Thursday's SPDX General Meeting Reminder - Special Presentation

Phil Odence

Special Presentation


Title: The Use of SPDX for SBOM Content by the NTIA Software Transparency Initiative


Abstract: The NTIA Transparency Initiative has established a Healthcare Proof-of-Concept Working Group in order to evaluate the generation and consumption of SBOMs for Medical Devices.  Multiple Medical Device Manufacturers are creating proof-of-concept SBOMs in the SPDX format in support of this activity. An update on the efforts of this group and their use of SPDX will be provided.


Bio: Ed Heierman is a Sr. Product Cybersecurity Architect at Abbott Laboratories, and has 15+ years’ experience with medical device cybersecurity. As part of the Healthcare Proof-of-Concept Working Group, he is leading an effort to define the SBOM content and formats that will be evaluated as part of the NTIA Software Transparency Initiative.





Meeting Time: Thurs, June 3, 8am PT / 10 am CT / 11am ET / 15:00 UTC.

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