DevSecOps and Military Applications

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DevSecOps and Military Applications

Course Description

DevSecOps is a critical component in modern software engineering. Through DevSecOps principles and practices, an organization can deliver software-enabled capabilities rapidly while ensuring quality and security. The DevSecOps and Military Applications course provides a detailed understanding of DevSecOps principles and practices tailored to the perspective of Department of Defense (DoD) practitioners. Through a combination of lectures and hands-on labs, students will learn the fundamentals of DevSecOps and how they can be applied in practice. The class will discuss both web applications and embedded applications.

Course Content


  • Modern software development lifecycle
  • Methodology evolution: Agile, Lean, XP
  • Criticality of culture
  • Applicability across technologies


  • Build automation
  • Test automation
  • Release automation
  • Artifact management/release management


  • Moving security left
  • Continuous vulnerability analysis/security scanning
  • Software supply chain and dependency management


  • Unit/functional/integration test automation
  • Test-driven development/behavior-driven development
  • Continuous test coverage analysis
  • Hardware-in-the-loop test automation


  • Micro-services Architecture
  • Infrastructure as code and configuration management
  • Virtualization and containerization


  • Process metrics
  • Continuous improvement


  • DoD DevSecOps reference design
  • Software factories
  • ATO/continuous ATO
Requirements & Materials



  • Laptop

Session Details

  • Special Discounts: Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) employees are eligible to receive a discount.  If you are a GTRI employee, please go to the Organizational Development website and look for the coupon code under GT Professional Development. Review coupon instructions for more information.

Who Should Attend

This course is designed for software engineers, systems engineers, test engineers, platform engineers, system administrators, DevOps engineers, and project managers involved in the development of military applications.

Working professionals attending a Defense Tech course

What You Will Learn

  • An introduction to and history of DevSecOps
  • Continuous integration and continuous delivery
  • How to build and manage the development and delivery pipeline
  • Artifact management and release management
  • How to manage your software supply chain
  • Infrastructure as Code and configuration management
  • Virtualization and containerization
Cyber security professional working in data security center

How You Will Benefit

  • Understand how DevSecOps is critical to successful modern software engineering.
  • Know and apply DevSecOps principles and practices.
  • Obtain hands-on experience with in-class labs building a delivery pipeline on a custom DevSecOps platform built on Kubernetes.
  • Become familiar with build automation, automated testing, continuous integration, continuous delivery, and deployment automation.
  • Understand how to build security into the automated build and delivery process.
  • Learn the value of Infrastructure as Code and learn how to provision systems using automated tooling.
  • Gain an understanding of the requisite culture at the heart of DevSecOps.
  • Learn about DoD DevSecOps activities including Software Factories.
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The course schedule was well-structured with a mix of lectures, class discussions, and hands-on exercises led by knowledgeable and engaging instructors.

- Abe Kani


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