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BoxBoat Announces Strategic Partnership with Chainguard to Secure Software Supply Chains

by Will Kinard | Wednesday, Feb 1, 2023 | Secure Software Supply Chain Security


Seattle, WA – BoxBoat, an IBM company, and a premier DevSecOps and digital transformation consultancy, today announced at CloudNativeSecurityCon a strategic partnership with Chainguard, the leader in delivering software supply chain security solutions by default. By combining Chainguard’s suite of security tools with BoxBoat’s IT consulting expertise, this partnership strengthens both companies’ efforts to help organizations implement new-to-the-market, threat-driven, security-focused design and development processes and tooling directly without impacting developer productivity or introducing additional complexity.

“At BoxBoat, we are always looking for the next generation of startup tech within our market to identify the right partners and leverage their offerings with our clients,” said Will Kinard, CTO of BoxBoat, an IBM company. “Our partnership with Chainguard enables us to provide our customers with best-in-class solutions to identify and eliminate vulnerabilities before they are ever deployed. BoxBoat guides clients through their digital transformation journeys, and with Chainguard, we can ensure their path includes a culture of secure software from source to production.”

“Partnering with BoxBoat allows Chainguard to provide today’s modern enterprises with a best-in-class software supply chain security developer platform and consulting services to realize the full potential of our solutions through best practices and accelerated results,” said Dan Lorenc, CEO and Co-founder at Chainguard. “Chainguard represents the next generation of software security, one that embodies a new culture of software development where security is built in, not bolted on, and this strategic partnership with the experts at BoxBoat will help deliver on our mission to make the software supply chain secure by default for organizations everywhere.”

Software attacks aren’t slowing down and they are hitting the bottom line. The average total cost of a supply chain compromise was $4.46 million – 2.5% higher than the overall average cost of a breach (IBM).

Contact us to learn more about how you can protect your organization against software supply chain threats with a developer-focused approach.

About BoxBoat

BoxBoat, an IBM Company, provides expert consulting services in containerization, DevSecOps, and digital transformation. Whether you need to start a new Kubernetes or Docker project, enhance your software development pipelines, modernize an existing application, migrate to the cloud, or just want to train your engineers, we have a team of certified experts who can get the job done. For more information, visit

About Chainguard

Chainguard is the first developer platform for software supply chain security, enabling developers everywhere to ship secure software. It is founded by the industry's leading experts on open source software, security and cloud native development and is backed by Sequoia, Amplify Partners, the Chainsmokers and more. Chainguard’s product portfolio includes Chainguard Enforce, Chainguard Images and Professional Services. Customers range from Fortune 500 companies in banking, fintech, government and infrastructure to startups and SMBs. For more information, please visit: