Skip to main content
back to agenda
on this page

Cascading Risks: Exploring the Ripple Effects of Third-Party Risk in Software Dependencies

  • 18:00
  • Thu
  • 16 Nov
Briefing Stage 3


In today's interconnected digital landscape, software development has undergone a transformative shift, relying heavily on third-party dependencies to accelerate innovation and streamline development processes.

Software ecosystems are no longer isolated entities; they are intricate networks of interdependencies, where a single vulnerable component can set off a chain reaction of risks across the entire system. This presentation sheds light on how seemingly minor vulnerabilities in third-party libraries can propagate through software projects, exposing organizations to potential security breaches. We will dissect real-world examples of cascading failures stemming from third-party risks, showcasing the domino effect that occurs when one weak link compromises the integrity of an entire software stack.

In this talk, we also delve into the methodologies and tools that can be used to navigate the complex terrain of third-party dependencies. Whether you're a developer, architect, or security professional, this presentation empowers you to make informed decisions that safeguard your software ecosystem from the cascading risks of third-party dependencies.