New software security data demonstrates that Software Composition Analysis (SCA) will help bolster the safety and integrity of open-source software usage for organizations in the Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) region in particular. The EU Cyber Resilience Act makes this research especially crucial and timely. Let’s dive in and look at recommendations for EMEA teams wanting to secure cloud-native development.
Weaknesses within software supply chains create a foothold for exploitation from cyberattacks. The problem is so significant that even the White House released an Executive Order that speaks directly on this topic. “The Federal Government must take action to rapidly improve the security and integrity of the software supply chain,” states the Executive Order emphatically. Now, you may be wondering what your organization can do to mitigate this risk.
We’re thrilled to announce that Snyk was named a Leader in The Forrester Wave™: Software Composition Analysis (SCA), Q2 2023 report! We believe this recognition — and the fact that we are ranked highest in the Strategy category out of all evaluated vendors — highlights the work we’ve done at Snyk to disrupt the industry with developer-centric application security solutions to help companies secure their software supply chain.
Open source code is everywhere, and it needs to be managed to mitigate security risks. Developers are tasked with creating engaging and reliable applications faster than ever. To achieve this, they rely heavily on open source code to quickly add functionality to their proprietary software. With open source code making up an estimated 60-80% of proprietary applications’ code bases, managing it has become critical to reducing an organization’s security risk.
Protecting the software supply chain is now a major organizational priority. Two weapons in the arsenal to help protect against data breaches and digital attacks are software supply chain security and software composition analysis (SCA). Here’s a look at Software Supply Chain Security vs SCA. The world today runs on software and ensuring it is reliable and secure can be a dicey proposition.