How Open Source Components Increase Speed - and Fraud Risk
Open source and third-party components help developers build and deploy applications faster. But with increased speed comes greater risk that could lead to fraud. Vulnerabilities in components are a hidden cost of free software. And their widespread use creates opportunities for attackers looking to exploit the most possible victims by breaching a single vulnerability, which could lead to later incidents of fraud. To reduce these risks, development and security teams need strategies for tackling the challenge of securing their applications from vulnerabilities in third-party and open source components.
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What you will learn from this session:
- Why development teams use components and how components ultimately create greater fraud risk
- How to reduce risk through strategies including component inventories and developer education
- How software composition analysis technologies can help you keep track of your component use and be ready when a vulnerability hits the news