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Automating Open Source Security: A SANS Review of WhiteSource

  • Thursday, September 27, 2018 at 10:30 AM EDT (2018-09-27 14:30:00 UTC)
  • Rami Elron, Serge Borso


  • WhiteSource

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Open source components have become the key building blocks for application development in today's market, allowing companies to assemble their products faster and more efficiently. The increasing adoption of open source components, however, has introduced new security challenges that most teams are not prepared to mitigate.

This review looks at WhiteSource's solution, which helps companies automate the entire process of open source component selection, approval and management, including detection and remediation of security and compliance issues.

Attendees at this webcast will learn how WhiteSource's solution can be easily integrated into their software development lifecycle to:

  • Detect open source vulnerabilities in real time
  • Prioritize and remediate vulnerabilities
  • Automate policy enforcements throughout the SDLC

Register to attend this webcast and be among the first to receive the associated whitepaper written by SANS community instructor and analyst, Serge Borso. Click here to view the whitepaper.

Speaker Bios

Serge Borso

Serge Borso, a SANS community instructor and analyst, teaches the DEV522 Defending Web Applications Security Essentials and SEC542 Web Application Penetration Testing and Ethical Hacking courses. As owner and principal consultant of an information security organization, he leads penetration-testing engagements and has helped dozens of organizations improve their security posture. Serge’s accomplishments include developing vulnerability management programs, creating security awareness training solutions and implementing a biometric security system for online banking. An active member in the InfoSec community, he serves on the board of directors of the large, active Denver chapter of Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP). Serge holds several security certifications, including CISSP, GPEN, GCFA and GWAPT.

Rami Elron

Rami Elron is the Senior Director of Product Management at WhiteSource. Rami has more than 25 years of experience in companies such as IBM, BMC Software and more, thereby directing large-scale projects and driving successful customer-facing, engagements in data security, data storage, data science, product management and business strategy. In addition, Rami is an acclaimed presenter and co-author of several books and international security-related standards.

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