Release Notes – CAST Highlight Summer 2022 Release

RELEASE DATE: June 25th 2022

We’re very proud to announce the next major release of CAST Highlight, the Software Intelligence product for performing rapid application portfolio analysis. This version introduces new innovations including OSS component license compatibility checks and safe version reporting, Scala support for Software Health, application discussion threads, a new default OSS license risk profile, and many other new capabilities.


OSS Safe Component Version Recommender

Speed up the process of remediating vulnerable open source components across your application portfolio with automatic recommendations on safer versions of components to adopt.


OSS License Compatibility Reporting

Reduce license compliance risk by defining a license compatibility model at the portfolio level that automatically checks and reports possible license conflicts between components and dependencies within an application.


Discussion Threads on Application Results

Collaborate and track team member notes on applications across your portfolio directly in the CAST Highlight user interface with automatic email notifications when users are mentioned in a discussion thread.

Read more about this feature


Enhanced Default OSS License Risk Profile

Improve accuracy and flexibility of default license risk levels that are now based on the recently released license rulebook capability. Additionally, generate custom license risk profiles automatically across application portfolios or for specific applications.

Read the default license risk profile change notice
See how to automatically generate license risk profiles based on license rulebooks


Scala Support for Software Health

Improve technology coverage with 30+ new code insights for Software Health (resiliency, agility, elegance) for Scala.

See technology coverage


Many other feature improvements

The product team also took the opportunity with this new release to introduce many additional feature improvements such as: expanded Google Cloud service recommendations, an improved portfolio-level OSS License dashboard, easier/lighter SAML implementation, improved Cloud Maturity pattern documentation, Custom Segmentations can now include Custom Indicators, and much more!