Contrast Security

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Сontrast Security is a company developing software application security solutions. It offers a platform that features embedded sensors woven into the code to provide continuous security observation. The sensors detect and correct vulnerabilities before deployment, and protect the software applications in operation.

HQLos Altos, CA, US
Employee Ratings3.7
Overall CultureA+

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Employees (est.) (Apr 2021)330(+2%)
Job Openings29
Revenue (Y, 2018)$25 M
Cybersecurity ratingCMore

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
Jean Francois Hervy

Jean Francois Hervy

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Contrast Security Office Locations

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

2 years 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 Adds Go Language Support for Industry's First Interactive Application Security Analyzer

New agent delivers dramatically better accuracy and lower false positives than legacy application security approaches — particularly critical for API security

Contrast Security Named a JMP Securities Elite 80 Cybersecurity Company

Recognized for the company's vision, product roadmap, sales footprint, and differentiated technology that enables the full potential of DevSecOps in modern software

Contrast Security Study Exposes Significant Time and Resource Drain in Software Supply Chain Security

LOS ALTOS, Calif., April 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study by Contrast Security reveals that 62% of libraries found in applications are inactive — that is, are not used at all by the software. Additionally, in libraries that are active, 69% of library classes are not invoked by...

Insights on the Runtime Application Self-Protection Global Market to 2027 - Featuring Contrast Security, Guardsquare & Immunio Among Others

Dublin, Feb. 24, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "Runtime Application Self-Protection - Global Market Trajectory & Analytics" report has been added to's offering. The publisher brings years of research experience to the 6th edition of this report. The 180-page report presen…

Contrast Security Invests in Executive Leadership to Drive Innovation, Strengthen Customer Success

LOS ALTOS, Calif., Dec. 14, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Contrast Security today announced the addition of five strategic executive hires who will help lead new product innovations with cloud-native solutions and strengthen efforts to optimize customer success. These leadership additions will enable C…
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Contrast Security Blogs


New agent delivers dramatically better accuracy and lower false positives than legacy application security approaches — particularly critical for API security

The Evolution of DevSecOps

Adoption has been driven by the expansion of tools, business operations, and software delivery automation. Jeff Williams, CTO and Co-Founder of Contrast Security: DevSecOps is still crystallizing, but it’s definitely becoming more mainstream.  Most development organizations have recognized the need …

Opportunities for DevSecOps in 2021

Organizational adoption and alignment, security of the software development pipeline, automation, and AI/ML. Jeff Williams, CTO and Co-Founder of Contrast Security: Most organizations are just getting started with DevSecOps, so there are a ton of opportunities.

Go Language Support for Industry’s First Interactive AppSec Analyzer

New agent delivers better accuracy and fewer false positives than legacy approaches which is critical for API security. Contrast Security has announced the addition of the Contrast Go Agent to their application security platform.

SD Times news digest: Visual Studio 1.56 released, Contrast Security adds Go support, and SmartBear supports Simulink for peer code review

Contrast Security announced the addition of the Contrast Go agent to its Contrast Application Security Platform, which is particularly useful for organizations that want to secure APIs. 

Secure Coding with Go

All Systems Go—Except Application Security Google Go (also known as Golang) continues its role as a popular software language that enables developers to ship quality code at a rapid pace. Its genesis can be traced back to when Google engineers set out to create an easy-to-use programmin…
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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 330 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 $75.8 k.

  • Who are Contrast Security competitors?

    Competitors of Contrast Security include Lookout, NGINX and Signal Sciences.

  • 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.