Software Integrity

Archive for November 2016

 

Synopsys Supports Global FS-ISAC Events

The Synopsys Software Integrity team recently presented at two Financial Services – Information Sharing and Analysis Center (FS-ISAC) events, the U.S. Fall and European Summits, which respectively took place October 23rd-26th in Nashville, Tennessee, and November 6th-9th in Barcelona, Spain. FS-ISAC, a member-owned, non-profit organization, is, per its website, the global financial industry’s go-to resource […]

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Getting to the Bottom of the Top 5 Vendor Risk Management Best Practices

“We cannot enter into alliances until we are acquainted with the designs of our neighbors.”  – Sun Tzu Opening this post with an Art of War quote may seem a bit cliché. At the same time, it really hits the nail on the head when discussing vendor risk management. After all, the best way to […]

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Philips Honors Synopsys Researcher with Responsible Disclosure Honor

On Wednesday, Philips named Mike Ahmadi, Global Director of Critical Systems Security for Synopsys Software Integrity Group, to its Responsible Disclosure Hall of Honors. Responsible Disclosure, also known as Coordinated Vulnerability Disclosure, means that the first reporter of a new vulnerability has chosen to work with the vendor to demonstrate the validity of the finding […]

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Synopsys Expands Security Signoff Solution with Cigital and Codiscope Acquisition

Today Synopsys signed a definitive agreement to acquire two premiere security companies. Cigital, headquartered in Dulles, Virginia, is a large application security firm specializing in professional and managed services for identifying, remediating, and preventing vulnerabilities in software applications. Codiscope, headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, is focused on security developer tools and training modules, which Cigital distributes. […]

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Synopsys Presents at IoT Emerge 2016

Synopsys had two presentations at this week’s IoT Emerge 2016 conference in Chicago, Illinois. “Setting the Standard for Cybersecurity Assurance Testing” was a joint presentation between Laura Elan, Global Service Leader – Medical Regulatory Advisory and eHealth at UL, and Mike Ahmadi, Global Director of Critical Systems Security for the Synopsys Software Integrity Group. The […]

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Software Is Everywhere – And So Are the Vulnerabilities

Software is no longer limited to traditional computing platforms such as our personal PC or a corporate server. Almost every device today runs some software – from firmware at the chip level in our toasters to a complex operating system found within our smart TVs. Furthermore, life-critical products, such as automobiles, medical devices, and industrial […]

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Agile Development for Application Security Managers

In today’s competitive business environment, it is more important than ever to develop applications not only accurately but quickly. The traditional “waterfall” method is effective, but requires so many steps that the process cannot keep up with today’s software development needs. Agile is a development methodology that speeds up software development dramatically, along with several […]

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