TechWireTechWire reports on the cybersecurity challenges that face governments as they work to deliver better services through data sharing, interoperability, and agile development.

Agile processes in particular can be difficult to reconcile with security unless the two are carefully melded into one process.

When it comes to agile software development, security must be part of the agile methodology’s “user stories” and should be managed and tagged as “features” in order to maintain proper focus on the importance of security, privacy and confidentiality. Similarly, “misuse” stories must be crafted and thread through the entire agile cycle. This is a significant process change for the security team, and it also creates pressure on the project team that’s trying to remain small and nimble.

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