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5/23/2014
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Lorna Garey
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DevOps’ Role In Application Security

It may seem counterintuitive that DevOps can boost security.

DevOps’ Impact role in Application Security

Lorna Garey is content director of InformationWeek digital media. View Full Bio

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5/27/2014 | 4:45:21 PM
Great Infographic on App Security
But I wonder how many of the 5 tips to get buy-in from security and dev-ops, are organizations really following. 
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