Episode #8 - Synopsys with Tim Mackey
Synopsys is a leader in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Application Security Testing (AST) for the 6th straight year. Their portfolio is among the most comprehensive in the market, supplementing the foundational aspects of AST with an acquired portfolio of award-winning products including SAST, DAST, IAST, and SCA - with advanced capabilities such as protocol fuzzing and API protection.
Join us as we speak with Tim Mackey, Principal Security Strategist with Synopsys’ Cybersecurity Research Center, as we discuss how Synopsys represents an evolution of traditional application security, through integration of capabilities in risk management that automates and accelerates the aggregation, correlation, deduplication, and prioritization of software vulnerabilities, while orchestrating the right tests, at the right time, with the right focus.
Founded in 1986 Synopsys is a publicly traded company with a set of capabilities initially focused in the silicon design and verification space. The Software Integrity Group within Synopsys focuses on application security testing and has been built up via impressive acquisitions, including Coverity in 2014, Codenomicon and Seeker in 2015, Cigital in 2016, Black Duck in 2017, Tinfoil Security in 2020, and CodeDx in 2021, among others. These products and services are tied together into a consolidated reporting dashboard by the Polaris Software Integrity Platform, delivering an exceptional experience.
The Synopsys Cybersecurity Research Center delivers access to information around the identification, severity, exploitation, mitigation, and defense against software vulnerabilities through research publications that are made available for public consumption.