Securing DevOps: Security in the Cloud

Securing DevOps: Security in the Cloud
Securing DevOps: Security in the Cloud by Julien Vehent
English | 2018 | ISBN: 1617294136 | 384 Pages | PDF | 12 MB

Securing DevOps explores how the techniques of DevOps and security should be applied together to make cloud services safer. This introductory book reviews the latest practices used in securing web applications and their infrastructure and teaches you techniques to integrate security directly into your product. You’ll also learn the core concepts of DevOps, such as continuous integration, continuous delivery, and infrastructure as a service.
An application running in the cloud can benefit from incredible efficiencies, but they come with unique security threats too. A DevOps team’s highest priority is understanding those risks and hardening the system against them.
Securing DevOps teaches you the essential techniques to secure your cloud services. Using compelling case studies, it shows you how to build security into automated testing, continuous delivery, and other core DevOps processes. This experience-rich book is filled with mission-critical strategies to protect web applications against attacks, deter fraud attempts, and make your services safer when operating at scale. You’ll also learn to identify, assess, and secure the unique vulnerabilities posed by cloud deployments and automation tools commonly used in modern infrastructures.
What’s inside

  • An approach to continuous security
  • Implementing test-driven security in DevOps
  • Security techniques for cloud services
  • Watching for fraud and responding to incidents
  • Security testing and risk assessment