The imperative to deliver digital products and services has caused a notable shift: whereas most enterprises were once primarily consumers of software, they are now also software suppliers.
In a recent study, IDC found that 64% of organizations said that they were already using open source in their software development activities with a further 25% planning to in the next year. Unfortunately, most organizations are unaware of the extent to which they already use open source and underestimate their dependency on it.
As enterprises grow the use of open-source software, they face a new challenge: understanding the scope of open-source software that's being used throughout the organization and the corresponding exposure.
Recent developments in the regulatory arena and the continual push for software providers to secure the software supply chain, are forcing organizations to put a plan in place to manage associated risk and implement software supply chain best practices.
Read this IDC brief to learn more.