DevSecOps , Next-Generation Technologies & Secure Development

Leveraging DevOps to Achieve 'Built-in' Security

Sumedh Thakar of Qualys on Achieving Transparent Orchestration
Sumedh, Thakar, chief product officer, Qualys

Achieving built-in, rather than bolted-on security at the DevOps stage through transparent orchestration is the new mantra for building resilient systems and software, says Sumedh Thakar of Qualys.

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In this video interview at the recent RSA APJ 2018 conference in Singapore,Thakar discusses:

  • What is transparent orchestration and why is it relevant?
  • Challenges in achieving orchestration and the role DevOps plays (see: DevSecOps: The Keys to Success);
  • Incentivizing developers to build in security.

Thakar, chief product officer at Qualys, oversees worldwide engineering, development and product management for the company's cloud platform and integrated suite of security and compliance apps. A core systems and database engineer, he architected Qualys' PCI compliance platform to meet the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard requirements.

About the Author

Varun Haran

Varun Haran

Managing Director, Asia & Middle East, ISMG

Haran has been a technology journalist in the Indian market for over six years, covering the enterprise technology segment and specializing in information security. He has driven multiple industry events such as the India Computer Security Conferences (ICSC) and the first edition of the Ground Zero Summit 2013 during his stint at UBM. Prior to joining ISMG, Haran was first a reporter with TechTarget writing for SearchSecurity and SearchCIO; and later, correspondent with InformationWeek, where he covered enterprise technology-related topics for the CIO and IT practitioner.

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