Understanding and Using the CycloneDX SBOM Standard

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Steve Springett, Chair, CycloneDX Core Working Group

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Since launching in 2017, CycloneDX has gained popularity as a lightweight software bill of materials (SBOM) specification. And, that growth has only accelerated in the months since CycloneDX was highlighted in the U.S. government's 2021 cybersecurity executive order as an approved SBOM export format. Join Steve Springett, Chair of the CycloneDX Core Working Group, for an in-depth look at the current state of the specification — and for practical guidance on using CycloneDX in your organization. We'll discuss: -Elements of a CycloneDX SBOM -Top CycloneDX SBOM use cases -CycloneDX vs. SPDX and other popular SBOM formats -Best practices for generating and importing CycloneDX SBOMs

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