Deloitte Germany Partners with Checkmarx to Include Application Security Testing Technologies in the Deloitte Big Data Analytics Platforms and Services

Partnership will Provide Organizations with Comprehensive Offering for Tracking the Security Level of their Applications as a Part of Big Data Analytics Processes

BERLIN--()--Deloitte Germany, a member firm of Deloitte’s global network of audit, consulting, financial advisory, risk advisory and tax advisory firms, and The Deloitte Analytics Institute, a multidisciplinary competence center at the interface of business, science and technology, today announced a partnership with Checkmarx, a global leader in Application Security Testing (AST). Through this strategic partnership, Deloitte and The Deloitte Analytics Institute will introduce Checkmarx application security solutions and expertise to Deloitte’s big data analytics platforms and services to promote secure software development and enable more comprehensive data security for Deloitte’s customers.

“We are joining forces with Deloitte to provide a more thorough approach to security through application security testing technologies, in the wider field of big data analytics”

As a leading provider of audit and risk advisory services, Deloitte is committed to continuously seeking innovative ways to enhance privacy and security defenses within big data projects.

With individual and user-centered Advanced Analytics and Big Data solutions, The Deloitte Analytics Institute accompanies companies on their way to becoming insight-driven organizations. Checkmarx‘s application security platform empowers organizations to develop more secure applications and developers to implement secure code seamlessly and at scale. This partnership introduces an intensive, first-in-the-market combination of Checkmarx’s application security testing solution and Deloitte’s big data analytics services that underscores the importance of maintaining secure applications when analyzing, managing, handling and storing big data.

“Deloitte enables enterprises to leverage advanced analytics capabilities to enhance their business models. Secure applications are essential to protect customer data and to comply with the strong data privacy laws in Germany and Europe,” stated Olaf-Peter Schleichert, Partner and Leader of Deloitte Analytics Institute Germany. “With Checkmarx we found the ideal partner who complements our competencies to ensure secure software solutions for our clients.”

Checkmarx’s application security platform enables organizations to develop more secure applications faster in accordance with leading standards, and increase security by providing an easier way to scan large software applications early in the development cycle. In addition to providing a benefit for Deloitte’s customers, Checkmarx’s leading software products will allow Deloitte’s in-house developers to improve their knowledge of developing secure software.

“Deloitte’s unique selling point is to advise and to implement concepts on leading technology platforms. As a highly acknowledged Advisor in Risk Compliance and Forensic Services, Deloitte strives in particular to develop software for the highest standards of data security and to eliminate reputation risks for its clients,” Olaf-Peter Schleichert continues. “We’re excited to be partnering with Checkmarx and implementing their application security solutions to help us achieve this goal.”

“We are joining forces with Deloitte to provide a more thorough approach to security through application security testing technologies, in the wider field of big data analytics,” said Emmanuel Benzaquen, CEO, Checkmarx. “We look forward to a productive partnership that will enable us to provide our technology and expertise for the benefit of Deloitte, and for the benefit of its customers.”

For more information about Checkmarx, visit: https://www.checkmarx.com.

For more information about Deloitte Germany, visit: https://www2.deloitte.com/de/de.html

For more information about The Deloitte Analytics Institute, visit: https://www2.deloitte.com/de/de/pages/deloitte-analytics/topics/deloitte-analytics-institute.html

About Checkmarx

Checkmarx is an Application Security software company, whose mission is to provide enterprise organizations with application security testing products and services that empower developers to deliver secure applications. Amongst the company's 1,000 customers are five of the world's top 10 software vendors, four of the top American banks, and many Fortune 500 and government organizations, including SAP, Samsung and Salesforce.com.

For more information about Checkmarx, visit http://www.checkmarx.com or follow us on Twitter: @checkmarx

About the Deloitte Analytics Institute

The Deloitte Analytics Institute is a service line of Deloitte Consulting GmbH, a subsidiary of Deloitte Germany. Deloitte Germany is a member of the global Deloitte affiliate network, one of the largest professional service firms worldwide. Deloitte's service portfolio includes a globally proven and comprehensive Big Data and Advanced Analytics expertise, providing both global and local access to scalability and operation of Big Data infrastructures, cross-industry (automotive, manufacturing) and cross functions (strategy, finance, legal).

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Deloitte Germany today announced a partnership with Checkmarx, a global leader in Application Security Testing (AST).