6 Reasons Why More Automation Means More Secure Software

In an age when applications are broken down into microservices, and networks are distributed across regions and clouds, software is being produced faster than ever, in smaller and smaller components.

The growing complexity — and the ever-increasing security threats to the software supply chain — are often too much for mere human engineers to manage.

The only way to keep up? With automation.

Automation can “develop velocity and the speed at which organizations can bring solutions to market,” Arnal Dayaratna, an analyst who leads software developer research at International Data Corporation (IDC), told The New Stack. “The single biggest problem we have is how long it takes to get the code out.”

Read full article at The New Stack.