As DevOps continues to gain popularity for rapid delivery and innovation of IT-enabled capabilities, concerns about security increase. Security and risk management leaders must adapt security tools, processes and policies to the DevOps toolchain without slowing the development and release process.
- DevOps adoption is increasing as an alternative to traditional waterfall and agile development methodologies, but security and compliance typically remain afterthoughts.
- DevOps practices encourage automation to achieve scale, but security has traditionally been manual, process-heavy and gate-driven — the antithesis of automation, transparency and speed.
- Most developers have no knowledge of secure coding, including those versed in agile and DevOps.
- Traditional application security testing approaches weren’t designed for speed and transparency.
- For some applications in specific industries, new versions need to be government-recertified after every production update, making rapid change an issue.
By 2022, 90% of software development projects will claim to be following DevSecOps practices, up from 40% in 2019.
By 2022, 25% of all software development projects will be following a DevOps methodology from conception to production, up from less than 10% today.
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