Macquarie Group is set to embed a 'secure by design' ethos into its global development efforts, transforming part of its approach to cyber security in the process.
The Australian-headquartered financial services group is in the process of standing up a new 'secure by design' global function that will be staffed by a team of security architects and consultants.
Macquarie Group said in a recruitment advertisement that it wanted to "further embed a shift left methodology" for security, both within the new 'secure by design' global function, and more broadly across the group's operations.
iTnews understands the newly-created head of secure by design' role is part of a DevSecOps drive that will see the institution combine its existing security assurance and security architecture services into an end-to-end service for internal stakeholders, such as development teams.
Macquarie is known to have embraced DevOps and been embedding a 'shift left' mindset with regards to software testing since at least mid-2019.
It appears this approach is being further expanded by building in security guidelines and checks as well.
Executives indicated that the establishment of a global 'secure by design' function amounted to a " ..
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