Synopsys Named a Leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant
According to Gartner, "DevSecOps, modern web application design and high-profile breaches are affecting the growing application security testing market. Security and risk management leaders will need to meet tighter deadlines and test more-complex applications by integrating and automating AST in the software life cycle."
Complementing the company's static, dynamic, and interactive application security testing (AST) solutions, Synopsys recently acquired Black Duck Software, a global leader in software composition analysis (SCA), to help organizations identify and manage open source software security risk.
According the Gartner, "Although not strictly a security testing solution, SCA solutions have become critical components of application security programs. SCA products analyze application composition to detect components known to have security and/or functionality vulnerabilities or that require proper licensing. It helps ensure that the enterprise software supply chain includes only components that have undergone security testing and, therefore, supports secure application development and assembly. Gartner clients are increasingly seeking these capabilities from AST vendors."
To view a complimentary copy of the report, visit: https://www.synopsys.com/software-integrity/resources/analyst-reports/2018-gartner-magic-quadrant.html
1. Gartner, Inc. "Magic Quadrant for Application Security Testing" by Ayal Tirosh, Dionisio Zumerle and Mark Horvath, March 19, 2018.
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About the Synopsys Software Integrity Group
Synopsys Software Integrity Group helps development teams build secure, high-quality software, minimizing risks while maximizing speed and productivity. Synopsys, a recognized leader in static analysis, software composition analysis, and application security testing, is uniquely positioned to apply best practices across proprietary code, open source, and the runtime environment. With a combination of industry-leading tools, services, and expertise, only Synopsys helps organizations maximize security and quality in DevSecOps and throughout the software development life cycle. For more information, go to www.synopsys.com/software.
Synopsys, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNPS) is the Silicon to Software™ partner for innovative companies developing the electronic products and software applications we rely on every day. As the world's 15th largest software company, Synopsys has a long history of being a global leader in electronic design automation (EDA) and semiconductor IP and is also growing its leadership in software security and quality solutions. Whether you're a system-on-chip (SoC) designer creating advanced semiconductors, or a software developer writing applications that require the highest security and quality, Synopsys has the solutions needed to deliver innovative, high-quality, secure products. Learn more at www.synopsys.com.