Custom and variant licenses: What’s in the fine print?

Wednesday, December 07, 2022

An open source audit reveals much about modern software. A thorough one will draw attention to license issues that go beyond typical open source license conflicts. The baseline finding of an audit is a complete, accurate software Bill of Materials (SBOM) of open source and third-party software in the code. That’s table stakes to providing analysis about …

I have my Black Duck Audit reports; What’s next?

Wednesday, November 23, 2022

Get the most out of your Black Duck Open Source Audit by understanding the report components and next steps you need to take. Black Duck® Open Source Audit reports provide a tremendous amount of information. We have been performing audits and delivering results to customers for over 15 years, and we continue to seek to …

Understanding the hows and whys of open source audits

Wednesday, October 19, 2022

If you’re part of a modern business that does any software development, your dev teams are using open source components to move quickly, save money, and leverage community innovation. If you’re a law firm or a consultant, your clients use open source. And if you’re on the lookout for your next acquisition, you’ll be evaluating …