Episode 35

Busting Open Source Security Myths


September 30th, 2021

34 mins 11 secs

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About this Episode

Eric and Brandon sit down and look into some of the biggest security myths around Open Source software and one by one debunk them right on the show!

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Sponsor: Bitwarden
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Article: Google Releases New Open Source Seucirty Software Program Scorecards
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00:00 Intro
00:42 Welcome
01:14 Sponsor - Bitwarden
02:40 Sponsor - Digital Ocean
03:42 OSS Has Vulnerabilities
07:45 Free means cheap
14:53 Heartbleed Bug
20:25 Open Source is Amature
24:29 OpenSSF Scorecard
33:07 Wrap Up