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3/23/2017
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7 Steps to Transforming Yourself into a DevSecOps Rockstar

Security practitioners at one education software firm offer lessons learned from merging DevOps with security.
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Aim For Improvement, Not Perfection

So much of the DevOps ethos centers around making gradual improvements to software through small, frequent code deployments. Unfortunately, many longtime security professionals have a hard time getting into this mindset and pile on security requirements for software without prioritizing them based on risk.

'Don't let perfect be the enemy of good!' says Marshall. 'There will always be more that you want to do but you have to determine what your minimal viable product (MVP) is and release it so you can gather feedback. This is an iterative process and you have to keep that in mind.'

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Aim For Improvement, Not Perfection

So much of the DevOps ethos centers around making gradual improvements to software through small, frequent code deployments. Unfortunately, many longtime security professionals have a hard time getting into this mindset and pile on security requirements for software without prioritizing them based on risk.

"Dont let perfect be the enemy of good!" says Marshall. "There will always be more that you want to do but you have to determine what your minimal viable product (MVP) is and release it so you can gather feedback. This is an iterative process and you have to keep that in mind."

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3/30/2017 | 2:42:54 AM
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Thanks this is getting me on my way to being a star pen tester!
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3/30/2017 | 2:44:18 AM
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Thanks for this its getting me on my way to being a star pen tester!!!
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Very intersting !!!
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Very interesting, I want to try that !!!
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7/25/2017 | 8:10:02 AM
Fabulous article
This should be required reading for every aspiring DevOps student. The last slide sums it up: use common sense.
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