Synopsys Acquires WhiteHat Security

Synopsys, Inc. has acquired WhiteHat Security, a provider of application security Software-as-a-Service (SaaS). This gives Synopsys access to dynamic application security testing (DAST) technology. 

“WhiteHat Security helped pioneer SaaS delivery of application security testing and brings powerful technology and expertise into our application security portfolio,” said Jason Schmitt, general manager of the Synopsys Software Integrity Group. “WhiteHat Security’s DAST capabilities complement our strengths in static analysis, interactive analysis and software composition analysis, while their expertise in SaaS will accelerate our security testing SaaS capabilities. We are excited about the value this will create for our customers and welcome the WhiteHat Security team as they join us in our mission to build trust in the software that businesses depend on.”

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