DevOps is an agile-aligned software development methodology that is growing quickly in popularity, expected to reach nearly 25% of Global 2000 organizations (Gartner, 2015) by 2016. Adoption of DevOps practices introduces complications for implementing and auditing standardized security controls, presenting issues such as constantly changing assets, continuous deployment and a breakdown in the traditional segregation of duties. DevOps tools and philosophies also provide advantages, providing opportunity for integration of security automation as part of the development and deployment of applications and giving Security early input into design and implementation.
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