Product security with DevSecOps consulting services

Ensure secure product development from the outset with an advanced lifecycle strategy

DevSecOps consulting services

Develop software based on secure-by-design concepts

Build a tailored development process that adheres to the secure software development lifecycle (S-SDLC), where compliance and cybersecurity are top priorities

Reduce costs while ensuring product security levels

Secure development processes, customized to your needs
  • Lower costs of implementing security controls

    Apply security measures at the earliest stages of design and development to optimize outgoings

  • Improve the quality of your products

    Implement security from the outset for maximum effectiveness

  • Meet security requirements and standards

    Create OWASP, NIST, GDPR, HIPAA, and PCI-DSS compliant software

  • Build security tailored to your business needs

    Design agile and user-friendly security controls using dedicated security engineers

  • Boost customer trust by protecting privacy

    Protect user privacy and build confidence by making security an integral part of your products

  • Maximum effectiveness of your security programs

    Secure products at any level of the development lifecycle, from designing, to deployment

  • Secure-by-design

    Use a secure development process to build a stable, safe, and robust product

  • Implement best cybersecurity practices

    Meet your industry's cybersecurity needs
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Netguru is our key partner in processing and securing sensitive medical data. Their professional approach and experience has supported us through many of the challenges we have faced. We look forward to future endeavors with proven confidence that Netguru will continue to deliver state-of-the-art solutions.
Sebastian Boethius

Sebastian Boëthius

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Establish secure development processes

Enhance cybersecurity and avoid implementation compromises with bespoke solutions
  • Risk assessment

    Leverage a holistic map of potential weak spots to assess technical and business risk

  • Threat modeling

    Identify security vulnerabilities and attack scenarios, and include security controls within project scope

  • Consulting and architecture analysis

    Support design and development teams with expert security knowledge and tailor-made solutions

  • CI/ CD pipeline hardening

    Reconfigure and expand processes, enabling early detection of security issues and compliance

  • Extended security testing

    Broaden security coverage with regular assessments, accelerating secure app development

  • Cloud hardening

    Pinpoint missing security controls and facilitate their implementation at config level

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Secure software development lifecycle (S-SDLC) framework

Using DevSecOps to project management according to S-SDLC – driven by business-oriented consulting, and with security paramount

How we work?

  1. Taking place in the early stages of the software development lifecycle and fundamental to the secure-by-design approach, this outlines potential risk from a business perspective.

  2. Ideal when building a product from scratch and usable at every stage of the framework, these utilize proposed use cases, test cases and user stories to identify and analyze security threats and build customized solutions.

  3. Reshape developer IT workflows to enhance resiliency, single out security errors at the development stage, and adhere to international standards and legal standards such as OWASP, NIST, HIPAA, and PCI-DSS.

  4. Extend quality assurance scope and improve continuity via audits and assessments at every sprint, quickening secure product development and reducing time-to-market, with cybersecurity out-of-the-box.

  5. Uncover misconfigurations, potential vulnerabilities and threats to cloud environments, test access and security policies, verify data protection in transit and at rest, assess and harden critical services, and offer improvement recommendations.

What are DevSecOps services?

DevSecOps services help build a secure foundation for DevOps initiatives. The meaning of DevSecOps is development, security, and operations.

DevSecOps involves considering application and infrastructure security from the outset and end to end. DevSecOps also incorporates automation, to ensure the DevOps workflow isn’t compromised.

To continuously integrate product security, it’s important to choose the right tools and integrate security right from the start.

DevSecOps approach sees security as integral to the software development lifecycle (SDLC), building it in at the start of the pipeline, and creating code with security in mind.

Our top-class DevSecOps strategies include sub-services such as risk assessment, threat modelling, and CI/CD pipeline hardening.

Differences between DevOps and DevSecOps

  • DevOps is a combo of two words: Development and operations. DevSecOps amalgamates three words: Development, security and operations.
  • DevOps bridges the gap between development teams and IT operations, ensuring collaboration. DevSecOps is integrated within DevOps, building security into every step and optimizing the DevOps strategy.
  • DevOps breaks down the organizational silos that exist between development and operations by creating a continuous delivery pipeline. DevSecOps builds security in at every stage of the development lifecycle.
  • DevOps supports the agile movement and enhances productivity and efficiency, accelerating the product launch lifecycle. DevSecOps is a security-first approach, validating security without impairing the development lifecycle, and installing security into the architecture from the very start.

DevSecOps strategy

An effective DevSecOps strategy involves three key components: Secure-by-design, defence-in-depth, and shift-left security.

Secure-by-design is a cybersecurity approach that allows businesses to automate data security controls and build security into IT processes from the outset.

It focuses on stopping a breach rather than one happening, then fixing it. Secure-by-design looks to continually manage, monitor, and maintain security risks.

The cloud makes it easier for developers to accomplish security-by-design. Originating from a military strategy, defence-in-depth is a layered security architecture that provides defence measures, in case a vulnerability is exploited or a control fails.

The idea is to delay a cyber attack rather than defeat it. Defence-in-depth utilizes physical, technical, and administrative security controls.

The secure-by-design concept forces shift-left security, meaning IT security is implemented at the earliest design stages, reducing the costs associated with exposing potential security issues further down the line.

The sooner a threat is diagnosed, the cheaper it is to remove and secure it.

Best DevSecOps methods

DevSecOps services apply security at each stage of the DevOps pipeline.

These phases include plan, code, build, test, and deploy. The tools involved include:

  • Risk assessment
  • Threat modeling
  • Consulting & architecture analysis
  • CI/CD pipeline hardening and review
  • Extended security testing with penetration testing and security audits (Black Box, Grey Box, and White Box)
  • Cloud hardening
  • Vulnerability scanning
  • Configuration hardening and review
  • Source code review
  • Red Teaming
  • Phishing tests
  • Open-source intelligence
  • Incident response and digital forensics

DevSecOps culture

DevSecOps culture focuses on uniting development, security, and operations. Normally siloed, DevSecOps installs collaboration and shared responsibilities, breaking down barriers. It offers common goals across disciplines and departments and fosters empathy.

There are four main pillars:

  • People
  • Processes
  • Technologies
  • Governance

Integrate security from the outset and at all stages

Our talented and experienced cybersecurity team offers project management according to S-SDLC, with security and compliance a top priority – especially important for health, fintech and retail

See how our support helped those companies

  • "As Digital Wealth Solutions operates in Financial Services, security is a major priority. Netguru’s security expertise has been crucial to allowing us to design, build and test a secure, bespoke platform. Netguru’s team of cybersecurity experts conduct thorough analyses that help us to identify potential threats and determine the best ways to further enhance platform security."
    Eoin O'Gorman

    Eoin O'Gorman

  • "Working with the Netguru team was an amazing experience. They have been very responsive and flexible. We definitely increased the pace of development. We’re now releasing many more features than we used to before we started the cooperation with Netguru."
    Marco Deseri

    Marco Deseri

    Chief Digital Officer
  • "My experience working with Netguru has been excellent. Outstanding software teams are resilient, and our developers at Netguru have certainly proven to be that. Our Netguru friends have become as close to team members as possible, and I am grateful for the care and excellence they have provided."
    Gerardo Bonilla

    Gerardo Bonilla

    Product Manager

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  • 600+

    People on Board

  • 1000+

    Projects Delivered

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    Our Current NPS Score

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Frequently asked questions

Learn all about DevSecOps today to protect your business in the future
Why Is DevSecOps necessary?

A DevSecOps platform bridges the gap between IT and security, implementing enhanced communication and shared responsibility at all phases of the development process.

DevSecOps helps clients build a tailored and secure product in a cost-optimal way, while meeting compliance needs.

What is DevSecOps model?

DevSecOps infrastructure focuses on providing project management according to the Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC), a framework for securely building products and apps.

Secure SDLC integrates security into development processes right from the start, optimizing costs.

What are the key principles of DevSecOps?

The key principles of an effective DevSecOps environment are secure-by-design, defence-in-depth, and shift-left security.

Secure-by-design allows businesses to automate data security controls and install security into IT processes from the outset.

Defence-in-depth provides security controls to delay a cyber attack rather than defeat it. Shift-left security involves implementing IT security from the start of the development process, reducing costs around detecting potential security issues.

Is DevSecOps a framework?

DevSecOps is a service and an approach that utilizes the Secure Software Development Lifecycle (S-SDLC) framework, where security is a top priority.

DevSecOps helps clients dealing with sensitive and risky data (particularly healthcare, retail and fintech companies) create and maintain a compliant product, according to best security standards and practices.

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