Until recently, the term “software supply chain” was rarely uttered outside of the offices of CIOs and senior government officials. But in the wake of high profile attacks like SolarWinds, times have changed. Now, software supply chain security is the subject of boardroom conversations and New York Times headlines.
Partially in response to these incidents, just a few weeks ago the US government put out an executive order on improving the nation’s cybersecurity that may fundamentally change the way software is produced. In this panel, expert industry analysts and practitioners will discuss the current state of the open source software supply chain and what we can do to make it safer and more secure.
Arun Batchu is a Senior Director, Analyst in the Software Engineering practice. He helps CxOs and senior technology leaders build their software design, development, and people strategies. He is an expert in multiexperience, open-source, and AI-augmented development technologies as well as leading-edge management approaches that inspire digital product delivery teams.