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AITP Chicago's DevSecOps SIG Presents - The 2020 SolarWinds Attacks and Impacts on the Industry

  • Wed, March 16, 2022
  • 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Virtual Online Meeting

You’re Invited to an informational Virtual Meeting.   (See Registration link below)

Topic: A Discussions of the 2020 SolarWinds Attacks and Impacts on the Industry

Randy Spiess will facilitate a discussion about the 2020 SolarWinds attack that awoke a need for the industry to shift from a preventive to a diagnostic approach.

Software teams should assume that their systems are already compromised and build security into their supply chain.  Topics for consideration include:

·       State Of DevOps 2021

·       Tenable’s 2020 Threat Landscape Retrospective

·       Zero Trust Architecture

·       Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA)

·       Executive Order on Improving the Nation’s Cybersecurity (H.R. 4445)

·       DevSecOps and the OWASP Security Model


Click Here to Register to Receive a Meeting Link  You must register by 3/16 to attend!  The meeting link will be sent out the evening of 3/14 to all registrants, with a reminder sent the day of the event.  If you have not received the link by the morning of 3/15, check your spam and promotion folders.  If it is not there, send an email to and he will email you the link.

Speaker:  Randy Spiess, Agile/DevOps Management Coach at Discover Financial Services

Randy is an Agile/ DevOps Management Consultant currently with Discover Financial Services. Randy’s expertise is in helping organizations adopt servant leadership practices that help manage and lead their software teams.  Randy has spent many years managing software teams and leading improvement initiatives. Prior to joining Discover he was a teacher/ facilitator of the Accenture DevOps Academy.

Randy has had many roles in his career and is qualified to work as a; Management Consultant, Agile Coach, Scrum Master, Engineering Manager, Pre-Sales Engineer, Dev-Ops Engineer, Project Manager, Program Manager, and Process Manager.

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