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Inside the world of software security

The open source community often lacks security checkpoints, and if code posesses flaws, it can leak a vulnerability into an enterprise software stack. The best defense is for companies to deploy patch management programs that cut down on the length of time a vulnerability can live in a tech stack.

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  • Log4j and the problem with trusting open source
  • NIST targets software supply chain with guidance on security standards
  • Log4j highlights ongoing cyber risk from free, open source software: Moody's
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Davide Savenije Editor-in-Chief at Industry Dive.