In episode 45 of the Cybersecurity Minute, Robert Wood explains why security teams must work on producing clean the Software Bill of Materials (SBOM) artifacts on the products they’re selling.
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00:30 — SBOMs are important in the industry because they serve as a standardized artifact in developmental processes as well as for security and compliance. SBOMs are “where things are going.”
00:52 — Security leaders need to be preparing their teams to generate SBOM artifacts on the products they are selling or operating, making sure they are “relatively clean,” says Robert.
01:18 — Creating clean SBOMs means “working in open-source library upgrades and version upgrades into vulnerability management processes.” Robert encourages security teams to start producing SBOM artifacts so teams do not find themselves scrambling to catch up.
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