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Black Duck Receives M&A Advisor Award for Financial and Professional Services Product/Service of the Year

Mon, 11/14/2016 - 15:03
Black Duck Receives M&A Advisor Award for Financial and Professional Services Product/Service of the Yearhleclair Mon, 11/14/2016 - 09:03

On-Demand Open Source Audit and Open Source Risk Assessment services cited for value and excellence in Information Management, Data and Research

BURLINGTON, MA – Nov. 14, 2016 – Black Duck, a global leader in automated solutions for securing and managing open source software, today announced that its On-Demand Open Source Audit and Open Source Risk Assessment services have won M&A Advisor’s 2016 Financial and Professional Services Product/Service of the Year award. Black Duck was cited for value and excellence in the Information Management, Data and Research category.

Black Duck’s selection was announced on Nov. 9 at the 15th Annual M&A Advisor Awards event, a yearly celebration for firms and professionals in the M&A industry. The awards event at the New York Athletic Club was held in conjunction with the M&A Advisor Summit. At the Summit, Black Duck CEO Lou Shipley and On-Demand VP & General Manager Phil Odence headed a panel discussion highlighting the growing importance of open source due diligence during M&A transactions.

The use of open source software is ubiquitous worldwide and it is an essential component in application development today, often comprising 50 percent of the code in an application. The rapid growth in open source usage has created significant security and management challenges. Identifying the open source in use is an increasingly important aspect of technical due diligence in M&A transactions in which software assets are a significant part of the business valuation.

Shipley said “Our customers have known for a long time that our On-Demand Audits and Open Source Risk Assessments deliver tangible value in M&A transactions. The M&A Advisor is one of the most trusted sources for information in the industry and we appreciate their recognition of our value. As open source usage continues to increase worldwide, the need for and the demand for products that help buyers assure that their open source is secure and effectively managed will continue to grow. It’s very clear that more and more buyers and sellers in M&A transactions will make sure they’ve been ‘blackducked’ during the process.”

The M&A Advisor was founded in 1998 to publish insights and intelligence on mergers and acquisitions, and today is the world’s premier leadership organization of M&A, Turnaround and Finance professionals.

Black Duck was one of five finalists in its category. The finalists were selected from the nominees during the first stage of evaluation, and an independent panel of judges with deep M&A transaction experience reviewed all of the product and company data the finalists provided before selecting the ultimate award winners.

About Black Duck

Organizations worldwide use Black Duck’s industry-leading products to automate the process of securing and managing open source software, eliminating the pain related to security vulnerabilities, compliance and operational risk. Black Duck is headquartered in Burlington, MA, and has offices in San Jose, CA, London, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, Tokyo, Seoul and Beijing. For more information, visit www.blackducksoftware.com.
 

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bcarter@blackducksoftware.com
508.277.7570

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Black Duck Forms Open Source Security Research Group in Northern Ireland

Tue, 10/18/2016 - 21:29
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Part of Center for Open Source Research & Innovation, Belfast-based group will analyze open source security issues and attack patterns

BURLINGTON, MA & BELFAST, Northern Ireland – Oct. 19, 2016 – Black Duck, a global leader in automated solutions for securing and managing open source software, today announced the formation of its Belfast-based Open Source Security Research Group during an event at Invest Northern Ireland’s headquarters in Belfast.

Black Duck worked closely with Invest NI on the initiative, and Black Duck said it expects to add almost 60 jobs in Northern Ireland over the next four years.

The Northern Ireland group is a component of Black Duck’s global Center for Open Source Research and Innovation (COSRI).

COSRI is based at Black Duck’s Massachusetts headquarters. The Northern Ireland group will play a major role in COSRI’s research work by analyzing open source security issues and attack patterns, and by providing customers with actionable information on vulnerabilities, corrective actions to reduce risk and strategies for effective, secure use of open source.

Black Duck CEO Lou Shipley attended the event and said “Since creating COSRI earlier this year, we have been increasing our strategic investments in open source security research and innovation worldwide. Northern Ireland has the depth of security research talent to meet many of our needs in the near term and in the future.  

“Invest NI very quickly proved to us that Northern Ireland had both the high-quality tech professionals to meet our open source security research needs and an impressive array of cybersecurity-focused businesses that will continue to attract more attractive candidates to the region. Invest NI’s guidance and support played a vital role in making this engagement happen. They will be a key strategic ally as we scale our research activities, grow our business and support Black Duck customers in the UK and Europe,” said Shipley.

Simon Hamilton, Northern Ireland’s Minister for the Economy, praised Black Duck’s investment and said “Our local software industry is fueled by a pool of high-quality software engineers working in a range of leading technology disciplines. In recent years Northern Ireland has made significant investments in cybersecurity research and in growing computer science student numbers at both Queen’s and Ulster universities.  We also have a growing cluster of world-class companies involved in cybersecurity, making Northern Ireland a very attractive location for projects of this type.”

Use of open source software is ubiquitous worldwide and it is an essential component in application development today, often comprising 50 percent of the code in an application. The rapid growth in open source usage has created significant security and management challenges.

Shipley noted that open source use will continue to grow because of its economic, productivity and innovation benefits. “Our intent is to support that growth by helping organizations use more open source more securely.”

 

About Black Duck
Organizations worldwide use Black Duck’s industry-leading products to automate the process of securing and managing open source software, eliminating the pain related to security vulnerabilities, compliance and operational risk. Black Duck is headquartered in Burlington, MA, and has offices in San Jose, CA, London, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, Tokyo, Seoul and Beijing. For more information, visit www.blackducksoftware.com.

Media Contacts
Black Duck
Brian Carter
Director of Strategic Communications
bcarter@blackducksoftware.com
508.277.7570
 

PAN Communications
Michael O’Connell and Lisa Sorrentino
blackduck@pancomm.com
617.502.4300

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Contain your risk: Deploy secure containers with trust and confidence

Thu, 09/22/2016 - 16:00
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Managing Open Source in Application Security and SDLC

Thu, 09/15/2016 - 16:00
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Former Defense Intelligence Agency Head Michael T. Flynn to Deliver Keynote at Black Duck’s “Flight16” Cybersecurity-focused User Conference

Thu, 09/08/2016 - 13:52
Former Defense Intelligence Agency Head Michael T. Flynn to Deliver Keynote at Black Duck’s “Flight16” Cybersecurity-focused User Conferencehleclair Thu, 09/08/2016 - 08:52

Outspoken retired Lt. General was short listed for Republican VP nomination

BURLINGTON, MA – Sept. 8, 2016 – Black Duck, a global leader in automated solutions for securing and managing open source software, today announced that retired Lt. Gen. Michael T. Flynn, former Director of the Defense Intelligence Agency in the Obama administration, will be a keynote speaker at Flight16, its inaugural user conference October 4-6 in Boston.

General Flynn, who delivered a passionate speech endorsing Donald Trump at the GOP’s convention in July, will provide his unique insider perspective on the security challenges and issues that keep U.S. intelligence officers awake at night.

“Cybersecurity is a top issue for every CEO and Board of Directors in the world. Throughout Flight16, our speakers, our panels and our hands-on technical training sessions will provide useful insights that will help our users keep their applications and containers secure,” said Black Duck CEO Lou Shipley.

“We’re very pleased to have a dynamic speaker and cybersecurity expert of Lt. Gen. Flynn’s stature to set the tone for our conference on day one,” said Shipley.

Additional keynote speakers during Flight16, which will be held at Boston’s Seaport Hotel & World Trade Center, will include Shipley, who has reshaped Black Duck into a leading open source security vendor over the last three years, and Cigital CTO Gary McGraw, an author and researcher who helped create the field of software security.

A first-of-its-kind event, Flight16 is an open source business, technical and educational conference featuring keynotes, sessions and panels focused on cybersecurity strategies.  

For more information and to register, please visit the conference page.

About Black Duck

Organizations worldwide use Black Duck’s industry-leading products to automate the process of securing and managing open source software, eliminating the pain related to security vulnerabilities, compliance and operational risk. Black Duck is headquartered in Burlington, MA, and has offices in San Jose, CA, London, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, Tokyo, Seoul, Vancouver and Beijing. For more information, visit www.blackducksoftware.com.

Media Contacts
Black Duck
Brian Carter
Director of Strategic Communications
bcarter@blackducksoftware.com
508.277.7570

PAN Communications
Michael O’Connell and Lisa Sorrentino
blackduck@pancomm.com
617.502.4300

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