Contrast Security

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Сontrast Security is a provider of security technology that enables software applications to protect themselves against cyber attacks. Its deep security instrumentation is the technology that enables analysis and always-on protection of an entire application portfolio, without scanning or security experts. It has intelligent agents that work inside applications to prevent data breaches and defeat hackers.

HQLos Altos, US
Employee Ratings4

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Employees (est.) (Aug 2020)279
Job Openings22
Revenue (Y, 2018)$25 M
Cybersecurity ratingAMore

Key People/Management at Contrast Security

Jeff Williams

Jeff Williams

Co-Founder & Chief Technology Officer, Director
Alan P. Naumann

Alan P. Naumann

Chairman of the Board, President & Chief Executive Officer
Arshan Dabirsiaghi

Arshan Dabirsiaghi

Co-Founder & Chief Scientist
Surag Patel

Surag Patel

Chief Strategy Officer
David Lindner

David Lindner

Chief Information Security Officer
Mike Keating

Mike Keating

Vice President of Sales
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Contrast Security Office Locations

Contrast Security has offices in Los Altos, Baltimore, Chiyoda City and Belfast
Los Altos, US (HQ)
240 3rd St
Baltimore, US
1629 Thames St 4th floor
Chiyoda City, JP
2-chōme-2-1 Marunouchi
Belfast, GB
48-60 High St
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Contrast Security Financials and Metrics

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Contrast Security total Funding

$119 m

Contrast Security latest funding size

$65 m

Time since last funding

a year ago

Contrast Security investors

Contrast Security's latest funding round in February 2019 was reported to be $65 m. In total, Contrast Security has raised $119 m
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Contrast Security Revenue

Contrast Security's revenue was reported to be $25 m in Y, 2018

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Contrast Security News and Updates

Contrast Security Launches Next Generation Open Source Software Security Platform for DevOps

LOS ALTOS, Calif., June 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Contrast Security, the pioneer in enabling "self-protecting" software by embedding vulnerability analysis and exploit prevention directly into modern software, continues to re-invent application security with the launch of Contrast OSS....

Contrast Security Continues to be Recognized as the only "Visionary" in the Gartner 2019 Magic Quadrant for Application Security Testing

LOS ALTOS, Calif., April 23, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Contrast Security, the pioneer in embedding vulnerability analysis and exploit prevention directly into modern software, today announced that for the fourth year in a row, it was named the only "Visionary" in the 2019 Gartner Magic...

Contrast Security raises $65M to accelerate technology development

Application security startup Contrast Security Inc. has raised $65 million in new funding to accelerate technology development and to assist in its international expansion. The Series D round was led by Warburg Pincus and included participation from previous investors Battery Ventures, General Cata…

Contrast Security raises $65 million for agent-based cybersecurity

Cybersecurity startup Contrast Security announced that it has raised $65 million in a series D financing round led by Warburg Pincus.

Contrast Security Joins the Cybersecurity Tech Accord To Promote a Safer Online World

LOS ALTOS, Calif., Nov. 7, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Contrast Security, the pioneer in self-protecting software, today announced it has joined more than 60 global companies in a commitment to defend all customers from malicious attacks by cybercriminals. Contrast Security is one of the...

Contrast Security Gives Community First Free DevSecOps Solution To Take Control of Software Security

LOS ALTOS, Calif., Aug. 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Contrast Security, the pioneer in self-protecting software, today announced the availability of Contrast Community Edition, a free solution to protect web applications and APIs from attacks and empower development and security teams to...
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Contrast Security Blogs

When Legacy Application Security Becomes Your “Mr. Hyde”

Agile and DevOps are critical linchpins in digital transformation. Agile focuses on the development life cycle of modern software development life cycle (SDLC), whereas DevOps spans across development, testing, and operations life cycles. Enterprises recognize their importance and have rapidly adopt…

AppSec Becomes A Priority For New CISOs/CSOs: Recommendations For The First 100 Days

With digital transformation as a top concern for many organizations today, application security (AppSec) is more important than ever for CISOs/CSOs. Newly hired leaders must account for AppSec from the very start, and should assemble a comprehensive and strategic vision for software security in thei…

Assessing API Security Risks, Plotting a Solution

Application programming interfaces (APIs) are increasingly opening paths to vulnerabilities further down in application architectures. But legacy security testing approaches and firewalls are an inefficient and ineffective approach to securing APIs, as they lack the context of how the API is impleme…

Priorities in Agile Lead to Software Observability in Annual Agile Report

It has been nearly 20 years since a group of 17 software developers conceived the “Manifesto for Agile Software Development.” Frustrated by a development methodology that followed a set path—with long development cycles before a final product was ready to be released—the group wanted an approach tha…

PRESS MENTION: Contrast Security Appoints Cybersecurity and APM Veteran Joe Sexton to Board of Directors

  LOS ALTOS, Calif., June 25, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Contrast Security, the leader in next-generation application security that embeds code analysis and attack prevention directly into software, announced today that Joe Sexton has been appointed to the company’s Board of Dir…

Mitigating the Risks of Open-source Software in DevOps

Speed matters when it comes to developing and releasing a new software title—nearly two-thirds of software companies report a development backlog. So, it should come as no surprise to hear that developers have been increasingly relying on open-source software (OSS) components. A given application to…
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Contrast Security Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Contrast Security founded?

    Contrast Security was founded in 2014.

  • Who are Contrast Security key executives?

    Contrast Security's key executives are Jeff Williams, Alan P. Naumann and Arshan Dabirsiaghi.

  • How many employees does Contrast Security have?

    Contrast Security has 279 employees.

  • What is Contrast Security revenue?

    Latest Contrast Security annual revenue is $25 m.

  • What is Contrast Security revenue per employee?

    Latest Contrast Security revenue per employee is $89.6 k.

  • Who are Contrast Security competitors?

    Competitors of Contrast Security include StackHawk, Curtail and Offchine Labs.

  • Where is Contrast Security headquarters?

    Contrast Security headquarters is located at 240 3rd St, Los Altos.

  • Where are Contrast Security offices?

    Contrast Security has offices in Los Altos, Baltimore, Chiyoda City and Belfast.

  • How many offices does Contrast Security have?

    Contrast Security has 4 offices.