Challenges in Securing Open Source Components

  • Date 05 Jun 2019

Challenges in Securing Open Source Components

05 Jun 2019, 13:20 - 13:45

Technology Showcase

Open Source Components can provide a huge advantage for software developers in terms of speed of delivery and range of functionality but they can also represent a huge risk in terms of security and license compliance. During this session we will review the challenges that organisations face when attempting to address the risks of open source components and how the Veracode Software Composition Analysis solution will help them to gain the benefits of OSS without the risks. 

·         Why Open Source Components?

·         Risks of Open Source Components

·         Challenges in Securing Open Source Components

·         Veracode SCA (including SourceClear Technology)


You will leave understanding: 

  1. The benefits of open source components
  2. The risks of open source components
  3. The challenges in securing open source components
  4. The benefits of utilising Veracode\'s Source Composition Analysis



  • John Smith


    Consultant Solution Architect


    John is a leading expert on Application Security Testing with Veracode in EMEA. As a Solution Architect, he spends his time helping new customers...

Business Issues covered

  1. What will this session help you to do?
    • Deliver security to drive and enable business growth‎
    • Mitigate the effects of new vulnerabilities and exploits‎




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