Meltdown and Spectre

Meltdown and Spectre Addressed by ThreatModeler

With Meltdown and Spectre, 2018 could set a new standard for the “year of the cyber-attack.” Getting on top of these critical vulnerabilities will require enterprise threat modeling. Meltdown and Spectre, recently discovered hardware vulnerabilities affecting chips produced by Intel, AMD, ARM, and Qualcomm, expose affected devices to kernel attacks. Almost everyone, from home computing[…]

DevOps Legacy Systems

Improving DevOps: Including Legacy Systems

If there is such a thing as “traditional DevOps,” it is a two-dimensional beast. Consider, for example, the relatively simple two-dimensional graph shown below.  Let development be represented on the vertical axis and operations be represented on the horizontal. Then stakeholder engagement with and benefit from various DevOps processes might be expressed as the area[…]

Shifting Securty Right

Improving DevOps: Shifting Security Right

DevOps discussions invariably center on automation – especially those areas that are deemed bottlenecks to getting products out the door. 47% of DevOps organizations currently automate their deployment, followed closely by the build process (44%) and releasing (41%).[1] The next most popular DevOps conversation around DevOps has to do with where the bottleneck is currently[…]

Transformational Leadership

DevOps Data-Driven Transformational Leadership

Organizations are increasingly becoming digital-driven. This is no great revelation. The business world is now highly interconnected. Relationships between organizations and their vendors, suppliers, and distributors are now remotely managed across global networks. Customer experience is increasingly impacted by an organization’s online presence. Moreover, customers’ online experience is evolving into a strategic, and even a[…]