Open Source Software Audit
Discover Open Source Components, Licenses, IP Obligations, and Other Code Risks
When M&A (mergers and acquisitions) transactions or internal reviews are in motion, you need fast, trusted, and comprehensive open source analysis. A Black Duck Open Source Software Audit helps your business, legal, and engineering teams quickly find open source software and third-party code, along with associated licenses and obligations.
Each year, Black Duck performs hundreds of open source software audits for some of the largest organizations and most active acquirers, as well as smaller companies. With Black’s On-Demand tools using a range of code scanning techniques, our experts provide the most comprehensive analysis available.
By shining a light on unknown open source and third-party components and licenses, Black Duck can alert your organization to potential legal, operational, and security issues. And, importantly, we provide the responsiveness, speed, and discretion required to reduce your risk, stay on-schedule, and keep the deals moving.
- Avoid downstream surprises
- Mitigate potential legal exposure by uncovering unknown and undeclared open source and third-party code
- Understand the range of risks that may impact software asset values
- Review and resolve any potential issues before they impact the transaction