Tag Archives: The Central Repository

How Big is a Billion? Open Source Growth Skyrockets


November 10, 2014 By
Derek Weeks
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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 billion dollars. The […]

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How Will you Manage the New Addition of A9 to the OWASP Top 10 List?


June 18, 2013 By
Jessica Dodson

It’s fair to say we were excited back in May when the OWASP community proposed A9 “ Using Components with Known Vulnerabilities” as a top 10 open source security risk – so now it’s official, component vulnerabilities are considered a critical web security flaw. But why has this addition warranted its own category, formerly classified […]

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Today’s Security Brief: Application security is widely neglected (by some surprising companies)


March 26, 2012 By
Tim O'Brien

Today we published a paper with Aspect Security, and it’s a shocking look at how few people are paying attention to application security. If you consume dependencies from the Central Repository and you don’t want to get hacked, I’d suggest reading the report and understanding some of the challenges, I’d also check out some of […]

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Ken Rimple Interviews Brian Fox: Maven 3, Running Central, and Nexus


March 22, 2012 By
Tim O'Brien

Brian Fox sat down with Ken Rimple of Chariot Solutions to talk about Nexus and to put repository management in the context of recent developments with Maven. Ken Rimple and Chariot have been long-term partners with Sonatype supporting our Maven training efforts, so Ken has a lot of background about Maven to ask some interesting […]

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