Shifting security left. What does it mean?

Let me start by saying, I’m a massive advocate of automation. The more you can automate, the less repetitive work you’ve got on your plate and the more cool shit you can do! You know, the stuff that gets you out of bed in the morning without wanting to take a nosedive down the stairs to spend a preferable day in A&E.

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at

Have you started to shift left?

How do you think it will help you and your team?