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  • How to Fuel Your DevSecOps in AWS by Dave Shackleford - June 2, 2021 

    To build an effective and successful security automation strategy for the DevOps pipeline, organizations need to consider all parts of the pipeline. This includes securing code and repositories, monitoring and controlling privilege allocation, scanning all checked-in and modified code for vulnerabilities, and scanning all builds and images for package and component vulnerabilities. And by monitoring all running assets through cloud fabric logging, they can use event-driven automation to remediate or alert on issues. In this whitepaper, SANS Analyst Dave Shackleford describes how to bring security teams into all phases of development and during cloud operations to increase visibility and improve security posture.

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