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John P. Mello Jr.

John P. Mello Jr.
Freelance technology writer. John's work has appeared in the The Boston Globe and Boston Herald, as well as CFO, CIO, CSO, and Inc. magazines. He is a former managing editor of the Boston Business Journal and Boston Phoenix, as well as a staff writer for Government Security News.

Recent Posts from John P. Mello Jr.

November 23, 2022

GitHub repojacking attack: 10 lessons for software teams

Software supply chain attacks are on the rise because of their reach. Here are 10 valuable lessons from the recent GitHub namespace attack.
November 7, 2022

SBOMs in the SaaS era: 5 reasons why you should consider a SaaSBOM

Here's why your organization should consider a SaaSBOM, as well as the essential challenges facing their implementation.
October 25, 2022

The state of CI/CD security: Upgrade your software supply chain tools to maintain velocity and security

Modern software supply chain security depends on getting your tools right, and focusing on the end-to-end software development lifecycle. Here's what you need to maintain your software development and release and stay secure.
October 24, 2022

SBOMs are critical to software supply chain security — but only the first step in your journey

SBOMs are key to software supply chain security. But they are also only the first step on your software supply chain journey. Here's what you need to know.
October 11, 2022

Packagist PHP repo supply chain attack: 3 key takeaways

A PHP repository vulnerability threatened millions of sites. Here's why you need to make an SBOM the first step in your software supply chain security journey.
October 4, 2022

Gartner explains why SBOMs are critical to software supply chain security management

With modern software development practices leaning heavily on third-party sources — and attacks surging on that software supply chain — Gartner expects SBOM adoption to go from 5% to 60% in 2025.
September 14, 2022

OpenSSF's npm best practices: A solid first step for supply chain security — but trust issues remain

Here's what you need to know about the new OpenSSF npm security best practices.
September 6, 2022

The SBOM is evolving: 4 key trends boosting software supply chain security

Software bills of materials will never be a panacea for software supply chain security. Here are key trends that will deliver some welcome evolution, however.