Sep 22, 2023   |  By Synopsys Editorial Team
Software due diligence is an all-important aspect of any merger and acquisition (M&A) transaction, and in the tech M&A world, a target’s software assets are a significant part of the valuation. This due diligence process should identify a target company’s open source license obligations, application security and code quality risks, and the organization, processes, and practices that compose the software development life cycle.
Sep 21, 2023   |  By Synopsys Editorial Team
Internet of Things (IoT) devices are becoming ubiquitous, with billions deployed in the world. And threat actors are constantly looking for vulnerabilities in them because, unlike traditional IT devices, once IoT devices with fixed firmware are deployed, it is often impossible to fix problems. That’s why it is critical to thoroughly test the security and resilience of IoT devices before deployment, using the same methods that hackers use.
Sep 20, 2023   |  By Corey Hamilton
Synopsys received the second-highest score in the Current Offering category, and tied for the second-highest scores in the Strategy and Market Presence categories. This week, Synopsys was named a Leader in “The Forrester Wave™: Static Application Security Testing, Q3, 2023,” based on its evaluation of Coverity®, our static application security testing (SAST) solution.
Sep 19, 2023   |  By Charlotte Freeman
One of the most critical aspects of software development is ensuring that the applications you create are secure and reliable. As the pace of development and deployment continues to increase, manual testing and security checks are no longer sufficient to keep up with the pace.
Sep 18, 2023   |  By Taylor Armerding
Want to know the best way to make sure you can get a good job with good pay? Choose a field where the demand for workers exceeds the supply. Welcome to computer coding. While estimates of a skilled worker shortage vary, most put it somewhere in the dozens of millions worldwide. And it’s the catalyst for National Coding Week (NCW), which runs September 14-20. The event, launched in 2014 in the U.K.
Sep 7, 2023   |  By John Waller
The widespread use of Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) introduce their own security challenges; an AI/ML security assessment can help. AI and ML provide many benefits to modern organizations; however, with their widespread use come significant security challenges. This article explores the vital role of AI/ML security assessments in unearthing potential vulnerabilities, from lax data protection measures to weak access controls and more.
Sep 7, 2023   |  By Emmanuel Tournier
New Synopsys Black Duck® engagement summary report summarizes a breadth of insights across all domains of software due diligence.
Sep 5, 2023   |  By Matthew Hogg
Synopsys researcher discovers vulnerabilities CVE-2023-2453, CVE-2023-4480 in PHPFusion.
Aug 31, 2023   |  By Synopsys Editorial Team
New 2023 SANS DevSecOps Survey explores DevSecOps challenges and trends. In today's rapidly evolving digital landscape, the intersection of development, security, and operations has become paramount. DevSecOps, a methodology that integrates security practices into the DevOps workflow, has emerged as a critical approach to ensure the security and efficiency of software development processes.
Aug 28, 2023   |  By Taylor Armerding
IoT security begins with building secure software. Learn how to embed security into your SDLC to avoid becoming an easy target for hackers. With the evolution of the Internet of Things (IoT), there are billions of devices in the world today. Everything is becoming a computer—your thermostat, stove, refrigerator, washer, dryer, vehicle, door locks—even things like lawn mowers and vacuum cleaners.
Sep 7, 2023   |  By Synopsys
Join us at the Synopsys User Conference 2023 in Bengaluru as we explore the critical link between software risk and business risk. Discover the implications of software vulnerabilities, cybersecurity incidents, and the importance of building trust in your software supply chain. Gain insights into managing business velocity while maintaining secure software development practices. Learn why software security is a top priority in today's rapidly evolving technological landscape and how it impacts your organization's risk management.
Sep 5, 2023   |  By Synopsys
The threat of malicious packages in npm is real and requires proactive measures to mitigate the risks. Learn about the strategies developers can adopt to protect their apps.
Aug 28, 2023   |  By Synopsys
Explore the threat of malicious packages in the npm ecosystem and learn about the four most common ways attackers create and insert malicious code into packages.
Aug 23, 2023   |  By Synopsys
The Polaris Software Integrity Platform® offers developer-enabled features that create frictionless application security for both dev and DevOps.
Aug 21, 2023   |  By Synopsys
Polaris Software Integrity Platform is a cloud-based, user-friendly application security testing tool optimized for DevSecOps. See how you can get onboarded and scanning in minutes.
Aug 14, 2023   |  By Synopsys
Synopsys has it all: best-of-breed capabilities, a proven track record as an industry leader, and the expertise and staying power an organization needs to be successful. For organizations facing unknown levels of software risk and unnecessary complexity and inefficiency in their AppSec initiatives, working with the right vendor will streamline your AppSec environment, so you can manage software risk before it becomes business risk.
Aug 11, 2023   |  By Synopsys
Discover the latest capabilities in Black Duck for efficient custom component management and handling internal dependencies. This video provides insights into the automatic identification of new custom components within Black Duck, enhancing its existing capabilities for open source and internal dependency management. Learn how to navigate… unknown components create custom components and seamlessly integrate them into your projects.
Aug 9, 2023   |  By Synopsys
Polaris Software Integrity Platform is a cloud-based, user-friendly application security testing tool optimized for DevSecOps. See how you can get onboarded and scanning in minutes.
Jul 27, 2023   |  By Synopsys
Synopsys received the highest scores for all five Use Cases in this year's report: Enterprise, DevSecOps, Cloud-Native Applications, Mobile and Client, and Software Supply Chain Security.
Jul 24, 2023   |  By Synopsys
The Polaris Software Integrity Platform® offers developer-enabled features that create frictionless application security for both dev and DevOps.
Oct 14, 2020   |  By Synopsys
You've realized you need to do a better job of tracking and managing your open source as well as the vulnerabilities and licenses associated with it. How hard can vulnerability management be? Do you really need special tools? After all, the license and vulnerability information is publicly available. Once you get a list of open source components and do some Google searching, you should be all set, right?
Oct 14, 2020   |  By Synopsys
Open source components are the foundation of every software application in every industry. But, its many benefits can often lead its consumers to overlook how open source affects the security of their application.
Oct 1, 2020   |  By Synopsys
More than 11.5 billion records with sensitive information were breached between January 2005 and January 2019 ( If your business stores, processes, or transmits cardholder data, it's imperative that you implement standard security procedures and technologies to prevent the theft of this sensitive information. Start by ensuring you're in compliance with the technical and operational requirements set by the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS).
Oct 1, 2020   |  By Synopsys
Just like most software assets contain open source, modern software applications commonly link to external web services via APIs. But developers using web services might not have a suitable agreement to do so, and they may be inadvertently signing their companies up to terms of service. This white paper covers the types of risk associated with web services and how they can affect an M&A transaction.
Sep 1, 2020   |  By Synopsys
Threat modeling promotes the idea of thinking like an attacker. It enables organization to build software with security considerations, rather than addresssing security as an afterthought. However, there are some very common misconceptions tha can cause firms to lose their grip around the threat modeling process. This eBook shines a light onto the essentials and helps to get your bearings straight with all things related to threat modeling.
Sep 1, 2020   |  By Synopsys
Are your developers getting discouraged by too many false positives from security tools that slow them down? You need a solution that boosts their productivity, finds real vulnerabilities, and provides expert remediation guidance. Coverity will help you achieve this and more. Learn how you can assess the ROI of implementing Coverity into your SDLC, quickly build secure applications, and accelerate your software velocity.

Synopsys solutions help you manage security and quality risks comprehensively, across your organization and throughout the application life cycle.

Synopsys helps development teams build secure, high-quality software, minimizing risks while maximizing speed and productivity. Synopsys, a recognized leader in static analysis, software composition analysis, and application security testing, is uniquely positioned to apply best practices across proprietary code, open source, and the runtime environment. With a combination of industry-leading tools, services, and expertise, only Synopsys helps organizations maximize security and quality in DevSecOps and throughout the software development life cycle.

Build secure, high-quality software faster:

  • Integrate security into your DevOps environment: Integrate and automate application security testing with the development and deployment tools you use today.
  • Build a holistic AppSec program across your organization: Ensure your people, processes, and technology are aligned to defend against cyber attacks on the software you build and operate.
  • Get on-demand security testing for any application: Extend the reach of your application security team with cost-effective security testing by our team of experts.
  • Find and fix quality and compliance issues early in development: Maximize software reliability, minimize downstream maintenance headaches, and ensure compliance with industry standards.
  • Identify open source, code quality, and security risks during M&A: Avoid surprises that can materially impact the value of software assets your company acquires.
  • Assess your AppSec threats, risks, and dependencies: Go beyond security testing to understand likely cyber attack vectors and targets, as well as design flaws that can lead to security breaches.

Any software. Any development model. Any stage. Synopsys has you covered.