Tag Archives: DevSecOps

Octo Earns Silver Partnership With Cloud Native Computing Foundation

CNCF Silver Partner

Octo Consulting has become a Silver Partner of the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF), which unites developers, end users and vendors in an ecosystem of open source projects to advance cloud-based innovations. CNCF requires Silver Partners to have Kubernetes administration and development certifications, which Octo’s engineers worked to obtain in pursuit of the high-level partnership.

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State Department, FDIC Working on New User Technologies Using Novel Approaches; Keith Jones Quoted

Keith Jones

The State Department and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. (FDIC) have adopted new approaches to securing modern technologies to fit their personnel's needs. State Chief Information Officer Keith Jones shared an ongoing customer-centric multicloud platform for DevSecOps where users across his agency could develop mission-specific tools and skills without worrying about overstepping their authorities.

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Nicolas Chaillan: DevSecOps Boosts Timeliness of Software Development

Nicolas Chaillan

Nicolas Chaillan, chief software officer at the U.S. Air Force, said that DevSecOps allows USAF to meet the timeliness requirements of software development. He said at an event with the Advanced Technology Academic Research Center (ATARC) that DevSecOps has accelerated the speed of mission delivery across development and production by 106 times.

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NAVWAR’s DevSecOps Pipeline to Serve as Digital Environment for Classified Mission Applications

Overmatch Software Armory

Naval Information Warfare (NAVWAR) Systems Command has launched a cloud-based DevSecOps pipeline in an effort to help U.S. Navy personnel secure and manage data and applications. The Overmatch Software Armory (OSA), a digital environment that complies with the Impact Level 6 requirements, utilizes methods to manage the security of the Navy’s software development cycle, the service said Wednesday.

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Air Force’s Kessel Run Shares ‘Chaos Engineering’ Practices to Navy’s Black Pearl; Omar Marrero Quoted

U.S. Air Force

Kessel Run, or the DevSecOps unit of the Air Force Life Cycle Management (AFLCM) Center, has started sharing a set of standard operating procedures for "Chaos Engineering" to the Department of the Navy’s Black Pearl to help it in providing cloud-based enterprise platform and development tool. Kessel Run conducted its first simulated attack in 2020. 

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Air Force Laboratory Applies DevSecOps to Support Battle Management System Development

Overmatch Software Armory

The U.S. Air Force's battle laboratory at Nellis AF Base in Nevada is using the DevSecOps software development methodology to help the service branch create a joint warfighting system that will facilitate data collection, analysis and sharing among military users. USAF noted the center is looking to adopt machine learning and artificial intelligence technology for data collection efforts.

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SAIC to Acquire Halfaker and Associates; CEO Nazzic Keene, Baird’s Jean Stack Quoted

Nazzic Keene

Science Applications International Corp. (SAIC) has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Halfaker and Associates, LLC, a leading federal health technology solutions provider, for approximately $250 million to grow the company’s digital transformation portfolio, SAIC announced on Thursday. SAIC and Halfaker’s solutions will strengthen the company’s robust digital transformation portfolio in areas such as DevSecOps, digital engineering, automation, and process improvement.

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Nicolas Chaillan on DOD’s DevSecOps Adoption

Nicolas Chaillan

Nicolas Chaillan, chief software officer of the U.S. Air Force, said there are 200 teams across the Department of Defense (DOD) applying DevSecOps with 650 software containers. He said PlatformOne, DOD’s DevSecOps infrastructure program that seeks to speed up software development and deployment, has saved $12.5 million and a year per application.

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FEMA Unveils Plans to Implement New Cybersecurity Controls; Ted Okada Quoted

Cybersecurity Controls

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has teamed up with information technology organizations under the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to establish cybersecurity controls that could automate security processes. Ted Okada, chief technology officer at FEMA, said the agency intends to adopt a zero-trust security posture and handle as well as compute data at the edge.

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Sumo Logic’s Continuous Intelligence Platform Achieves FedRAMP-Moderate Authorization; Doug Natal Quoted

Doug Natal

Sumo Logic’s Continuous Intelligence Platform has achieved Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) Authorization at a Moderate impact level. “The FedRAMP Moderate authorization further validates the security of our Continuous Intelligence Platform, and builds on our momentum in helping federal customers operate successfully in the cloud,” said Doug Natal, general manager, Sumo Logic Public Sector. 

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