Synopsys said that it would acquire Cigital, along with Cigital spin-off Codiscope.
Codiscope has “transformed the tools and intellectual property created by Cigital into a suite of accessible and streamlined tools for a broad population of developers”said the spokesperson.The terms of the deal were not disclosed.ion.
Cigital is also a driving force behind BSIMM (Building Security In Maturity Model), a study of real-world software security initiatives designed to serve as a measuring stick for secure application development programs.
“The acquisition of Cigital and Codiscope will add complementary products, services, and a highly skilled workforce to the Synopsys portfolio, enabling Synopsys to offer a comprehensive software security signoff solution,” Synopsys explained in the announcement.
“Synopsys, Cigital and Codiscope have a shared vision of building security into the software development lifecycle and across the cyber supply chain,” added Andreas Kuehlmann, senior vice president and general manager of the Synopsys Software Integrity Group.