Synopsys Empowers Organizations with Synopsys Software Risk Manager for Enhanced Application Security Posture Management

Synopsys has introduced Synopsys Software Risk Manager, a robust application security posture management (ASPM) solution designed to simplify and align application security testing across projects, teams, and tools. The new offering enhances security teams’ ability to manage vulnerabilities and enforce controls, while streamlining application security implementation across organizations.

2 August 2023 – In a significant move, Synopsys, Inc. has launched the Synopsys Software Risk Manager, a robust solution designed to streamline application security posture management (ASPM). This powerful application aligns with intelligent policy-driven orchestration and vulnerability management capabilities, reinforcing Synopsys’ dedication to consistent and efficient application security practices within organizations.

Synopsys’ Software Risk Manager empowers both security and development teams by providing a comprehensive platform for simplifying, aligning, and streamlining application security testing. Through its seamless integration with a range of application security testing (AST) tools, including Synopsys Software Integrity Group’s SAST and SCA engines, this solution sets the stage for enhanced security efficacy across projects and teams.

Jason Schmitt, the General Manager of Synopsys’ Software Integrity Group, emphasized the need for effective application security programs in today’s digital transformation landscape. He stated, “Synopsys Software Risk Manager provides teams with a holistic view of their application security posture while accelerating time to value and reducing the overall cost of their AppSec programs.”

Gartner, a leading research and advisory company, highlights the significance of application security posture management in enhancing security efficacy and risk management. It anticipates that by 2026, over 40% of organizations developing proprietary applications will adopt ASPM to swiftly identify and resolve application security challenges.

Synopsys Software Risk Manager, an amalgamation of Synopsys’ core technologies from products like Code Dx and Intelligent Orchestration, delivers a comprehensive ASPM solution that facilitates:

  • The implementation of policy-driven AppSec on a scalable level, enabling universal security policies to be centrally defined and enforced.
  • A unified user experience across diverse application security testing tools, maximizing the value of existing security investments while simplifying operations.
  • The consolidation of vulnerability reporting and management across projects, teams, and tools, providing a normalized and prioritized view of security risks.
  • Streamlined AppSec integration and orchestration in development workflows, ensuring security workflows seamlessly integrate with developer toolchains.
  • Optimized core application security testing via a unified solution, simplifying deployment, management, and reporting.

As organizations seek to fortify their software risk management efforts and adhere to industry best practices, Synopsys’ Software Risk Manager stands as a compelling solution.

Author: Terry KS

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