Adoption and usage of open source components is growing by the day posing intellectual property, legal, and security risks. Some open source components use licenses that could expose your organization to significant legal risk and the language in open source licenses can be complex and often confusing.
This Open Source License Rulebook is a useful reference guide that lists popular open source component licenses that are detected by CAST Highlight, a software intelligence product for performing automated Software Composition Analysis, along with a summary of the legal constraints of each license. Download this reference guide and keep it handy to learn about:
Commercial enterprises, government organizations, and top advisory firms use CAST Highlight open source risk insights to: