Agile + DevOps East 2021 Concurrent Session : Leave the Bottleneck on The Bottle: Removing Security Friction in Your DevOps Pipeline

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Thursday, November 18, 2021 - 11:30am to 12:30pm

Leave the Bottleneck on The Bottle: Removing Security Friction in Your DevOps Pipeline

Enterprises embark on Agile and DevOps journeys to improve time-to-market and overall operating efficiency. However if security is not a part of your journey, no transformation is complete as it will continue to drag on productivity and create bottlenecks. Yet despite support from both Development and Security for a shared-services model for Application Security, teams have failed to effectively integrate security into today’s rapid development processes leaving organizations open not only to cyber risk, but overall business risk as they play AppSec roulette when shipping their products – “Will I have to start from scratch because this doesn’t meet security standards?” ‘Will this be the feature that causes a major breach?” And with 9 out of 10 breaches beginning due to defects in code, the odds of a problem arising are pretty good.

In this session, we’ll examine the benefits of Development-led application security, understand the fundamentals of a healthy SecDevOps program, and explore practical steps to beginning Security integration today to capture hard ROI immediately and building a roadmap so you can continuously evolve your program as your DevOps and Security journeys continue.


Brittany Greenfield founded Wabbi to enable security to become a normal part of today’s development operation. As CEO, she has led the organization to be a pioneer in the field of Secure DevOps, recognized by CIOReview as one of the Most Promising DevOps Solutions. A Duke Undergrad and MIT Sloan MBA, she is recognized as a leader in enterprise technology for identifying new markets and building the teams and strategies to capture them, at companies including NetSuite, Kronos, Cisco, & Cybereason. She is active in her communities serving as on the Board of Directors of MassTLC and the Vilna Shul, as well as Co-Chair of the Duke Young Alumni Council and Boston Ballet Young Partners Council.