Mark Gisi, Director of Open Source Programs at Wind River Systems, is manager of the open source program office responsible for open source adoption; risk mitigation; community engagement and innovation acceleration. Mark is also a lead contributor to the Hyperledger Software Parts (SParts) lab project and chair of the Linux Foundation’s OpenChain Specification. Mark holds a MS degree in Computer Science and a BS degree in Mathematics. Mark has presented at over a dozen Linux Foundation events including the Open Source Leadership Summit, Open Source Summit North America and Europe, and Open Source Compliance Summit in Japan.
- How OpenChain certification aids open-source transparency for identifying security vulnerabilities
Open source software is not more problematic than proprietary software with respect to security vulnerabilities, but the lack of transparency of a product's open-source bill of materials can blindside its users.