DevSecOps: The Right Solution to The Wrong Problem

Virtual October 21, 2020 3:00 pm - 3:40 pm Feedback     

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Mark Nunnikhoven

DevOps philosophies reduces the barriers between development and operations teams. Therefore, DevSecOps is when all three teams are working together in perfect harmony. DevSecOps is vying for the buzzword of the year and little else. In a PowerPoint slide, it’s a solid solution. But when put into practice, years of security team, communications challenges, and assumed constraints are laid bare. Can current security practices be integrated smoothly into new building practices? Are existing security practices the most effective? Will automating low level security tasks give the security team the headroom needed to move the needle? These questions need answers. This talk aims to provide them and to provide simple steps that security teams can take to improve the way they work and the security outcomes they generate.

Is this system safe? Is my information protected? These are hard questions to answer. Mark Nunnikhoven works to make cybersecurity and privacy easier to understand. A forensic scientist and security leader, Mark has spent more than 20 years helping to defend private and public systems from cybercriminals, hackers, and nation states. A sought-after speaker, writer, and technology pundit, his message is simple: secure and private systems are a requirement in today’s world, not a luxury.

You can find him online @marknca and