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6 Ways DevOps Can Supercharge Security

Security teams have a huge opportunity to make major inroads by embracing the DevOps movement.
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Image Source: Adobe Stock (Dmytro Tolokonov)

As the DevOps movement goes mainstream, IT security leaders have one of the best opportunities in a generation to significantly move the needle on protecting against cybersecurity risk across the entire IT stack.

DevOps' emphasis on cross-functional teaming, incremental improvements, and continuous delivery of software makes it the perfect model to finally integrate security directly into the IT delivery rather than tacking it on as an afterthought.

Here are six ways that DevOps stands to boost security practices.

 

Ericka Chickowski specializes in coverage of information technology and business innovation. She has focused on information security for the better part of a decade and regularly writes about the security industry as a contributor to Dark Reading.  View Full Bio

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