Supply Chain Attacks and Open Source Libraries

In Episode S5E5 of Brilliance Security Magazine’s podcast, host Steve Bowcut interviews Idan Wiener and Bogdan Kortnov of ⁠Illustria ⁠about the potential risks open-source libraries pose in the context of supply chain attacks. They discuss the current state of these threats and what organizations should be aware of when it comes to open-source libraries. Wiener and Kortnov give details regarding the vulnerabilities in the ecosystem, such as the recent discovery of a popular NPM package. The episode also covers topics such as possible ways to detect malicious activities and other methods for improving security in organizations. By the end of the episode, listeners will better understand open-source library threats and how to address them.

About our Guests

Idan Wiener, CEO at Illustria, has vast experience in both startup and corporate environments, with exposure to international markets. He served seven years as a Captain at the Israeli Naval Academy, leading soldiers, and officers in complex classified operations.

With seven years of experience in development and information security, Bogdan Kortnov, CTO at Illustria, began his career as a Pentester before progressing to developing numerous secure systems. Eventually, he became an information security architect, guiding startups and information security firms on secure architecture and development practices.

Don’t miss this insightful discussion with Wiener and Kortnov of Illustria! This podcast is an essential resource for anyone interested in supply chain security or learning more about open-source libraries and their risks. Tune in to the Brilliance Security Magazine podcast today and stay informed.

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Steven Bowcut is an award-winning journalist covering cyber and physical security. He is an editor and writer for Brilliance Security Magazine as well as other security and non-security online publications. Follow and connect with Steve on Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn.