Open source software: Why vulnerability risks are on the rise

The State of Open Source Software: Vulnerability Risks are on the Rise

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According to Gartner, open source software (OSS) usage has reached epidemic proportions with 95% of IT organizations leveraging OSS in critical apps.

Coupled with the glaring truth that last year most organizations knew about less than 10% of the number of OSS libraries per project they used, the ramifications for securing these apps are staggering.

In this resource, uncover:
• 3 recent examples of cyberattacks that leveraged OSS
• 4 software trends lending themselves to OSS usage
• 5 vulnerability recommendations to mitigate OSS risk
• 6 top compliance trends of OSS in 2017
• And more

Vendor:
Flexera Software
Posted:
19 Jul 2017
Published:
19 Jul 2017
Format:
PDF
Length:
12 Page(s)
Type:
White Paper
Language:
English
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