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CAST Drives Record Year of Software Intelligence Innovation
CAST, the leader in Software Intelligence, today announced a record year in product innovation. CAST brought to market several key innovations in the past 12 months, adding open source and IP risk detection capabilities in CAST Highlight and launching CAST Imaging, the most advanced and precise imaging technology for software, to automate the discovery and understanding of the most complex software systems.
CAST now brings to market a more comprehensive offering for Application Security, combining the power of Software Composition Analysis (SCA) with Static Application Security Testing (SAST) for fewer false positives and more expansive coverage of the most critical security violations. In addition, users can now automate software risk and architecture compliance assessments as a part of their Microservices and DevOps toolchains.
“IT organizations must migrate to the cloud and re-think software systems for greater agility, improved security and data integrity,” said Vincent Delaroche, Chairman and CEO, CAST. “All of this is driving the adoption of CAST’s Software Intelligence as business and IT leaders look for more accuracy, visibility and control over compliance, security and modernization risk. CAST has massively invested in these areas, and our customers are gaining competitive advantage as a result.”
In 2018, CAST closed significant deals with some of the largest and most prestigious brands in the banking, insurance and energy sectors, in addition to the U.S. Department of Defense. The company also expanded its relationship with The Boston Consulting Group, in addition to nine of the 10 top systems integrators, further expanding the reach of Software Intelligence.
CAST customers have been quoted saying:
- “Incorporating Software Intelligence from CAST as a part of our engagements has enabled BCG to provide actionable insights to help our clients leverage technology in a more agile and effective way.” – Rishi Varma, Partner, The Boston Consulting Group.
- “As the world of application security becomes increasingly complex, we rely on Software Intelligence from CAST to automate the detection of critical violations and report compliance against standards like GDPR and ISO 27001.” – Rosa Ortuño, Director of Security and Compliance, Optimum TIC.
- “Software Intelligence from CAST plays an important role in our security and compliance reporting. As we continue to meet regulatory standards to work with state governments and begin engaging federal clients, CAST helps us automate compliance scans and direct our teams toward any potential vulnerabilities before they are released.” – Justin Noelle, Director of Product Development, Knowledge Services.
- “Software Intelligence is a major asset for post-merger integration activities because it helps teams quickly understand the cost of remediation. Further, as new features are added to older applications, CAST helps teams discern how to execute modernization plans without introducing risk or causing service disruption.” – Mark Uhrmacher, SVP of Technology, Hearst Business Media.