GitLab conducts an annual Field Security Study to document areas of concern or improvement identified with GitLab's enterprise security, market competitiveness, and ability to support its customers' needs. By assessing the perceived impact rating and providing clear and centralized insight on customer feedback to GitLab's leadership, we can drive cross-organizational alignment on a strategy to iterate on GitLab's product and security programs.
Reports are considered Internal
Annually during Q4
Julia Lake, Sr. Director, Security Assurance
The Field Security team is responsible for collecting and analyzing the data, crafting and validating potential solutions, and tracking future remediation activities.
The data for this report is collected from various sources, including:
The quarterly Field Security research reports will be a primary input when developing the annual Field Security Study.
The following analysis will occur based on the collected data:
A detailed report is produced and provided to relevant internal stakeholders for consideration. Prioritized concerns will also be documented in GitLab issues by the Field Security team and assigned to the appropriate team members.