FossID Product Update January 2021

FossID Product Update January 2021

We just launched a new product version of the FossID Software Composition Analysis tool for the enterprise. Apart from a few bug fixes it includes some notable feature additions to the dependency analysis, the report creation interface, and to how integration can be...

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Using Artificial Intelligence in Open Source Audits

Using Artificial Intelligence in Open Source Audits

Open source auditing is a tedious process, where the auditor must produce a “bill of materials” (BoM) listing all the open source components used within a software product. Depending on the size and complexity of the software, the codebase being audited may contain...

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Guaranteed COVID-19-free due diligence with FossID

Guaranteed COVID-19-free due diligence with FossID

COVID-19 has had a great impact on M&A transactions and technical due diligence. Not only on the volume itself, but in the way that they are conducted. Quarantines and various measures of pandemic stopping regulations and activities have forced companies to...

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Leveraging ORT from a commercial code scanner

Leveraging ORT from a commercial code scanner

FossID and OSS Review Toolkit (ORT) have recently started a collaboration to integrate ORT into FossID and make the FossID scanner available as a scanner in ORT in the future. We hope this collaboration will result in Software Composition Analysis tooling that better...

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The top reasons why knowledge base size matters

The top reasons why knowledge base size matters

A key to useful and accurate open source compliance and security is a powerful software analysis tool, relying on a comprehensive knowledge base. The FossID knowledge base offers a commercial representation of the latest innovation in open source software, and...

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Webinar with GTC Law and FOSSID, March 26, 9:30am EST

Webinar with GTC Law and FOSSID, March 26, 9:30am EST

March 26th 2020, at 9:30 am EST we are hosting a webinar together with Leon Schwarts from GTC Law and Jon Aldama from FOSSID. Read the abstract below and click the link below to head over to the webinar page to register!Open source software and code snippets: the...

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Best Practices for Enterprise Open Source Compliance

Best Practices for Enterprise Open Source Compliance

What is the secret to staying on top of your open source compliance efforts? The simple answer is to have good practices implemented, and in this article we list nine best practices that will have a direct impact on your efforts. If you already have these practices...

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