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Insight is the Key to Understanding Your Application’s Security Posture

The official definition of insight is “the capacity to gain an accurate and deep intuitive understanding of a person or thing.” Having complete insight into your application’s security risks is the key to making them secure and compliant.  Most organizations look at application security risk in individual silos of their application architectures and not how […]

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Can You Draw Out Your Application Architecture?

Drawing a picture sounds like an easy request. A request probably more suited to a kindergartener than a tech industry blog, but it is a serious question. I am not asking you to draw a picture of your family pet or favorite vacation spot but an exact picture of your application architecture. Now you see […]

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How to Detect Architecture Drift

Bionic allows teams to detect, and manage application drift in real-time. Drift in this context doesn’t relate to infrastructure as drift rarely occurs with infrastructure-as-code in ephemeral environments. Bionic allows teams to quickly baseline and lock in their application architectures, so they have drift policies that can notify them in real-time should an architecture change. […]

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Deeper Dive: Cloud Migrations Challenges

In our previous blog about cloud migrations & dependencies, we discussed the importance of understanding application dependencies when performing cloud migration and modernization projects. There are a handful of challenges that those projects introduce, including: The manual burden of documentation & collaboration Lack of application visibility Application complexity We dive deeper into those challenges below. […]

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Why Drift is a Problem for DevOps

Continuous Delivery (CD) and Infrastructure as Code (IaC) means apps, clusters, and environments are constantly changing in your business. Drift occurs when an app, microservice, or infrastructure ‘drifts’ out of its intended configuration or approved operating boundaries. In short, drift is difficult to detect and introduces risk which isn’t seen or managed until something serious […]

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How to Accelerate Cloud Migration & Modernization

Bionic provides teams with a real-time living architecture map of their applications, showing all services, APIs, libraries, dependencies, and data flows. You can think of it as a visual software bill of materials or an SBOM, as it’s called. This is particularly useful for understanding black box applications, accelerating cloud migrations, or even refactoring monolithic […]

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Cloud Migrations Fail Without Dependencies

Understanding dependencies is everything when it comes to cloud migrations. If you get this wrong, the entire cloud migration can fail. Right now, companies are relying on manual documentation and people to map and understand application dependencies and data flows. This process can take sometimes between 6-12 months and are prone to mistakes. For those […]

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WTFIGO: What The !$%# Is Going On In Your Applications?

Do you ever ask yourself ‘What the Fudge’ is going on in my apps? Yes, I know you thought the acronym meant something else, but I am trying to keep this blog PG; but please feel free to define the abbreviation however you want. It is an easy question to ask, but with today’s distributed […]