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Vice President & DevOps Advocate, Sonatype
Member Since: 2/26/2016
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Derek Weeks is passionate about applying proven supply chain management principles to improve efficiencies, reduce security risks, and sustain long-lasting competitive advantages. He is a distinguished international speaker and lectures regularly on modern software development practices, continuous delivery and DevOps, and application security.
A 20-year veteran of the software industry, Derek has advised leading businesses on IT performance improvement, practices covering continuous delivery, business process management, systems and network operations, service management, capacity planning and storage management.

Derek currently serves as vice president and DevOps advocate at Sonatype, where he leads the largest and most comprehensive annual analysis of software supply chain practices to date across more than 150,000 development organizations.

Articles by Derek Weeks
Higher Education: 15 Books to Help Cybersecurity Pros Be Better
Curtis Franklin Jr., Senior Editor at Dark Reading,  12/12/2018
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Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading,  12/8/2018
Worst Password Blunders of 2018 Hit Organizations East and West
Curtis Franklin Jr., Senior Editor at Dark Reading,  12/12/2018
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