Security leaders have many challenges as their organizations move towards, or through, their digital transformation. We’ve listened to these varied challenges and synthesized them down to those that seem to keep most security leaders up at night.
DevOps models are revolutionizing the development and delivery of software, enabling organizations to transform their organizations into the digital era. The models provide greater levels of agility and accelerate time to market. They help to ensure higher quality software and a better customer experience. DevOps models deliver competitive advantage. But without an integrated security and risk management model for DevOps, organizations can be left wide open to cyber-attacks, lost revenue and a loss of customer trust.
Gain Software & Infrastructure Risk Visibility & Assurance
When it comes to managing software and infrastructure risk, organizations are flying blind. They lack comprehensive, continuous and accurate visibility into where their risks lie and how their business might be impacted. Without visibility it’s impossible to prioritize and manage IT risk. Existing ad hoc and siloed approaches are labor intensive and expensive, resulting in limited deployments and incomplete visibility. And without a closed-loop process, risk managers have no means to validate remediation.
Automate Application & Infrastructure Testing
Application and infrastructure testing is labor intensive and expensive. Organizations typically have multiple testing tools, some with as many as 12 to 15, and each tool requires a separate team to manage it. That’s a hefty investment in hard-to-find security staff and license fees, which makes it hard to scale vulnerability testing across the entire software and infrastructure portfolio. To make matters worse, each tool has its own interface and categorizes results differently. It’s another labor intensive and error prone task to correlate vulnerability data into actionable intelligence.
PCI DSS Compliance
For cybercriminals, credit card data is a gold mine. Left unprotected, hackers do all they can to steal cardholder data. Protecting this information has become a risk and security management priority for banks, credit card companies and businesses. To address these challenges, the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard was created. The PCI DSS consists of 12 high level requirements for protecting credit card information. All organizations that store, process or transmit cardholder data – including banks, merchants, processors and service providers – are required to comply.