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Why the security industry must embrace a software bill of materials for mobile apps

October 21, 2021
Today’s columnist, Brian C. Reed of NowSecure, says while President Biden’s EO lays out the need for a software bill of materials, the industry needs to take another step and develop an SBOM for mobile apps. https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]; https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/legalcode
  • Review the executive order and government relationships to understand the impact of the mandate to the organization.
  • Review the timeline for implementation and prepare accordingly to ensure compliance.
  • Secure a Mobile SBOM solution that’s comprehensive, easily consumed and offers both static and dynamic data.
  • Understand commercial and open-source tools for making SBOM data actionable and integrate them into the company’s SBOM process.
  • Educate developers on the potential for using SBOM to check for security gaps caused by third-party libraries.
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