The DevSecOps Skills Gap


Few enterprise IT trends have evolved from buzzword to must-have as solidly as DevOps. Virtually everyone agrees that a software development and delivery process that bridges the traditional gap between dev teams and operations professionals is a good thing for the enterprise, an approach that is almost certain to deliver software faster and more reliably.

And yet, the results of a just-published survey(“DevSecOps Global Skills Survey: Trends in training and education within developer and IT operations communities”) suggests that the rush to adopt DevOps practices might be leading enterprises to an insecure place.

Sponsored by application security firm Veracode and, a site dedicated to DevOps education and community building, the survey of IT professionals uncovered the disturbing fact that “developers today lack the formal education and skills they need to produce secure software at DevOps speed.”

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