Traditionally, security has been pushed off to the final stages of the process, often little more than an afterthought in the software development and delivery lifecycle. Before the DevOps concept took hold, when the entire process consumed many months or even years, this wasn’t a big problem.
Now that more companies have adopted continuous integration/delivery models, releases tend to occur in weeks, if not days, before a new version of an application is pushed out.
Today, waiting until the very last minute to ensure an application is safe and secure to deploy has the potential to destroy the entire process and derail delivery.
DevSecOps introduces a security-focused mindset and best practices into traditional DevOps processes. Security decisions become an integral part of the workflow without sacrificing speed or slowing down development.
This Geek Guide examines the business value of adopting DevSecOps and the container technologies that help actualize DevSecOps processes. It also provides key insights into the current rate of market adoption of containers and DevSecOps, and should give you some clarity on the best tools to help your organization realize ROI from shifting left as well as adopting containers and DevSecOps.