International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Informative Article | Computer Science & Engineering | India | Volume 12 Issue 12, December 2023

DevSecOps: Integrating Security into the DevOps Pipeline

Dinesh Reddy Chittibala [5]

Abstract: In the fast - paced world of software development, the traditional approach of treating security as a final step has proven inefficient and often leads to vulnerabilities that compromise application integrity and user data. This paper explores integrating security practices within the DevOps pipeline, a paradigm shift known as DevSecOps, which aims to embed security as a fundamental component throughout the software development lifecycle. By examining the principles of DevSecOps, including automation, continuous integration and deployment (CI/CD), and proactive security measures, this study highlights the significance of this approach in enhancing the security posture of software products without compromising the speed and efficiency of the development process. Utilizing a qualitative analysis of existing literature and industry practices, the paper identifies key strategies for successful DevSecOps implementation, such as the adoption of 'Security as Code', the importance of cultural change within organizations, and integrating automated security tools within CI/CD pipelines. The findings suggest that DevSecOps mitigates the risk of security threats and fosters a collaborative environment where security is a shared responsibility among all stakeholders involved in the development process. This research concludes that adopting DevSecOps offers substantial security, efficiency, and compliance benefits, indicating a promising direction for organizations aiming to balance the demands of rapid software development with the imperative of cybersecurity.

Keywords: DevOps, SecOps, DevSecOps, Security Automation, Cloud Security, Security as Code

Edition: Volume 12 Issue 12, December 2023,

Pages: 2074 - 2078

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