Checkmarx Named "Cool Vendor" by Leading Analyst Firm

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Checkmarx Named "Cool Vendor" in Application Security by Gartner

Secure coding is an essential element of any security program and Checkmarx makes it easy for developers to adopt good coding practices while giving executives unparalleled visibility to discover and remediate application risk.

Checkmarx Inc., the leading provider of static application security testing (SAST) solutions, has been included by Dr. Joseph Feiman as one of five "Cool Vendors" in the April 2010 “Cool Vendors in Application Security, 2010” report by Gartner, Inc. on 14 April 2010.

Checkmarx is the first code analysis company that can inspect and summarize application security risk quickly, non-intrusively and with tremendous accuracy. Checkmarx’s patented Virtual Compiler (VC) means developers and security professionals can not only find security vulnerabilities without a compiler, but they can also easily scan code across fragmented organizational structures due to geographic dispersion, outsourcing or open source.

“We are honored to be considered a cool vendor,” said Emmanuel Benzaquen, CEO at Checkmarx. “Secure coding is an essential element of any security program and Checkmarx makes it easy for developers to adopt good coding practices while giving executives unparalleled visibility to discover and remediate application risk.”

About Gartner’s Cool Vendors Selection Process
Gartner’s listing does not constitute an exhaustive list of vendors in any given technology area, but rather is designed to highlight interesting, new and innovative vendors, products and services. Gartner disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness of a particular purpose. Gartner defines a cool vendor as a company that offers technologies or solutions that are: Innovative, enable users to do things they couldn’t do before; Impactful, have, or will have, business impact (not just technology for the sake of technology); Intriguing, have caught Gartner’s interest or curiosity in approximately the past six months.

About Checkmarx
Checkmarx is the leading provider for source code analysis. Founded in 2006, Checkmarx provides comprehensive solutions for automated security code review. Its technology is used by large corporations and small and medium-sized organizations across all industries. Checkmarx pioneered the concept of a query language-based solution for tracking technical and logical code vulnerabilities, and continues to bring new innovative solutions to market to fulfill its vision for a hacker free world. http://www.checkmarx.com .

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