SAN FRANCISCO--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--AsTech Consulting, a San Francisco-based application security consulting firm specializing in web and mobile application vulnerability management and remediation, today announced it has partnered with WhiteHat Security, Inc. of Santa Clara, Calif. AsTech will provide application vulnerability description information and custom integration features to Sentinel Source, WhiteHat’s SAST (Static Application Security Testing) product that delivers a simple, scalable solution for both information security and development organizations to evaluate the security of application source code for a growing number of platforms.
“Organizations face major challenges when they attempt to integrate security considerations throughout the software development lifecycle, and especially during development”
AsTech has provided source code security assessments since 2001, for critical banking, brokerage, insurance, and healthcare applications. With more than 15 years of experience in source code security and vulnerability remediation engagements with Fortune 1000 clients, AsTech is contributing to Sentinel Source’s vulnerability library and assisting in the development of custom rule-packs for various development platforms. AsTech will also support WhiteHat clients by offering consulting for custom integration of Sentinel Source, vulnerability remediation strategy, including prioritization and maintenance processes.
“Organizations face major challenges when they attempt to integrate security considerations throughout the software development lifecycle, and especially during development,” said Jerry Hoff, Vice President of the Static Analysis Division at WhiteHat Security. “By partnering with AsTech our customers can now take the next step beyond the vulnerability discovery process and determine the right remediation and prioritization process for those vulnerabilities.”
“We’re very excited to work with WhiteHat, as this partnership just makes good sense, bringing together one of the best static application security solutions available today with AsTech’s integration and remediation experience,” said Greg Reber, CEO of AsTech Consulting. “Sentinel Source not only finds vulnerabilities – with the information AsTech provides, it will also help customers address remediation options.”
AsTech is committed to help differentiate the Sentinel Source product by contributing to its ease of use, providing quality information and recommendations, and supporting seamless integration into customer environments.
- WhiteHat Sentinel Source provides a best-in-class SAST Solution for vulnerability discovery that protects organizations’ intellectual property while empowering development teams.
- AsTech’s contributions to Sentinel Source provide a great advantage for the firm to support WhiteHat’s clients with custom integration and remediation consulting.
- AsTech has more than 15 years of application security experience with Fortune 1000 enterprises, particularly in financial services environments supporting high-value, high-frequency transactions.
- AsTech brings a deep understanding of how to align application vulnerability remediation with business priorities by focusing on business risk and realistic cost-to-fix scenarios.
- AsTech establishes effective communication between executive management, security organizations, and development teams.
About AsTech Consulting
Founded in San Francisco in 1997, AsTech designs solutions to optimize application security throughout the development and vulnerability management lifecycles. Each client has unique business objectives, risk appetites, and threat landscapes—AsTech’s team brings a strategic, risk-based focus to software security initiatives across a wide variety of organizations. AsTech’s application security engineers possess extensive development experience with all major programming languages and are software security experts. Delivering customized, state of the art application security solutions, AsTech helps align people, process, and technology to achieve the most effective outcomes. AsTech provides source code security assessments, grey-box testing (SAST/DAST combined), vulnerability remediation, secure development training, SDLC consulting, process automation and integration services.
About WhiteHat Security
Founded in 2001 and headquartered in Santa Clara, California, WhiteHat Security provides end-to-end solutions for Web security. The company's cloud website vulnerability management platform and leading security engineers turn verified security intelligence into actionable insights for customers. Through a combination of core products and strategic partnerships, WhiteHat Security provides complete Web security at a scale and accuracy unmatched in the industry. WhiteHat Sentinel, the company's flagship product line, currently manages thousands of websites – including sites in highly regulated industries, such as top e-commerce, financial services and healthcare companies.