SBOM Use Cases for Asset Owners
Operationalizing SBOMs for Electric Utilities in North America
The $40 billion software supply chain storm is upon us, and senior leaders find themselves navigating a turbulent sea of hype and confusion. This whitepaper serves as a compass, drawing from the pioneering experiences of the North American Energy Software Assurance Database (NAESAD) Software Bill of Materials (SBOM) initiative.
Within its pages, leaders will:
- Explore thirteen (13) practical SBOM use cases, each paired with tailored implementation strategies and benefits across ten (10) functional enterprise departments.
- Uncover a compelling business case for SBOM investments, revealing a potential $4 million in annual savings, alongside guidelines for favorable accounting treatment and financial incentives.
- Learn to describe the alignment between SBOM investments, national cybersecurity strategy, regulatory drivers, and industry best practices.
As our digital ecosystem becomes increasingly susceptible to sophisticated threats, SBOMs stand as a lighthouse, aligning with national priorities, satisfying regulatory compliance, and offering an attractive financial business case.
The time to act is now; the decisions we make today are pivotal, holding the key to the security of our digital future. Don't miss the opportunity to lead with clarity, strategy, and innovation in a landscape marked by rapid change and escalating risks.