5 Things Security Can Learn From Operations’ Transition Into DevOps

Over the past couple of years, a discussion has been brewing in the Security community about the future of its work. On one hand, the need for security is more urgent than ever as all areas of business and personal computing are being impacted by cyber threats. On the other hand, the process of delivering software has changed: We have significantly streamlined the development process by reducing organizational silos through various implementations of a DevOps culture.

So here’s the question: Faced with this changing landscape, how can Security transform the way it does business in order to contribute its full value — without negatively impacting development schedules and operational procedures?Security needs to adjust to the rapid and agile world of the cloud, but the transition doesn’t have to be difficult. The Ops community faced a similar transition when it integrated with Dev, and there’s much that Security can learn from their experience.

To help out, I’d like to share some of the things I’ve learned over the past few years as I witnessed Ops being integrated into Dev, along with some observations on how Security might use these lessons to transition into the DevOps world.
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The DevOps Engineer Is An Optical Illusion

IT pros and developers can’t be excellent at everything. Instead, embracing specialization and empowering collaboration in your organization can achieve meaningful and lasting DevOps progress.

Building a collaborative and lightning-quick DevOps organization is a complex but critical business mission today. The technology industry is filled with a host of best practices that promise to help companies achieve this objective. Some of these suggestions make a great deal of sense. But many of the recommendations lead to mediocre results, and organizations simply can’t afford to be half-good when it comes to DevOps.

I’ve been at this a good while, and, as a technology team leader, I’ve found that embracing specialization and empowering collaboration in almost any organization can achieve meaningful and lasting DevOps progress.

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Brocade aims to expand DevOps by collaborating with startups

Storage and networking solutions provider Brocade Communications Systems aims to tap more business with DevOps (Development and IT Operations) by partnering with more startups.

DevOps is the emerging professional movement that advocates a collaborative working relationship between Development and IT Operations, resulting in the fast flow of planned work (i.e., high deploy rates), while simultaneously increasing the reliability, stability, resilience and security of the production environment.

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How to setup free SMS alert in Nagios by using FullOnSMS service

Since from a few days I was looking for setting up the SMS alert in Nagios.I planned to setup a our own SMS server but later decided to lets try with free SMS service. Here for free SMS service I am using the FullOnSMS service.
The URL of FullOnSMS is http://fullonsms.com/

I assume you have already configured Nagios Server up and running. If you want some tutorial on how to setup the nagios server click on this category pagehttp://sharadchhetri.com/category/monitoring-server/. I have written many nagios tutorials have a look and also check some older posts in same category.

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