Erik Dietrich

Erik Dietrich is a veteran of the software world and has occupied just about every position in it: developer, architect, manager, CIO, and, eventually, independent management and strategy consultant. This breadth of experience has allowed him to speak to all industry personas and to write several books and countless blog posts on dozens of sites.

OWASP Top 10 Overview

By Erik Dietrich on June 22, 2020 OWASP

4 minute read time

Caroline Wong is a Chief Strategy Officer who teaches the OWASP Top 10. She uses memorable analogies to explain all ten.
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Observability Made Easy with Synthetic Monitoring

By Erik Dietrich on June 16, 2020 python

3 minute read time

A small number of apps disproportionately skewed aggregate metrics and sent false alarms. The solution was DIY synthetic monitoring using Python.
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DevOps Table Stakes: The Minimum Amount Required to Play the Game

By Erik Dietrich on June 12, 2019 Devops

4 minute read time

At the 2019 Nexus User Conference Aaron Rinehart talked about DevOps table stakes—what's necessary to even come to the table and play the game these days.
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Publishing Private NPM Packages to Nexus

By Erik Dietrich on June 12, 2019 How-To

4 minute read time

From DRY principle, sharing code within an organization, and keeping code secure, there are many reasons you may want to publish private NPM packages to Nexus. Today, we show you the how.
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OSS Endgame: Nexus Firewall as Your Shield Against Open Source Invasions

By Erik Dietrich on June 12, 2019 Nexus Firewall

3 minute read time

Put simply, Nexus Firewall enables the heroes. Mike Van Doren walked through how to get started using it at the 2019 Nexus User Conference.
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Maturing DevOps in TD Bank

By Erik Dietrich on June 12, 2019 Devops

3 minute read time

TD Bank has big global growth goals, but are also working toward a huge digital transformation. This combo has driven the need for organizational change toward DevOps. TD Bank shared their story at
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Containers Are Just Another Piece of the Puzzle - Protect Them To Secure Your Business

By Erik Dietrich on June 12, 2019 devsecops

4 minute read time

Saying - let's start using containers - isn't a solution. It's just a piece of a much larger puzzle. At the 2019 Nexus User Conference, ABN AMRO shared how you should start to tackle it.
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The Key to Enterprises Remaining Competitive Is Safe Open Source

By Erik Dietrich on October 30, 2018 Enterprise DevOps

6 minute read time

Enterprises Need Open Source, And Everyone Needs Security. The Only Way Forward Lies in Responsible, Vetted Open Source Governance.
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