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Mitigate Digital Transformation Cybersecurity Risk With ‘DevSecOps’

Achieving customer value with any digital transformation initiative requires an organizational and cultural shift across the enterprise to align people’s efforts with customer priorities.

We see such cultural change in software development shops in particular, as DevOps becomes the standard approach to delivering quality software at the velocity the business requires.

Mike Gregoire, CEO of CA Technologies

Mike Gregoire, CEO of CA Technologies

There is a dark underbelly to digital transformation-driven customer value, however: cybersecurity risk. The more technology-centric our organizations become and the faster they go, the greater the chance that a hacker will find that one vulnerability that will suck away all that hard-earned customer value.

The downside of cybersecurity risk certainly garners more headlines than the upside of digital efforts to be sure – and an increasing number of executives are realizing that they must address both together.

The inevitable conclusion: how organizations deal with cybersecurity risk must also transform. They cannot simply keep dealing with such risks as they have in the past.

Read the entire article at https://www.forbes.com/sites/jasonbloomberg/2017/11/20/mitigate-digital-transformation-cybersecurity-risk-with-devsecops/.

Intellyx publishes the Agile Digital Transformation Roadmap poster, advises companies on their digital transformation initiatives, and helps vendors communicate their agility stories. As of the time of writing, CA Technologies is an Intellyx customer. None of the other organizations mentioned in this article are Intellyx customers. CA Technologies covered Jason Bloomberg’s expenses at CA World, a standard industry practice. Image credit: Jason Bloomberg.

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Jason Bloomberg is the leading expert on architecting agility for the enterprise. As president of Intellyx, Mr. Bloomberg brings his years of thought leadership in the areas of Cloud Computing, Enterprise Architecture, and Service-Oriented Architecture to a global clientele of business executives, architects, software vendors, and Cloud service providers looking to achieve technology-enabled business agility across their organizations and for their customers. His latest book, The Agile Architecture Revolution (John Wiley & Sons, 2013), sets the stage for Mr. Bloomberg’s groundbreaking Agile Architecture vision.

Mr. Bloomberg is perhaps best known for his twelve years at ZapThink, where he created and delivered the Licensed ZapThink Architect (LZA) SOA course and associated credential, certifying over 1,700 professionals worldwide. He is one of the original Managing Partners of ZapThink LLC, the leading SOA advisory and analysis firm, which was acquired by Dovel Technologies in 2011. He now runs the successor to the LZA program, the Bloomberg Agile Architecture Course, around the world.

Mr. Bloomberg is a frequent conference speaker and prolific writer. He has published over 500 articles, spoken at over 300 conferences, Webinars, and other events, and has been quoted in the press over 1,400 times as the leading expert on agile approaches to architecture in the enterprise.

Mr. Bloomberg’s previous book, Service Orient or Be Doomed! How Service Orientation Will Change Your Business (John Wiley & Sons, 2006, coauthored with Ron Schmelzer), is recognized as the leading business book on Service Orientation. He also co-authored the books XML and Web Services Unleashed (SAMS Publishing, 2002), and Web Page Scripting Techniques (Hayden Books, 1996).

Prior to ZapThink, Mr. Bloomberg built a diverse background in eBusiness technology management and industry analysis, including serving as a senior analyst in IDC’s eBusiness Advisory group, as well as holding eBusiness management positions at USWeb/CKS (later marchFIRST) and WaveBend Solutions (now Hitachi Consulting).

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