Scaling Feature Flags: Security Considerations

With an increasing number of users, possibly even across teams, security quickly becomes a big concern—especially at large enterprises with a lot of sensitive information at stake. Whether you decide to invest in scaling your own self-built feature flagging system or whether you move to an external tool, you will need to make decisions around […]

With an increasing number of users, possibly even across teams, security quickly becomes a big concern—especially at large enterprises with a lot of sensitive information at stake. Whether you decide to invest in scaling your own self-built feature flagging system or whether you move to an external tool, you will need to make decisions around a few key security-related points, including governance, audit logs, data privacy and enterprise security protocols. Otherwise, you run the risk of a non-technical person clicking on something they have no business accessing, potentially causing some sort of catastrophic event—or you risk developer time getting eaten away by housekeeping activities that would be easy enough for non-technical teams to manage on their own.
Source: CloudBees