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DevSecOps Leadership Forum: 500 Innovators Learning from Shared Experiences

A week ago we hosted the North American DevSecOps Leadership Forum. It was an online event and an amazing experience in which we assembled 500+ software development, application security, and IT operations professionals to share experiences and learn from one another.

The purpose of this post is to provide a quick recap of the day. For starters, I want to share context in regards to participating companies and professionals — and how they rated themselves with respect to DevSecOps maturity.

Participating Companies:

What Industry Do You Identify With?
Financial Services and Insurance – 36%
Healthcare – 13%
Manufacturing – 4%
Other – 11%
Retail – 2%
Technology and Software – 33%

Participating Roles:

What Part of the DevSecOps Community Do You Most Identify With?
Development – 28%
Operations – 21%
Other – 14%
Security – 47%

Level of DevSecOps Maturity:

If DevSecOps is Like Climbing a Mountain, How Mature is Your Journey?
Not yet started – 4%
We’ve been climbing for less than a year – 30%
We’ve been climbing for less than 2 years – 42%
We’ve been climbing for 3+ years – 24%

World Class Speakers and Panelists

At Sonatype we have developed deep roots within the global software engineering and application security communities and we are grateful to the world class speakers who shared their experiences at DLF 2020. You can also watch these videos live, with the on-demand recording

  • Bryan Batty, Director of Product and Infrastructure, kicked off the program sharing his application security journey at Bloomberg. Prior to his tenure, there were no open-source governance policies in place. With the introduction of the right tools and a cultural shift, he’s seen transformative success. However, there were many challenges along the way.  Batty stated,  “Security was often viewed as an impediment to innovation by (Read more...)

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Matt Howard

Matt Howard is CMO and SVP of Sonatype, the inventors of software supply chain automation. He is a proven executive and entrepreneur with over 20 years experience developing high-growth software companies. Prior to Sonatype, Mr. Howard co-founded, developed and successfully sold two software companies.

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