[Webinars] Software audits for M&A and secure programming

Bring more value to your M&A clients with software audits, and learn how to build a culture of secure programming in your organization in our new webinars.

Software audits for M&A webinar

Black Duck Legal Specialist Certification Course

Bring more value to your M&A clients.

When clients evaluate a potential acquisition where software assets are a key part of the deal valuation, it’s essential to assess what’s in the code they are acquiring. Identifying open source in the target’s software is key to mitigating any potential open source risk in M&A transactions. Sellers, too, need to understand their code issues before beginning an M&A process.

Black Duck has performed thousands of M&A-related software audits to identify open source code and associated licensing and security risks. Those clients typically need legal assistance to guide their negotiation and remediation efforts.

Learn how to bring value to your clients in our software audits for M&A webinar

Take this course to become an expert in the Black Duck approach to open source audits. You’ll learn:

  • The importance of code scanning and software analysis
  • Why security is a growing focus in M&A
  • How to add more value in assessing risk for your clients
  • What to expect from a Black Duck audit and report
  • How to partner with Black Duck to provide these audit services to your clients

This course is geared toward firms advising clients in M&A due diligence, but in-house counsel may find it valuable as well.

For any questions or concerns, please email [email protected].

What: Black Duck Legal Specialist Certification Course

When: July 17 @ 11 a.m. EDT

Who: Hal Hearst, solution architect, Synopsys; Phil Odence, GM of Black Duck Audits, Synopsys

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Join our secure programming webinar

We all know that fixing defects early in the SDLC is the right approach to building secure software. Security needs to be in every part of the pipeline, but it’s often hard to get everybody on board with software security initiatives.

Get practical advice in our secure programming webinar

In this webinar, Amanvir Sangha, application security consultant at Synopsys, will explain how to build a culture of proactive secure programming in your technical organisation and how to implement security as an enabler without disrupting the velocity of projects in modern development teams.

What: Building a Culture of Secure Programming in Your Organisation

When: July 18 @ 2 p.m. EDT

Who: Amanvir Sangha, consultant, Synopsys

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*** This is a Security Bloggers Network syndicated blog from Software Integrity Blog authored by Synopsys Editorial Team. Read the original post at:

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