Understanding Open-Source License Risk

When someone uses an open-source software component, they automatically enter into an open-source license with the code’s author. Although open-source may seem like a free-for-all, this license is a legally binding contract that declares how and where you can use the code commercially. Usually, an open-source license permits you to freely modify a work and […]

Where Open-Source Scanning Fits into the Security Landscape

To build new technology, you need a foundation of existing technology. This is particularly true in software, where many applications rely on third-party libraries. Imagine if we had to build each component of every software product from the ground up. Every developer would need competency in several different areas, and as a result, there would […]