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The Era of Software Exposure


Software is at the backbone of the digital transformation

We live in a world of massive digital transformation. The technical backbone of this transformation is software. Software can be found everywhere. It is in our homes, in our phones, and in our businesses. Over 80% of the code in today’s software applications is open source. There will be 30 billion connected IOT devices by 2020. 85% of customer interactions will be managed without any human interaction by 2020. Software is everywhere and it has become incredibly complex.

Furthermore, accelerating “time-to-market” has become the new name of the game to bring products to market faster. Amazon deploys to production every 11.6 seconds. Facebook on Android alone, does between 50,000 to 60,000 builds a day! DevOps has changed the way software is built and has led to new risk factors in the form of “Software Exposure.”

Software security also needs to change in order to keep up with this new reality. According to the 2017...(continued)

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