17–19 October 2016: Conference & Tutorials
19–20 October 2016: Training
London, UK

Managing security in an open source world

Brian Doll (SourceClear)
16:05–16:45 Tuesday, 18/10/2016
Sponsored
Location: Park Suite (Sponsored)
Average rating: ****.
(4.33, 3 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Gain an overview of different types of vulnerabilities
  • Explore some tools and tips on how best to stay safe

Description

How many security vulnerabilities are lurking in the open source libraries that make up the majority of your codebase? For maintainers and developers alike, managing security in an open source world isn’t so straightforward. Brian Doll offers an overview of different types of vulnerabilities and explores some tools and tips on how best to stay safe.

Topics include:

  • What makes security for open source so different
  • Different types of security vulnerabilities and patterns
  • Open source security considerations for maintainers
  • Open source disclosure best practices
  • OSS and other free tools you can use today to stay safe

This session is sponsored by SourceClear.

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Brian Doll

SourceClear

As vice president of marketing and community, Brian Doll helps keep open source software safe at SourceClear, the security company for developers. Brian has been building and selling things online since the mid-nineties and has held leadership positions in both business and technical roles in the software, ecommerce, and financial services industries. Always the optimist, Brian believes we’re only just beginning to apply the power of the Internet to improve the world.