FossID SCA for Enterprise Product Update 21.2

FossID SCA for Enterprise Product Update 21.2

A new, major, software update is now available for all customers and for evaluation purposes for prospects. The recent “21.2” release brings significant updates to the Software Composition Analysis tool for Enterprise, including improvements in the user interface,...

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Open Source Preparations for M&A Transactions

Open Source Preparations for M&A Transactions

Getting ready for open source due diligence as part of an M&A corporate transaction is not that hard or complex especially if you have an open source program that manages your open source usage, compliance and contribution. However, if you don’t have such a...

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19 Guidelines for Free and Open Source Software Usage

19 Guidelines for Free and Open Source Software Usage

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to Open Source Compliance - Episode 8 Over a year ago, we launched a blog post series called “The Hitchhiker’s Guide to Open Source Compliance” with the purpose of sharing best practices in open source compliance. This is the eight episode,...

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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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