New ecosystem and continuous application monitoring solutions bring speed and integration to all stages of development
Today, from HPE Protect 2016, Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) introduced the HPE Fortify Ecosystem and Fortify on Demand (FoD) continuous application monitoring service. The online marketplace and service are designed to help organizations create secure applications by naturally integrating security testing processes and resources throughout the fast-paced software development lifecycle (SDLC). Partners of the HPE Fortify Ecosystem at launch include Microsoft, Docker and Chef, among more than 20 others. The FoD Continuous Application Monitoring Service provides ongoing discovery, scanning and runtime detection delivering visibility across the entire application portfolio.
To speed application time to market, enterprises are increasingly shifting to the more collaborative DevOps model that closely ties software developers with other IT functional areas to eliminate lag time in the SDLC. Security should be a core part of this integrated DevOps process to identify and remediate vulnerabilities before, during and after applications are brought to market. However, Gartner clients continue to continue to struggle with integrating technologies into existing workflows, bridging the gap between the security team and the development team, remediation, and creating repeatable processes to facilitate an efficient application security program.1
“Application developers are being tasked with working at unprecedented speeds to deliver software in days and weeks instead of months, leaving little time to implement appropriate security measures,” said Jason Schmitt (@raidschmitt), vice president and general manager, HPE Security Fortify, Hewlett Packard Enterprise. “Securing the software development lifecycle in today’s environment requires an automated, continuous, and natural process. The new HPE Fortify Ecosystem and Fortify on Demand continuous application monitoring service ensure the approach to application security is intuitive, comprehensive, and seamless to integrate, helping organizations save time and reduce costs.”
The new HPE Fortify Ecosystem is fully integrated into the DevOps tool chain, making it simpler for developers to build security into the SDLC and strengthen the security of their applications. The marketplace features integrated systems spanning 10 distinct DevOps functional categories, including: Cloud, Containers, Security, Open Source and others. Platforms including Microsoft’s Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS), Docker and Chef are all compatible with HPE Security Fortify solutions at launch.
Implementing secure DevOps can help organizations reduce time, costs, and risks; however, applications must also be protected once they are in production. The increasing pressure to rapidly deliver applications often creates a disconnect between an organization’s IT function and security team. As a result, the security team may not know what is in production and must identify which applications are deployed on the network, scan them for vulnerabilities and protect them. The FoD Continuous Application Monitoring service delivers a comprehensive application monitoring solution that automatically identifies an organization’s full range of applications, dynamically scans and tests them in real-time, and integrates directly with security information and event management (SIEM) for incident identification and response.
The HPE Fortify Ecosystem and new HPE Security Fortify on Demand continuous application monitoring service are currently available globally. For more information on HPE Security Fortify solutions, please visit: http://www8.hp.com/us/en/software-solutions/application-security-testing/
HPE’s annual enterprise security conference, HPE Protect, is taking place this week from Sept. 13-16 in National Harbor, Maryland. Follow HPE Security on Twitter @HPE_Security, and keep up with event happenings by following the event hashtag #HPEProtect.
(1) Gartner “Hype Cycle for Application Security, 2016” July 2016
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