Synopsys buys Cigital in secure DevOps push

Purchase will add "complementary products"

Synopsys has acquired Cigital, the software security services provider, and Codiscope, a 2015 Cigital spinoff and provider of complementary security tools.

Terms of the deal, announced Tuesday, were undisclosed. The purchase of Cigital and Codiscope will add “complementary products, services, and a highly skilled workforce” to the Synopsys portfolio, the firm said.

The purchase is geared towards the provision of tools that allow organisations to build security into the software development lifecycle. ®

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