Making Continuous Integration Truly Continuous (Wind River & Electric Cloud)
Continuous integration (CI) is one of the core best practices of agile development. It is intended to support the agile development precept to "deliver working software frequently" by allowing teams to regularly validate their code changes. But achieving the benefits of CI is often hampered by the need to commit changes to the code base before they can be fully tested. This reactive approach results in broken builds, builds that do not pass system or smoke tests, and, inevitably, wasted time by the individual developer or the team at large.
Join Wind River and Electric Cloud as we discuss the concept of "preflight operations"—giving developers the ability to fully build and test their changes before committing them to the source code repository.
By attending this webinar you will learn:
•How to reap the full benefits of CI and Agile development by employing “preflight operations”
•How the build a system in isolation, ensuring your changes won’t break other concurrent changes
•How to minimize build times, by running parallel builds and optimizing checkout times
•How to minimize test cycles by avoiding irrelevant tests
Next-generation firewalls and sandboxes stop attacks at various steps, but they only react to malicious communications and code after attacks have launched.
There’s another way—observing where attacks are ‘staged’.
We’re going to demonstrate how we can visualize Internet infrastructures for visibility into where attacks will emerge. Then, we’ll know where advanced malware will be downloaded and where compromised systems will callback—before attacks launch.
In this live session, you’ll learn:
7 steps of an attack and how you can use this data to get ahead of new security events.
3 ways to uncover malicious activity by looking at domain names, IP addresses, and autonomous system numbers (ASNs).
How to apply this intelligence to your current defenses.
Many organizations have struggled with BYOD programs due to MDM/MAM deployment challenges, user privacy concerns, and low adoption. This is causing some to question BYOD altogether. Fortunately, data shows that there is huge demand for BYOD, but such programs must meet employee needs in addition to IT needs.
In this webinar, you'll learn where existing BYOD programs have fallen short, and how the next-generation of mobile security products will ensure secure, broad adoption of BYOD.
Receive (ISC)² CPE credits for attending this webinar.
In this 30-minute webcast, industry experts Mike Rothman, President of Securosis Research and Wolfgang Kandek, CTO of Qualys will share their top recommendations for making the most of National Cyber Security Awareness Month. With data breaches in the headlines of nearly every online magazine, it’s never been a better time to maximize cyber security awareness and translate it into pragmatic results for the enterprise.
During this webcast, attendees will learn
* Which tactics have the greatest effect on fostering cyber security awareness throughout the enterprise
* How to foster a risk-aware security culture while still encouraging trust among your employees and partners
* How to bridge the gap between IT security and IT operations (hint: knowing more about your assets is the first step)
Wishful thinking or a cursory security assessment may have worked in the past but dealing with persistent and advanced threats requires an equally sophisticated and mature approach.
While APT’s are on the rise and the use of zero-day vulnerabilities can be one of the weapons for such attacks, reality is that the large majority of incidents – advanced or not – occur using known vulnerabilities. Resolving these is, therefore, paramount to reducing the attack surface for cyber criminals.
Join Amar as he shares his tips on adopting a mature and continuing vulnerability management process that can help organizations reduce risk and be better prepared to respond to APT’s.
According to Verizon’s “2015 Data Breach Investigation Report,” the cyberattacks are becoming increasingly sophisticated. Cybercriminals have been successful in creating new techniques and deceptive tactics that outpace security efforts. Under these conditions, what would be your approach to dealing with security threats?
Join us for a live webinar session and discover how auditing can help mitigate the risk of data breaches and solidify your security strategy overall. During the session, we will talk about:
- The latest data breaches and their ramifications;
- How auditing complements threat-defense mechanisms;
- What should be audited and why.
Businesses are spending so much money on security -- almost $47 billion in 2013 -- and yet the number of breaches continues to increase. To mitigate the risks of increasingly sophisticated, innovative and persistent threats, we need to change the way we think about our security programs. In this webcast, Art Gilliland, General Manager of HP Enterprise Security Products, talks about the challenges all enterprises face from the bad guys -- and the critical steps businesses must take to defend against today's most advanced threats.
Today’s cyber attacks have become increasingly more sophisticated, requiring organisations to embrace an agile and ever more adaptive approach to their cyber security strategy. Join our webinar as we discuss the changing landscape of advanced threats in EMEA, look into the anatomy of APTs and explain why conventional security methods are no longer equipped to deal with these advanced attacks. In addition, we’ll share insights into real-life case studies of advanced threat actors using zero-day attacks and how an adaptive defense model allows FireEye to quickly respond, detect and remediate such attacks.
Jason will introduce some of the major challenges associated with monitoring and logging cyber security events, highlighting the need to identify indicators of compromise at a much earlier stage and in a more consistent, insightful manner.
He will present a cyber-security monitoring framework, emphasising the benefits of taking a balanced, intelligence-led approach, based on fundamental log management and situational awareness. He will then look at what a cyber-security incident actually is and outline how to prepare for and respond to a cyber-security incident effectively – ensuring that it is properly followed up - helping to reduce the frequency and impact of future cyber security incidents.
Finally, Jason will introduce a cyber-security incident response maturity model, showing how you can measure the maturity of a cyber-security incident response capability.
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The growing sophistication and evasiveness of cyber threats have redesigned the paradigms of the information security landscape. Since traditional signature-based technologies alone cannot keep the pace with advanced threats, a breed of new technologies has been developed to fill the gap in what seems an endless arms race against malware creators. In the same time, the volatility of the perimeter, direct consequence of the growing adoption of cloud services, dramatically broadens the vulnerability surface of the organizations, requiring a new approach for the CISOs in terms of both technologies and policies.
In this webcast we will analyse the current threat landscape related to advanced malware, demonstrating that, unlike what is commonly believed, it is not necessarily related to state-sponsored operations, but it is frequently used even in opportunistic attacks (and in several cases also available as a P/SaaS model).
After showing the characteristics that make a malware “advanced” (evasion at the endpoint and network level, polymorphism, etc), the webcast will outline the foundations of a multi-layered approach needed to detect, contain and mitigate the threats posed by advanced threats.
Chris Fulton,Professional Services and Anand Ahire, Director of Product Management
Electric Cloud’s software delivery automation product ElectricCommander is an excellent alternative to AnthillPro. Many organizations are leery about the future of AnthillPro since its acquisition by IBM.
In this webinar, Anand Ahire, Director of Product Management and Chris Fulton of Electric Cloud Professional Services (who previously spent 5+ years maintaining an AnthillPro implementation) will talk about:
- ElectricCommander customer use cases,
- key differentiators over AnthillPro and,
- how a leading consumer brand switched over from AnthillPro to ElectricCommander.
Sam Fell, Director of Product Marketing and Ken McKnight, Solutions Architect
1) Accelerated, error-free builds
Agile development creates more frequent builds. A CD platform that optimizes and parallelizes large builds across hundreds, or even thousands of cores is good. A solution that automatically detects dependencies to eliminate broken builds is even better.
2) Faster feedback
You shouldn’t have to wait until builds or tests are 100% complete before receiving feedback. A CD platform that allows real-time drill-down into warnings and errors as they occur give helps eliminate wasted time and CPU cycles.
3) Bulletproof and painless processes
CD isn’t continuous if jobs in flight are lost when a CI server goes own; or when it takes days for QA machines to be provisioned; or when deployments fail because of differences between QA and production. A CD platform should automate and normalize the build, test and deploy process across ANY environment (public, private or hybrid) with 1-click simplicity.
Kurt Bittner, Guest Speaker & Principal Analyst at Forrester Research, Inc and Jacob Aleksynas Senior Build Engineer, Gap Inc
Applications have become competitive differentiators for businesses. Organizations who are able to deliver higher quality applications to their customers, faster than their competition, are winning the race in the Age Of The Customer. Many organizations understand this conceptually but struggle to quantify the benefits and costs of improving delivery capability. In this webinar, Kurt Bittner of Forrester Research, Principal Analyst serving Application Development and Delivery Professionals, will describe how leading organizations have gone about this analysis and how they are measuring their results.
Jessica Jaclin, Klocwork, and Jim McMahon, Electric Cloud
Join Klocwork and Electric Cloud as they discuss how to make your embedded software development more secure and more efficient. This is just a precursor to what they will talk about at Embedded World in Nuremberg, Germany the following week.
Ting Zou, Principal Solution Architect / CCIE VCP, Huawei and Tanay Nagjee, Solutions Engineer, Electric Cloud
Join this webinar to learn how Huawei Technologies, a multinational networking and telecommunications equipment and services company, integrated Electric Cloud’s solution with OpenStack’s cloud infrastructure to provide a DevOps cloud R&D environment. This allows their engineers to dynamically deploy virtual machines and provides them with an integrated end-to-end automation of the build/test/deploy processes. Learn how this integration provides a continuous delivery cloud solution targeted to deploy in stages across Huawei R&D data center facilities in multiple sites.
Con Nie Ong, Principal Staff Engineer, Motorola Solutions, Inc.
Managing the use of history files to produce fast builds across a large team of developers building many different projects or products can be challenging. Join this webinar to learn how a team at Motorola manages and distributes history files to developers to maintain fast, efficient builds in Electric Cloud's ElectricAccelerator. ElectricAccelerator generates and uses history files to track dependencies in builds and provide significant performance improvement in subsequent builds of the same source code.
Anders Wallgren, CTO at Electric Cloud, & Kurt Bittner, Guest Speaker & Principal Analyst at Forrester Research, Inc.
Every company is a software company. And organizations are embracing software delivery optimization practices like Continuous Delivery (CD) in response to diverse and unrelenting pressures such as faster time to market, competition, the need for innovation, and staying current with modern software development methodologies. Which organizations should be implementing CD? And how do you know if your company is ready to implement CD?
Join this webinar to hear the discussion between Kurt Bittner, guest speaker and principal analyst from Forrester Research Inc., and Electric Cloud. We will present a Continuous Delivery Maturity Map that can help any organization assess their readiness for successful CD implementation.
Jez Humble, Co-author of "Continuous Delivery" and Principle, Thoughtworks
Co-author of the Jolt Award winning Continuous Delivery, Jez Humble has worked as a software developer, product manager, consultant and trainer across a wide variety of domains and technologies. His focus is on helping organisations deliver valuable, high-quality software frequently and reliably through implementing effective engineering practices.
Gary Gruver , VP of QE, Release and Operations, Macys.com
In his 23 years of high tech experience, Gary Gruver has led a large organization (400+ developers) at HP on a journey from waterfall to agile development. Gary is passionate about helping large organizations dramatically improve productivity of software development. He is currently working for Macy's.com as the VP of QE, Release and Operations learning about e-commerce and leading a transition toward continuous delivery. He has taken his observations from HP and co-authored "A Practical Approach to Large-Scale Agile Development".
Paul Rogers, Chief Development Officer at GE Software
Paul Rogers is the Chief Development Officer for GE's Advanced Solutions Group and is responsible for creating solution and service offerings working closely with GE's businesses. In addition, Paul is the executive champion of Industrial Internet solutions for the Oil and Gas division. Before this position, he was a Senior General Manager for GE Energy. In this capacity, he managed a $165M operation where he led 800+ employees across 9 countries and 14 locations to orchestrate a global product development strategy for the emerging Oil and Gas and SmartGrid markets. Paul has been the recipient of numerous GE accolades for engineering product quality, leadership, productivity and risk reduction initiatives. He earned his MS in Chemical Engineering from San Jose State University.
Gene Kim, Author of "The Phoenix Project: A Novel About IT, DevOps, and Helping Your Business Win"
Gene Kim is a huge fan of IT operations, and how it can enable developers to maximize throughput of features from "code complete" to "in production," without causing chaos and disruption to the IT environment. He has worked with some of the top Internet companies on improving deployment flow and increasing the rigor around IT operational processes.
Robert Baillargeon, Vice President of Engineering, Sodius
What is the Automotive Workbench Solution? It’s a software and systems engineering development workbench, founded in a cloud-based, multi-vendor offering (Electric Cloud, CloudOne, Sodius, MethodPark, and IBM) that provides a one-stop shopping and delivery vehicle to you and your engineers. Electric Cloud's partner, Sodius, presents the benefits of the Automotive Workbench Solution at Spark 2013.
Providing a centralized system to manage the pipelines for all your applications can be daunting. Enabling several disparate teams to achieve continuous delivery can sound unrealistic. How do you satisfy the need for visibility, scalability, consistency, repeatability, and flexibility with a single tool? Learn how Electric Cloud created a solution to help you accomplish these goals.
Manish Aggarwal, Principal Engineer, Software, LSI
LSI had a large and growing number of test cases for testing different variants of chipsets, features and platforms. QA was unable to handle the scale of testing needed for a release. An automation solution was devised around Electric Cloud's ElectricCommander to allow test case selection based on multiple user-selected criteria and then execute those set of test cases manually or on a schedule. Results of those test cases were automatically emailed to users. This presentation describes improvements the automated system brought to the LSI team.
Hundreds of organizations and thousands of developers across the world use Electric Cloud’s ElectricAccelerator. They already benefit from the advanced, sophisticated, software build acceleration solution, which is optimized for Visual Studio and make-based development environments. With the latest ElectricAccelerator release of the Visual Studio integration, the product took a leap forward in terms of usability and configurability for an optimized software build environment. Combine that enhanced usability with the incredible build performance of the ElectricAccelerator engine which can speed builds by up to 15x, and you have a turnkey solution to create a world-class build cloud.
Join us in this webinar to learn about:
-The new capabilities of the ElectricAccelerator-Visual Studio integration
-How to reap the benefits of this release in your existing build environment
-Upcoming product benefits
John Penoyer, Group Manager, Engineering Panasonic, Steve Brodie, CEO Electric Cloud & John McDonald, CEO CloudOne
Join a special panel of experts from Panasonic, CloudOne and Electric Cloud who have collaborated with several automotive ecosystem partners to deliver a first-to-market cloud experience for software development. In this Webinar, you will learn about:
•How Panasonic is leveraging cloud-based common platform to support globally integrated, always-on development of PASA in-vehicle systems.
•Motivations and real-life experience moving an Engineering Enterprise to the Cloud
•Improving utilization through the distribution of work across shared cloud resources
•The role of automation, cloud, and build acceleration in reducing idle wait states to enable more testing opportunities
•Leveraging continuous delivery and DevOps with existing ALM tools
Jeffery Hammond, VP and Principal Analyst at Forrester and Anders Wallgren, CTO at Electric Cloud
Are you overwhelmed with the challenges of releasing today's complex business applications? Does it feel like you will never able to hit the market window or quality bar set by your business peers?
An effective release management process is a critical capability for organizations that want to get an edge on their competition through innovative software systems and services. Putting process guidelines in place and automating the build process are good first steps, but there are many additional tactics that organizations can use to increase their release capacity, from time-boxed releases, to milestone release schedule, up through continuous delivery of software changes.
Join Forrester VP and Principal Analyst Jeffrey Hammond and Electric Cloud CTO Anders Wallgren as they discuss five specific ways to streamline your release management processes with an eye toward faster, more predictable delivery of world class software.
Christopher Rommel, VP of Embedded Technology at VDC
We all know that Agile enables software organizations to continuously deliver working software faster to customers (internal or external). This helps software teams to not only deliver products faster but also in tune with the changing market needs. In practice however, organizations still struggle to get the full benefits of Agile methodology because they have not fully automated their practices (development, build, test, release).
Join us to hear Christopher Rommel, VP of M2M and Embedded Technology at VDC, address the fundamental issues and recommendations you should consider as you adopt Agile:
1. Drivers for adopting Agile
2. Critical organizational, process and tooling issues to consider and pitfalls to avoid
3. Recommendations on how to do this right by automating your processes
Automate & Accelerate Your Software Development & Deployment
Electric Cloud solutions automate and accelerate the software application development and delivery (build-test-release-deploy) process, enabling organizations to deliver their business-critical applications to market faster, with higher quality and improved infrastructure utilization. Leader in Continuous Delivery, DevOps and Agile enablement technology