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Fostering Effective Security Partnerships

April 18 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Security Dilemma in Integration

Development and security teams often grapple with challenges related to skills, regulations, and culture. Project managers may compromise security due to go-to-market pressures, while quality assurance teams struggle to detect security flaws. There’s a disconnect as customers are uncertain about their security needs, and developers find existing security practices restrictive and inadequate.

Cultivating a Security Mindset

Rather than amassing a large number of security specialists for scalability, it’s crucial to foster security awareness across the organization. This can be achieved by training and nurturing security champions—individuals from various roles, be it developers, QA engineers, or analysts, who are committed to security and assume leadership roles as subject matter experts within their teams. Integrating security early in the software development life cycle (SDLC) is both cost-effective and minimizes disruptions, as opposed to addressing it in later stages. Adopting DevOps practices enhances collaboration between development and security teams, ensuring continuous software testing and integrated security. This approach not only boosts efficiency but also enhances security.

This presentation will outline effective practices and strategies to cultivate a security-conscious mindset among developers. It will explore methods to facilitate seamless discussions on vulnerability mitigation, risk management, and compliance, all while balancing usability and performance.

Venue

Loma Hall
Camino San Diego
San Diego, CA 92110 United States
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Venue

Loma Hall
Camino San Diego
San Diego, CA 92110 United States
+ Google Map