Embrace open. Offer transparency to the world. Demand transparency from suppliers. That’s how we defend against attacks like the recent SolarWinds compromise.
And a major win for open in the Google vs. Oracle Supreme court case. Oracle wanted Google to pay $9 billion in royalties for Java. Had Oracle won, programmers everywhere would have to pay a toll to Oracle to use Java. Some call this the copyright case of the century. Here is a history of the long-running case.