Humans of DevOps

Humans of DevOps is a series that the DevOps Institute initiated to capture a rare glimpse into the minds of DevOps people throughout our unique space.

A strong emphasis on the technical and strategic sides of DevOps has left a void in one of the most important factors that drive transformation: people. Every DevOps practitioner has a story, and it is our intent to tell this story to a wildly diverse DevOps community - to interest, uncover, and expose the backgrounds that make us different, and the commonalities that band us together.

Are you a Human of DevOps with thoughts to share? We would love to tell your story. Reach out to us at humansofdevops@devopsinstitute.com.

Humans of DevOps is a series that we have initiated to capture a rare glimpse into the minds of DevOps people throughout our unique space. Join our Continuous Learning Community for free today. 


April 19, 2018
Simplify DevSecOps with a Zero Trust Approach thumbnail

Simplify DevSecOps with a Zero Trust Approach

There are major cyberattacks and data breaches weekly, if not daily. Each…
April 19, 2018
Google Analytics Adapts to GDPR, But Questions Remain thumbnail

Google Analytics Adapts to GDPR, But Questions Remain

The  General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will have an effect on how Google…
April 19, 2018
Why NoSQL is the New Database Darling of DevOps thumbnail

Why NoSQL is the New Database Darling of DevOps

If developers are from Mars and testers are from Venus, your database…
April 18, 2018
PagerDuty Accelerates Enterprise Reach and Customer Growth While Surpassing Industry Milestones thumbnail

PagerDuty Accelerates Enterprise Reach and Customer Growth While Surpassing Industry Milestones

Company’s platform for action addresses real-time work across multiple business units within…
April 18, 2018
GuardiCore Enables Secure Rapid Container Deployment thumbnail

GuardiCore Enables Secure Rapid Container Deployment

GuardiCore Centra Security Platform Reduces Compliance Risks, Enforces Security Policies Within Containerized…
April 18, 2018
Tripwire Debuts Early Access Program for Container Analyzer Service thumbnail

Tripwire Debuts Early Access Program for Container Analyzer Service

Security solution expands vulnerability visibility across DevOps life cycle PORTLAND, Ore. –…
April 17, 2018
Akamai Extends Scope of DevSecOps Reach thumbnail

Akamai Extends Scope of DevSecOps Reach

Akamai pressed its case for becoming a strategic DevSecOps platform by adding…
April 17, 2018
Rainforest QA Brings Simple and Secure Online Payment Testing to Ecommerce Industry with Virtual Credit Cards thumbnail

Rainforest QA Brings Simple and Secure Online Payment Testing to Ecommerce Industry with Virtual Credit Cards

Ecommerce brands like Delivery.com, Volusion and RocketLawyer trust Rainforest QA to deliver…
April 17, 2018
Applitools Raises $31M to Advance Application Visual Management (AVM) Category thumbnail

Applitools Raises $31M to Advance Application Visual Management (AVM) Category

Digital Transformation drives rapid market expansion of Visual AI from automated UI…
April 16, 2018
Akamai Announces New Enhancements to World’s Largest and Most Trusted Cloud Delivery Platform thumbnail

Akamai Announces New Enhancements to World’s Largest and Most Trusted Cloud Delivery Platform

Strategic platform updates designed to support secure cloud adoption, superior web and…
April 16, 2018
A Unified Route to Bring Mainframes to DevOps Speed thumbnail

A Unified Route to Bring Mainframes to DevOps Speed

Most businesses have mainframes where their key applications and data reside. In…
April 16, 2018
Devops Chat: Interop China Features DevOps and DevSecOps Tracks thumbnail

Devops Chat: Interop China Features DevOps and DevSecOps Tracks

Interop China has been growing steadily since its inception in 2013. It…
April 13, 2018
IBM Think 2018: DevOps Integrated Everywhere thumbnail

IBM Think 2018: DevOps Integrated Everywhere

With the onset of conference season I have been running a bit…
April 13, 2018
DevOps: Role Clarity is Important thumbnail

DevOps: Role Clarity is Important

Those who talk a lot about DevOps, particularly those who talk a…
April 13, 2018
Code Yellow: When Operations Isn’t Perfect thumbnail

Code Yellow: When Operations Isn’t Perfect

Every now and then, engineering teams will get into trouble for any…
April 11, 2018
HashiCorp Extends Secrets Management Reach thumbnail

HashiCorp Extends Secrets Management Reach

Secrets management is core to DevSecOps—how credentials are managed can make all…
April 10, 2018
Google Taps Netflix for Open Source Canary Analysis thumbnail

Google Taps Netflix for Open Source Canary Analysis

Google and Netflix today jointly announced an open-source automated canary analysis service,…
April 10, 2018
New Research from Sumo Logic Reveals Widespread Demand for Disruptive Security Analytics Tools to Accelerate Modern Cloud Transitions thumbnail

New Research from Sumo Logic Reveals Widespread Demand for Disruptive Security Analytics Tools to Accelerate Modern Cloud Transitions

Survey Finds 90 Percent of Security Professionals Feel Today’s On-premises Tools for…
March 23, 2018
DevSecOps: Don’t Invest In Hope thumbnail

DevSecOps: Don’t Invest In Hope

A successful DevSecOps approach is rooted in action, not hope. There is…
March 16, 2018
DevSecOps: Digging into Root Cause Analysis thumbnail

DevSecOps: Digging into Root Cause Analysis

We have all been there in a postmortem when someone says, “Let’s…
March 7, 2018
Eissmann Group Automotive Cuts Test Cycles in Half Using Panaya Test Center thumbnail

Eissmann Group Automotive Cuts Test Cycles in Half Using Panaya Test Center

Critical bugs were eliminated and testing accelerated while upgrading to SAP HANA…
February 28, 2018
DevSecOps: If You Build It, They Will Come thumbnail

DevSecOps: If You Build It, They Will Come

Spring training for Major League Baseball in the United States has begun.…
February 22, 2018
DevSecOps: How Security Teams Can Better Support Their Developer Counterparts thumbnail

DevSecOps: How Security Teams Can Better Support Their Developer Counterparts

Much of the conversation around digital transformation revolves around technology. But the…
February 20, 2018
Chef InSpec 2.0 Delivers Compliance at Velocity to Accelerate DevSecOps thumbnail

Chef InSpec 2.0 Delivers Compliance at Velocity to Accelerate DevSecOps

Open source compliance automation reduces assessment and remediation time by up to…
February 15, 2018
CI/CD and its Effects on Release Managers thumbnail

CI/CD and its Effects on Release Managers

The role of release management in the development of any software package…
February 7, 2018
GitLab Acquires Gemnasium to Advance DevSecOps thumbnail

GitLab Acquires Gemnasium to Advance DevSecOps

GitlLab, as part of its effort to extend the reach of its…
February 2, 2018
Cloud Security This Week – February 2, 2018 thumbnail

Cloud Security This Week – February 2, 2018

New from Evident.io Evident.io CEO Tim Prendergast on AWS Acquisition of Sqrrl…
January 29, 2018
Red Hat Rises to Data Management Challenges thumbnail

Red Hat Rises to Data Management Challenges

Red Hat is moving to reduce or eliminate many of the manual…
January 23, 2018
CA Technologies Survey Uncovers DevSecOps Challenges thumbnail

CA Technologies Survey Uncovers DevSecOps Challenges

When it comes to infusing security concerns into a DevOps culture, most…
January 17, 2018
Security Strategies for DevOps, APIs, Containers and Microservices thumbnail

Security Strategies for DevOps, APIs, Containers and Microservices

More and more IT professionals see DevSecOps, a practice which integrates security…
March 8, 2018
Cloud Native Computing Foundation Announces Kubernetes® as First Graduated Project thumbnail

Cloud Native Computing Foundation Announces Kubernetes® as First Graduated Project

Container orchestration system widely deployed at scale with numerous global organizations SONOMA, Calif., March…
January 19, 2018
It’s Been a Year (or Three) Straddling the Fence of Hard and Soft Skills thumbnail

It’s Been a Year (or Three) Straddling the Fence of Hard and Soft Skills

It’s been more than a year since I’ve given you a meaningful…
January 19, 2018
JJ on Business Security Weekly with Paul & Michael thumbnail

JJ on Business Security Weekly with Paul & Michael

Today I joined Michael Santarcangelo and Paul Asadoorian on Business Security Weekly to…
January 16, 2018

Building Gender Equality From The Inside Out And The Outside In

Amy Blankson , CONTRIBUTOR – Forbes.com Amy Blankson is a speaker/author on […]
January 9, 2018
Digital Defense Named Recipient of Frost & Sullivan Customer Value Leadership Award thumbnail

Digital Defense Named Recipient of Frost & Sullivan Customer Value Leadership Award

San Antonio, TX—January 9, 2018—Digital Defense, Inc, a security technology and services provider,…
November 23, 2017
Uber data breach wrap-up. Experts’ opinions thumbnail

Uber data breach wrap-up. Experts’ opinions

On November 21, Uber officially disclosed a massive data breach. News broke…
November 21, 2017
Profile of the Month: Ashvin Kamaraju, Global Vice President of Engineering thumbnail

Profile of the Month: Ashvin Kamaraju, Global Vice President of Engineering

“I did not plan my foray into security,” says Ashvin Kamaraju who,…
November 20, 2017
Cloud Services Demand Security Up the DevOps Stack thumbnail

Cloud Services Demand Security Up the DevOps Stack

In the era of soaring use of public cloud by companies, software…
November 16, 2017
Digital Transformation Brings Business Benefits—as Well as Security Threats thumbnail

Digital Transformation Brings Business Benefits—as Well as Security Threats

First, here’s the good news: Organizations today are in the midst of…
November 10, 2017
How to Get the Most Out of Data Loss Prevention Technology to Improve Insider Threat Detection thumbnail

How to Get the Most Out of Data Loss Prevention Technology to Improve Insider Threat Detection

[cs_element_section _id=”1″][cs_element_row _id=”2″][cs_element_column _id=”3″] Yesterday, I attended our webinar, “How to Unlock…
November 8, 2017
How to Succeed with DevOps by Outsourcing Software Development thumbnail

How to Succeed with DevOps by Outsourcing Software Development

The DevOps journey can be successful when you use offshore outsourcing software…
November 7, 2017
Puppet CEO Sanjay Mirchandani Reflects on a Year at Puppet thumbnail

Puppet CEO Sanjay Mirchandani Reflects on a Year at Puppet

As Mike Vizard detailed, this year’s Puppet Conference featured an impressive lineup…
April 10, 2018
Google Taps Netflix for Open Source Canary Analysis thumbnail

Google Taps Netflix for Open Source Canary Analysis

Google and Netflix today jointly announced an open-source automated canary analysis service,…
March 7, 2018
Eissmann Group Automotive Cuts Test Cycles in Half Using Panaya Test Center thumbnail

Eissmann Group Automotive Cuts Test Cycles in Half Using Panaya Test Center

Critical bugs were eliminated and testing accelerated while upgrading to SAP HANA…
February 15, 2018
CI/CD and its Effects on Release Managers thumbnail

CI/CD and its Effects on Release Managers

The role of release management in the development of any software package…
January 4, 2018

Never mind the DevOps maturity model, focus on principles

Never mind the DevOps maturity model, focus on principles There are few […]
October 6, 2017

Want continuous delivery? Get agile with change management

By: Jayne Groll CEO, DevOps Institute   As organizations move towards a faster […]
April 13, 2018

‘The bias that women are not as “technical” as men is ridiculous’

by Jenny Darmody In many ways, the tech sector has made significant […]
January 16, 2018

Building Gender Equality From The Inside Out And The Outside In

Amy Blankson , CONTRIBUTOR – Forbes.com Amy Blankson is a speaker/author on […]


April 18, 2018
Reliance on Cloud Foundry PaaS Increases thumbnail

Reliance on Cloud Foundry PaaS Increases

A survey of 383 IT professionals published April 18 suggests the open…
April 18, 2018
VMware Extends vSphere Hybrid Cloud Reach thumbnail

VMware Extends vSphere Hybrid Cloud Reach

VMware this week extended its campaign to automate IT environments based on…
April 18, 2018
Time to Rethink Infrastructure Operations in Enterprises thumbnail

Time to Rethink Infrastructure Operations in Enterprises

“Business is technology and technology is business” seems to be the new…
April 18, 2018
Study Traces Cybersecurity Issues to Lack of App Supervision thumbnail

Study Traces Cybersecurity Issues to Lack of App Supervision

A global survey of 400 application developers conducted by Vanson Bourne on…
April 17, 2018
NoSQL Databases: Lessons Learned Growing a Globally Focused Startup thumbnail

NoSQL Databases: Lessons Learned Growing a Globally Focused Startup

Startups deploying NoSQL databases and global citizens learning new languages actually share…
April 17, 2018
DevOps Chat: The CEO’s View with Derek Langone, XebiaLabs thumbnail

DevOps Chat: The CEO’s View with Derek Langone, XebiaLabs

This DevOps Chat features “the CEO’s view” as seen by XebiaLabs CEO,…
April 12, 2018
Illumio and Qualys Integrate Their Solutions to Deliver the Industry’s First Vulnerability-Based Micro-Segmentation thumbnail

Illumio and Qualys Integrate Their Solutions to Deliver the Industry’s First Vulnerability-Based Micro-Segmentation

Integration enables organizations to visualize vulnerabilities across data centers and clouds through…
April 12, 2018
Priority Software Releases v18.2 with Enhanced System Openness and Mobile Capabilities thumbnail

Priority Software Releases v18.2 with Enhanced System Openness and Mobile Capabilities

Features smart shipping API, document generator and additional compliance support Rockaway, NJ…
April 12, 2018
Digital Defense, Inc. Announces the Launch of Cyber Threat Management Offering thumbnail

Digital Defense, Inc. Announces the Launch of Cyber Threat Management Offering

San Antonio, TX—April 12, 2018—Digital Defense, Inc., a security technology and services provider,…
April 12, 2018
QASymphony Announces Quality Excellence Award Winners at Quality Jam 2018 thumbnail

QASymphony Announces Quality Excellence Award Winners at Quality Jam 2018

ATLANTA, April 11, 2018 – QASymphony, a leader in enterprise software testing, announce…
April 10, 2018
Redgate drives up database coding standards with new release thumbnail

Redgate drives up database coding standards with new release

Cambridge UK, Tuesday, 10 April 2018 – In a move to help organizations establish,…
April 10, 2018
Cloud Academy Announces General Availability of Training Plans for Data-Driven Cloud Skills Development thumbnail

Cloud Academy Announces General Availability of Training Plans for Data-Driven Cloud Skills Development

CIOs and technical managers use Training Plans to define target skillsets, assess…
April 10, 2018
Micro Focus Named a Leader in IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Enterprise Automated Software Quality  2017-2018 Vendor Assessment thumbnail

Micro Focus Named a Leader in IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Enterprise Automated Software Quality 2017-2018 Vendor Assessment

Broad and deep portfolio of products for ASQ and DevOps drive position…
March 30, 2018
5 Resources for JavaScript Developers thumbnail

5 Resources for JavaScript Developers

 Javascript (JS) is one of the most widely used and beloved programming…
March 30, 2018
DevOps Careers: Report Examines What It Takes To Be an SRE thumbnail

DevOps Careers: Report Examines What It Takes To Be an SRE

Do you want to be a site reliability engineer, or SRE? Sixteen…
April 12, 2018
SmartBear Brings Cross-Browser Test Automation to the Masses thumbnail

SmartBear Brings Cross-Browser Test Automation to the Masses

SmartBear Announces New CrossBrowserTesting Record & Replay Feature to Empower Teams of…
March 30, 2018
Webinar: How to Kill Browser Tabs and Tickets Using PowerShell thumbnail

Webinar: How to Kill Browser Tabs and Tickets Using PowerShell

Have you ever wanted to increase the automation of your IT processes,…
March 14, 2018
Jumpstart Incident Response thumbnail

Jumpstart Incident Response

How do you help your SOC deal with alert fatigue? Automation can…
March 7, 2018
Aqua 3.0 Introduces Native Kubernetes Security Controls and Automation thumbnail

Aqua 3.0 Introduces Native Kubernetes Security Controls and Automation

Latest release builds on current Kubernetes capabilities to enhance security, further deepening…
February 26, 2018
Automation Levels the Playing Field for Continuous Compliance thumbnail

Automation Levels the Playing Field for Continuous Compliance

At this point, I doubt there is any company doing business anywhere…
February 22, 2018
Our Security Orchestration and Automation (SOAR) Paper Publishes thumbnail

Our Security Orchestration and Automation (SOAR) Paper Publishes

It is with much excitement that we announce the publication of “Preparing…
February 20, 2018
DevOps Future: Have a Break Plan thumbnail

DevOps Future: Have a Break Plan

A big tenet of DevOps is, “Automate all of the things.” It’s…
February 12, 2018
Bamboo, Jenkins or TeamCity: Which CI Server to Choose? thumbnail

Bamboo, Jenkins or TeamCity: Which CI Server to Choose?

The software industry has evolved drastically over the last few years to…
January 28, 2018
Sunday’s Site of Interest thumbnail

Sunday’s Site of Interest

This Sunday's Site of Interest is Offensive Security by Automation; containing pertinent…
January 25, 2018
Installing the JumpCloud PowerShell Module on Linux thumbnail

Installing the JumpCloud PowerShell Module on Linux

If you want to increase the amount of automation within your administrative…
January 23, 2018
Installing the JumpCloud PowerShell Module on Windows thumbnail

Installing the JumpCloud PowerShell Module on Windows

Have you ever wanted to increase the automation of your administrative tasks…
January 19, 2018
Installing the JumpCloud PowerShell Module on Mac thumbnail

Installing the JumpCloud PowerShell Module on Mac

Are you interested in automation when it comes to your administrative tasks?…
January 4, 2018

AI’s role in future of DevOps provokes IT industry agita

AI’s role in future of DevOps provokes IT industry agita As artificial […]
January 3, 2018
Ransomware, Automation, and IoT Bots, Oh My! thumbnail

Ransomware, Automation, and IoT Bots, Oh My!

Happy New Year to all our readers! In 2017, we conducted several…
January 3, 2018
5 Reasons Why Your Enterprise Should Put IRM Before GRC thumbnail

5 Reasons Why Your Enterprise Should Put IRM Before GRC

Gartner Is Shifting Its Focus Toward IRM, and You Should, Too Over…
April 17, 2018
Defining RPO and RTO in the Age of Cloud Computing thumbnail

Defining RPO and RTO in the Age of Cloud Computing

One of the best practices in well run IT organizations is for…
March 26, 2018
A Google Cloud Platform Primer with Security Fundamentals thumbnail

A Google Cloud Platform Primer with Security Fundamentals

We’ve previously discussed best practices for securing Microsoft Azure and Amazon Web…
March 9, 2018
Yahoo Agrees to $80 Million Settlement Over Data Breaches thumbnail

Yahoo Agrees to $80 Million Settlement Over Data Breaches

Yahoo has agreed to pay $80 million to settle a federal securities…
February 26, 2018
Best practices for securely moving workloads to Microsoft Azure thumbnail

Best practices for securely moving workloads to Microsoft Azure

Azure is Microsofts cloud computing environment. It offers customers three primary service…
February 8, 2018
We’re All Load Testers Now (Maybe)­ thumbnail

We’re All Load Testers Now (Maybe)­

More than 94 percent of organizations already have Agile or DevOps initiatives…
February 6, 2018
Calling all PROTECTors of Endpoints! thumbnail

Calling all PROTECTors of Endpoints!

The first inaugural Cylance User Group kicks off on February 22 at…
February 6, 2018
Cylance is Committed to Privacy and Trust thumbnail

Cylance is Committed to Privacy and Trust

Cylance is proud to announce the promotion of Greg Silberman to Chief…
February 1, 2018
2017 OWASP Top 10: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly thumbnail

2017 OWASP Top 10: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Since its founding in 2001, the Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)…
January 31, 2018
Facebook’s New Policy Bans All Ads Promoting Cryptocurrencies thumbnail

Facebook’s New Policy Bans All Ads Promoting Cryptocurrencies

Facebook announced on Tuesday its plans to ban all ads that promote…
January 25, 2018
New ransomware attack forces hospitals to turn away patients thumbnail

New ransomware attack forces hospitals to turn away patients

Allscripts, a provider of electronic health record (EHR) technology to hospitals, was…
January 9, 2018
The Case for Best Practices Key Management in Cisco HyperFlex thumbnail

The Case for Best Practices Key Management in Cisco HyperFlex

Hyperconverged infrastructure adoption has grown tremendously over the past few years, and…
December 20, 2017
Darknet: Attacker’s Operations Room thumbnail

Darknet: Attacker’s Operations Room

Originating from ARPANET back in the 70’s, the Darknet is essentially an…
December 12, 2017
Getting Control of Your Cloud: 10 Predictions for 2018 thumbnail

Getting Control of Your Cloud: 10 Predictions for 2018

Organizations that use public clouds are adopting an increasingly sophisticated approach to…
December 7, 2017
CISM Domain 2: Information Risk Management (IRM) thumbnail

CISM Domain 2: Information Risk Management (IRM)

Introduction This domain tests the knowledge base that CISM candidates must understand…
November 29, 2017
RADIUS Authentication with Google Identity-as-a-Service thumbnail

RADIUS Authentication with Google Identity-as-a-Service

Organizations the world over are shifting away from on-prem infrastructure in favor…
April 13, 2018

‘The bias that women are not as “technical” as men is ridiculous’

by Jenny Darmody In many ways, the tech sector has made significant […]
January 16, 2018

Building Gender Equality From The Inside Out And The Outside In

Amy Blankson , CONTRIBUTOR – Forbes.com Amy Blankson is a speaker/author on […]
October 6, 2017

Want continuous delivery? Get agile with change management

By: Jayne Groll CEO, DevOps Institute   As organizations move towards a faster […]
August 24, 2017

3 Reasons Your Manager Should Support Pre-Conference DevOps Training and Certification

“Killing two birds with one stone,” one of the English-speaking world’s most timeless...
January 4, 2018

IT ops pros evolve into SREs with the right DevOps skill set

IT ops pros evolve into SREs with the right DevOps skill set […]
January 18, 2018

Systems thinking principles: Building a DevOps support model

It’s time to embrace a DevOps support model. Everything we do has […]
January 18, 2018

Yes, company size affects DevOps planning and strategy

How big is your company? Does it rely on outsourcing and disparate […]
January 18, 2018

Why you need to think carefully about DevOps certification training

A certificate can be a career blessing, but the wrong one can […]
January 18, 2018

Looking for a DevOps career path? Here’s how to get started

Getting started in DevOps can be tricky. Expert Chris Tozzi outlines options […]
January 18, 2018

Kubernetes news, DevOps developments dominate 2017 for IT shops

Containerization tools grow ever closer to an industry standard. The signs are […]
January 18, 2018

It’s time to focus on DevOps database release management

Databases tend to be the last thing companies think about when going […]
January 18, 2018

New age in ops management: DevOps strategies are here to stay

DevOps is NoOps, right? Wrong! There’ll always be a place for the […]
January 18, 2018

Looking for a vital DevOps engineer skill? Abstract thinking

Looking for a vital DevOps engineer skill? Abstract thinking Picasso’s abstract shapes […]
January 18, 2018

Break down DevOps team roles so you can actually get to DevOps

If you have a DevOps team, you’re not doing DevOps, at least […]
January 18, 2018

DevOps skill: It’s what software vendors can’t sell you

Despite what some DevOps vendors would have you think, it takes more […]
January 4, 2018

Five ways to effectively manage team DevOps workflows

Five ways to effectively manage team DevOps workflows If you’ve adopted DevOps, […]
January 4, 2018

DevOps value stream mapping plots course at Nationwide

DevOps value stream mapping plots course at Nationwide After a decade of […]
January 4, 2018

Lean testers bring DevOps and QA together

Lean testers bring DevOps and QA together If DevOps is being practiced, […]
January 4, 2018

DevOps engineers and open source: Culturally connected

DevOps engineers and open source: Culturally connected Like chocolate and peanut butter, […]
January 4, 2018

Shrink the DevOps tool stack and grow its power

Shrink the DevOps tool stack and grow its power DevOps organizational change […]
Humans of DevOps
Humans of DevOps

Humans of DevOps is a series that the DevOps Institute has initiated to capture a rare glimpse into the minds of DevOps people throughout our unique space.

A strong emphasis on the technical and strategic sides of DevOps has left a void in one of the most important factors that drive transformation: people. Every DevOps practitioner has a story, and it is our intent to tell this story to a wildly diverse DevOps community - to interest, uncover, and expose the backgrounds that make us different, and the commonalities that band us together.


April 19, 2018
Simplify DevSecOps with a Zero Trust Approach thumbnail

Simplify DevSecOps with a Zero Trust Approach

There are major cyberattacks and data breaches weekly, if not daily. Each…
April 19, 2018
Google Analytics Adapts to GDPR, But Questions Remain thumbnail

Google Analytics Adapts to GDPR, But Questions Remain

The  General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will have an effect on how Google…
April 19, 2018
Why NoSQL is the New Database Darling of DevOps thumbnail

Why NoSQL is the New Database Darling of DevOps

If developers are from Mars and testers are from Venus, your database…
April 18, 2018
PagerDuty Accelerates Enterprise Reach and Customer Growth While Surpassing Industry Milestones thumbnail

PagerDuty Accelerates Enterprise Reach and Customer Growth While Surpassing Industry Milestones

Company’s platform for action addresses real-time work across multiple business units within…
April 18, 2018
GuardiCore Enables Secure Rapid Container Deployment thumbnail

GuardiCore Enables Secure Rapid Container Deployment

GuardiCore Centra Security Platform Reduces Compliance Risks, Enforces Security Policies Within Containerized…
April 18, 2018
Tripwire Debuts Early Access Program for Container Analyzer Service thumbnail

Tripwire Debuts Early Access Program for Container Analyzer Service

Security solution expands vulnerability visibility across DevOps life cycle PORTLAND, Ore. –…
April 17, 2018
Akamai Extends Scope of DevSecOps Reach thumbnail

Akamai Extends Scope of DevSecOps Reach

Akamai pressed its case for becoming a strategic DevSecOps platform by adding…
April 17, 2018
Rainforest QA Brings Simple and Secure Online Payment Testing to Ecommerce Industry with Virtual Credit Cards thumbnail

Rainforest QA Brings Simple and Secure Online Payment Testing to Ecommerce Industry with Virtual Credit Cards

Ecommerce brands like Delivery.com, Volusion and RocketLawyer trust Rainforest QA to deliver…
April 17, 2018
Applitools Raises $31M to Advance Application Visual Management (AVM) Category thumbnail

Applitools Raises $31M to Advance Application Visual Management (AVM) Category

Digital Transformation drives rapid market expansion of Visual AI from automated UI…
April 16, 2018
Akamai Announces New Enhancements to World’s Largest and Most Trusted Cloud Delivery Platform thumbnail

Akamai Announces New Enhancements to World’s Largest and Most Trusted Cloud Delivery Platform

Strategic platform updates designed to support secure cloud adoption, superior web and…
April 16, 2018
A Unified Route to Bring Mainframes to DevOps Speed thumbnail

A Unified Route to Bring Mainframes to DevOps Speed

Most businesses have mainframes where their key applications and data reside. In…
April 16, 2018
Devops Chat: Interop China Features DevOps and DevSecOps Tracks thumbnail

Devops Chat: Interop China Features DevOps and DevSecOps Tracks

Interop China has been growing steadily since its inception in 2013. It…
April 13, 2018
IBM Think 2018: DevOps Integrated Everywhere thumbnail

IBM Think 2018: DevOps Integrated Everywhere

With the onset of conference season I have been running a bit…
April 13, 2018
DevOps: Role Clarity is Important thumbnail

DevOps: Role Clarity is Important

Those who talk a lot about DevOps, particularly those who talk a…
April 13, 2018
Code Yellow: When Operations Isn’t Perfect thumbnail

Code Yellow: When Operations Isn’t Perfect

Every now and then, engineering teams will get into trouble for any…
Leadership
March 8, 2018
Cloud Native Computing Foundation Announces Kubernetes® as First Graduated Project thumbnail

Cloud Native Computing Foundation Announces Kubernetes® as First Graduated Project

Container orchestration system widely deployed at scale with numerous global organizations SONOMA, Calif., March…
January 19, 2018
It’s Been a Year (or Three) Straddling the Fence of Hard and Soft Skills thumbnail

It’s Been a Year (or Three) Straddling the Fence of Hard and Soft Skills

It’s been more than a year since I’ve given you a meaningful…
January 19, 2018
JJ on Business Security Weekly with Paul & Michael thumbnail

JJ on Business Security Weekly with Paul & Michael

Today I joined Michael Santarcangelo and Paul Asadoorian on Business Security Weekly to…
January 16, 2018

Building Gender Equality From The Inside Out And The Outside In

Amy Blankson , CONTRIBUTOR – Forbes.com Amy Blankson is a speaker/author on […]
January 9, 2018
Digital Defense Named Recipient of Frost & Sullivan Customer Value Leadership Award thumbnail

Digital Defense Named Recipient of Frost & Sullivan Customer Value Leadership Award

San Antonio, TX—January 9, 2018—Digital Defense, Inc, a security technology and services provider,…
November 23, 2017
Uber data breach wrap-up. Experts’ opinions thumbnail

Uber data breach wrap-up. Experts’ opinions

On November 21, Uber officially disclosed a massive data breach. News broke…
November 21, 2017
Profile of the Month: Ashvin Kamaraju, Global Vice President of Engineering thumbnail

Profile of the Month: Ashvin Kamaraju, Global Vice President of Engineering

“I did not plan my foray into security,” says Ashvin Kamaraju who,…
November 20, 2017
Cloud Services Demand Security Up the DevOps Stack thumbnail

Cloud Services Demand Security Up the DevOps Stack

In the era of soaring use of public cloud by companies, software…
November 16, 2017
Digital Transformation Brings Business Benefits—as Well as Security Threats thumbnail

Digital Transformation Brings Business Benefits—as Well as Security Threats

First, here’s the good news: Organizations today are in the midst of…
November 10, 2017
How to Get the Most Out of Data Loss Prevention Technology to Improve Insider Threat Detection thumbnail

How to Get the Most Out of Data Loss Prevention Technology to Improve Insider Threat Detection

[cs_element_section _id=”1″][cs_element_row _id=”2″][cs_element_column _id=”3″] Yesterday, I attended our webinar, “How to Unlock…
November 8, 2017
How to Succeed with DevOps by Outsourcing Software Development thumbnail

How to Succeed with DevOps by Outsourcing Software Development

The DevOps journey can be successful when you use offshore outsourcing software…
November 7, 2017
Puppet CEO Sanjay Mirchandani Reflects on a Year at Puppet thumbnail

Puppet CEO Sanjay Mirchandani Reflects on a Year at Puppet

As Mike Vizard detailed, this year’s Puppet Conference featured an impressive lineup…
DevSecOps
April 11, 2018
HashiCorp Extends Secrets Management Reach thumbnail

HashiCorp Extends Secrets Management Reach

Secrets management is core to DevSecOps—how credentials are managed can make all…
April 10, 2018
Google Taps Netflix for Open Source Canary Analysis thumbnail

Google Taps Netflix for Open Source Canary Analysis

Google and Netflix today jointly announced an open-source automated canary analysis service,…
April 10, 2018
New Research from Sumo Logic Reveals Widespread Demand for Disruptive Security Analytics Tools to Accelerate Modern Cloud Transitions thumbnail

New Research from Sumo Logic Reveals Widespread Demand for Disruptive Security Analytics Tools to Accelerate Modern Cloud Transitions

Survey Finds 90 Percent of Security Professionals Feel Today’s On-premises Tools for…
March 23, 2018
DevSecOps: Don’t Invest In Hope thumbnail

DevSecOps: Don’t Invest In Hope

A successful DevSecOps approach is rooted in action, not hope. There is…
March 16, 2018
DevSecOps: Digging into Root Cause Analysis thumbnail

DevSecOps: Digging into Root Cause Analysis

We have all been there in a postmortem when someone says, “Let’s…
March 7, 2018
Eissmann Group Automotive Cuts Test Cycles in Half Using Panaya Test Center thumbnail

Eissmann Group Automotive Cuts Test Cycles in Half Using Panaya Test Center

Critical bugs were eliminated and testing accelerated while upgrading to SAP HANA…
February 28, 2018
DevSecOps: If You Build It, They Will Come thumbnail

DevSecOps: If You Build It, They Will Come

Spring training for Major League Baseball in the United States has begun.…
February 22, 2018
DevSecOps: How Security Teams Can Better Support Their Developer Counterparts thumbnail

DevSecOps: How Security Teams Can Better Support Their Developer Counterparts

Much of the conversation around digital transformation revolves around technology. But the…
February 20, 2018
Chef InSpec 2.0 Delivers Compliance at Velocity to Accelerate DevSecOps thumbnail

Chef InSpec 2.0 Delivers Compliance at Velocity to Accelerate DevSecOps

Open source compliance automation reduces assessment and remediation time by up to…
February 15, 2018
CI/CD and its Effects on Release Managers thumbnail

CI/CD and its Effects on Release Managers

The role of release management in the development of any software package…
February 7, 2018
GitLab Acquires Gemnasium to Advance DevSecOps thumbnail

GitLab Acquires Gemnasium to Advance DevSecOps

GitlLab, as part of its effort to extend the reach of its…
February 2, 2018
Cloud Security This Week – February 2, 2018 thumbnail

Cloud Security This Week – February 2, 2018

New from Evident.io Evident.io CEO Tim Prendergast on AWS Acquisition of Sqrrl…
January 29, 2018
Red Hat Rises to Data Management Challenges thumbnail

Red Hat Rises to Data Management Challenges

Red Hat is moving to reduce or eliminate many of the manual…
January 23, 2018
CA Technologies Survey Uncovers DevSecOps Challenges thumbnail

CA Technologies Survey Uncovers DevSecOps Challenges

When it comes to infusing security concerns into a DevOps culture, most…
January 17, 2018
Security Strategies for DevOps, APIs, Containers and Microservices thumbnail

Security Strategies for DevOps, APIs, Containers and Microservices

More and more IT professionals see DevSecOps, a practice which integrates security…
CICD
April 10, 2018
Google Taps Netflix for Open Source Canary Analysis thumbnail

Google Taps Netflix for Open Source Canary Analysis

Google and Netflix today jointly announced an open-source automated canary analysis service,…
March 7, 2018
Eissmann Group Automotive Cuts Test Cycles in Half Using Panaya Test Center thumbnail

Eissmann Group Automotive Cuts Test Cycles in Half Using Panaya Test Center

Critical bugs were eliminated and testing accelerated while upgrading to SAP HANA…
February 15, 2018
CI/CD and its Effects on Release Managers thumbnail

CI/CD and its Effects on Release Managers

The role of release management in the development of any software package…
January 4, 2018

Never mind the DevOps maturity model, focus on principles

Never mind the DevOps maturity model, focus on principles There are few […]
October 6, 2017

Want continuous delivery? Get agile with change management

By: Jayne Groll CEO, DevOps Institute   As organizations move towards a faster […]
General DevOps
April 13, 2018

‘The bias that women are not as “technical” as men is ridiculous’

by Jenny Darmody In many ways, the tech sector has made significant […]
January 16, 2018

Building Gender Equality From The Inside Out And The Outside In

Amy Blankson , CONTRIBUTOR – Forbes.com Amy Blankson is a speaker/author on […]


April 18, 2018
Reliance on Cloud Foundry PaaS Increases thumbnail

Reliance on Cloud Foundry PaaS Increases

A survey of 383 IT professionals published April 18 suggests the open…
April 18, 2018
VMware Extends vSphere Hybrid Cloud Reach thumbnail

VMware Extends vSphere Hybrid Cloud Reach

VMware this week extended its campaign to automate IT environments based on…
April 18, 2018
Time to Rethink Infrastructure Operations in Enterprises thumbnail

Time to Rethink Infrastructure Operations in Enterprises

“Business is technology and technology is business” seems to be the new…
April 18, 2018
Study Traces Cybersecurity Issues to Lack of App Supervision thumbnail

Study Traces Cybersecurity Issues to Lack of App Supervision

A global survey of 400 application developers conducted by Vanson Bourne on…
April 17, 2018
NoSQL Databases: Lessons Learned Growing a Globally Focused Startup thumbnail

NoSQL Databases: Lessons Learned Growing a Globally Focused Startup

Startups deploying NoSQL databases and global citizens learning new languages actually share…
April 17, 2018
DevOps Chat: The CEO’s View with Derek Langone, XebiaLabs thumbnail

DevOps Chat: The CEO’s View with Derek Langone, XebiaLabs

This DevOps Chat features “the CEO’s view” as seen by XebiaLabs CEO,…
April 12, 2018
Illumio and Qualys Integrate Their Solutions to Deliver the Industry’s First Vulnerability-Based Micro-Segmentation thumbnail

Illumio and Qualys Integrate Their Solutions to Deliver the Industry’s First Vulnerability-Based Micro-Segmentation

Integration enables organizations to visualize vulnerabilities across data centers and clouds through…
April 12, 2018
Priority Software Releases v18.2 with Enhanced System Openness and Mobile Capabilities thumbnail

Priority Software Releases v18.2 with Enhanced System Openness and Mobile Capabilities

Features smart shipping API, document generator and additional compliance support Rockaway, NJ…
April 12, 2018
Digital Defense, Inc. Announces the Launch of Cyber Threat Management Offering thumbnail

Digital Defense, Inc. Announces the Launch of Cyber Threat Management Offering

San Antonio, TX—April 12, 2018—Digital Defense, Inc., a security technology and services provider,…
April 12, 2018
QASymphony Announces Quality Excellence Award Winners at Quality Jam 2018 thumbnail

QASymphony Announces Quality Excellence Award Winners at Quality Jam 2018

ATLANTA, April 11, 2018 – QASymphony, a leader in enterprise software testing, announce…
April 10, 2018
Redgate drives up database coding standards with new release thumbnail

Redgate drives up database coding standards with new release

Cambridge UK, Tuesday, 10 April 2018 – In a move to help organizations establish,…
April 10, 2018
Cloud Academy Announces General Availability of Training Plans for Data-Driven Cloud Skills Development thumbnail

Cloud Academy Announces General Availability of Training Plans for Data-Driven Cloud Skills Development

CIOs and technical managers use Training Plans to define target skillsets, assess…
April 10, 2018
Micro Focus Named a Leader in IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Enterprise Automated Software Quality  2017-2018 Vendor Assessment thumbnail

Micro Focus Named a Leader in IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Enterprise Automated Software Quality 2017-2018 Vendor Assessment

Broad and deep portfolio of products for ASQ and DevOps drive position…
March 30, 2018
5 Resources for JavaScript Developers thumbnail

5 Resources for JavaScript Developers

 Javascript (JS) is one of the most widely used and beloved programming…
March 30, 2018
DevOps Careers: Report Examines What It Takes To Be an SRE thumbnail

DevOps Careers: Report Examines What It Takes To Be an SRE

Do you want to be a site reliability engineer, or SRE? Sixteen…
Automation
April 12, 2018
SmartBear Brings Cross-Browser Test Automation to the Masses thumbnail

SmartBear Brings Cross-Browser Test Automation to the Masses

SmartBear Announces New CrossBrowserTesting Record & Replay Feature to Empower Teams of…
March 30, 2018
Webinar: How to Kill Browser Tabs and Tickets Using PowerShell thumbnail

Webinar: How to Kill Browser Tabs and Tickets Using PowerShell

Have you ever wanted to increase the automation of your IT processes,…
March 14, 2018
Jumpstart Incident Response thumbnail

Jumpstart Incident Response

How do you help your SOC deal with alert fatigue? Automation can…
March 7, 2018
Aqua 3.0 Introduces Native Kubernetes Security Controls and Automation thumbnail

Aqua 3.0 Introduces Native Kubernetes Security Controls and Automation

Latest release builds on current Kubernetes capabilities to enhance security, further deepening…
February 26, 2018
Automation Levels the Playing Field for Continuous Compliance thumbnail

Automation Levels the Playing Field for Continuous Compliance

At this point, I doubt there is any company doing business anywhere…
February 22, 2018
Our Security Orchestration and Automation (SOAR) Paper Publishes thumbnail

Our Security Orchestration and Automation (SOAR) Paper Publishes

It is with much excitement that we announce the publication of “Preparing…
February 20, 2018
DevOps Future: Have a Break Plan thumbnail

DevOps Future: Have a Break Plan

A big tenet of DevOps is, “Automate all of the things.” It’s…
February 12, 2018
Bamboo, Jenkins or TeamCity: Which CI Server to Choose? thumbnail

Bamboo, Jenkins or TeamCity: Which CI Server to Choose?

The software industry has evolved drastically over the last few years to…
January 28, 2018
Sunday’s Site of Interest thumbnail

Sunday’s Site of Interest

This Sunday's Site of Interest is Offensive Security by Automation; containing pertinent…
January 25, 2018
Installing the JumpCloud PowerShell Module on Linux thumbnail

Installing the JumpCloud PowerShell Module on Linux

If you want to increase the amount of automation within your administrative…
January 23, 2018
Installing the JumpCloud PowerShell Module on Windows thumbnail

Installing the JumpCloud PowerShell Module on Windows

Have you ever wanted to increase the automation of your administrative tasks…
January 19, 2018
Installing the JumpCloud PowerShell Module on Mac thumbnail

Installing the JumpCloud PowerShell Module on Mac

Are you interested in automation when it comes to your administrative tasks?…
January 4, 2018

AI’s role in future of DevOps provokes IT industry agita

AI’s role in future of DevOps provokes IT industry agita As artificial […]
January 3, 2018
Ransomware, Automation, and IoT Bots, Oh My! thumbnail

Ransomware, Automation, and IoT Bots, Oh My!

Happy New Year to all our readers! In 2017, we conducted several…
January 3, 2018
5 Reasons Why Your Enterprise Should Put IRM Before GRC thumbnail

5 Reasons Why Your Enterprise Should Put IRM Before GRC

Gartner Is Shifting Its Focus Toward IRM, and You Should, Too Over…
Practices
April 17, 2018
Defining RPO and RTO in the Age of Cloud Computing thumbnail

Defining RPO and RTO in the Age of Cloud Computing

One of the best practices in well run IT organizations is for…
March 26, 2018
A Google Cloud Platform Primer with Security Fundamentals thumbnail

A Google Cloud Platform Primer with Security Fundamentals

We’ve previously discussed best practices for securing Microsoft Azure and Amazon Web…
March 9, 2018
Yahoo Agrees to $80 Million Settlement Over Data Breaches thumbnail

Yahoo Agrees to $80 Million Settlement Over Data Breaches

Yahoo has agreed to pay $80 million to settle a federal securities…
February 26, 2018
Best practices for securely moving workloads to Microsoft Azure thumbnail

Best practices for securely moving workloads to Microsoft Azure

Azure is Microsofts cloud computing environment. It offers customers three primary service…
February 8, 2018
We’re All Load Testers Now (Maybe)­ thumbnail

We’re All Load Testers Now (Maybe)­

More than 94 percent of organizations already have Agile or DevOps initiatives…
February 6, 2018
Calling all PROTECTors of Endpoints! thumbnail

Calling all PROTECTors of Endpoints!

The first inaugural Cylance User Group kicks off on February 22 at…
February 6, 2018
Cylance is Committed to Privacy and Trust thumbnail

Cylance is Committed to Privacy and Trust

Cylance is proud to announce the promotion of Greg Silberman to Chief…
February 1, 2018
2017 OWASP Top 10: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly thumbnail

2017 OWASP Top 10: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Since its founding in 2001, the Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)…
January 31, 2018
Facebook’s New Policy Bans All Ads Promoting Cryptocurrencies thumbnail

Facebook’s New Policy Bans All Ads Promoting Cryptocurrencies

Facebook announced on Tuesday its plans to ban all ads that promote…
January 25, 2018
New ransomware attack forces hospitals to turn away patients thumbnail

New ransomware attack forces hospitals to turn away patients

Allscripts, a provider of electronic health record (EHR) technology to hospitals, was…
January 9, 2018
The Case for Best Practices Key Management in Cisco HyperFlex thumbnail

The Case for Best Practices Key Management in Cisco HyperFlex

Hyperconverged infrastructure adoption has grown tremendously over the past few years, and…
December 20, 2017
Darknet: Attacker’s Operations Room thumbnail

Darknet: Attacker’s Operations Room

Originating from ARPANET back in the 70’s, the Darknet is essentially an…
December 12, 2017
Getting Control of Your Cloud: 10 Predictions for 2018 thumbnail

Getting Control of Your Cloud: 10 Predictions for 2018

Organizations that use public clouds are adopting an increasingly sophisticated approach to…
December 7, 2017
CISM Domain 2: Information Risk Management (IRM) thumbnail

CISM Domain 2: Information Risk Management (IRM)

Introduction This domain tests the knowledge base that CISM candidates must understand…
November 29, 2017
RADIUS Authentication with Google Identity-as-a-Service thumbnail

RADIUS Authentication with Google Identity-as-a-Service

Organizations the world over are shifting away from on-prem infrastructure in favor…
DevOps Training
April 13, 2018

‘The bias that women are not as “technical” as men is ridiculous’

by Jenny Darmody In many ways, the tech sector has made significant […]
January 16, 2018

Building Gender Equality From The Inside Out And The Outside In

Amy Blankson , CONTRIBUTOR – Forbes.com Amy Blankson is a speaker/author on […]
October 6, 2017

Want continuous delivery? Get agile with change management

By: Jayne Groll CEO, DevOps Institute   As organizations move towards a faster […]
August 24, 2017

3 Reasons Your Manager Should Support Pre-Conference DevOps Training and Certification

“Killing two birds with one stone,” one of the English-speaking world’s most timeless...
Site Reliability
January 4, 2018

IT ops pros evolve into SREs with the right DevOps skill set

IT ops pros evolve into SREs with the right DevOps skill set […]
Partner Articles
January 18, 2018

Systems thinking principles: Building a DevOps support model

It’s time to embrace a DevOps support model. Everything we do has […]
January 18, 2018

Yes, company size affects DevOps planning and strategy

How big is your company? Does it rely on outsourcing and disparate […]
January 18, 2018

Why you need to think carefully about DevOps certification training

A certificate can be a career blessing, but the wrong one can […]
January 18, 2018

Looking for a DevOps career path? Here’s how to get started

Getting started in DevOps can be tricky. Expert Chris Tozzi outlines options […]
January 18, 2018

Kubernetes news, DevOps developments dominate 2017 for IT shops

Containerization tools grow ever closer to an industry standard. The signs are […]
January 18, 2018

It’s time to focus on DevOps database release management

Databases tend to be the last thing companies think about when going […]
January 18, 2018

New age in ops management: DevOps strategies are here to stay

DevOps is NoOps, right? Wrong! There’ll always be a place for the […]
January 18, 2018

Looking for a vital DevOps engineer skill? Abstract thinking

Looking for a vital DevOps engineer skill? Abstract thinking Picasso’s abstract shapes […]
January 18, 2018

Break down DevOps team roles so you can actually get to DevOps

If you have a DevOps team, you’re not doing DevOps, at least […]
January 18, 2018

DevOps skill: It’s what software vendors can’t sell you

Despite what some DevOps vendors would have you think, it takes more […]
January 4, 2018

Five ways to effectively manage team DevOps workflows

Five ways to effectively manage team DevOps workflows If you’ve adopted DevOps, […]
January 4, 2018

DevOps value stream mapping plots course at Nationwide

DevOps value stream mapping plots course at Nationwide After a decade of […]
January 4, 2018

Lean testers bring DevOps and QA together

Lean testers bring DevOps and QA together If DevOps is being practiced, […]
January 4, 2018

DevOps engineers and open source: Culturally connected

DevOps engineers and open source: Culturally connected Like chocolate and peanut butter, […]
January 4, 2018

Shrink the DevOps tool stack and grow its power

Shrink the DevOps tool stack and grow its power DevOps organizational change […]