Lessons from Equifax: Get a Software Risk Scorecard

The biggest lesson learned from the Equifax breach is that executives and application owners need a software risk scorecard that clearly outlines KPIs around software structural quality and security.

The Problem with Ignoring the Code Quality of Open Source Applications

Thanks to the Heartbleed bug, the code quality of open source software was thrown into the limelight this year as the world realized how unsecure the IT services they use daily actually are. However, while enterprise IT organizations have come to realize the benefits of using open source, blindly trusting the open source community to catch every mistake in the code is not a sound business decision, and quite frankly, unfair towards open source developers.