Posts tagged DevOps

3 min Cloud Security

Kubernetes Guardrails: Bringing DevOps and Security Together on Cloud

Kubernetes Guardrails in InsightCloudSec help DevOps and security teams both realize the full benefits of cloud and container technologies.

3 min Identity Access Management

All about the boundaries: The cloud IAM lifecycle approach

Implementing cloud Identity Access Management (IAM) boundaries can seem like an oxymoron in the midst of rapid growth or need for access as new personnel, teams, or supply-chain partners come online.

3 min DevOps

Creating coefficiency: DevOps, Security, and Compliance

The ultimate goal on the security horizon is, of course, to prevent risks and misconfigurations before runtime. This won’t always happen, but teams can still get into a rhythm where runtime mistakes become the exception rather than the rule.

5 min DevOps

The Evolution of DevOps in 2021

DevOps has long been a key tool in helping organizations reliably and rapidly deliver systems into production.

5 min InsightAppSec

New Azure DevOps Pipelines Extension for InsightAppSec Helps Improve Web App Security

Rapid7 is excited to announce the release of a new extension to incorporate InsightAppSec within Azure DevOps Pipelines.

3 min Application Security

Application Security 101: The Importance of DevSecOps in AppSec

In this blog, we will share some insightful tips on all things application security and DevSecOps.

4 min Automation and Orchestration

How Security Orchestration and Automation Will Unite Infosec

After working in the security industry for 15 years, one of the consistent themes I’ve observed is how teams struggle with balancing the increasing amount of work they have to do, without an increase in resources to accomplish their goals. But there’s another, less obvious problem that I like to refer to as a different kind of SaaS: “security as a silo.” It should be no surprise that large organizations frequently struggle with silos that create friction and miscommunication—barriers that get i

4 min Application Security

How DevOps Can Use Quality Gates for Security Checks

Your team has been working at all hours to put the final touches on code for a new big feature release. All the specs are in, the feature works as expected, and the code is pushed to production. A few hours later, the daily security scan runs and the alerts start piling in. What went wrong? And what do you do now? Typically when this happens, it means rolling back the entire deployment, retroactively fixing the bugs and vulnerabilities in the code, and a week or two later, re-deploying. If you’

4 min Application Security

Diving Deep and Finding Vulnerabilities in Modern Web Applications

As more and more companies shift the responsibility of security earlier [https://information.rapid7.com/shifting-left-sdlc.html] in the software development lifecycle (SDLC), DevOps teams are being tasked with detecting vulnerabilities within their applications. Already scrambling to keep up with the terminology, processes, and technologies of modern-day security, DevOps teams also have to contend with the dynamic complexities of securing web apps [https://www.rapid7.com/fundamentals/web-applica

4 min DevOps

How DevOps Can Use Quality Gates for Security Checks

Your team has been working at all hours to put the final touches on code for a new big feature release. All the specs are in, the feature works as expected, and the code is pushed to production. A few hours later, the daily security scan runs and the alerts start piling in. What went wrong? And what do you do now? Typically when this happens, it means rolling back the entire deployment, retroactively fixing the bugs and vulnerabilities in the code, and a week or two later, re-deploying. If you’

2 min InsightAppSec

Making the Dream Work: Teaming with Dev for Safer Production Apps

So you’ve read the reports outlining how important it is for developers and security teams to work together to build web applications quickly and securely [https://information.rapid7.com/sans-state-of-application-security-2017-report.html] , you’ve scoured the web and have researched the importance of building a web application program at your organization [https://www.rapid7.com/solutions/application-security/], perhaps even watched some videos talking about the evolution of web applications an

3 min InsightVM

Vulnerability Management Year in Review, Part 1: Collect

Sometimes, it seems change is the only permanent thing in information security. To help deal with change on your terms, we set out to help maintain visibility to your environment as it is presented to you. How? By efficiently collecting vulnerability data at scale.

2 min DevOps

Introducing InsightOps: A New Approach to IT Monitoring and Troubleshooting

Today we are announcing the general availability of a brand new solution: Rapid7 InsightOps [https://www.rapid7.com/products/insightops/]. This latest addition to the Insight platform continues our mission to transform data into answers, giving you the confidence and control to act quickly. InsightOps is Rapid7's first IT-specific solution, enabling users to centralize data from infrastructure, assets and applications, so they can monitor and troubleshoot operational issues [https://www.rapid7.

4 min DevOps

DevOps: Vagrant with AWS EC2 & Digital Ocean

The Benefits of Vagrant Plugins Following on from my recent DevOps blog posts, The DevOps Tools We Use & How We Use Them [https://blog.logentries.com/2014/02/the-devops-tools-we-use-how-we-use-them/] and Vagrant with Chef-Server [https://blog.logentries.com/2014/03/devops-vagrant-with-chef-server/], we will take another step forward and look into provisioning our servers in the cloud. There are many cloud providers out there, most who provide some sort of APIs. Dealing with the different APIs

6 min Ransomware

The Ransomware Chronicles: A DevOps Survival Guide

NOTE: Tom Sellers [/author/tom-sellers/], Jon Hart [/author/jon-hart/], Derek Abdine and (really) the entire Rapid7 Labs team made this post possible. On the internet, no one may know if you're of the canine persuasion, but with a little time and just a few resources they can easily determine whether you're running an open “devops-ish” server or not. We're loosely defining devops-ish as: * MongoDB * CouchDB * Elasticsearch for this post, but we have a much broader definition and more data