Open Source Vulnerability Management in DevOps

Open Source Vulnerability Management in DevOps

Oct 14, 2020

Open source components are the foundation of every software application in every industry. But, its many benefits can often lead its consumers to overlook how open source affects the security of their application.

Open source vulnerabilities pose too great a threat and are too expansive to manage without the proper tools, policies and automation required of DevOps teams. This white paper examines the challenges and requirements of proper vulnerability management. It also highlights how Black Duck Security Advisories (BDSAs), published by the Synopsys Cybersecurity Research Center (CyRC), address these challenges.


  • Why open source vulnerability management is a challenge
  • The requirements for finding and fixing open source vulnerabilities
  • How BDSAs provide the speed, focus, and actionability organizations need to manage their open source vulnerabilities in a DevOps environment