The world has seen a new reliance on digital solutions during the pandemic. Digitalisation has stepped in to bridge the gaps left by mandatory shutdowns and social distancing rules. The pandemic has made developing and updating apps not just a nice-to-have marketing tool, but a necessary task for business survival. Without digital tools and technologies, we wouldn’t be able to shop, work or stay in touch with each other.
Because of this difficult situation between pandemic-induced operational priorities and an urgent need to innovate, security and DevOps teams are (seemingly) left with two options: sacrifice speed for security, or sacrifice security for speed. However, we think there are better ways forward.