Software Bill of Materials (SBOM) – Allan Friedman – ASW #88



Allan Friedman is the Director of Cybersecurity Initiatives of NTIA (National Telecommunication and Information Administration) US Dept of Commerce. The problem: unknown software supply chain. Following a newly identified software risk, very few firms can answer the simple question: Am I affected? An overview of the solution: what is an SBOM, and how is it used. Where we are: some background on why the govt is doing this, the results thus far, and where we are going next. Potential to discuss regulation, govt policy, etc.

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Software Bill of Materials (SBOM)

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John Kinsella
John Kinsella – Vice President of Container Security
Paul Asadoorian
Paul Asadoorian – Founder & CTO


Allan Friedman
Allan Friedman – Director of Cybersecurity Initiatives