How a bill of materials prevents an agency from buying a bill of goods

SBOM. It sounds like a play on a word you can’t say. But it stands for Software Bill of Materials. The big executive order on cybersecurity from last May urged federal agencies to understand and use SBOMs as a part of their risk management efforts. Joining me to explain exactly what a software bill of materials is, and how you can use it, the chief technologist for cyber and technology at the Foundation for the Defense of Democracies, Dr. Georgianna Shea.