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WhiteHat Security Named a Leader in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Application Security Testing for Third Straight Year

WhiteHat Security Named a Leader in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Application Security Testing for Third Straight Year
August 12
12:07 2015

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — WhiteHat Security, the Web security company, today announced it has once again been positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the Leaders quadrant of the Magic Quadrant for Application Security Testing (AST).* This is the third year in a row that WhiteHat Security has been included in the upper right quadrant of this Magic Quadrant.

According to the Gartner Magic Quadrant report, “leaders in the AST market demonstrate breadth and depth of AST products and services. Leaders should provide mature, reputable SAST, DAST, mobile AST and, desirably, IAST techniques in their solutions. Leaders also should provide organizations with AST-as-a-service delivery models for testing, or with a choice of a tool and AST as a service, using a single management console and an enterprise-class reporting framework supporting multiple users, groups and roles.”

“We are honored to be recognized as a leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for the third year in a row,” said Craig Hinkley, CEO of WhiteHat Security. “Applications are a leading threat vector for attackers, and as more breach headlines hit the news, the focus on securing those applications has never been greater at all levels of our customer organizations – from the security and development teams all the way to the C-level executives and board of directors.

“However, many organizations do not know where to begin when it comes to application security,” Hinkley continued. “Our goal at WhiteHat is to aid our customers in developing mature application security programs and enable them to focus on innovating and building secure software for their business. Our solutions allow us to become an extension of our customers’ internal security and development teams. We believe our position as a Leader in this Magic Quadrant is proof that we can bring practical and real security expertise to our customers.”

WhiteHat Sentinel is a Security-as-a-service platform that enables your business to develop secure software. From development, to Quality Assurance to production, Sentinel offers unlimited testing and real-time software security analytics for a fixed annual subscription. Sentinel is easy to use – it requires no additional staff or software. No matter how much code, how many websites, or how often they change, Sentinel can scale to meet any demand.

For a copy of the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Application Security Testing, please click here.

*Gartner Inc., “Magic Quadrant for Application Security Testing” by Neil MacDonald and Joseph Feiman, Aug. 6, 2015.

About the Magic Quadrant
Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in its research publications, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors with the highest ratings or other designation. Gartner research publications consist of the opinions of Gartner’s research organization and should not be construed as statements of fact. Gartner disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.

About WhiteHat Security
Founded in 2001 and headquartered in Santa Clara, California, WhiteHat Security is the leader in application security, enabling businesses to protect critical data, ensure compliance, and manage risk. WhiteHat is different because we approach application security through the eyes of the attacker. Through a combination of technology, more than a decade of intelligence metrics, and the judgment of real people, 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 tens of thousands of websites – including sites in highly regulated industries, such as top e-commerce, financial services, and healthcare companies. For more information on WhiteHat Security, please visit

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