DevOps Embraces Security Measures to Build Safer Software


Survey finds that devops teams are automating security throughout the software development lifecycle to create better and safer code.

It’s no secret that traditional development and operations teams view security controls as slow and cumbersome, and often look for ways to bypass the requirements in their rush to get software out the door. However, only 28 percent of respondents from organizations with mature devops practices felt that security requirements slowed down software development, Sonatype found in its 2017 DevSecOps Community Survey. In fact, 84 percent of respondents from mature devops organizations viewed application security as a safety measure, not an inhibitor to innovation. 

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