“GitLab on Tuesday announced it now offers out-of-the-box authentication for common access cards (CACs) — a widely-used US Defense Department credential. The new security feature will automate the sign-on process for GitLab customers with a CAC, helping them work more efficiently.”
“Offering support for CAC authentication is the latest step GitLab has taken to build up its public sector business. It also recently launched one-way transfers (OWT) for both the public and financial sectors, enabling code to be written on a low-security or unclassified network and then pushed to a high-security network. The devOps application has also created a subsidiary, GitLab Federal to work with US agencies. Already, nearly 200 public sector agencies are using GitLab, including the US Department of Homeland Security, the US Air Force and the US Army.” Read the full article here.
Source: GitLab eyes more public sector business – By Stephanie Condon, January 22, 2019. ZDNet.