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Nexus Pro Deployment Guidelines

Thu, 12/18/2014 - 19:00
So you’re using Nexus OSS, but you’ve heard about all the cool things you get if you moved to Nexus Professional (e.g., rich component information, managed release process, smart proxy, staging, enterprise level support,  control over external artifacts, integration with enterprise security). Want...

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[Part 3] Code, Cars, and Congress: A Time for Cyber Supply Chain Management

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 16:30
  On December 4th, 2014, U.S. Congressional Representatives Ed Royce (R-CA) and Lynn Jenkins (R-KS) introduced H.R. 5793, the “Cyber Supply Chain Management and Transparency Act of 2014.” The legislation will ensure all contractors of software, firmware or products to the federal government...

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[Part 2] Code, Cars, and Congress: A Time for Cyber Supply Chain Management

Tue, 12/09/2014 - 00:38
On December 4th, 2014, U.S. Congressional Representatives Ed Royce (R-CA) and Lynn Jenkins (R-KS) introduced H.R. 5793, the “Cyber Supply Chain Management and Transparency Act of 2014.” The legislation will ensure all contractors of software, firmware or products to the federal government provide...

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Code, Cars, and Congress: A Time for Cyber Supply Chain Management

Fri, 12/05/2014 - 20:47
On December 4th, 2014, U.S. Congressional Representatives Ed Royce (R-CA) and Lynn Jenkins (R-KS) introduced H.R. 5793, the “Cyber Supply Chain Management and Transparency Act of 2014.” The legislation will ensure all contractors of software, firmware or products to the federal...

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Delivering on a Promise: Free Nexus Training

Thu, 12/04/2014 - 16:37
Our promise to the community was that when we reached 1,000 members we’d publish another series of free training videos. As of today, we have reached 1,061 members with the count growing daily. We are publishing the beginning of a new series on Nexus Pro and Smart Proxy as a thank you to the...

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Rubyists Rejoice – Nexus Supports RubyGem Repositories

Tue, 12/02/2014 - 03:21
We have done it again! Our Nexus development team has been busy this fall.  With Nexus 2.9 in September, we introduced NuGet support for Nexus Open Source.  In October Nexus 2.10 introduced npm support for all Nexus editions.  And now with Nexus 2.11, we are adding Ruby Gem Repository support! We...

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Talking Turkey in Texas: Open Source Governance Lags

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 16:56
Deep in the heart of Texas, I was leading a panel discussion at the Lone Star Application Security Conference (LASCON) a few weeks ago.  The panel was “talking turkey” the importance of application security and open source software development, when the conversation led to a discussion about...

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42,000 Nexus Repository Managers, and Growing!

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 00:10
Over the past 15 months, active Nexus instances have grown from 21,000 to 42,000.  Wowza.   That is news worth sharing, because you made it happen! This means our global Nexus customer base added 47 new instances every single day over that same period.  47 a day!  And the volume of active instances...

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CIO.com: Helping Developers Reduce Open Source Risk

Mon, 11/17/2014 - 17:08
Last week, CIO.com shared a story of an inflection point in application security.  Lucian Constantin discussed how there needs to be a shift from manual open source risk analysis to more automated approaches.  His article stated, “The notion of using manual audits, manual approvals and traditional...

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Riot Games Shares its Chef Cookbook for Nexus

Wed, 11/12/2014 - 17:10
  Kyle Allan is on the deployment automation team at Riot Games — maker of the most played PC game in the world: League of Legends. This multiplayer 24/7 game runs at servers all over the world, from the U.S. to Europe, and from Australia to Southeast Asia.  Riot Games was looking for a...

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How Big is a Billion? Open Source Growth Skyrockets

Tue, 11/11/2014 - 00:54
How Big is a Billion? We all remember 1997’s Austin Powers movie with Dr. Evil trying to express a really big number: Dr. Evil: Mr. President, after I destroy Washington D.C… I will destroy another major city every hour on the hour. That is, unless, of course, you pay me… one hundred...

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Nigel’s Wake-up Call: Scaling Open Source Governance

Tue, 11/04/2014 - 01:05
The Wake-up Call They had downloaded over 200,000 open source components in the past year.  And their open source policy…the one established to protect against license risks and security vulnerabilities?  It covered about 3% of them. This is how Nigel Simpson, Director of Architecture at a...

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Who is Nigel Simpson? (Lessons of Open Source Governance)

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 16:20
If you are in the midst of creating (or even planning to implement) an Open Source Governance Policy for your organization, then you’ll want to get to know Nigel Simpson. Nigel has been leading an enterprise-wide working group with over 40 members — at a really big entertainment and media...

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