Official Mascot & Chief Duck Officer

“Ducky” is the Black Duck team’s genial and constant companion as we travel the globe spreading the gospel of open source security and management. Everywhere we go, Ducky comes along. He's popular with people of all ages and walks of life. Ducky loves traveling, meeting folks at trade shows and talking to people about all kinds of things, but his passion is open source security and management.

Fun Facts about Ducky

Born: Ducky was born June 22, 2003 in a well-feathered nest on the shores of Walden Pond in nearby Concord. Part of a large brood, Ducky has four brothers and three sisters, all highly successful professionals.

Favorite Quotations: "If it looks like a duck, and quacks like a duck, we have at least to consider the possibility that we have a small aquatic bird of the family anatidae on our hands. -Douglas Adams

"Be like a duck. Calm on the surface, but always paddling like the dickens underneath." -Michael Caine

Most Interesting Things to Happen to Ducky in the Last Year: CyberSecurity Summit in Israel. Great food; incredible sights, including a visit to Jerusalem; natural wonders and history; and excellent security conversations.

Favorite Book: Robert McCloskey’s “Make Way for Ducklings”

Favorite Food: Ducky loves all kinds of food, but the current favorite is the Balsamic Berry salad at our local Tavern in the Square.

Favorite Recipe: Blueberry Cream Pie (you have to try it)

Favorite Cocktail: Black Duck Old Fashioned
Michter's American Bourbon, Black Walnut Bitters, & Apple Cider
(which premiered at Black Duck's Romper Room RSA 2016 Event)

Favorite Pro and College Sports Teams: No brainer: the NHL’s Anaheim Mighty Ducks and the University of Oregon Ducks

Ducky's Favorite Movie, Actor and Actress: "On Golden Pond," filmed at Squam Lake in nearby New Hampshire; John Boyega, who played Finn in “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” - Ducky can't resist the reboot of this classic series. And Dame Judi Dench, who has rocked it on stage and the silver screen from Chocolat to the James Bond movies. Ducky loves her accent.

Least Favorite TV Show: Duck Dynasty

Alma Mater: Harvard & MIT, Ducky captained the swim teams.

We thought it would be fun to show you just a few of the places Ducky has been in the last year.

Ducky loved the pool at RSA Singapore Ducky loves dogs, and dogs love Ducky Ducky in Chichiu Gardens

Ducky loves hiking. Beautiful New Hampshire mountains! Ducky is Secure at Black Hat USA - check out the tin foil hat! Ducky is lounging poolside!

See more Ducky photos on our Instagram page.