in this 2-phase advisory process. You'll receive 6 touchpoints with our researchers, all included in your membership.

Guided Implementation #1 - Identify opportunities
  • Call #1 - Review current DevOps environment.
  • Call #2 - Identify stakeholders.
  • Call #3 - Brainstorm opportunities.

Guided Implementation #2 - Develop strategy
  • Call #1 - Assess constraints and benefits.
  • Call #2 - Prioritize opportunities.
  • Call #3 - Finalize plan.

Author(s)

Kevin Peuhkurinen

Contributors

  • Don Davidson CISSP, CISM, CCSP, Enterprise Security Architect, London Life Insurance Company
  • Kevin McGregor MSc, CITA-A, TOGAF, Systems Architect, London Life Insurance Company
  • Md Waliullah MSc, CCNA, ITIL, Information Security Analyst, Pollard Banknote Limited
  • 2 anonymous contributors
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