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Black Duck Hub Review

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  1. What is Black Duck Hub
  2. Product Quality Score
  3. Main Features
  4. List of Benefits
  5. Technical Specifications
  6. Available Integrations
  7. Customer Support
  8. Pricing Plans
  9. Other Popular Software Reviews

What is Black Duck Hub?

Black Duck Hub is a comprehensive, software and open source code management software which takes advantage of innovative technologies to aid companies in making a complete audit of risks that are brought by open source codes in their application. It is capable of determining vulnerabilities and multi-factor detection. This results in the fast and exhaustive acquisition of information about components in an open source code which were might have been modified, not declared or is only available in snippets. The solution provides access to the extensive information about software and open source codes. It was developed by a group of experts that have vast experience in validating and curating data from a large number of forges and sites.

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Black Duck Hub features

Main features of Black Duck Hub are:

  • Open Source Code Identification
  • Threat Monitoring
  • Open Source Integration
  • Vulnerable Components Mapping
  • License & Identity Risks Discovery
  • Threat Alerts
  • Open Source Policies Management

Black Duck Hub Benefits


The main benefits of Black Duck Hub are its secure operations, capability to automatically map vulnerabilities, ease of remediation monitoring and option to provide open source policy for projects. Here are more details:


Development processes and tools are integrated with Black Duck Hub for an easier language and package managers identification. This also aids in finding open source codes in a project. With this, development operations are more protected from attacks and compromises since the discovery client will give users the security information whenever they need access to the system.

Automated mapping of vulnerability

The system is capable of immediately finding vulnerabilities in codes which allow users to resolve them quickly. This prevents the vulnerabilities from being taken advantage of by malicious attackers since the system will prevent them from being utilized as backdoor entryways. Aside from that, the system also scans continuously the application and other software related data to determine if new vulnerabilities are found and then alert users about them.

Remediation Tracking

With the system’s two way integration with Jira, developers are able to track, deploy and plan their remediation tactics better when working with their projects. Black Duck Hub also supports integration with other third-party reporting apps and services which provides users with more detailed info with regards to their remediation activities. This effort can be useful for future endeavors.

Open source codes policy

Users are able to set, implement and manage open source policies so that the undergoing project is assured of being developed only with open source languages that they approved of. This prevents project compromise due to unauthorized codes while at the same time allowing exceptions to be made when necessary.

Technical Specifications

Devices Supported

  • Web-based
  • iOS
  • Android
  • Desktop

Customer types

  • Small business
  • Medium business
  • Enterprise

Support Types

  • Phone
  • Online

Black Duck Hub Integrations

The following Black Duck Hub integrations are currently offered by the vendor:

  • Nexus
  • GitLab CI
  • Maven
  • TeamCity
  • Gradle
  • Docker
  • ThreadFix
  • Jira


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Pricing Plans

Black Duck Hub pricing is available in the following plans:

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