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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, CA, US
Employee Ratings4.5
Overall CultureD+

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Employees (est.) (Jul 2021)297(+5%)

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, CA, US (HQ)
1600 Seaport Blvd #170
San Francisco, CA, US
San Francisco
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Synack Financials and Metrics

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Synack total Funding

$112.5 m

Synack latest funding size

$52 m

Time since last funding

a year ago

Synack investors

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

1.5 k

Countries (Customers)

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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

Join the Synack Red Team This Summer in Las Vegas

Have you been thinking about joining the Synack Red Team, our team of ethical hackers who protect organizations and companies around the world? But you have been putting it off until you had “more time”? Well the time is NOW! For the rest of the month of July, apply for a spot on the Synack […] The …

Cyber Tips & Tricks with SRT Ӧzgür Alp

Jada Cumberland interviews SRT Ӧzgür Alp In cybersecurity, aspiring researchers often search for tips and tricks to better understand their careers. Learning from the previous trials and hardships of others can be one of the most valuable experiences. By doing so, you expand your repertoire of skill…

Cybersecurity Lessons from the Pandemic

Renewed Focus on Vendor Security In our previous blog post Cybersecurity Trends & Insights from the Pandemic, the operational chaos of last year, not only accelerated a number of cybersecurity trends but elevated the importance of vetting secure vendors and the trust that goes hand in hand with …

Mass Assignment exploitation in the wild – Escalating privileges in style

By Gal Nagli General Since I was accepted to Synack’s Red Team at the beginning of March, I had to conduct a “mental shift”. While most of the lucrative bounty programs on the public platforms will be the wildcard scoped ones, it’s mostly the contrary while hunting on Synack. Most hunters will recei…

Synack 2021 Guardians of Trust Winners

Drumroll please … We’re proud to announce this year’s Guardians of Trust winners honoring the hard work and dedication of cybersecurity professionals from leading global organizations. The Guardians of Trust Awards  recognize outstanding individuals and teams that are leading the industry in proacti…

The Economy Runs on Trust

The Synack 2021 Trust Report  Well underway into 2021, we have already seen how cyber attackers have rocked consumers’ trust over the past few months and caused panic at the pump. Not only at the pump, but to our transportation systems, at our schools and to our daily necessities derailing our every…
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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 297 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.