Synopsys acquires Black Duck Software

Synopsys officially announced the acquisition of Black Duck Software this week. The companies first entered into an agreement that would enable Synopsys to acquire Black Duck early last month. According to Synopsys, the acquisition of Black Duck will help provide its customers with visibility into open source software. Black Duck provides automated solutions that detect … continue reading

Black Duck launches new container security solution

Black Duck announced the release of its OpsSight automatic open source vulnerability detection solution for containers at its Flight 2017 conference in Boston today. According to the company’s CEO Lou Shipley, OpsSight is Black Duck’s first product that targets the production phase of the software lifecycle. “Container technology is revolutionizing the way organizations package, deploy, … continue reading

Grafeas, new open-source API for the software supply chain, released

Google is teaming up with top technology providers on a new way for auditing and governing the modern software supply chain. Grafeas, which means “scribe” in Greek, is an open-source initiative for tracking and enforcing policies across software teams and pipelines. It was developed in collaboration with Google, JFrog, Red Hat, IBM, Black Duck, Twistlock, … continue reading

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Black Duck’s Hub Detect, NVIDIA’s Quadro vDWS, and Bitcoin hits new record — SD Times news digest: August 18, 2017

The amount of package managers and CI tools has grown over the years, and as a result, there is an additional need for DevOps automation. With Black Duck’s new release of Hub Detect, the company wants to simplify and streamline open source management for DevSecOps, and simplify integration into a DevOps toolchain. Hub Detect ensures the … continue reading

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Red Hat Summit: Black Duck’s Hub solution, CloudHealth Technologies’ cloud service management platform, and Sonatype’s Nexus Repository

Red Hat’s annual open-source technology event, Red Hat Summit, is coming to a close today. The event showcases the latest innovations in cloud computing, platform, virtualization, middleware, storage and systems management technologies. In addition to the company’s numerous announcements, open-source solution providers and businesses gathered together to release their latest solutions and showcase platform features. … continue reading

Black Duck audit highlights risk of open-source security vulnerabilities

Black Duck, a company that serves up information about the latest security vulnerabilities on open source components, released its 2017 Open Source Security and Risk Analysis (OSSRA) today. The OSSRA revealed significant risks related to open-source vulnerabilities and license-compliance challenges, as well as high levels of risk in the retail and ecommerce industry. According to … continue reading

Visual Studio 2017 gets new integrations

Now that Visual Studio 2017 is officially generally available, companies are making sure they add to support to their existing solutions. JNBridge announced the release of JNBridgePro 8.1 to ensure compatibility with VS2017. JNBridge Pro connects any Java and .NET framework-based components so they work together, and delivers full access to .NET classes from Java … continue reading

Black Duck’s 2016 open-source rookies of the year

Every year new open-source software projects emerge, but only a few will have an impact on the developer community. To distinguish the interesting and innovative ones, Black Duck has announced its ninth annual Open Source Rookies of the Year list, designed to recognize last year’s top new open-source projects.   “This recognition is a tribute … continue reading

Black Duck creates Center for Open Source Research & Innovation

Black Duck announced today that it has created the Center for Open Source Research & Innovation (COSRI) as a way to give companies and researchers more information on the open-source ecosystem. Open-source components now comprise more than 50% of the average application, according to Black Duck’s director of strategic communications Brian Carter. The company found … continue reading

Black Duck updates its open-source security solution

Black Duck has announced version 3.0 of its open-source security solution, Hub, with increased code-scanning performance and new agile functionality. “Because of its widespread use, open source represents a large ‘attack surface’ where hackers can use (and reuse) vulnerabilities in open-source components to gain access to a large number of systems and sensitive data,” said … continue reading

Navigating through an open-source world

Open-source software is becoming the backbone of the software development industry, helping to spur innovation, reduce time to market and lower costs. According to Jim Zemlin, executive director of the Linux Foundation, almost every device or piece of software we use today contains some open-source code. “There are hundreds and thousands of products and services … continue reading

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The open-source rookies of the year

Each year, hundreds of open-source projects get started, but only a handful are appealing, interesting or innovating enough to stay for years to come. In order to recognize those that demonstrate significant traction within the developer community, Black Duck has released its seventh annual open-source rookies of the year awards. “I’m always excited about publishing … continue reading

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