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Executive Brief: Addressing Security Concerns in Open Source Components

This executive brief summarizes the findings of an independent and comprehensive security review of the 31 most commonly used open source components and provides practical guidance and best practices for addressing security risks.

This executive brief summarizes the findings of an independent and comprehensive security review of the 31 most commonly used open source components and provides practical guidance and best practices for addressing security risks. Material was gathered from analysis conducted by researchers at Aspect Security using data from the Central Repository, the industry’s principal source for open source components, and a global Sonatype survey of 2,550 developers, architects, and industry experts.

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