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451 Research: Securing Open Source

In this report, we look at how the boom in OSS adoption has also led to an increase in awareness of open source risks, from licensing issues to security – and the measures required to protect organizations against those risks.

We examine two incidents in particular – the Heartbleed vulnerability and the 2017 Equifax data breach – and how those events have shone a glaring light on the gaps organizations face in protecting themselves.

Download the 451 Research report and learn more about:

  • the risks of adopting open source components and how these affect application and software security; and
  • technologies specifically intended to address open source risks, such as Software Composition Analysis.