License approval

Updated:2023-12-08

The goal of a license review process is to ensure that software and licenses used by the organization conform to business compliance rules.

The use of open source software creates a continuous flow of incoming licenses to evaluate and approve.

MAIA/SBOM Central supports --
  1. Manual:

    • Classification of licenses into license types.

    • Comparison of license texts to a standard text for the license type.

    • License approval.

  2. Automated:

    • Automated license approval is when the license has already been approved for an earlier software version, and the license text is unchanged.