Early software development followed the waterfall model, a term coined in the 1970s. In the waterfall model, the software development process was pre-planned, set in stone, with a separate phase for every step. Predictably, this made the process sluggish.
Every team involved in developing a software application was siloed and had its own priorities and processes to follow. For example, it was common for a development team to have their own timelines, only to find out that the quality assurance team was busy testing another application, and operations hadn’t been notified in time to build out the necessary infrastructure. On top of that, security often felt they weren’t taken seriously. [Read more…] about The Evolution of Software Development: From Waterfall to Continuous Security
Tushar Richabadas is a Product Manager for the Barracuda Web Application Firewall and Barracuda Load Balancer ADC. His current areas of focus are Cloud and automation. His prior roles ranged from leading networking product testing teams and technical marketing for HCL-Cisco. Tushar closely tracks the rapidly increasing impact of digital security and is passionate about simplifying digital security for everyone.