New Research from CAST Exposes Risk in Open Source Software.

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The prevalence of open source software in enterprise applications signals the need for greater Software Intelligence to prevent exploitation by hackers.

CAST have announced new research evaluating the structural quality of open source software (OSS). The growing popularity and widespread use of OSS in enterprise applications helps developer teams work faster, yet this efficiency may come at a cost to the robustness, efficiency and security of those applications meant to support business functions. The Software Intelligence Report benchmarks the overall quality of OSS compared to software built in-house or by outsourced teams.

"It's incredibly important for organizations to have visibility into the quality of open source software that supports business applications," said Lev Lesokhin, EVP of Strategy and Analytics at CAST and co-author of the Software Intelligence Report...

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