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Why All Employees Should Be Security Ambassadors — and How to Do It

by Pete Cheslock, posted in Cloud Security, Security, DevOps, Security-Enabled DevOps

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 A recent Motherboard article caught our eye and got us thinking about who is — and who should be — responsible for security in an organization. The article, titled “We Need to Change the Psychology of Security,” makes the argument that, by treating security as a specialization that belongs only to a few people in an organization (the security team), we are crippling our ability to successfully achieve security at scale.

The author, Adrian Sanabria, makes some excellent points. After reading the article, we wanted to share some actionable ways that organizations can go about deputizing their employees as security ambassadors.

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Sep 15, 2016 12:14:49 PM

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How to Apply DevOps Culture to Security & Why You Should Do It

by Pete Cheslock, posted in Cloud Security, Security, DevOps, SecOps, Security-Enabled DevOps

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Unless you’ve been living under a rock (or don’t work in the tech industry), you’ve probably heard the term DevOps thrown around. A mashup of “development” and “operations,” DevOps is a mindset and set of practices that focus on collaboration and communication between software developers and other IT professionals with the goal of automating both software delivery and infrastructure changes.

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Jun 17, 2016 8:35:26 AM

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