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Blackboard: Educational Software

Safe, secure learning enviroments at the speed of development with Nexus Lifecycle

"Blackboard has written millions of lines of custom code—and about half of it touches one or more of 100+ open source components. Assuring those components are free of vulnerabilities is incredibly important."

-- Senior Security Engineer, Blackboard

Blackboard

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Challenge

  • Manual processes did not scale
  • Component tracking resided within a spreadsheet
  • Took two days to find and approve a component, framework or library
  • Days to identify a fix for production vulnerabilities

 

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Solution

  • Nexus Lifecycle
  • Integration with Jenkins CI Server
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Outcome

  • Automated component version selection 
  • Vulnerability tracking and monitoring
  • Real-time updates on component security, licensing and quality
  • Up and running within a day

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