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DevSecOps with GitLab

Integrating security into your DevOps lifecycle is easy with GitLab. Security is built-in, out of the box, giving you the visibility and control necessary to protect the integrity of your software supply chain, software factory, and its deliverables.

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THE DevSecOps platform for end-to-end security

GitLab is known for industry-leading Source Code Management (SCM) and Continuous Integration (CI). Developers want to use GitLab. We make it easy to include security. Focus on apps, not tool maintentnance, while improving collaboration and transparency for one predictable cost.

The GitLab difference
One platform, one price, with comprehensive app sec for both dev and sec
Application Security Testing Vulnerability Management Protect deployed apps
Compliance framework for consistency, common controls, policy automation.
Compliance capabilities Compliance features Security policy configuration
See who changed what, where, when, end-to-end.
Audit events Audit reports Dependency list (BOM)

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Continuous security testing capabilities

Included within all GitLab tiers

Static Application Security Testing (SAST, all tiers)

  • Scan the application to spot potential vulnerabilities at code commit, before code is merged.
  • Secret Detection prevent secrets from accidentally leaking into your Git history.

Included within the GitLab Ultimate tier

Dynamic Application Security Testing (DAST)

  • Dynamic scanning earlier in the SDLC than ever possible, by leveraging the review app CI/CD capability of GitLab.
  • Test running web applications for known runtime vulnerabilities.
  • Users can provide HTTP credentials to test private areas.

Dependency Scanning

  • Analyze external dependencies (e.g. libraries) for known vulnerabilities on each code commit with GitLab CI/CD.
  • Identify vulnerable dependencies needing updating.
  • A Dependency List (Bill of Materials) shows all dependencies used in a project.

Container Scanning

  • Check Docker images for known vulnerabilities in the application environment.
  • Avoid redistribution of vulnerabilities via container images.

License Compliance

  • Automatically search project dependencies for approved and unapproved licenses defined by your policies.
  • Custom license policies per project.
  • License analysis results are shown in the merge request pipeline alongside security vulnerabilities for immediate resolution.

Additional Capabilities

  • Auto Remediation: Auto remediation aims to automated vulnerability solution flow, and automatically create a fix. The fix is then tested, and if it passes all the tests already defined for the application, it is deployed to production.
  • Fuzz Testing: Fuzz testing acquisitions have been integrated alongside other scanners in the merge request pipeline. Apply this powerful technology to automatically test for unknown security flaws with coverage-guided fuzzing and API fuzzing

Why integration matters for DevSecOps

  • Every piece of code is tested upon commit for security threats, without incremental cost.
  • The developer can remediate now, while they are still working in that code, or create an issue with one click.
  • The security pro can see and manage unresolved vulnerabilities captured as a by-product of software development.
  • Single source of truth can focus collaboration on remediation, eliminating translation and finger pointing.
  • A single tool reduces cost to buy, integrate and maintain point solutions throughout the DevOps pipeline.

Exciting new capabilities!
We welcome your feedback and contribution to our vision and roadmap
Vulnerability Management
Evaluate vulnerabilities based upon risk and scanning vendor used.
Risk-based Triage Filter by scanner vendor
Mobile app testing
Test mobile applications within your CI pipeline including Kotlin, Swift, Objective-C, and Java.
Getting started with SAST for Android
Container Security
Protect cloud-native production applications.
Container Network Policies Container Host Security

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