Maciej Mensfeld

Senior Product Manager

Maciej joined WhiteSource through the acquisition of his Supply Chain Security company “Defend”, and now holds the title of Senior Product Manager for Supply Chain Security. Prior to WhiteSource, Maciej was the lead software architect at

He has an experience in a wide variety of business applications built using multiple Ruby frameworks.

He is particularly interested in code quality and Ruby-based applications’ security. He is active OSS contributor and maintainer of various projects including Karafka, dry-rb libraries, and the Bundler-Security project.

Open Source Supply Risks

Ever-increasing usage of open-source software does not come without a price. Burgeoning reliance of modern software development on open source components fomented the opportunity to exploit such software for nefarious new threats which are extremely challenging to detect, let alone prevent. This session should arm you with enough knowledge on the risks and countermeasures for you not to lose the race.