2023 OSSRA: A deep dive into open source trends

Wednesday, April 12, 2023

Open source is everywhere, as is the need to properly manage it. Get the latest open source trends from the 2023 OSSRA report. It’s that time of year again: Now in its 8th edition, the Synopsys “Open Source Security and Risk Analysis” (OSSRA) report launched earlier this week. This year’s report, produced by the Synopsys Cybersecurity Research Center (CyRC), …

Smart home under fuzzing

Thursday, October 06, 2022

Smart homes rely on secure devices. Fuzz testing identifies software vulnerabilities in smart devices by fuzzing wireless and IoT protocols. The Internet of Things (IoT) has been a buzzword for years, but have you noticed that something has changed around you? Take a moment to think about your home. How many connected devices can you …

software license

Five types of software licenses you need to understand

Thursday, September 22, 2022

If a company creates software, it also reuses code, including code snippets, libraries, functions, frameworks, and entire applications. In fact, in most applications the majority of the code comprises reused third-party components. And all software code comes with certain rights and obligations if used by others or incorporated in a company’s codebase. Even code snippets …

Black Duck Open Source Audits: Working through licensing issues like a pro

Thursday, May 26, 2022

It’s critical to have the right people and approach when it comes to understanding and resolving licensing issues in open source audits. Many of our regular Black Duck Audit customers have well-honed processes that kick in after we deliver reports. We’ve gleaned some ideas and approaches from working with these clients and the biggest pro …

2022 OSSRA report

2022 OSSRA discovers 88% of organizations still behind in keeping open source updated

Thursday, May 05, 2022

Open source is everywhere, as is the need to properly manage it. Get the latest open source trends from the 2022 OSSRA report. It’s the time of the year when Spring is springing, and we release the annual Synopsys Open Source Security and Risk (OSSRA) report, with the 7th edition of OSSRA out this week. This year’s …