The Weekly Security and DevOps News Brief

A lot has happened in the world of security and DevOps this week. Here are the top posts we saw around the community:

Is Your Private Cloud as Secure as Your Network?

Security is an important consideration, and according to analysts, the fact that cloud vendors are coming up with better cloud security answers is a significant factor in the soaring adoption rate, noted an article in Security Intelligence. From increased operational flexibility to on-demand scalability, the benefits of cloud computing are widely known.

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The insider’s guide: 40 must-follow IT ops leaders

TechBeacon published a list of 40 fantastic and influential IT operations professionals to follow online, which includes Threat Stack’s Pete Cheslock. According to the author, IT operations is the work used to keep infrastructure and services up and running—so we’re talking about the people who currently manage, or at some point have managed, infrastructures (including public, private, or hybrid clouds), virtualization, containers, likely including configuration management, networking, and several *aaS’s.

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The debacle helped make DevOps a much larger part of the conversation in Washington, reported an article in the SiliconANGLE. DevOps not just a technology, but also a cultural revolution. While the technological challenges of DevOps and moving customers to the public cloud are considerable, the growing pains are felt most in a company’s culture.

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The DevOps Dilemma

Martin Cooper from wrote an article on why the DevOps methodology – based on communication, collaboration, integration and automation – has become one of the biggest IT moves around.

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11 top IaaS cloud computing certifications

Brandon Butler from Network World published an article about some of the leading infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) cloud computing certifications.

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What interesting security and DevOps news did you read out there this week? Let us know in the comments.