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Black Duck for Tanzu

Secure and Manage Open Source in Your Cloud-Native Applications

Compatible with TAS, PKS

Compatible with TAS
Can be consumed by apps on TAS

Compatible with PKS
Can be consumed by apps on PKS

Compatible with Standalone PKS
Runs on PKS with no dependency on TAS

Build fast and stay secure with automated management of the open source software included in your cloud native applications. With the Black Duck Hub Service Broker, you can scan Tanzu applications as a build step and stay notified of any security vulnerabilities, license, operational risk, or policy violations found in your open source code.

Secure Your Applications on Tanzu

Identify and remediate open source software security vulnerabilities and license violations included with your application code using Black Duck’s Deep Image Scanning as you deploy to Tanzu.

Release Software with Confidence

With Black Duck, each build-run automatically identifies open source risk in your applications. With the Tanzu meta-buildpack, you can include the security scanning service as an integrated part of your application deployment pipeline.

Automated Threat Alerts

Policy enforcement ensures license and security compliance across all your applications. Automatically be alerted when new threats are reported.

Secure and Manage Open Source in Your Cloud Native Applications
Black Duck Software Overview

Organizations worldwide use Black Duck Software’s industry-leading products to automate the processes of securing and managing open source software, eliminating the pain related to security vulnerabilities, open source license compliance and operational risk. With Blackduck for Tanzu, you can:

  • Automate open source software license and security risk as part of the Tanzu build-run.
  • Secure application lifecycle processes for multiple Tanzu deployments with the Black Duck Service Broker in Tanzu Apps Manager marketplace.
  • Bind Black Duck Service Broker to any application running on Tanzu.
  • Continuously monitor open source components in use and be alerted when new vulnerabilities are identified.

More about Black Duck Software

Integration features

Option to broker a connection to a service running external to Tanzu.

Option to create and destroy the service instance on demand as required.

Option for fully automated management of the service on Tanzu. Monitoring, failure recovery, and software updates with zero-to-minimal downtime.

The service is documented with instructions for setup and operation.

Get visibility into details of service operation through standard monitoring and logging tools for products and Tanzu.

Developers have control over when to upgrade to new versions, subject to policies set by operators, so that app modifications and downtime can be managed.

Available as a language agnostic meta-buildpack for deploying native integration applications in any language.

Available as a custom buildpack.

Supports offline use without dependencies on externally running services or licensing validation.

The buildpack is documented with instructions for setup and operation.

“Open source comprises over 80% of the components in a modern cloud native application. Integration of Black Duck Hub with Tanzu provides automated visibility and control into that open source. This helps increase enterprises’ confidence to grow their production deployment of cloud native applications.”

Lou Shipley, CEO, Black Duck

How It Works

The Black Duck Service Broker for Tanzu enables software teams to easily add the scanning service from Tanzu Apps Manager or from the command line. The broker exposes the Black Duck scanning service on the marketplace and allows users to directly create service instances and bind them to their applications either from Tanzu Apps Manager or from the command line. This makes the installation and subsequent use of Black Duck with Tanzu applications easier.

A Black Duck scan is performed during a cf_push with the meta-buildpack, producing a droplet and invoking a “Black Duck Decorator buildpack”. The scan results are available in the Black Duck web server console.

In addition to the Tanzu build process a Black Duck scan may also be invoked in a Concourse pipeline.

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