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Synack is a security software company developing a Crowd Security Intelligence platform that delivers continuous and scalable security testing for enterprises. It aims to uncover security vulnerabilities that often remain undetected by traditional pen testers and scanners by offering a combination of human-powered expert research with the proprietary technology. Synack engages global security researchers to test systems in virtual private testing environments, as well as provides manual security assessment.

HQRedwood City, US
Employee Ratings3.3

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Employees (est.) (Sept 2020)221(+3%)
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Key People/Management at Synack

Jay Kaplan

Jay Kaplan

Mark Kuhr

Mark Kuhr

Chief Technology Officer
Aisling MacRunnels

Aisling MacRunnels

Chief Marketing Officer
Jim Hyman

Jim Hyman

Chief Revenue Officer
Jon Diller

Jon Diller

SVP, Operations
Amit Sirdeshpandey

Amit Sirdeshpandey

VP, Finance
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Synack Office Locations

Synack has offices in Redwood City, San Francisco, Austin, Chicago and in 3 other locations
Redwood City, US (HQ)
1600 Seaport Blvd #170
San Francisco, US
San Francisco
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Synack Financials and Metrics

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Synack's latest funding round in May 2020 was reported to be $52 m. In total, Synack has raised $112.5 m
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Synack Operating Metrics

Synack's Active Users was reported to be 1.5 k in May, 2020.
May, 2020

Active Users

1.50 k

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Synack Cybersecurity Score

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Synack Online and Social Media Presence

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Synack News and Updates

Asia Digest: Australia’s Kaddy bags $2.4m; Singtel Innov8 backs US-based Synack

B2B beverages marketplace Kaddy has raised funding from KTM Ventures, SpringCapital and restaurant entrepreneur John Szangolies. The post Asia Digest: Australia’s Kaddy bags $2.4m; Singtel Innov8 backs US-based Synack appeared first on DealStreetAsia.

Crowdsourced security testing platform startup Synack raises $52M

Crowdsourced security testing platform startup Synack Inc. has raised $52 million in new funding to develop its technology, expand internationally and invest in its community. The Series D round was led by C5 Capital USA and included B Capital Group, GGV Capital, GV (previously Google Ventures), He…

Synack’s $52 Million Investment Fuels Future of Remote Security Testing from World’s Elite Hackers

Synack, Inc. (“Synack”) today announced that it raised $52 million in Series D funding to transform security testing through its crowdsourced platform powered by the world’s most skilled ethical hackers who work with proprietary Synack technology to accelerate the hunt for critical software vulnerab…

Bug bounty startup Synack valued at $500 million to boost ‘white hat’ hacking from home

As more people work from home, bug bounty programs are finding favor with investors and hackers alike.

Synack is the latest cybersecurity company to offer state elections its services for free

The cybersecurity firm Synack will offer its penetration testing services to states for free in an effort to secure election systems for the 2018 midterms. Synack, founded by two former NSA analysts, is best known for its bug bounty program that allows its carefully curated stable of researchers to …

Synack Blogs

Buying the Right Pentest and Protecting Your Brand

Using the Penetration Testing Buyer’s Guide to Get What You Need Without Getting Lost in the Jargon Breaches happen when cybercriminals spot vulnerabilities before you do. In fact, data breaches have accelerated over the past few years, both in frequency and in magnitude. Five years ago, the largest…

Synack and Colorado: Securing the Election

Synack and the State of Colorado are proud to announce a new partnership to help protect Colorado’s election systems as part of Synack’s Secure the Election campaign before the 2020 presidential election.  The protection of American elections is front and center for officials nationwide, especially …

Pen Testing Decisions: Credentials

Ask anyone at Synack what the first question a prospect asks and you’ll get the same answer (it’s down below).  But the second question is often: “Why do you want me to give your testers credentials when testing my web applications? Criminals don’t get logins, and I want you to simulate a real attac…

Security for Remote-Work-First Enterprises

Remote work, although not new, has made itself a top priority of every CISO’s immediate agenda in light of today’s pandemic environment. For CISOs, designing security for a fully remote workforce requires revisiting where and how security and risk management leaders direct efforts. According to Gart…

The World’s Best Hackers are now Recognized on the Synack Acropolis

Synack is announcing two new efforts to recognize and celebrate the world’s best hackers in a new era of crowdsourced cohesion in information security: the Synack Acropolis and the Synack Recognition Program driving it.   Confidentiality and privacy are core principles of the Synack model for securi…

Guest Blog: Using Vulnerability Analytics Feature Like a Boss by Ozgur Alp

For the %90 of my working time, I am hunting bugs on the Synack for 2 reasons: Fast triage/payout times: No matter what the deal is, after you submit a bug, if it is accepted, you got the money on your account within 1 week at maximum. While better cases/examples exist on different bug bounty progra…
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Synack Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Synack founded?

    Synack was founded in 2013.

  • Who are Synack key executives?

    Synack's key executives are Jay Kaplan, Mark Kuhr and Aisling MacRunnels.

  • How many employees does Synack have?

    Synack has 221 employees.

  • Who are Synack competitors?

    Competitors of Synack include Menlo Security, Bugcrowd and Attivo Networks.

  • Where is Synack headquarters?

    Synack headquarters is located at 1600 Seaport Blvd #170, Redwood City.

  • Where are Synack offices?

    Synack has offices in Redwood City, San Francisco, Austin, Chicago and in 3 other locations.

  • How many offices does Synack have?

    Synack has 7 offices.