According to NextGov, the Homeland Security Department is looking beyond the “DevOps” trend — blending development teams with operations teams to encourage closer collaboration and quick deployments — with the intention of adding security teams into the mix.
The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has put out a request for information that asks agencies to demonstrate how they would apply this new focus –“DevSecOps” — to fields like big data, analytics and machine learning, including neural networks and artificial intelligence.
The request noted vendors would eventually be tasked with applying that technology and management approach to systems in cloud environments, including those provided by Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud. In the future, new DevSecOps-themed contracts or contracting vehicles could help other parts of DHS use this approach, the RFI said.
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