Don’t Leave Open Source Risk Analysis Out of M&A Due Diligence

Whether you’re on the buy or sell side of an M&A transaction, an open source audit—also known as software composition analysis, or SCA—should be part of your M&A due diligence process.

Acquirers will want to identify problematic open source in a target’s code before the transaction terms are set. Sellers will want to be prepared for questions about the composition of their code and how well they’ve managed open source security and license risk.

Read the 451 Research Business Impact Brief: Don’t Leave Open Source Risk Analysis Out of M&A Due Diligence to learn why an open source audit is crucial for firms acquiring companies, undergoing mergers, or entering joint ventures. 

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