Education Series

Keyhole Announces Education Series: Continuous Delivery With GitOps and Top Security Mistakes in AppDev

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We are excited to announce the August 2022 Keyhole Education Series!

This series consists of two educational lunch and learn events open to the public. The presentations are geared to benefit software developers who are implementing or interested in using GitOps, Kubernetes, DevSecOps, and Security.

Application Security Whitepaper

White Paper: Security Best Practices in Application Development

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This white paper provides key takeaways for application stewards and software leaders to improve application security, with examples of common application security liabilities and suggestions for remediation. Topics include:

An in-depth look into Security Culture and the importance of the people element in adopting a security-first outlook.
An explanation of common application practices we frequently see in the wild that can be inherently risky, with suggestions for best practices.
A security checklist to determine critical areas of higher risk to prioritize in your journey to a more secure application.
An explanation of the security Surface Area and how to minimize it starting from your source code.
Strategies to protect Authentication and Authorization and a comparison between Third-Party solutions and rolling your own auth.
A deep dive into built-in Application Security and an exploration of strategies that might help your business, including Network-Level Security, WAF, Payload Encryption, SSL, Cloud Configuration, and SIEM…

Designing Digital Product Without User Data

Designing Digital Products Without User Research

Rus Anderson Consulting, Design, UI/UX Leave a Comment

Often, we are approached by startups and established companies with an idea for a new product. Just as often, there is little to no user base from which to conduct research. In this blog, we’ll look at how to understand the product, its potential users, and how to create the application with minimal user data and investment.

Code a Christmas Game ... with Cats!

Code a Family Christmas Game …With Cats

Ryan Brewer Community, Tutorial Leave a Comment

Have kiddos at home for break this time of year? If so, I’m sure you’ll appreciate this quick, fun boredom killer. We’ll create a game for you and your family, and the best part: your kids can create the whole thing!

Play as the Christmas Tree Star, who’s been knocked off the tree by the (crazy) house cat. Like every Star, you’re far from helpless. You’ll jump your way back to the top. But beware! The (truly crazy) cat is still inside the tree …with black eyes open wide …hunting you.

Increasing Emotional Intelligence As Remote Developers

John Hoestje Consulting, Soft Skills Leave a Comment

As software developers in 100% remote work environments, we now have additional challenges stemming from the loss of face-to-face communication. In many situations, this can lead to harmful trends in coworker interactions—less job satisfaction, co-worker interactions, and overall team success. One way to combat this negative side effect of remote work is to increase Emotional Intelligence as an individual software developer.

In this blog, we discuss how interactions between software developers are affected by Emotional Intelligence (EQ). In addition to the basic components of EQ, we discuss suggestions for improving Emotional Intelligence in common interactions experienced by software developers.