Software Bill of Materials(SBOM)-Part 1

Understanding the broken links in the software supply chain

What is SBOM?

Think of a Software Bill of Materials (SBOM) as a shopping list for computer programs. It lists all the things a program is made of, helping to keep it safe and reliable. A Software Bill of Materials (SBOM) is a list that shows what’s inside a computer program, like ingredients in a recipe. It helps keep the program safe by making sure all its parts are known and secure. SBOMs are becoming more important as they help protect against cyber threats and…

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Aakif Shaikh, CISSP, CEH, CHFI, CISA, GWAPT

Over 18 years of experience in a wide variety of technical domains within information security including information assurance, compliance, and risk management.