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Intercept malicious components with
AI-powered behavioral analysis

AI at Sonatype

Sonatype Repository Firewall is the only solution that protects your repository with AI, preventing known and unknown open source risk from entering your software supply chain.


Avoid costly supply chain attacks


Identify intentionally malicious packages

Protect against known and unknown threats, allowing only the best of open source into your software development pipelines.

Let AI behavioral analysis tell you what’s suspicious

We monitor every open source package in major public registries. Repository Firewall utilizes 60+ signals to detect and intercept potential risks before download. Our AI/ML-powered system ensures rapid malware prevention upon publication.

Improve compliance

Automated policy enforcement ensures that only the best components enter your SDLC.

Boost the DevSecOps experience

Unite developers and security without sacrificing productivity with enhanced transparency that reduces remediations and lowers overhead costs.

Debunking the Myth of Security vs. Productivity 

A staggering 29% of popular projects contain vulnerabilities. Outsmart risk with Sonatype’s open source security software.

“The Sonatype Platform is consistent with our gradual rise in maturity. The product brings richness from the very first use. Whether you're a beginner or a Sonatype expert, it gives you the ability to find the solutions you need. All our teams are delighted to be able to use it.”
Bruno Darras
Head of DevOps, BNP PARIBAS


Automate your policy enforcement


Set policy based on risk tolerance

Decide which components are allowed into your SDLC based on risk factors like age, popularity, and licensing credentials.

Protect against the unknown

Set policy to intercept suspicious components, even before they are publicly disclosed as vulnerable.

Configure automatic compliance

Prevent applications from moving forward with unwanted or unapproved components.

A better way to do open source security

Ensure your team is working with the best available open source. Sonatype Repository Firewall sits at the front of your artifact repository to defend your software supply chain. Combining Artificial Intelligence (AI) behavioral analysis and automated policy enforcement, easily intercept intentionally malicious packages and enforce policies to improve security and compliance.

Run products anywhere

Flexible deployment options let you run anywhere—without the operational hurdles. Deploy easily with world class support from our Technical Support team at no additional cost.


Get started right away. Streamline your infrastructure and rapidly scale with cloud solutions hosted on AWS and managed by Sonatype.
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Self Hosted

Unlock maximum flexibility. Choose to host on your own servers or in a cloud environment of choice.
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Adhere to the strictest security standards for government and affiliated organizations. Sonatype offers the only software supply chain solution for air-gapped environments.
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Sonatype Nexus Repository

Build fast with centralized components.
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Intercept malicious open source at the door.

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Sonatype Lifecycle

Reduce risk across software development.
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Sonatype Lifecycle

Simplify SBOM compliance and monitoring.
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Work with the tools you already use

Universal repository support

Sonatype Nexus Repository Pro
Better together: Protect your Sonatype Nexus Repository (Pro) with Firewall.
JFrog Artifactory
Using Artifactory? No problem.
Sonatype Repository Firewall supports JFrog’s Artifactory.

Firewall language support

C@2x C
C++@2x C++
Go Modules @2x Go
Gosu@2x Gosu
Java@2x Java
php@2x PHP
Python@2x Python
R@2x R
Ruby @2x Ruby
Scala@2x Scala
Swift@2x Swift
Visual Basic@2x Visual Basic

Firewall package support

Maven @2x-1 Maven
npm_logo npm
pypi @2x PyPi
nuget @2x Nuget
10-yum Yum
Go Modules @2x Go
Ruby @2x Rubygems
Conan @2x Conan
Cargo Cargo
Gradle Gradle
Conda Conda

Enterprise protection from attacks

  • Protection from unknown vulnerabilities
    Yes for npm, PyPl
  • Hosted repository protection from namespace confusion attack
  • Suspicious auto-quarantine
  • Automatic release from quarantine
  • Automated version replacement for dependencies
  • New reports and views for application security and developers
  • Improved developer experience
  • Support for artifactory enterprise