WSA 001 DEVSECOPS for the DoD: Fundamentals
This service-tailorable “DevSecOps for the DoD” foundations workshop provides an overview of how DevSecOps assists DoD organizations transition from existing policies, processes and procedures into a more efficient, effective and automated process using secure, reliable, and rapid software development, delivery, and deployment.

It facilitates introductions to DoD DSO frameworks such as DoD DevSecOps Platform (DSOP) and Navy’s Compile to Combat in 24 Hours (C2C24) DSO framework; successful security approaches that support continuous ATO (cATO) (pioneered by Army leadership); and DoD Enterprise Services (e.g., Air Force Platform One and Navy’s Agile Core Services). These frameworks and approaches enable PEOs to deliver capabilities securely, reliably, and rapidly to the Warfighter in potentially hours.

This workshop covers the “Why,” the “What,” and the “How” in a flow that explains the foundational blocks of DoD DSO implementation. During this offering, Full-Stack DSO Engineers and industry practitioners provide a live, hands-on DSO pipeline demonstration showing how Test Driven Development (TDD), Continuous Integration (CI), and Continuous Delivery and Deployment (CD) enables (a) DoD’s strategy to Shift Left and (b) the rapid delivery of valuable capabilities (via software) to the Warfighter at the speed of relevance.

Participants identify their top needs to implement DSO such as leading change of the "frozen middle" and overcoming a risk averse culture. As a group, the participants discuss how to overcome these barriers, and commit to specific behaviors they would implement/lead upon return to home station.

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Target Attendees
This workshop suitable for a variety of personnel:
  • Technical and non-technical DoD acquisition workforce members
  • Those not familiar with modern software development delivery methodologies, practices and principles
  • Foundational for all ACQ career fields (e.g. PM, ENG, T&E, Cyber, LOG, CON/FM)
  • Ideal cohort brings together diverse (government/contractor) members of the program team including developers, security, IT operations, and program management
Recommended Prerequisites:
  • CLE 075
  • CLE 076
  • ACQ 1700
  • WSA 004
Predecessor Course(s)
Predecessor Predecessor Course Title PDS Code Expires On
None None None None
Course Length
2-days classroom; 3-days virtual classroom
Additional Course Information
Delivery Mode Workshop
Equivalent Courses  N/A
Availability All
PDS Code  N/A
Walk-ins Authorized  No
Pre-work required   No
First Offering  5/1/2020
ACE Recommended Credits  N/A
Continuous Education Units  0
Continuous Learning Points 21 
Reservist Retirement Points 0  
Historical Allocations Mouse Over for Past CEU/CLPs
Fulfillment Eligible   N/A
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  • Tailored, virtual instruction delivered upon request.
  • Fee-For-Service (FFS) arrangements may be required.
  • Non-FFS offerings available for registration through the DAU Virtual Campus