With the acceleration of modern development lifecycles and the breakdown of an undocumented software supply chain, risk windows have been opened. This leaves you exposed to security threats and data breaches. We’ll explore best practices for implementing an Open Source Software management strategy to detect, track and mitigate these risks. And you can continue using and re-using open source safely and effectively.

Speakers

Jeffrey Luszcz, Vice President Product Management, Flexera
Jeff Luszcz is a VP of Product Management at Flexera, the leading provider of next-generation software licensing, compliance, security and installation solutions for application producers and enterprises. Prior to Flexera, Jeff was the Founder and CTO of Palamida, a leading provider of open source discovery and vulnerability management tools. Since 2004, he has helped hundreds of software companies understand how to best use open source while complying with their license obligations and keeping on top of security issues.

Aaron Goldberg, Contributing Editor, IDG SMS
Aaron Goldberg is a renowned industry and marketing analyst in the information technology industry, spending more than 30 years working with senior executive management at IT vendors and many IT professionals as well. He is well known for his succinct and realistic style, and his ability to distill the key issues for end customers, marketers, and IT staff. He also runs many face-to-face CIO Roundtables, and events for Senior IT Professionals each year in topics such as Servers, Virtualization, Security, Cloud, Printing/Output, Enterprise Software, Data Center Operations, Business Intelligence, and others. Mr. Goldberg spent the first 15 years of his career at IDC running the Desktop/Printer/Peripherals Group. He then went to Ziff-Davis, in 1992, as CEO of InfoCorp, their market research company. Mr. Goldberg joined the Ziff corporate headquarters team in 1999 to develop state of the art marketing programs and content, driven by customer’s real world issues, for virtually all leading IT vendors. He launched Content4IT in 2012.

Securing Open Source in Your Code