Overnight, companies adopted a new marketecture for the software supply chain. Are these companies doing anything new? Or is software supply chain the new buzzword that CIOs and IT Executives leverage to maintain face within their companies?
The key to using an SBOM successfully is not which format you choose. It’s the context for the decision support capabilities you need for current license, vulnerability, and software component needs.
The most potent form of a secondary artifact is the documentation of how one evaluated the data. This evaluation is critical as it allows others to see how an individual or organization determined others could trust their artifact. These artifacts are essential to making the best downstream decisions.
I have a dirty secret. I genuinely despise reading. Why read then? Experience has taught me how much time, and money, I save by learning from the lessons others have to teach.