Putting the Sec in DevOps
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Today’s guest is Guy Eisenkot and he joins us to talk about how culture is a critical aspect of shift-left security and DevOps. Guy is the Co-Founder of Bridgecrew, a tool that solves the talent shortage gap for building secure infrastructure in the public cloud. Our conversation begins with Guy giving some insight about his path into development and security, and he details his training in the Israeli military and subsequent experience building security tools for the civil market. In today’s discussion, Guy gets into how the security responsibilities of platform and infrastructure teams have changed as well as what security teams are missing when it comes to DevOps security. He shares his insights about how security and DevOps teams have been able to synchronize and also gets into some of the biggest pitfalls in DevOps as far as cybersecurity best practices. We explore how infrastructure as code could be the driver of two paths, one leading to a dangerous amount of freedom, and the other, to the standardization necessary for automation. Toward the end of our conversation, Guy weighs in on the parts of the industry that show maturity as far as DevSecOps versus those that don’t, and he also talks about how the OpenSource tool Checkov helps solve poor security configurations during resource deployment. Tune in today and get ready to take some notes!

Tweetables:

“We were learning what are the limitations of these orchestration capabilities, and how we can take legacy infrastructure and promote it into a modern stack. And that's where we saw DevOps is practically everywhere.” — @guysenkot [0:06:28]


“Bridgecrew essentially builds developer tools that help people from engineering organizations build secure infrastructure in the public cloud.” — @guysenkot [0:12:19]


“Where both security and DevOps come together for me is when you realize that in the cloud both of these buckets of initiatives are sitting on the same infrastructure.” — @guysenkot [0:20:38]


Links Mentioned in Today’s Episode:

Guy Eisenkot

Guy Eisenkot on Twitter

Bridgecrew

Checkov

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