Synopsys, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNPS), today announced it was named to the “Leaders” quadrant of the Gartner’s 2017 Magic Quadrant for Application Security Testing (AST). The company is being recognised for its vision and ability to execute. Synopsys provides a comprehensive software security and quality platform, and enables organisations to address critical challenges in the evolving landscape of software security. The report evaluated 18 software vendors on 15 criteria. Detailed information about Synopsys and its position in the Gartner AST Magic Quadrant can be viewed here.
“Our strategic investments have resulted in a comprehensive portfolio of solutions and services that enable organisations from a variety of industries and stages of maturity to build security into the software development lifecycle and across the cyber supply chain, addressing today’s most pressing challenges in cybersecurity,” said Andreas Kuehlmann, senior vice president and general manager for the Synopsys Software Integrity Group. “We believe being recognised as an industry leader by Gartner validates our strategy and customer offerings in the application security space.”
According to Gartner, “Security testing is growing faster than any other security market, as AST solutions adapt to new development methodologies and increased application complexity. Security and risk management leaders must integrate AST in their application security programs*.”
Synopsys’ comprehensive software security and quality platform grants customers access to some of the most in-depth tools and experienced professionals available to provide insights, guidance and a roadmap for their application security challenges. Synopsys’ platform includes static code analysis, intelligent fuzz testing, software composition analysis, interactive application security testing (IAST), automated test optimisation, and actionable threat intelligence.
The recent acquisitions of Cigital and Codiscope add a broad spectrum of industry-leading professional and managed services for addressing software security. These include dynamic application security testing (DAST) and static application security testing (SAST) for identifying, remediating and preventing vulnerabilities in software. More details about Synopsys’ software security and quality platform can be found here.
*Gartner “Magic Quadrant for Application Security Testing (AST)” by Dionisio Zumerle and Ayal Tirosh, February 28, 2017.