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WhiteSource Acquires Diffend to Provide Software Supply Chain Security

TEL AVIV AND BOSTON – April 20, 2021 WhiteSource, the leader in open source security and management, today announced it has acquired Diffend, an open source malware security and threat detection solution. All of Diffend’s current commercial offerings will now be available for free under its new name WhiteSource Diffend. Through the acquisition, WhiteSource is now...

WhiteSource Releases Priority Score to Accelerate Application Security at Scale

Innovative prioritization engine factors in advanced metrics such as business impact and library threat score. TEL AVIV AND BOSTON – April 13, 2021 WhiteSource, the leader in open source security and management, today announced the release of its Priority Score technology to help organizations determine which security vulnerabilities pose the greatest risk, and which demand their...

WhiteSource Raises $75M to Continue Realizing Its Prevention-Centric Product Vision

The investment underscores rapid expansion of the application attack surface and fundamental sector demands for action-based prevention models TEL AVIV AND BOSTON – April 7, 2021 – WhiteSource, the leader in open source security and management, today announced it has raised $75 million in Series D funding led by Pitango Growth, with participation by existing investors...

WhiteSource Authorized as a CVE Numbering Authority

 WhiteSource, the leader in open source security and license compliance management, has been approved by the MITRE Corporation to identify and publicly disclose CVEs as a CVE Numbering Authority. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures glossary (CVE) is a security project focused on publicly released software, funded by the US Division of Homeland Security and maintained by the MITRE...

WhiteSource & Ponemon Report Reveals Over 70% of Enterprise's Application Portfolios Have Become More Vulnerable Over the Past Year

Ponemon Institute, with sponsorship from WhiteSource, the leader in open source security and license compliance management, announced today the release of their research report 'Reducing Enterprise Application Security Risks: More Work Needs to Be Done'. Ponemon Institute surveyed 634 enterprise IT and security practitioners to learn why business-critical applications remain at high risk. The report compares the...

WhiteSource Unveils Global Channel Strategy and Vision, Led by Rick Riccio, New Head of Channels

WhiteSource, the leader in open source security and license compliance management software, announced today that it is launching a new global Channel-focused strategy to drive business performance and bring new profits via new and existing channel partners. The new strategy will be led by Rick Riccio, WhiteSource's new Head of Channels, who previously led successful...

WhiteSource Announces New Packages and Pricing for its Portfolio

When COVID-19 hit there was a lot of confusion. Nobody really knew how it would affect application security in general and open source security in particular. Despite all initial concerns, in FY'2020 WhiteSource saw a dramatic increase in both the number of sales and the size and extensiveness of each deal. We have doubled the...

WhiteSource Expands Its Native Support for IDEs with Integrations for JetBrains Pycharm and Webstorm

  Tel Aviv, Israel – January 4, 2021 – WhiteSource, the leader in open source security and license compliance management software, today announced new WhiteSource Advise support for JetBrains’ PyCharm and WebStorm integrated development environments (IDEs). These new integrations provide PyCharm and WebStorm developers with real-time visibility and control on problematic open source components from...

WhiteSource Merge Confidence

Today I’m excited to announce beta availability of WhiteSource Merge Confidence, a feature designed to save time and reduce risk when keeping dependencies up-to-date. Merge Confidence identifies and flags undeclared breaking releases based on analysis of test and release adoption data across WhiteSource Renovate’s early-adopting user base. The new feature was created to help users...

WhiteSource Announces Merge Confidence

WhiteSource, the leader in open source security and license compliance management software, announced today the release of Merge Confidence, a new automated solution that helps developers safely update and remediate their open source dependencies with a high degree of confidence. Merge Confidence uses a badge to show how likely an open source component can be...

Industry Veteran Ron Kormanek Joins WhiteSource as Chief Revenue Officer

WhiteSource, the leader in open source security and license compliance management software, is pleased to welcome Ron Kormanek as Chief Revenue Officer. Ron is an industry veteran with over 20 years of technology sales and management expertise in expanding global sales at large technology organizations. Before joining WhiteSource Ron served as a Vice President, Worldwide Sales at...

WhiteSource Launches New Vulnerability Based Alerts For an Easy and Fast Vulnerability Management Process

WhiteSource, the leader in open source security and license compliance management software, announced today its new Vulnerability Based Alerts feature, providing users with an advanced way to triage open source security alerts and manage them faster and more easily. The rapid rise in the volume of published security vulnerabilities over the past few years presents...