Contrast Security, the leader in next-gen software security, today announced its Contrast Application Security Platform has been recognized as the Best Application Security Solution by the 2021 Tech Ascension Awards.
The Contrast Application Security Platform delivers the industry’s only true DevSecOps platform approach with comprehensive observability and protection across the entire SDLC—from development, to test, to production. The Contrast platform includes:
- Contrast Assess provides continuous vulnerability assessment that integrates seamlessly with existing SDLC processes.
- Contrast OSS delivers automated software composition analysis (SCA) by detecting security and compliance vulnerabilities in third-party libraries and frameworks.
- Contrast Protect observes code behavior in running applications and intelligently blocks threats with runtime protection and observability.
- Contrast Scan revolutionizes static application security testing (SAST) with pipeline-native static analysis to analyze code and detect vulnerabilities early on in the SDLC with scan and remediation times dramatically faster than other SAST approaches.
“Contrast Security solves the challenges legacy application security tools present in modern software environments and it is an honor to be recognized as the Best Application Security Solution of 2021,” said Steve Wilson, Chief Product Officer at Contrast Security. “With the sheer amount of code being written by developers, and acceleration in release cycles due to digital transformation, a platform approach to application security is required. The Contrast platform enables customers to lower their security debt, improve efficiency, and lower risk from probes and attacks.”
The Tech Ascension Awards recognized the very best innovations in cybersecurity. The Tech Ascension Awards judged over 500 cybersecurity applicants based on technology innovation, market research, and competitive differentiators. The class-leading vendors that received recognition from the Tech Ascension Awards showcased technology that solves critical industry challenges and produces invaluable business outcomes for their customers.
“The proliferation of ransomware, nation-state threats, and an uptick in cybercriminal activity due to COVID-19 are just some of the factors that have made a strong cybersecurity defense paramount for every business that touches sensitive data,” said David Campbell, CEO, Tech Ascension Awards. “We’re honored to recognize these industry leaders that have demonstrated their ability to defend organizations with unique approaches, innovative technology, and world-class talent.”
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