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 Ratings3.8
Overall CultureA

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Employees (est.) (Sept 2021)350(+2%)
Job Openings37
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
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

3 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 Provides Application Security Leadership and Direction for Software Supply Chain Risk in Support of White House Executive Order

Application security is the most critical priority within the executive order, and Contrast leads the charge for software supply chain transparency via the generation of SBoM LOS ALTOS, Calif., Sept. 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Contrast Security, a leader in modernizing application security,...

Contrast Security Named Winner in Black Unicorn Awards for 2021

Application Security Leader Named Winner in Most Prestigious Awards for Cybersecurity Companies Who Have the Potential of Being Valued at $1B

Contrast Security and Microsoft Drive Commitment to Institute Zero-Trust Architectures at the Application Layer

Contrast Protect integrates with Azure Sentinel, and Microsoft Azure customers are now able to acquire the Contrast Security Platform with existing Azure credits via Azure Marketplace

Contrast Security Study Highlights Lower Application Security Debt Equates to Reduced Risk

2021 Application Security Observability Report from Contrast Labs also reported a 31% jump in serious vulnerabilities and a 29% increase in likelihood of attacks on vulnerabilities

Contrast Security Joins Forces With Secure Code Warrior to Deliver Secure Development Training for Customers

Integration delivers industry-leading just-in-time security training for developers embedded in Contrast UI, IDE plugins, and Secure Code Warrior Jira plugin

Contrast Security Extends DevSecOps Platform With Revolutionary Technology to Find Vulnerabilities That Matter 10x Faster

Breakthrough pipeline-native code analysis security testing with Contrast Scan is now available with the Contrast Application Security Platform for complete coverage of the DevSecOps life cycle
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Contrast Security Blogs

Contrast Security Bug Bounty Program: Bounty Hunters Wanted | Contrast Security

A few years ago, Contrast Security launched a private, “invite-only” bug bounty program focused on Contrast Protect. We served up a vulnerable application and then we instrumented it with Contrast Protect. We subsequently invited researchers to enter queries to try and bypass Contrast pr…

Contrast Blocked Confluence CVE Attacks—Even Before the Patch

On August 25, Atlassian released security updates to address a remote code execution vulnerability (CVE-2021-26084) affecting some versions of Confluence’s team collaboration server software. As of September 3, mass exploitation of the CVE was being detected in the wild—prompting the Cyb…

Modern Problems: Traditional Security Scanning Wasn’t Built for Today’s Pipelines

Over the past 20 years, source-code scanning using static analysis has been a principal method for testing the security of software in development. This includes many of the same static application security testing (SAST) tools that are still in place today. For some time, scanning offer…

Contrast Meets Kenna: Teaming Up To Manage Vulnerabilities

A new joint solution from Contrast Security and Kenna Security enables organizations to manage vulnerabilities in one location with fewer false positives to simplify application security programs on both custom and third-party code.

NIST Misses Opportunity With New 'Minimum Standard' for Software Security Testing

The agency's response to President Biden's executive order creates serious, unresolved questions across the required techniques.

Contrast Security Available In Microsoft Azure Marketplace

Contrast Security is available in the Microsoft Azure Marketplace and the newly announced Microsoft Azure Sentinel Solutions.
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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 350 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 $71.4 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.