In this article we show how you can improve the security of your software supply chain without spending money for software licenses. For this, we present useful open-source tools for automated dependency updates, vulnerability scanning of dependencies, license scanning, SBOM generation, secret detection and scanning of infrastructure as code for vulnerabilities and misconfiguration.
Our authors Pascal and Bastian investigated the Google Software Delivery Shield which is Google’s fully managed solution for software supply chain security. In this article they describe how software supply chain security can be achieved during the different steps of the software development lifecycle with the Google Software Delivery Shield.
Our author Daniel gives an introduction into Software Supply Chain Security in software development processes and highlights its importance. The article stresses how neglecting security in the software development process can lead to successful attacks, compromising users’ data and systems. It also provides tips on achieving Software Supply Chain Security, including scanning for vulnerabilities, updating dependencies, and secret detection.