Contrast Security Joins Foojay Advisory Board to Accelerate Java Developer Community Growth and Enhance Security Perspective

LOS ALTOS, CA., April 12, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Contrast Safety (Contrast), the leader in code security that enables developers to secure as they code, today announces its commitment to helping Java developers create secure code by joining Foojay’s advisory board.

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“Before Foojay was created, the OpenJDK user ecosystem lacked a vendor-neutral community platform for many years. It’s wonderful to see more and more individuals and organizations, such as Contrast Security, getting involved since the creation of the foundation in April 2020. Contrast Security not only shares its insights on OpenJDK, but also provides valuable security tips and tricks and helps collaborate around Foojay, the place for friends of OpenJDK,” said Geertjan Wielenga, Senior Project Manager Open Source at Azul, the initiator of Foojay.

Contrast Security and the other members of the Foojay Advisory Board will help guide the direction, content and oversight of Foojay.iothe community site for developers who use, target, and run their applications on Java and OpenJDK, with a focus on growing the community and fulfilling its mission of providing free information to everyday Java developers.

“We are honored to join the Foojay Advisory Board because we know that Java developers rely on the Foojay community and the foundation’s mission to share information and improve the entire market as a whole,” said Steve Wilson, product manager at Contrast Security. “Contrast is proud to help advance security in Java applications and help developers build securely without having to change the way they work.”

Contrast Secure Code Platform is the only platform on the market that embeds intelligent agents directly into code to enable developers to detect vulnerabilities during and after production. In addition to Java support, Contrast Secure Code Platform supports .NET, Ruby, Python, Node, PHP, and Go. Learn more about Contrast’s Java support as well as support for additional languages, please visit

About Foojay:

Foojay, a place for friends of OpenJDK, is a fast-growing community focused on OpenJDK, providing advice and information for Java developers, as well as user-focused Java and OpenJDK technical dashboards with free information on all things Java. A dedicated blogging area is available on Foojay for anyone with ideas or code to share on topics relevant to the Java ecosystem. To contribute, email [email protected] Follow us on Twitter @foojayio.

About contrast security:

Contrast Security secures the code that global enterprises rely on. It is the most modern and comprehensive code security platform in the industry, removing inefficiencies from security barriers and enabling enterprise developers to write and release code faster. secure app. Integrating code analysis and attack prevention directly into software with instrumentation, the Contrast platform automatically detects vulnerabilities as developers write code, eliminates false positives, and provides context-specific remediation guidance for a easy and fast fixing of vulnerabilities. This enables application and development teams to collaborate more effectively and innovate faster while accelerating digital transformation initiatives. That’s why a growing number of the world’s largest private and public sector organizations trust Contrast to secure their applications in development and extend protection to cloud and on-premises applications in production.

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Laura Asendio
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Contrast Safety
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