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Synopsys to acquire WhiteHat Security| An application security pioneer and market-segment leading provider of DAST solutions

Craig HinkleyToday, we are thrilled to share the exciting news that Synopsys has signed a definitive agreement to acquire WhiteHat Security / NTT | Application Security. The combination of our respective strengths, and our shared vision for the future of application security, presents exciting, new opportunities for the broader market and this acquisition will expand our footprint as part of the larger Synopsys portfolio.

For more than 20 years, WhiteHat has been at the apex of steadfast application security. By joining forces with Synopsys, we are positioned to deliver a new tier of SaaS-based security testing solutions and build security directly into the software development lifecycle. WhiteHat’s strong competency in Dynamic Application Security Testing (DAST) complements Synopsys’ offerings in Static Analysis (SAST), Software Composition Analysis (SCA), Interactive Analysis (IAST), and orchestration and correlation (ASOC). As a result, our global customers can expect to receive the same high-quality, subscription-based services as always while gaining access to a broader portfolio of application security testing tools and services through one trusted partner.

Thank you to all our WhiteHat team members, past and present, for your dedication and hard work that led to our continued success in helping our customers secure the applications that run their digital business. The transaction is subject to customary regulatory review.  Until the transaction is closed, both companies will continue to operate independently. Once the transaction closes, we look forward to entering a new era for our business, the application security market, and the global cybersecurity community at large.

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