Azure Content Spotlight – Secure DevOps Kit for Azure (AzSK)

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The Secure DevOps Kit for Azure (AzSK) offers a set of scripts, tools, extensions, automations, etc. for dev ops teams which are using automation and are integrating security into native dev ops workflows. The following focus areas are covered:


  • Secure the subscription:  A secure cloud subscription provides a core foundation for development and deployment activities.
  • Enable secure development: Developers should have the ability to write secure code and to test the secure configuration of their cloud applications.
  • Integrate security into CICD:  Ability to run Security Verification Tests (SVTs) as part of the VSTS CICD pipeline.
  • Continuous Assurance: Treat security as a continuously varying state of a system with continious assurance.
  • Alerting & Monitoring: provides solutions for individual application teams and also for central enterprise teams.
  • Cloud Risk Governance: A telemetry framework that generates events capturing usage, adoption, evaluation results, etc.

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Author: Sjoukje Zaal

Sjoukje Zaal is head of the Microsoft Cloud Center of Excellence at Capgemini, Microsoft Regional Director and Microsoft Azure MVP with over 20 years of experience providing architecture, development, consultancy, and design expertise. She works at Capgemini, a global leader in consulting, technology services and digital transformation. She mainly focuses on Cloud, Security, Productivity, and IoT. She loves to share her knowledge and is active in the Microsoft community as a co-founder of the user groups Tech Daily Chronicle, Global XR Community and the Mixed Reality User Group. She is director of the Global AI Community and board member of Azure Thursdays. Sjoukje is an international speaker and involved in organizing many events. She wrote several books and writes blogs.

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