Cybersecurity Spending , Governance & Risk Management , GRC
Webinar | Open Source License Compliance and M&A Activity: What You Don't Know Can Hurt You
Because open source usages is now so pervasive, companies are increasingly concerned about the security of applications built on the foundation of open source components. Organizations are also keenly aware of the legal risks of failing to comply with the open source licenses that govern the components they use. Consequently, open source security and license compliance are a primary concern of acquirers and targets involved in tech merger and acquisition (M&A) transactions. Because acquiring companies must be aware of the potential open source risks they may be inheriting along with the intellectual property in their targets’ codebases, identifying open source in the target’s code base is essential to M&A transactions involving software.
Join this webinar to learn more about:
- What’s the risk of not evaluating open source in M&A?
- How can companies prepare?
- What is the role of open source license compliance?