DevSecOps - Giving more power to development teams

DevSecOps – Giving more power to development teams

Today with the increasing number of breaches. Security being the check point for production is quite outdated and time consuming. Though having developers fast drive a secure application is a top priority, it causes many internal conflicts and tons of delay for an application to go live.

DevSecOps, a complete new shift in the tech world for better productivity and security. Implementing the security to the beginning of the development process and using it as a check at later stage is what DevSecOps is. Developers naturally thrive for a fast release of new products. But that doesn’t mean they have less concern for security. With DevSecOps, developers write secure code where potential threats can be prevented in the earlier stage itself.

DevSecOps is getting lots of attention which is connected to DevOps. Where DevOps develops and releases the application faster, DevSecOps does the same with improved security. With continuous delivery continuous security check is done.

Before implementing DevSecOps in an Organization. There are few vitals steps to consider,

  • Implementing security from the start by involving security experts from the planning phase
  • Automated security test to ensure the application meets the security standard.
  • Train developers to write secure code.

According to Data Bridge Market Research, Global DevSecOps Market is expected to rise from its initial estimated value of USD 1.47 billion in 2018 to an estimated value of USD 13.63 billion by 2026, registering a CAGR of 32.10% in the forecast period of 2019-2026. This rise in market value can be attributed to the rising levels of adoption of DevOps by the small & medium-sized enterprises.

The best way to ensure an application security is to implement DevSecOps. By using this approach many organizations have maximized their security and improved the delivery speed for their application. Implementing DevSecOps might be a bit tedious process but worth it when data breaches is increasing quite a lot.