Don't let security slow you down - how to achieve Automated Compliance
11 Mar 2020
Securing the DevOps landscape
In their book "Accelerate", Forsgren, Humble & Kim show that high performing teams that consistently generate business value, achieve this using Continuous Delivery to become fast, efficient, and secure software-driven organisations. Some level of automation is now common place in this lifecycle but how do you ensure that security and compliance checks don't introduce friction and delay? Hear how Chef’s InSpec technology has automated not only the most rigorous checks within the UK banking industry, across environments including Virtual Machines, Containers and Cloud Platforms, but also provides the ability to automate the remediation of any detected breaches leaving you free to get on delivering that business value.
Azure Sphere, an all-in-one platform to secure IoT devices that Microsoft has been developing for nearly two years, is launching this week in general availability.
Azure Sphere combines a hardware chip, a Linux OS and a cloud security service. The one-time fee effectively covers the price of the chip, with Microsoft bundling licenses, the OS, the security service and free OS updates for the lifetime of the chip in for free.
Microsoft has announced a five-year plan to invest $1.1bn into Mexico and establish a cloud region in the country.
The Mexico region will take Microsoft's global tally to 57, which are located in 22 countries. A cloud region consists of two or more data centres, but Microsoft has not revealed how many facilities it plans to build or where they will be located.
Google has insisted UK user data will remain safe despite plans to move millions of accounts to the US, where there is weaker oversight. The tech giant said it will shift control of UK data from Google Ireland – where it is under tough EU regulation – to its American parent Google LLC as a result of Brexit. EU-wide GDPR rules which require firms to protect people’s data and privacy are among the strictest in the world, but the US has no equivalent.