Understanding Modern Software Development: What Security Professionals Need to Know
Ryan Lloyd, VP of Products at Veracode, recently sat down with Scott Ward, Principal Solutions Architect of Emerging Partners at AWS– Amazon Web Services, to discuss the recent changes in software development, their implications on security, and what security professionals need to know about this new landscape.
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There has been a noticeable shift from a monolithic architecture to services- or microservices-oriented architecture. Microservices architecture entails breaking applications into smaller, interconnected services instead of one large, monolithic application.
The reason for the shift is likely due to the fact that microservices architecture is faster to develop and easier to maintain. Unlike monolithic applications that are hard to make changes to, microservice applications can be adjusted on the fly.