Veracode Includes Advanced Dynamic Analysis Capability with Acquisition of Crashtest Security Solution


Veracode , the world’s leading provider of modern application security testing solutions, today announced that it has acquired Germany-based software security tool Crashtest Security, a product of developer-focused dynamic application security testing (DAST). The investment will bolster existing DAST capabilities available as part of Veracode’s continuous software security platform and expand customer access globally.

Web applications are becoming the most exploited attack vector for cyberthreats that try to infiltrate companies and critical infrastructures. In fact, web applications already account for 40% of all breaches*. With Crashtest Security, it’s even easier to start scanning runtime web applications for vulnerabilities when static scanning isn’t the best fit. This developer-friendly solution complements the capabilities of the Veracode platform as part of a comprehensive, modern application security program that protects the entire software development lifecycle (SDLC).

Also Read:-8 Reasons for CIOs to Adopt Long-Term Security Solutions

Brian Roche, Product Manager at Veracode, said: ” Our customers have never been under more pressure to protect their web applications due to increased risks. They are looking for easy-to-use products that can be deployed quickly and seamlessly. The Crashtest Security product offers just the right solution: it is a highly innovative DAST tool and already well established in the European market.This acquisition supports the growing demand for runtime scanning and enables customers to quickly and easily experience the latest DAST advances’ .

Crashtest Security dynamic analysis

Crashtest Security, based in Munich, Germany, was founded in 2017. The solution can be used to analyze applications based on JavaScript, Representational State Transfer (REST) ​​APIs, and traditional web applications, as well as automate security testing using its integration into the software development process.

Veracode will add the Crashtest tool to its current portfolio, allowing customers to use the same login credentials for both products. Users will be able to take advantage of the most powerful aspects of the embedded technology to gain a 360-degree view of the scanning and reporting architecture in any application that uses a DAST product.

Felix Brombacher, CEO and Co-Founder of Crashtest Security, commented: ” We are very pleased to extend the advanced features of DAST to a broader market. We have invested heavily in our plug-and-play solution to meet customer demands in Europe. and enable continuous testing throughout the development process. Veracode’s acquisition of our dynamic analysis technology and resources will enable us to deliver the next generation of DAST to customers around the world.”

For more such updates follow us on Google News ITsecuritywire News. Please subscribe to our Newsletter for more updates.