Supply Chain Security for Open Source Projects @ Java User Group in Ghana (Africa)

June 24, 2022

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Supply Chain Security for Open Source Projects

Attacks on the open-source value chain (OS supply chain) are becoming more and more sophisticated, and we, as software developers, are becoming more and more the focus of these attacks.

What are the essential first steps, and what should they focus on in the beginning? This, of course, raises the question of suitable methods and tools. At the same time, the company’s strategic orientation must be included in this security strategy,

In the recent past, we have also learned that attacks such as the “Solarwinds Hack” are becoming more and more sophisticated and that attackers are now targeting the entire value chain. What tools are there, and where should they be used?

How can I start arming myself against the challenges of cyber attacks tomorrow?

Sven Ruppert has been coding Java since 1996 in industrial projects, and is working as Developer Advocate for JFrog and Groundbreaker Ambassador (former Oracle Developer Champion). He is regularly speaking at Conferences worldwide and contributes to IT periodicals, as well as tech portals. He was working for over 15 years as a consultant worldwide in industries like Automotive, Space, Insurance, Banking, UN, and WorldBank. Additional to his main topic DevSecOps he is working on Mutation Testing of Web apps and Distributed UnitTesting besides his evergreen topics Core Java and Kotlin.

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