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The insecurity of the component lifecycle

Open source component use continues to skyrocket with applications now more than 80 percent component-based, while at the same time organizations continue to struggle with establishing policy to secure and govern component use. According to the Sonatype survey, 76 percent of organizations have no component management policies in-place.

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Infosecurity Magazine

Three-fourths of organizations lack app component policy

When it comes to developing applications, open-source component use continues to skyrocket. And like operating systems or databases, open-source components represent a rich attack vector for hackers to exploit given their commonality across organizations and applications.

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SD Times

Sonatype ushers in new era of application security aimed at eliminating risk in the modern software supply chain

Sonatype, the leader in Component Lifecycle Management (CLM), today introduced a revolutionary new approach to application security which significantly reduces the risk in using freely available, open source software (OSS) components. Sonatype CLM is the first and only solution to secure the entire component lifecycle – from design, development and deployment through production operations.

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When Nexus Alone Is Not Enough - Sonatype CLM Sneak Preview

At the end of April 2013, we announced a whole new product line,
Sonatype CLM, to help development groups make the best component
choices. CLM, Component Lifecycle Management, extends your investment in
Nexus to help inform and manage the entire software lifecycle -- from
design to production.

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SD Times

Keeping Tabs on Open-Source Components

It’s not uncommon for a software application today to consist of 80% or more open-source components, which explains enterprises’ growing use of repository managers, solutions that help them govern what open-source components are being used by their developers.

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Open Source and the Software Supply Chain: A Look at Risks vs. Rewards

Open Source and the Software Supply Chain: A Look at Risks vs. Rewards

There is a dynamic shift occurring in the software development landscape. No longer are applications written, today most are assembled using open source components. The growing reliance on externally sourced, open-source components as core building blocks for modern application development, coupled with the complexity of the ecosystem, has ushered in new risks for the software supply chain. This article will explore the licensing, security, and quality risks associated with component-based development and its direct impact on the integrity of the software supply chain.

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