In episode 35 of the Cybersecurity Minute, Frank Domizio explains why software composition analysis tools should be included in cybersecurity toolkits as well as how they benefit users and developers.
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00:38 — Software composition analysis has become an integral part of cybersecurity strategies. The analysis helps to:
- Identify and fix vulnerabilities in software, including open-source libraries and container images
- Give developers the necessary information to write better code
01:07 — A crucial feature to look for within the tool is the ability to continuously monitor code bases and alert cybersecurity leaders of new vulnerabilities as they arise. Additionally, be on the lookout for remediation guidance, which helps to prioritize which vulnerabilities to address first, based on the level of risk.
01:32 — Software composition analysis tools are valuable assets to secure systems and protect organizations. They will also directly benefit software developers.
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