DevSecOps, a progression from DevOps, involves embedding security practices throughout the software development process. It emphasizes collaborating, automating, and continuous monitoring to ensure efficient delivery of secure and reliable software. We explore concepts of DevSecOps such as:
- its importance to the modern organizations
- successful industry examples
- common misconceptions
- identifiable challenges necessitating its adoption
- downside of tool sprawl
- how the unified platform changed the game for security
We review the case of Fannie Mae, who embraced DevSecOps and succeeded in improving collaboration, reduced vulnerabilities, and accelerated software development.