Report 19 Dec 2023

Expert View: The Essential Role of Cybersecurity Within Infrastructure as Code (IaC)

Infrastructure as code requires securing its full lifecycle, including authoring, testing, and execution. Cyber risk emerging from increased infrastructure automation cannot be solved with old approaches but demands new practices like DevSecOps, purpose-built standards, testing tools, and policy guardrails integrated across the complete lifecycle. This allows organizations to progress towards a consistent, compliant, and more secure software-driven infrastructure operating model.