Deepfence Open Source Community Update – August 2022

Michelle Brinich
Michelle Brinich
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We’ve seen some tremendous momentum since our last open source community update and are excited to share our most recent milestones.

Recapping the launch of ThreatMapper 1.4

Last week we joined the security community at Black Hat, one of the world’s premier cybersecurity events. We could think of no better stage upon which to unveil our boldest and biggest release yet – ThreatMapper 1.4. 

ThreatMapper 1.4 delivers all these new open source features (and more):

  • ThreatGraph, a powerful new feature that uses runtime context like network flows to prioritize threat scan results and enables organizations to narrow down attack path alerts from thousands to a handful of the most meaningful (and threatening)
  • Agentless cloud security posture management (CSPM) of cloud assets mapped to various compliance controls, such as CIS, HIPAA, GDPR, SOC 2, and others
  • YaraHunter, the industry’s first open source malware scanner for cloud native environments

We first open sourced ThreatMapper in October 2021, and since then we’ve packed in more must-have cloud native security features, making it truly an industry first. There is no other project, open source or commercial, that applies these comprehensive features and capabilities across the cloud native continuum.  

If you’re looking for some resources to help you get you started with ThreatMapper 1.4, check out the announcement blog post, or head on over to GitHub to grab the source code

Get the ThreatMapper 1.4 and Black Hat recap here in this video:

Celebrating 4000+ GitHub stars!

In addition to ThreatMapper, we maintain four additional open source projects so you can better protect your cloud native estate:

  • YaraHunter: Use YARA rules to scan builds, containers and filesystems to find indicators of malware.
  • PacketStreamer: A lightweight packet collector, supporting distributed hosts, clouds, and Kubernetes.
  • SecretScanner: Find unprotected secrets, tokens, and authentication keys in containers and file systems. It’s included in ThreatMapper, but is also a standalone open source project of its own. 
  • FlowMeter: Employ machine learning techniques to classify network flows based on packet headers.

We’re excited to celebrate a new milestone: Deepfence open source projects now have 4000+ stars on GitHub!

New Community Website

Open source is at the heart of what we do at Deepfence. Check out our new community site to find all the documentation and more that you need to learn more about our different open source projects and how to engage: community.deepfence.io/

Screenshot of Deepfence Community site as of August 19, 2022

Get Started & Stay Connected

  • Give ThreatMapper a try! You can find everything you need to get started on GitHub.
  • If you like what you see, give us a star. Stars are one way of showing your support of open source projects you care about – we’d be honored to have you among our stargazers
  • Got questions? Join the Deepfence community Slack channel to ask questions, get answers, and follow along with the discussion. 

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