DevSecOps Toolkit

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DevSecOps Forecast

In your organization, forecasting the future is a complex and absolutely critical job. What comes next for DevSecOps?

Within the next quarter, driven by internal and external requirements, use the DevSecOps Toolkit to grow maturity and adoption of the top forecasted DevSecOps breakthrough technologies and applications.

Relevant to solving real business problems and exploiting new opportunities:

  • Identify and implement improvements to how your organization builds and deploys software securely.
  • Simplify and support development and deployment of a robust DevSecOps ecosystem.
  • Track exposure to DevSecOps principles and processes.
  • Devise opportunities to make a difference in high-assurance, cloud-native enterprise solutions.
  • Create a team managing RESTful web services and APIs.
  • Dispatch and develop threat models in conjunction with architects and software engineering staff.
  • Build a Knowledge Center in secure development principles and of DevSecOps.
  • Help create cloud infrastructure in a cost efficient manner.
  • Consult and collaborate with other internal departments to ensure features are documented and tested.
  • Inspire practical software architectural design experience.
  • Expand an entity managing designs consuming cloud services and technologies and its budget forecasting.
  • Found a shared facility managing Security Scanning Tools.
  • Merge assisting teams with cloud environment issues related to performance and configurations.
  • Create a team managing AWS and Create a team managing AWS services, components and common architecture patterns.
  • Expand an entity managing Secure Code Reviews.
  • Incorporate, take ownership and extend existing cloud & on-premise infrastructure to new heights.
  • Create a team managing using containers, including Docker or Kubernetes.
  • Introduce, design and develop solutions to secure communication and data sharing in a globally distributed service.
  • Provide full Software Configuration Management solutions to upgrade the system all the way from continuous integration to deployment to delivery.
  • Lead DevSecOps and DevOps experiences and CI/CD models.
  • Unite Software Verification Experiences.
  • Expand an entity managing micro service architecture.
  • Reconcile management responsibility of the use and operational maintenance of security-related systems and tools, actively works on tuning, enhancements, upgrades, and tool integrations.
  • Dispatch ability to create multi-stage build plans, set up triggers to start builds upon commits, and assign agents to critical builds and deployments.
  • Define software development, programming, and management tools.
  • Build a Center of Excellence in Continuous Delivery and related practices.
  • Enforce experience working in a Scrum Agile environment.
  • Ensure protocol analysis and forensic analysis experience has a Center of Excellence.
  • Unite experience in data analytics and cloud technologies.
  • Coordinate with software development teams to help ensure first time quality in your organizations tools.
  • Create a team managing Kubernetes.
  • Build Knowledge Center in secure development practices.
  • Expand an entity managing AWS cloud architecture security.
  • Diagnose IT project management, IT operations, and service management/delivery experience.
  • Complete implementations of security tooling and support common integrated development environments.
  • Quantify, design and develop mechanisms to provide safety and security for advanced database features like cloning, replication, data sharing, procedure execution.


The DevSecOps Toolkit addresses these challenges with best-practice templates, step-by-step work plans and maturity diagnostics.


STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with...

  • The latest edition of the DevSecOps Self Assessment book in PDF containing requirements to perform a quickscan, get an overview and share with stakeholders.

Organized in a data driven improvement cycle RDMAICS (Recognize, Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, Control and Sustain), check the…

  • Example pre-filled Self-Assessment Dashboard to get familiar with results generation

Then find your goals...

STEP 2: Set concrete goals, tasks, dates and numbers you can track

Featuring new and updated case-based questions, organized into seven core areas of process design, this Self-Assessment will help you identify areas in which DevSecOps improvements can be made.

10 sample questions of the standard requirements:

  1. What strategies and approaches you should consider to take advantage of capabilities and industry investment, while mitigating your risk and exposure to emerging and continuing threats?

  2. How has your development organizations adoption of formal DevOps principles and practices impacted the software development teams workload in tangible or measurable ways?

  3. Does your organization have pre-approved code modules that can be inserted into new software to accomplish standard security functions, as authentication and encryption?

  4. Can DevSecOps finally fulfill the promise of moving vulnerability discovery to the left of development process where it is cheaper and easier?

  5. Which parts of scanning can be done effectively in a fully autonomous manner, and which parts require the scanner to ask a human for help?

  6. What provisions are in place for data security including data recovery, backup, secure storage, transfer of data, and version control?

  7. What is the rationale to convert time and space complexity of known attacks into a single number for quantum and classical security?

  8. Does your organization employ any application security measures as part of its software development/production monitoring processes?

  9. How to implement app distribution and device management to create an Agile, compliant and secure mobile enterprise eco-system?

  10. How important will big data, machine learning and artificial intelligence be to your organization strategy over the next year?

Complete the self assessment, on your own or with a team in a workshop setting.

Your DevSecOps self-assessment dashboard which gives you your dynamically prioritized projects-ready tool and shows your organization exactly what to do next:

  • The Self-Assessment Dashboard; with the DevSecOps Self-Assessment and Scorecard you will develop a clear picture of which DevSecOps areas need attention, which requirements you should focus on and who will be responsible for them:

    • Shows your organization instant insight in areas for improvement: Auto generates reports, radar chart for maturity assessment, insights per process and participant and bespoke, ready to use, RACI Matrix
    • Gives you a professional Dashboard to guide and perform a thorough DevSecOps Self-Assessment
    • Is secure: Ensures offline data protection of your Self-Assessment results
    • Dynamically prioritized projects-ready RACI Matrix shows your organization exactly what to do next:


STEP 3: Implement, Track, follow up and revise strategy

The outcomes of STEP 2, the self assessment, are the inputs for STEP 3; Start and manage DevSecOps projects with the implementation resources:

  • Step-by-step DevSecOps Project Management Form Templates covering the DevSecOps project requirements and success criteria:

Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:

  1. Project Scope Statement: Any new risks introduced or old risks impacted. Are there issues that could affect the existing requirements for the result, service, or product if the scope changes?

  2. Activity Cost Estimates: What is the DevSecOps projects sustainability strategy that will ensure DevSecOps project results will endure or be sustained?

  3. Closing Process Group: What can you do better next time, and what specific actions can you take to improve?

  4. Source Selection Criteria: What does an evaluation address and what does a sample resemble?

  5. Stakeholder Management Plan: Have activity relationships and interdependencies within tasks been adequately identified?

  6. Human Resource Management Plan: Do you have the reasons why the changes to your organizational systems and capabilities are required?

  7. Stakeholder Management Plan: Will the current technology alter during the life of the DevSecOps project?

  8. Human Resource Management Plan: Based on your DevSecOps project communication management plan, what worked well?

  9. Procurement Audit: Is there no evidence of unauthorized release of information or seemingly unnecessary contacts with bidders personnel during the evaluation and negotiation processes?

  10. Change Management Plan: Are there resource implications for your communications strategy?

Step-by-step and complete DevSecOps Project Management Forms and Templates including check box criteria and templates.

1.0 Initiating Process Group:

  • 1.1 DevSecOps project Charter
  • 1.2 Stakeholder Register
  • 1.3 Stakeholder Analysis Matrix

2.0 Planning Process Group:

  • 2.1 DevSecOps project Management Plan
  • 2.2 Scope Management Plan
  • 2.3 Requirements Management Plan
  • 2.4 Requirements Documentation
  • 2.5 Requirements Traceability Matrix
  • 2.6 DevSecOps project Scope Statement
  • 2.7 Assumption and Constraint Log
  • 2.8 Work Breakdown Structure
  • 2.9 WBS Dictionary
  • 2.10 Schedule Management Plan
  • 2.11 Activity List
  • 2.12 Activity Attributes
  • 2.13 Milestone List
  • 2.14 Network Diagram
  • 2.15 Activity Resource Requirements
  • 2.16 Resource Breakdown Structure
  • 2.17 Activity Duration Estimates
  • 2.18 Duration Estimating Worksheet
  • 2.19 DevSecOps project Schedule
  • 2.20 Cost Management Plan
  • 2.21 Activity Cost Estimates
  • 2.22 Cost Estimating Worksheet
  • 2.23 Cost Baseline
  • 2.24 Quality Management Plan
  • 2.25 Quality Metrics
  • 2.26 Process Improvement Plan
  • 2.27 Responsibility Assignment Matrix
  • 2.28 Roles and Responsibilities
  • 2.29 Human Resource Management Plan
  • 2.30 Communications Management Plan
  • 2.31 Risk Management Plan
  • 2.32 Risk Register
  • 2.33 Probability and Impact Assessment
  • 2.34 Probability and Impact Matrix
  • 2.35 Risk Data Sheet
  • 2.36 Procurement Management Plan
  • 2.37 Source Selection Criteria
  • 2.38 Stakeholder Management Plan
  • 2.39 Change Management Plan

3.0 Executing Process Group:

  • 3.1 Team Member Status Report
  • 3.2 Change Request
  • 3.3 Change Log
  • 3.4 Decision Log
  • 3.5 Quality Audit
  • 3.6 Team Directory
  • 3.7 Team Operating Agreement
  • 3.8 Team Performance Assessment
  • 3.9 Team Member Performance Assessment
  • 3.10 Issue Log

4.0 Monitoring and Controlling Process Group:

  • 4.1 DevSecOps project Performance Report
  • 4.2 Variance Analysis
  • 4.3 Earned Value Status
  • 4.4 Risk Audit
  • 4.5 Contractor Status Report
  • 4.6 Formal Acceptance

5.0 Closing Process Group:

  • 5.1 Procurement Audit
  • 5.2 Contract Close-Out
  • 5.3 DevSecOps project or Phase Close-Out
  • 5.4 Lessons Learned



With this Three Step process you will have all the tools you need for any DevSecOps project with this in-depth DevSecOps Toolkit.

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose DevSecOps projects, initiatives, organizations, businesses and processes using accepted diagnostic standards and practices
  • Implement evidence-based best practice strategies aligned with overall goals
  • Integrate recent advances in DevSecOps and put process design strategies into practice according to best practice guidelines

Defining, designing, creating, and implementing a process to solve a business challenge or meet a business objective is the most valuable role; In EVERY company, organization and department.

Unless you are talking a one-time, single-use project within a business, there should be a process. Whether that process is managed and implemented by humans, AI, or a combination of the two, it needs to be designed by someone with a complex enough perspective to ask the right questions. Someone capable of asking the right questions and step back and say, 'What are we really trying to accomplish here? And is there a different way to look at it?'

This Toolkit empowers people to do just that - whether their title is entrepreneur, manager, consultant, (Vice-)President, CxO etc... - they are the people who rule the future. They are the person who asks the right questions to make DevSecOps investments work better.

This DevSecOps All-Inclusive Toolkit enables You to be that person.