Podcast about DevSecOps

We talk like no one is listening except that we record it

This is the show by and for DevSecOps practitioners who are trying to survive information overload, get through marketing nonsense, do right technology bets, help their organizations to deliver value and last but not the least to have some fun. Tune in for talks about technology, ways of working and news from DevSecOps.

We created this podcast because we realized that we were not the only ones to struggle with security on a daily basis. It is also difficult to find information without marketing content or a product pitch. We don’t intend to sell anything, now or later.

This show is not sponsored by any technology vendor and we are trying to be as unbiased as possible. We talk like no one is listening! For good or bad 😉.

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What is DevSecOps

As DevOps improved the collaboration between developers (dev) and operations (ops), DevSecOps includes security aspects into the development and operation of applications. It adds the dimension of security to a DevOps culture.

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Our first episode was about Infrastructure as code, and we feel that it is time to revisit the topic after almost two years. Another reason is the release of the second edition of Infrastructure as Code book by Keif Morris. Thus, in this episode, we revisit the definition of Infrastructure as code and try to summarize what has changed over the years. We hope you like it!

Everyone seems to be talking about service mesh. Mattias, Julien, and Andrey are trying to separate hype and real value. Most importantly, they dig into when is the good time for the organization is to embrace service mesh and what are the prerequisites.

This time we are talking unikernles! Ian Eyberg from NanoVMs joins us to discuss how far this technology is from prime time. And it turns out that you don’t have to be a kernel developer to take advantage of unikernes. Today, there are tools available to package, distribute, and run them locally as well as in the public cloud. While talking to Ian, it felt that the state of the technology is very similar to Linux containers at the beginning of 2010x, just before Docker made Linux containers available for everyone.

The real cloud lock-in is security! Every service/cloud provider has its own levels of granularity regarding resources. Cloud engineering is mainly about compute, storage, and networking and how to make them scale. Scaling security is often left out as it is hard to measure on so many levels.

We think that it is a myth and that we can measure how many steps it takes to add, modify or remove access rights. It all starts with monitoring, knowing what is there in a cloud infrastructure is a very good first step. By making it easy to see and manage access rights, we make it easier for ourselves to keep resources secured.