Black Duck Software
is a Massachusetts US private company. Black Duck Software pioneered the automation of mixed-origin software component reuse management. The company’s products and services allow organizations to analyze the composition of software source code and binary files, search for reusable code, manage open source
and third-party code approval, honor the legal obligations associated with mixed-origin code, and monitor related security vulnerabilities. Black Duck is considered a technology industry leader and often cited in media articles about open source.
Black Duck Software maintains an extensive KnowledgeBase
of open source and third party components - most of which are available on the Internet. In the KnowledgeBase, each component is characterized by metadata
such as license, language, version, author, and known security vulnerabilities. Black Duck products use this information to facilitate search, selection, approval, validation and tracking of software components. Black Duck Software maintains the open source search engine Koders
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