Weaknesses in Software Supply Chains: Cyber’s Unspoken Reality

Until the recent SolarWinds compromise, the conversation around supply chains – and more importantly, their vulnerabilities – was rarely discussed in the cybersecurity industry. However, over the last few years, supply chains have become an increasingly lucrative target for hackers. And when the core software supply chain itself is compromised, the results are often catastrophic.

In this webinar, we’ll examine the weaknesses in software supply chains and what organizations should consider to protect themselves from malicious attacks.

Available:
On Demand
Duration:
1h 00min

When you attend this webinar, you will learn:

  • How software development has changed – and how its opened up new vulnerabilities
  • Types of attacks on software supply chains
  • The pros and cons of open source software
  • Examples of software supply chain attacks and how they could’ve been prevented
  • And more

Featured Speakers

  • Sean Wright
    Sean Wright
    Lead Application Security SME
    Immersive Labs

    Sean Wright is a Lead Application Security SME at Immersive Labs with an origin as a software developer. Primarily focused on web-based application security with a special interest in TLS related subjects. Experienced in providing technical leadership in relation to application security, as well as engaging with teams to improve the security of systems that they develop. Passionate to be a part of the community and giving back to the community. Additionally, enjoy spending personal time performing personal security-related research.

  • Peggy Bresnick-Kendler
    Peggy Bresnick-Kendler
    Contributing Editor
    Dark Reading

    Peggy Bresnick Kendler has been a professional writer for the past 30 years. She has worked as an editor, publicist and school district technology coordinator. During the past decade, Peggy has worked on UBM TechWeb financial services technology-centered projects on behalf of companies that represent some of the most prominent names in the insurance, banking, and capital markets technology fields. Peggy has written a recurring department featured in Insurance & Technology since 1996, and she has produced a recurring department for Bank Systems & Technology since 2003. From 1998 through 2001, she served as editor-in-chief of School Technology Market Report, a bimonthly newsletter for school district technology leaders. Peggy formerly was manager of communications for the American Insurance Association's Service Group. She has also worked in the IT area of Dun & Bradstreet, where she reported directly to the director of IS planning and consulting. Peggy holds a Bachelor's degree in English from Skidmore College, a Master's degree in education from Sacred Heart University and a Master's degree in educational technology from Fairfield University.

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