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Azure DevOps Podcast

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Apr 10, 2023

Bojan Magusic is a Product Manager on the Customer Acceleration Team and acts as a technology expert for Fortune 500 companies to help them realize the full value of Microsoft Defender for Cloud and improve their overall security posture. He has a strong passion for cybersecurity, advancing women in tech and professional development. He is very interested in building partnerships with other companies to learn how they support, advance, and retain their cyber talent. In addition to various technical certifications (18-plus and counting), he also has received certifications from INSEAD and Kellogg School of Management. Bojan resides in Dublin (Ireland), where he is living the dream!


Topics of Discussion:

[:37] Jeffrey puts out a call for those who would like to work with him.

[4:15] Bojan talks about his book, Azure Security, and what we can expect.

[5:09] Is security a job title? Where does it intersect with programming?

[9:22] What is specifically Azure security, and how is it different from general cybersecurity?

[11:44] Azure Security is practical while still having theoretical concepts that make it easier for folks who are not security engineers.

[13:15] What specifically should development teams be looking at?

[14:33] Defense in depth speaks about how you can minimize the overall risk to your environment by deploying multiple layers of security.

[19:36] What is security hygiene?

[25:25] What are Bojan’s favorite tools for static analysis security vulnerabilities?

[27:45] Why you need to make security part of the software development lifecycle.

[26:25] Bojan talks about the Microsoft DevOps Security Extension.


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