New Research Reveals Key Strategy to Manage Open Source Security

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Scott Crawford, Research Director at Information Security & Rami Elron, Senior Director of Product Management at WhiteSource

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According to the latest open source security research report, "The State of Vulnerabilities Management in 2018", almost 97% of developers rely upon open source components in order to develop their applications nowadays. But with the recent spike in disclosed open source vulnerabilities, the question arises whether security and development teams have the right strategy in place in order to meet their security objectives? Join Scott Crawford, Research Director at Information Security, and Rami Elron, Senior Director of Product Management at WhiteSource, as they discuss: -the current state of Open Source Security; -the challenges faced by security and development teams when handling open source vulnerabilities; and -how Open Source Security strategies need to be stepped up with the latest next-gen technology for management and prioritization

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