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Open source for lawyers: Costs of open source use

Open source might be free, but it’s not risk-free. Let’s examine the potential legal cost of open source use associated with license noncompliance.

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[Webinars] CI/CD optimization and automated testing, open source audit reports

Learn how our CloudBees partnership helps users optimize CI/CD and automate AppSec Testing, and steps to take after you get an open source audit report.

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The due diligence of a deal

Technology due diligence may turn up surprises, but it’s better to find them sooner rather than later. Third-party audits can help you assess your risk.

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Cyber security audits top due diligence checklists

In a study by (ISC)2, all executives and M&A professionals surveyed agreed that cyber security audits have become standard practice in tech due diligence.

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[Webinars] Evidence-based security, design and code quality in tech M&A

Learn how to improve software security using evidence-based standards, and why you should inspect design and code quality during technical due diligence.

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[Webinar] Black Duck Legal Certification Course

Learn about software due diligence and how to answer your clients’ open source questions in our Black Duck Legal Certification Course.

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Quantifying software quality risks in tech M&A

Tech M&A typically evaluates security and legal risks, but what about software quality risks? Poor code and architecture quality can have a lasting impact.

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[Webinar] M&A tech due diligence from the seller’s perspective

In technology M&A transactions, what do buyers need, and what can sellers do to prepare? We discuss how to prepare for the M&A tech due diligence process.

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Let’s Talk Licenses: Beware the Beerware License

Many companies are relaxed about reusing software under the Beerware License and similar open source licenses. But not all such licenses are created equal.

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Open source audits: The secret ingredient for successful M&A

Identifying open source in the target’s codebase is essential to M&A transactions involving software. Open source audits go far beyond what SCA can provide.

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