DevSecOps: Embracing Automation, Letting Go of Tradition

I am all for traditions like Thanksgiving turkey and Sunday afternoon football, but holding onto traditions in your professional life can ...
Tyler Shields
Mar 21

All Day DevOps Conference on Nov 15th

All Day DevOps ( is happening on November 15th, 2016. It’s a 100% online conference that is free to attend. ...

Modern Security Series: Dangers of DevOps Monotheism with Jim Manico

Don’t miss this event, register here > For our seventh episode in the ...

All Day DevOps Conference coming at You!

CFP and registration is now open > I am excited to announce the All Day DevOps conference happening in November. ...
James Wickett
Sep 09

How I vim for golang and more!

At Signal Sciences we use golang for just about everything. I thought I would write a little about my local vim setup and doing go ...
James Wickett
Sep 06

The Top 10 Tweets of DevOps Days Chicago

The Top Ten Tweets of DevOps Days Chicago! We loved DevOps Days Chicago. It was a great event with 400+ people. This was the first DevOps ...

Blackhat and Defcon… It’s a wrap!

The Signal Sciences’ cabana at Blackhat Last week, we brought the Signal Sciences crew to Blackhat and DEF CON. For the uninitiated, this ...

Feedback Loops: Seeing the Invisible (Part 2 of 2)

Seeing the Invisible In our last article we discussed feedback loops and taking a defensive thinking approach. We identified three key ...
James Wickett
Jul 21

Feedback Loops: Seeing the Invisible (Part 1 of 2)

Seeing the Invisible Seeing the invisible. When it happens in your personal life, it might be a sign you are running low on water or maybe ...
James Wickett
Jul 13

Speed up your Cadence with Continuous Delivery

deliver faster by going smaller  source How fast you can deliver software has earned bragging rights in the DevOps world for some time now. ...
James Wickett
Jun 30

A Reference Model for DevOps

The world needs a reference for collecting common DevOps principles and practices that are currently being used. To that end we’ve created ...
James Wickett
Jun 16

The Future is Now for DevOps and Security

the future is here now This is the fourth and final installment of the Future of DevOps and Security Series. Glad you made it!
James Wickett
Jun 07

The Flow of Continuously Delivered Security

the future… it probably wont look like this ( source) Continuous Delivery meets Security and magical things happen. It’s in this brave new ...
James Wickett
May 24

Avoiding the Dystopian Road in Software

the future… it probably won’t look like this. image credit Security is a largely unchanged area in IT over the last 10 years and is ripe ...
James Wickett
May 18

The Next Frontier of DevOps: Security

the future! it probably wont look like this…  source Security is the next frontier of DevOps. Its a largely unchanged area in IT over the ...
James Wickett
May 10

Classy up your curl with curl-trace

We don’t always curl.. but when we do, we curl-trace. image source Here at Signal Sciences we enjoy the finer things in life. We enjoy ...
James Wickett
May 05

Bug Bounties and NGWAF: 1 + 1 = 3

Return on Investment—ROI. Sales departments have to show it, marketing departments have to show it, and of course, security departments do ...

More Silo Smashing Ideas, bringing InfoSec and DevOps together

Silo Smashing! (source Last week I wrote an article on InfoSec’s new mandate to smash silos ...
James Wickett
Apr 05

InfoSec’s New Mandate: Silo Smashing and Feedback Loop Amplification

Photo Credit: MSNBC Media I have reached the age where friends are getting roles like CISO or Director of Security or Senior Architect. All ...
James Wickett
Mar 24

The Rehabilitated Security SDLC

How is it that as we, as security practitioners, refuse to think differently about how we secure our applications? For the better part of ...
Tyler Shields
Mar 17