Software due diligence is essential in private equity buyouts. Learn about software security risks and proactive approaches to managing them.
We’ve been briefing private equity investment professionals on how software is developed today and the risks it creates in the software. The data we present is based on our experience auditing thousands of codebases for technology companies undergoing software due diligence. Understanding issues in the code allows investors to ensure that deal terms fairly allocate risk and to allow for addressing in forward-looking plans.
Watch the video to learn about the legal, security, and quality software risks to look for during a software due diligence and the approaches for managing those risks.
The briefing mentions these reference materials that may be of interest:
- Best practices eBook
- Due diligence framework white paper
- Software due diligence checklist
- Open source data-based study
If you would like to better understand how these concepts might apply to your specific investments or how your competitors are addressing them, please contact us.
*** This is a Security Bloggers Network syndicated blog from Software Integrity Blog authored by Phil Odence. Read the original post at: https://www.synopsys.com/blogs/software-security/software-risks-private-equity-buyouts/