Open source rules. Everyone from Apple to Microsoft to Zoom uses it. Don’t believe me? Synopsys, a software and silicon design company, which also covers intellectual property, reported in its 2020 Open Source Security and Risk Analysis (OSSRA) report that nearly all (99%) of audited codebases contained at least one open-source component. That’s good news. The bad news is 91% of the codebases containing components were either more than four years out of date or had seen no development activity in the last two years.