VALLADOLID, SPAIN. 16th January 2024 – Xygeni today unveiled its in-depth report on the current state of software supply chain security in 2024, offering valuable insights into the evolution of attack methods and the industry’s response to these evolving threats.
The report, entitled “The State of Software Supply Chain Security in 2024,” examines the key trends that shaped the industry over the past year, including the rise of sophisticated attack techniques, the increasing prevalence of malicious packages in open-source registries, and the growing prominence of AI-powered cyber threats.
“The software supply chain has become a significant target for cyber adversaries, and organizations need to be more vigilant than ever in protecting their software supply chains,” said Luís Rodriguez, Co-Founder and CTO of Xygeni. “Our report provides valuable insights into the latest threats and vulnerabilities, as well as recommended mitigation strategies.”
Highlights of the report include:
- “By the Numbers”: The report highlights the alarming vulnerability of organizations to software supply chain attacks, with 82% of organizations currently vulnerable. Additionally, it delves into the rise of malicious packages in public registries, putting open-source software at risk.
- The Attack Landscape: The report examines the various cyber attack techniques observed in 2023, including spear phishing, social engineering, and dependency attacks. It also discusses advanced threat actors and their impact on the cybersecurity landscape.
- Evolution of Standards and Regulations: Xygeni’s report analyzes the global regulatory framework for software supply chain security, emphasizing the varying intensities across regions and the need for further development.
- Glimpse into 2024: The report offers predictions for the future, including the increased likelihood of organizations experiencing software supply chain attacks, improved transparency on security incidents through regulations, and the growing role of AI in software supply chain security.
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