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Your open source security problem is worse than you think

Discussion in 'Network World' started by RSS, Jun 1, 2016.

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    The 200 applications reviewed by Black Duck Software for its "State of Open Source Security in Commercial Applications" report used an average of 105 open source components, comprising 35% of the code. That's twice as much open source as the companies participating in Black Duck's audits were aware they used, according to the report.

    With this in mind, the report's findings, summarized in the infographic below, are cause for even greater concern.

    [ Also on CSOonline: Review: 5 application security testing tools compared ]

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