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IT-Director: Risks Of Free Open Source Software–A US Regulatory View

“In the USA the Federal Financial Institutions Examination
Council (FFIEC) agencies believe that the use of what they term
Free Open Source Software (affectionately termed FOSS!) by
financial institutions or their technology service providers,
involves strategic business decisions and these involve prudent
risk management practices. The Council has issued a guide intended
to raise awareness within the financial services industry of risks
and risk management practices applicable to the use of free and
open source software…”

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