(English) What is Software Composition Analysis?

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Software providers, developers, companies, and enthusiasts are realizing the importance of Software Composition Analysis (SCA) in the realm of modern application development. Net, no one wants be tomorrow’s headline.

To understand the role SCA plays, the benefits, and overall value to an organization’s ability to build better, safer products, understanding what SCA is from a broader perspective is critical to making an informed decision when deciding open source management strategy.

Software Composition Analysis (SCA) is the process of automating the visibility into open source software (OSS) use for the purpose of risk management, security and license compliance. With the rise of open source (OS) use in software across all industries, the need to track components increases exponentially to protect companies from issues and open source vulnerabilities. Because the majority of software creation includes OS, manual tracking is difficult, requiring the need to use automation to scan source code, binaries and dependencies.

A robust SCA solution allows for the secure risk management of open source use throughout the software supply chain.

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