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  • Open Source Licensing Trends: 2017 vs. 2016

    Open Source Licensing Trends: 2017 vs. 2016

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  • Top Five Prep Tips for Technical Due Diligence

    Top Five Prep Tips for Technical Due Diligence

    We all dream of creating the next big thing, getting that investment that will help get us over the finish line, landing the partnership with one of the big players, getting acquired by one of the...

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  • MiFID II Reforms and Their Impact on Technology and Security

    MiFID II Reforms and Their Impact on Technology and Security

    In the latest round of regulations for companies doing business in the European Union, MiFID II will require some important overhauls for how data is stored The European Union’s recent set of...

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  • NIST 800-171 Sets New Standards for CUI Data Protection

    NIST 800-171 Sets New Standards for CUI Data Protection

    In a move that is likely to raise the blood pressure for more than a few security professionals up a couple points, the U. S. federal government has now determined that companies need to take...

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  • GDPR: Friend or Foe

    GDPR: Friend or Foe

    In this white paper, we explore some of the key GDPR regulations, the consequences of non-compliance, and how organizations can use the GDPR to re-examine and upgrade their security posture.

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  • Symphony Case Study

    Symphony Case Study

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  • Open Source Legal and License Trends Takeaways from 2017

    Open Source Legal and License Trends Takeaways from 2017

    Open Source Legal and License Trends Takeaways from 2017The open source community prefers to keep disputes and enforcement out of the courts. Is 2018 likely to take us in a new direction? The...

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  • Can the Open Source Community Slay the Patent and Copyright Trolls?

    Can the Open Source Community Slay the Patent and Copyright Trolls?

    If there’s one thing that unites development teams big and small — besides open source software — it’s fear and loathing of patent trolls. Every once in awhile, a story of a multi-multimillion...

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  • On the Verge of an M&A? Don’t Ignore Open Source Due Diligence

    On the Verge of an M&A? Don’t Ignore Open Source Due Diligence

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  • How Temenos Meets FinTech Requirements by Automating Open Source Management

    How Temenos Meets FinTech Requirements by Automating Open Source Management

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  • 5 Reasons to Ditch Open Source Scanning

    5 Reasons to Ditch Open Source Scanning

    Open source software is a powerful tool in the hands of developers. Acting as a force multiplier, it allows them to build faster by incorporating software that was written by others in the...

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  • Facebook React Finally Relicensed Under MIT Open Source License

    Facebook React Finally Relicensed Under MIT Open Source License

    Application developers – stand down: Facebook has finally caved under the pressure from the open source community and announced that they will replace their now-notorious open source software...

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  • Game of Licenses: Facebook vs. Apache

    Game of Licenses: Facebook vs. Apache

    Once again, Facebook React’s unusual BSD+Patents open source license is making open source community headlines and causing quite a stir, and this time the Apache Foundation is in the mix. The...

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  • Guest Post: Open Source Lawsuits Have Crossed the Watershed

    Guest Post: Open Source Lawsuits Have Crossed the Watershed

    The risk arising from unknowledgeable and unmanaged use of open source software by tech companies is no longer merely theoretical or such that only involves a remote possibility of exposure. The...

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  • Ready or Not Here It Comes: GDPR Compliance

    Ready or Not Here It Comes: GDPR Compliance

    As the date when the EU's GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) goes into effect approaches, many organizations in the EU and outside of it need to assess their readiness and get into gear to...

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  • The $100 Million Court Case for Open Source License Compliance

    The $100 Million Court Case for Open Source License Compliance

    CoKinetic Systems Corporation, one of the major global players in the in-flight entertainment (IFE) market, has recently filed suit against Panasonic Avionics Corporation in a New York federal...

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  • Reading the Fine Print in Facebook React’s Open Source License

    Reading the Fine Print in Facebook React’s Open Source License

    As enterprise adoption of open source continuously soars to new heights, giants of software have become major contributors to open source repositories. Facebook has long been considered an...

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  • How Panoramic Power Implemented Open Source Management Processes

    How Panoramic Power Implemented Open Source Management Processes

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  • Open Source License Proliferation – Power to the Lawyers?

    Open Source License Proliferation – Power to the Lawyers?

    Have you ever had to comply with the chicken dance license? For me, the WTFPL is a better option any day:   How many of those are out there? Is it possible that somewhere deep in one of your...

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  • MISRA and ISO 26262: Compliance Is Key to Security

    MISRA and ISO 26262: Compliance Is Key to Security

    Easter vacation is just around the corner, and everyone around me is dreaming about vacation. Are you? Let’s play a little game: How will you plan your trip? How will you arrange your travels?...

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