The provider of static application security testing (AST), Checkmarx has bought open-source supply chain startup Dustico. The amount of the deal has been undisclosed.
Dustico, founded in 2020, delivers a dynamic source-code analysis platform that aims to employ machine learning for detecting malicious attacks and backdoors in software supply chains. With this deal, the AST capabilities of Checkmarx combine with Dustico’s behavioral analysis technology.
The closing of this deal comes amid a sharp rise in supply chain attacks. This will provide customers with a consolidated view into the risk and reputation of open-source packages, resulting in a more comprehensive approach to prevent supply chain attacks.
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