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Reinforcing OSS Governance with Build Automation

Wed, 11/12/2014 - 17:30
Webinar

To fully deliver on the promise of open source software (OSS), companies need to automate the management of open source from the point it enters the organization, throughout the development process, and across the supply chain. Without this level of logistical control over enterprise OSS usage, organizations face licensing, operational, and security risks.

While they navigate the complexities of OSS compliance, organizations are also trying to streamline the build process by deploying build automation and continuous integration solutions. Integrating OSS governance into build automation significantly improves business agility and development efficiencies.   

Join Michael Wasiak, ____ and Bill Weinberg, Director of Open Source Strategy at Black Duck, for a discussion on how integrating governance and build automation empowers software development organizations to:

  • Standardize use of selected open source components and versions by cross-checking build manifests against approved OSS component catalogs
  • Enable support of chosen OSS and coordinate OSS selection with integration and build
  • Increase re-use of software by highlighting pre-approved components
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Categories: Vendor

Xerox Talks Best Practices for Open Source Governance

Thu, 11/06/2014 - 20:00
Webinar

Xerox pioneered digital imaging, the graphical user interface, and the Ethernet, among other technological innovations. Today, the company is finding new ways to innovate using open source software (OSS). OSS has become nearly ubiquitous in the corporate enterprise, with developers turning to it to reduce costs, enhance flexibility, and reduce time to market. But as organizations increase their use of open source, they need better solutions to the logistical challenges that accompany its use.  
 
Join Robert Levine, Licensing Executive for Xerox, and Black Duck as they discuss open source best practices, common challenges, and emerging trends. You’ll learn about tools for managing open source, and hear the answers to commonly asked questions including:
 

  • Why should a company want to be compliant when it comes to OSS usage, and what are the impacts of non-compliance?
  • When should companies start thinking about OSS compliance?
  • What steps are needed to build a successful OSS compliance program?
  • Who should be involved in building an OSS policy?

 

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The Power and Importance of Open Source Consortiums

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 16:30
Webinar

As open source becomes more prevalent and critical to software development, leading companies are forming consortiums to establish industry standards, share information and best practices, and improve the overall quality and management of open source software (OSS).  These collaborative, open source-style projects are accelerating the adoption of open source by sharing lessons learned and making it easier for companies to manage the challenges of open source. Together, these leading organizations are fostering new innovations that benefit and advance the industry as a whole.

This Black Duck webinar with Karen Copenhaver, partner at Choate Hall & Stewart and Counsel for the Linux Foundation, and Mark Radcliffe, partner at DLA Piper and General Counsel for the Open Source Initiative (OSI), will examine the importance of open source management collaborations, reviewing how they started, why they formed, and how companies benefit from participation

Projects to be discussed include:

  • Open Chain
  • SPDX
  • TODO
  • LF Compliance Program
  • Open Source Initiative
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Legal Seminar with Allen & Overy Luxembourg

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 15:53

Open Source Software – Balancing innovation with legal compliance
 
Open source software (OSS) is everywhere and, given the potential benefits it can deliver, it’s not difficult to see why. However, as OSS use is increasing, so is the challenge to manage, control and ensure compliance. 
 
During this seminar, Stefan Just, Managing Director EMEA at Black Duck and Gary Cywie, IP/TMT Counsel at Allen & Overy cover an introduction to OSS, the legal impact and challenges of OSS licenses and the potential issues companies can encounter (such as infringement of license terms, loss of trade secrets and security vulnerabilities). The seminar is relevant for all legal, compliance, audit, IT and finance professionals within your organisation, feel free to forward this invite to them. 
 

Black Duck and Allen & Overy, invite you to attend our legal seminar where we will cover:

  • The latest OSS trends
  • Overviews of some of the most popular OSS licenses (including the GPL)
  • Some common case studies for OSS management

 

Details

There is no cost for these events!

Time: Registration & breakfast begin at 8:30am

Location: Allen & Overy, 33 avenue J.F. Kennedy

Event Dates:  Tuesday, November 25, 2014 Location:  Luxembourg SF Campaign ID:  70160000000opT2 Lead Segment:  License
Categories: Vendor

The Internet of Things and Open Source

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 19:00
Webinar

The Internet of Things (IoT) is advancing at a tremendous rate, steadily outpacing desktop and mobile computing – by 2020, over 50 billion intelligent devices (Cisco) will connect to and exchange information over the Internet (vs. a projected 7.3 billion tablets, smartphones and PCs - Gartner), with an economic impact of nearly US$2 trillion (Gartner).  This huge cohort of “things” comprises staggering diversity, from recognizable computers down to sensors and light switches and thermostats, as well as the infrastructure needed to support them. The impact of the IoT will span the gamut of industries and applications, including media, entertainment, medical, agriculture, manufacturing, consumer electronics, transportation and energy, And, like the existing Internet, the emerging IoT will rely upon and instigate adoption of open source technologies and open standards. 

Join this webinar with Nigel Simpson, Director of Architecture at The Walt Disney Company, Shane Dewing, Senior Director of Product Management atQualcomm and Andrew Aitken, Global Open Source Practice Leader at Wipro as they explain their vision for the evolution of IoT technology, IoT business models and the role of open source, and propose a timeline for implementation. 

This webinar will cover:

  • The role and reach of Open Source Software in building and sustaining the IoT, from infrastructure to applications and other value-added device content. 
  • How OSS can support competing and complementary architectures and meet the looming challenges of security, privacy and intellectual property on this new digital frontier.
SF Campaign ID:  70160000000ooqu Asset Value:  Low value Redirect:  https://www.blackducksoftware.com/resources/webinar/internet-things-and-open-sou... Lead Segment:  License
Categories: Vendor

The Internet of Things and Open Source

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 19:00
Webinar

The Internet of Things (IoT) is advancing at a tremendous rate, steadily outpacing desktop and mobile computing – by 2020, over 50 billion intelligent devices (Cisco) will connect to and exchange information over the Internet (vs. a projected 7.3 billion tablets, smartphones and PCs - Gartner), with an economic impact of nearly US$2 trillion (Gartner).  This huge cohort of “things” comprises staggering diversity, from recognizable computers down to sensors and light switches and thermostats, as well as the infrastructure needed to support them. The impact of the IoT will span the gamut of industries and applications, including media, entertainment, medical, agriculture, manufacturing, consumer electronics, transportation and energy, And, like the existing Internet, the emerging IoT will rely upon and instigate adoption of open source technologies and open standards. 

Join this webinar with Nigel Simpson, Director of Architecture at The Walt Disney Company, Liat Ben-Zur, Senior Director of Product Management atQualcomm and Andrew Aitken, Global Open Source Practice Leader at Wipro as they explain their vision for the evolution of IoT technology, IoT business models and the role of open source, and propose a timeline for implementation. 

This webinar will cover:

  • The role and reach of Open Source Software in building and sustaining the IoT, from infrastructure to applications and other value-added device content. 
  • How OSS can support competing and complementary architectures and meet the looming challenges of security, privacy and intellectual property on this new digital frontier.
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Categories: Vendor

Get Started Kit for Open Source Success

Fri, 10/03/2014 - 21:47
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Start maximizing the benefits of open source in your organization! This Get Started Kit will provide you with the key resources you need to begin pro-actively managing your use of open source to build better software faster, including:

  • An Introduction to Open Source Governance and Compliance
  • An Open Source Value Assessment
  • An Open Source Risk Profile (OSRP)
  • Four Steps to Creating an Effective Open Source Policy (Whitepaper)
  • Cost, Freedom and Control: The Dividends of Migrating to Open Source (Whitepaper)
  • Customer Case Study: Samsung Wins Big with Open Source Lifecycle Strategy
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Open Source Projects and Foundations: A Users Guide - Part 2

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 16:30
Webinar

Even companies that were very hesitant to embrace open source a few short years ago are now seeing the value of actively participating in open, collaborative communities and, in some cases, even starting their own projects.  In order to get the most out of your participation and avoid missteps you need to understand community norms and expectations in general as well as with respect to the specific projects in which you chose to participate.  It is a different way of thinking about value - both in terms of what you give and what you receive.  Giving back to the open source community is not a charitable contribution; it is a savvy business practice.   But recognizing that the coin of the realm in an open source community is trust is key to understanding its operation. 

Wherever your company is on the continuum of open source adoption and whatever your company’s role in the community — contributor, consumer, participant or founder — it important to understand the function of projects and foundations.

Join Karen Copenhaver, Partner at Choate Hall & Stewart and Counsel for the Linux Foundation and Mark Radcliffe, Partner at DLA Piperand General Counsel for the Open Source Initiative (OSI) in the last of this two-part series that will focus on projects and foundations from the perspective of a consumer: 

  • Contribution structures
  • How to evaluate a project
  • When it makes sense to get deeply involved and when it makes sense for your company to financially support a project or foundation.
SF Campaign ID:  70160000000omAF Asset Value:  Low value Redirect:  https://www.blackducksoftware.com/resources/webinar/open-source-projects-and-fou... Lead Segment:  License
Categories: Vendor

Open Source Projects and Foundations: A User’s Guide - Part 2

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 16:30
Webinar

Even companies that were very hesitant to embrace open source a few short years ago are now seeing the value of actively participating in open, collaborative communities and, in some cases, even starting their own projects.  In order to get the most out of your participation and avoid missteps you need to understand community norms and expectations in general as well as with respect to the specific projects in which you chose to participate.  It is a different way of thinking about value - both in terms of what you give and what you receive.  Giving back to the open source community is not a charitable contribution; it is a savvy business practice.   But recognizing that the coin of the realm in an open source community is trust is key to understanding its operation. 

Wherever your company is on the continuum of open source adoption and whatever your company’s role in the community — contributor, consumer, participant or founder — it important to understand the function of projects and foundations.

Join Karen Copenhaver, Partner at Choate Hall & Stewart and Counsel for the Linux Foundation and Mark Radcliffe, Partner at DLA Piperand General Counsel for the Open Source Initiative (OSI) in the last of this two-part series that will focus on projects and foundations from the perspective of a consumer: 

  • Contribution structures
  • How to evaluate a project
  • When it makes sense to get deeply involved and when it makes sense for your company to financially support a project or foundation.
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Practical Legal Guidance Seminar Registration

Fri, 09/26/2014 - 21:05
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Legal Seminar - Practical Legal Guidance for Crafting Open Source Policies

Fri, 09/26/2014 - 20:56

MCLE Certified Event

Tightening budgets and competitive pressures have many IT organizations turning to open source software (OSS) to increase agility and accelerate innovation.  However, a recent Gartner report states that 50% of companies will face challenges due to a lack of OSS policy and management.

While OSS provides many competitive advantages, most IT organizations are yet to uncover its full potential. Many have no strategy for optimizing development with OSS and often ignore or are unaware of the technical, business and legal challenges of multi-source development, resulting in subpar processes and performance. Companies are similarly unaware that OSS is being used within their business environment and that in many cases, OSS is already contained within their own proprietary code – the legal and business implications of which can have dramatic and unintended results to a business if not correctly managed.  

During the last year, several software companies have sued over OSS licenses seeking both damages and injunctive relief. In the past, disputes were generally handled within the community and the remedy sought was compliance with the license terms.  These developments suggest that lack of compliance may have additional risks.

Black Duck and DLA Piper, invite you to attend one of our legal seminars where we will cover:

  • The latest OSS trends
  • Overviews of some of the most popular OSS licenses (including the GPL)
  • Some common case studies for OSS management
  • The impact of OSS during mergers & acquisitions and other transactions
  • Some recent litigation involving OSS

Details

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Seminar 1 - Palo Alto, CA

Date: November 11th

Time: Registration & breakfast begin at 7:00am

Location: 2000 University Ave, Palo Alto CA

Seminar 2 - San Francisco, CA

Date: November 12th

Time: Registration & breakfast begin at 7:00am

Location: 555 Mission St , San Francisco CA

 

Event Dates:  Tuesday, November 11, 2014 to Wednesday, November 12, 2014 Location:  Palo Alto, CA and San Francisco, CA SF Campaign ID:  70160000000olKD Lead Segment:  License
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Shellshock

Fri, 09/26/2014 - 16:46
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Shellshock Tips and Resources

Concerns are rising about the recently-discovered Shellshock vulnerability, a flaw in the Bash software component, which is an integral part of Linux, Unix, and Apple’s Mac operating system. Shellshock could potentially affect hundreds of millions of computers, servers, and devices.

While Heartbleed allowed anyone on the Internet to read the memory of the systems protected by the vulnerable versions of OpenSSL, attackers are now using Shellshock to gain direct access to systems. Since so many web sites run the Apache server, which employs the Bash component, the threat is particularly serious and widespread.  

How Black Duck Can Help

In server and desktop software, Black Duck’s scanning capabilities can inform system administrators and integrators about the presence of affected versions of the Bash shell. Black Duck can also work with organizations to help them determine whether vulnerable versions of Bash persist in their manifests, build trees, and catalogs. 

Black Duck's enterprise-wide open source management solutions provide the visibility and control you need to keep your software secure.

IDENTIFY

Quickly identify which components have vulnerabilities and where they are in use.

REMEDIATE

Easily assess determined vulnerabilities and make necessary updates.

SECURE

Proactively monitor your codebase, receiving automatic alerts for potential security exposures.

 

When critical vulnerabilities like Shellshock and Heartbleed are identified, Black Duck customers can quickly assess their software and, when necessary, easily update it everywhere the vulnerability is found – a tremendous competitive advantage. 

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We can help organizations:

  • Discover and track what specific open source components are in use within their applications
  • Identify security vulnerabilities reported against specific open source components
  • Assess which specific applications use components with known vulnerabilities

Customers of Black Duck also benefit from our continuous monitoring of the National Vulnerability Database. As soon as vulnerabilities are identified, customers automatically receive alerts pointing to problem components in their codebase.

We understand that if you can't identify what open source is in use within your applications, you won't know if and when you are vulnerable. The ability to quickly and easily identify where you are using an affected component is essential to your capacity to remediate and mitigate the vulnerability.

What To Do Next

Security researchers recommend that system administrators should run patches immediately. It’s particularly important to check frequently for updates, since the patches issued immediately after the bug was discovered later proved to be inadequate.  Updated patches for the Shellshock flaw in the Unix Bash shell are now available from Red Hat, Ubuntu, Fedora, and Debian. The Department of Homeland Security’s United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT) has updated its recommendations on remediation, as has the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s National Vulnerability Database.

Shellshock resources and articles:

 

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Legal Seminar with Allen & Overy Amsterdam

Fri, 09/26/2014 - 13:39

Open Source Compliance - Navigating license complexity and securing know-how
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Event Dates:  Thursday, October 30, 2014 Location:  Amsterdam Lead Segment:  License
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Legal Seminar with Delphi Stockholm

Fri, 09/26/2014 - 13:31

Open Source Compliance – Navigating the Complexities of the GPL
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Event Dates:  Friday, October 24, 2014 Location:  Stockholm Lead Segment:  License
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Legal Seminar with Plesner Copenhagen

Fri, 09/26/2014 - 13:23

Open Source Compliance – Navigating the Complexities of the GPL

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Event Dates:  Thursday, October 23, 2014 Location:  Copenhagen Lead Segment:  License
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Building Scalable OSS Workflow Approvals with FINRA

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 16:30
Webinar

Open source software (OSS) helps development organizations work faster and more securely while reducing costs. Knowing what code is used and approved for use and reuse lets developers write the most innovative, secure code while avoiding potential legal, operational, and security risks.

FINRA, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, developed its own OSS approval workflow process to manage the development of hundreds of internal applications. As OSS use continued to grow, the workflow process itself and the lack of intelligent code cataloging became a hindrance to developers. Join this webinar with Kostas Gaitanos, Senior Director at FINRA, and Black Duck Software, who will discuss:

  • The challenges and benefits of achieving OSS compliance
  • How to build a scalable OSS approval workflow
  • Manual vs. automated approval processes
  • Creating and maintaining a code catalog – how to inventory your code
SF Campaign ID:  70160000000olG3 Asset Value:  Low value Redirect:  https://www.blackducksoftware.com/resources/webinar/building-scalable-oss-workfl... Lead Segment:  License
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Building Scalable OSS Workflow Approvals with FINRA

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 16:30
Webinar

Open source software (OSS) helps development organizations work faster and more securely while reducing costs. Knowing what code is used and approved for use and reuse lets developers write the most innovative, secure code while avoiding potential legal, operational, and security risks.
FINRA, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, developed its own OSS approval workflow process to manage the development of hundreds of internal applications. As OSS use continued to grow, the workflow process itself and the lack of intelligent code cataloging became a hindrance to developers. Join this webinar with Kostas Gaitanos, Senior Director at FINRA, and Black Duck Software, who will discuss:

  • The challenges and benefits of achieving OSS compliance
  • How to build a scalable OSS approval workflow
  • Manual vs. automated approval processes
  • Creating and maintaining a code catalog – how to inventory your code
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Legal Seminar with Bird & Bird Milan

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 10:55

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http://advance.blackducksoftware.com/content/ENEventBBMilanOct14

Event Dates:  Thursday, October 2, 2014 Location:  Milan
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Legal Seminar with Bird & Bird Milan

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 10:55

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http://advance.blackducksoftware.com/content/ENEventBBMilanOct14

Event Dates:  Thursday, October 2, 2014 Location:  Milan
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