Building Security Into the DevOps Lifecycle – Sumedh Thakar – PSW #666

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DevOps has gained momentum over the years as its methods have been used by teams worldwide to accelerate application delivery. But where we continue to struggle is in integrating security into this workflow. In this discussion, Sumedh Thakar, president and chief product officer at Qualys, will talk with the Security Weekly Team about the importance of building security into the CI/CD pipeline to ensure the quality of code and to protect the application and data infrastructure. He’ll talk about Qualys’ own DevOps strategy and the lessons learned as his team built out the DevOps toolchain and how it integrated security best practices within the DevOps lifecycle. This segment is sponsored by Qualys.

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Building Security Into the DevOps Lifecycle

DevOps solutions:

Qualys Security Conference, Feb 2020:

“Ancestry: On the Vanguard of DevOps Security” Blog Post:


Jeff Man
Jeff Man – Sr. InfoSec Consultant
Joff Thyer
Joff Thyer – Security Analyst
Larry Pesce
Larry Pesce – Senior Managing Consultant and Director of Research
Paul Asadoorian
Paul Asadoorian – Founder & CTO
Tyler Robinson
Tyler Robinson – Managing Director of Network Operations


Sumedh Thakar
Sumedh Thakar – President and Chief Product Officer


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