OSS Security in the Age of AI Threats – Spiceworks News and Insights

The explosion of generative AI is triggering a new wave of innovation for organizations. Rob Futrick, EVP of engineering at Anaconda, shares why those looking to benefit from the tech must ensure their OSS supply chain is secure.

The explosion of generative AI over the last year is triggering a new wave of innovation for many organizations. Still, before benefiting from the technology, many must contend with lagging open-source software (OSS) security standards. As organizations race to implement generative AI into their products and workstreams, most will run squarely into potential open-source software security risks if they are not prepared. To avoid another Log4j moment, we must take action.

The good news is that taking advantage of the power of OSS in a secure, scalable way is possible. In this piece, we’ll examine the current state of OSS security, the new threats surrounding AI and LLMs (large language models) that technology leaders should know, and practical ways to secure your open-source supply chain. 

The Current State of OSS Security 

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