WHAT is KYS® - Know Your Software?
KYS® a.k.a. Know Your Software is an online due diligence software auditing solution that helps businesses and tech investors mitigate risk, gain crucial knowledge of a firm’s technology and increase the value of the software asset. The goal of the KYS suite of solutions is to help companies improve their operational structures whether they are preparing for a sale of their business, are seeking investments, are seeking to capture new clients, or would like to improve their internal controls and processes, limit risks and put in place structures that will foster smoother operations and facilitate growth.
KYS - Know Your Software offers two solutions:
- KYS® Self-Assessment is an online self- audit which analyses IP, Cyber Security and Maintainability risks, providing expert recommendations and a quality label.
- KYS® Full Audit is an in-depth software source code scan providing a thorough risk analysis of the software asset, and which is evaluated by IT experts.
WHY use KYS® - Know Your Software?
As an investor (VC, PE, family owned):
- Mitigate your investment risks by evaluating the technology of acquisition targets
- Reveal potential vulnerabilities and risks related to the use of open-source software
- Gain critical insights with reports that have actionable recommendations, for quicker, smarter decisions
As a software supplier or client of a software supplier:
- Bring added value to your technology by reducing IP and cyber risks and ensuring compliance with the regulatory framework
- Manage open-source licenses, limit security risks, and facilitate growth, including raising capital
- Obtain essential information on software or a critical system you use, to access vendors and improve selection process
INCREASE THE VALUE OF YOUR SOFTWARE ASSET
Our KYS®-Know Your Software solution provides a benchmark for industry standards and good practices, identifying potential issues and providing you with an action plan to increase the value of your software asset.
MANAGING OPEN SOURCE
Most softwares integrates or combines open-source components. However, specific rules apply to the use of most open-source code such as the requirement to make the source code public. These constraints may trigger legal, reputational, and business risks.
KYS®-Know Your Software solutions review both the actual code itself and the internal operational and development processes in order to reduce and avoid such risks.
SECURITY OF YOUR DATA
For 40 years, we have been entrusted to protect the most sensitive digital assets of our clients. We take security seriously, employing military grade encryption and private European based servers. You can rest assured that your software is safe with us.
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