Hidden Risks of Using Open Source Software

Presented by

Maciej Mansfield S.Prodct Manager WhiteSource

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With each passing year, open source software use increases. But this trend does not come without a price. Modern software's heavy reliance on open source components created space for exploitation by malicious actors. New threats are challenging to detect and to protect against. This session should arm you with knowledge about the risks and practical countermeasures you can take to avoid becoming a victim.

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