Ross Bryant, Ph.D. is the Senior Security Researcher at Phylum and leads the Phylum Research Team. Ross has over two decades of cybersecurity and math research experience. Prior to joining Phylum in late 2021, he worked as a research project lead at Sandia National Labs where he led a team that researched and developed real-time analytic solutions to network forensics problems. He has also worked in cybersecurity operations for the NSA and U.S. Air Force and as an Applied Research Mathematician for the NSA.
The software supply chain is becoming the new battleground. Trust, once a cornerstone of open-source, is now under scrutiny. Developers need to exercise caution, vetting each package, no matter how reputable the source might seem.