GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo. and SANTA CLARA, Calif., Feb. 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Ciber, a leading global IT consulting company, and WhiteHat Security, the only application security provider that combines the best of technology and human intelligence, are partnering to help enterprise customers quickly and cost-effectively transform their business by modernizing and securing their mission-critical applications.
The joint solution includes Ciber Momentum™, a software-as-a-service platform for accelerating application modernization, and WhiteHat Sentinel, a software-as-a-service platform used throughout the software development lifecycle to find and fix vulnerabilities before they can be exploited.
"Many organizations rely on legacy applications that cannot support the pace of innovation required in today's market," said President and CEO of Ciber, Michael Boustridge. "The partnership between Ciber and WhiteHat addresses two critical issues and overlapping concerns that come up in nearly all of my conversations with CIOs: rapid, flexible delivery of modern, cloud-enabled applications and assurance that these updated architectures are secure and meet compliance standards."
Ciber Momentum helps companies quickly transform custom systems into modern solutions – enabling competitiveness through speed and agility in business process innovation. WhiteHat Sentinel, which is backed by a team of over 150 security researchers from the WhiteHat Threat Research Center, will be used with Ciber Momentum to identify vulnerabilities and ensure the new code is secure. Customers will benefit by knowing their applications have been thoroughly inspected, that all critical vulnerabilities have been addressed, and that the combined Ciber and WhiteHat solution has provided a secure environment for future business initiatives.
"Ciber and WhiteHat are both in the business of helping enterprises to be competitive and secure in today's fast-paced environment," said WhiteHat Security CEO, Craig Hinkley. "Our partnership with Ciber addresses the challenges of moving to a more software-defined environment. Together, we're helping organizations reduce costs, improve productivity, and manage risk. We're thrilled to be leveraging our respective strengths to deliver best-in-class solutions."
About WhiteHat Security
WhiteHat Security has been in the business of securing web applications for 15 years. Combining advanced technology with the expertise of its global Threat Research Center (TRC) team, WhiteHat delivers application security solutions that reduce risk, reduce cost and accelerate the deployment of secure applications and web sites. The company's flagship product, WhiteHat Sentinel, is a software-as-a-service platform providing dynamic application security testing (DAST), static application security testing (SAST), and mobile application security assessments. The company is headquartered in Santa Clara, Calif., with regional offices across the U.S. and Europe. For more information on WhiteHat Security, please visit www.whitehatsec.com, and follow us on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook.
Ciber is a global IT consulting company with some 6,000 employees in North America, Europe and Asia/Pacific, and is approaching $1 billion in annual business. Ciber partners with organizations to develop technology strategies and solutions that deliver tangible business value. Founded in 1974, the company trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: CBR). For more information, visit www.ciber.com and follow us on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, Google Plus and our blog.
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