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VTech hack exposes personal data of 4.8M customers — and their kids
December 1, 2015

VTech, a maker of electronic toys for children, was recently hit with a major hack that exposed account information on 4.8 million customers. The information includes parent names, home addresses,... Read More

50 enterprise startups to bet your career on in 2016
November 29, 2015

The 2015 Holiday Season is upon us and the year is drawing to a close. Soon our thoughts will drift to our hopes and goals for 2016. For those who are dreaming of a new job at an up-and-coming young company, we’ve compiled this list to help. All of these... Read More

Checkmarx Honored on Deloitte’s Tech Fast50 2015
November 11, 2015

Checkmarx is pleased to announce that we have been selected as one of Israel's fastest growing companies in Deloitte's Fast50 2015 awards program for the third year in a row. As the fastest growing cyber security company and the 14th fastest growing company in the Startup Nation, we're thrilled to have... Read More

Checkmarx Creates Campaign to Help Companies With Security Awareness
October 14, 2015

Checkmarx has released a new microsite to help companies raise awareness within their development teams for secure development practices. The campaign provides a kit that includes physical and online tools... Read More

Checkmarx Marks National Cyber Security Awareness Month with App Kit, Daily Tips, Game of Hacks
October 13, 2015

In honor of National Cyber Security Awareness Month, Checkmarx — a global leader in software application security — has several things planned, the first of which is the launch of... Read More

#SecureDevAware Campaign Hopes to Boost R&D Security Awareness
October 11, 2015

In honor of National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, Checkmarx has launched a campaign to raise awareness for secure development within R&D teams. The #SecureDevAware initiative provides CISOs/CSOs and software development managers... Read More

Checkmarx Asks Developers: “Are You #SecureDevAware?” to Mark National Cyber Security Awareness Month
October 8, 2015

In honor of National Cyber Security Awareness Month, Checkmarx, a global leader in software application security, today launched to raise awareness for secure development within R&D teams. The campaign... Read More

Checkmarx CEO, Emmanuel Benzaquen, Interviewed on i24
August 16, 2015

Checkmarx CEO Emmanuel Benzaquen spoke with i24 about the current state of application security, why so many applications are released with vulnerabilities, and what Checkmarx is doing to change the future of software. Here's the clip: Read More

Code Dx(R) and Checkmarx Partner to Enhance Software Security
August 12, 2015

Code Dx, Inc., a provider of a robust suite of fast and affordable tools that help software developers and security analysts find, prioritize and visualize software vulnerabilities, today announced its... Read More

Checkmarx Launches Enhanced Mobile Application Security Allowing Developers To Deliver Secure Mobile Apps
August 4, 2015

Checkmarx, a global leader in software application security, today launched an enhanced solution for increased mobile application security. As the number of existing clients using Checkmarx’s products to scan their... Read More

How to Cope with Stagefright
August 2, 2015

Earlier this week we reported on the Stagefright vulnerability that could affect 95 percent of Android devices. It has arisen as a result of code vulnerabilities which could have been detected and resolved earlier. Application security company Checkmarx has been looking more deeply into Stagefright and what it means for... Read More

Israels Hot Startup Scene is Fostering Several Unicorns
July 27, 2015

I recently had the privilege to fly from Silicon Valley to what many know as Silicon Wadi (also know as Tel Aviv, Israel). Israel has more that 6,000 startups and attracts more venture capital per person than any other country in the world. Here are some of the hot startups... Read More

The Importance of the Side Project
July 27, 2015

If you’re in a startup, the idea of pursuing a “side project” may seem like a bit of a joke. The standard ethos from Silicon Valley to Tel Aviv is that if you’re not living, breathing and bleeding your core product, you’re doing something wrong. And besides, who has the... Read More

The 20 Biggest Funding Rounds in European Tech in 2015
July 23, 2015

The UK and Germany battled it out for the majority of the largest rounds in the first half of 2015, with the UK (8) just edging out Germany (7). Israeli companies took 2 spots, while Sweden, France and Iceland all had one company represented in the 20 largest rounds. Checkmarx... Read More

Checkmarx Expands Recruitment After Latest Investment
July 23, 2015

After an $84 million venture capital funding round by private equity firm Insight Venture Partners in June, Checkmarx is now recruiting 80 employees, with the goal of adding 50% more employees to the team. Checkmarx has offices in Israel and abroad, and grew to 160 workers just last year, alongside... Read More

The 10 Coolest Security Startups Of 2015 (So Far)
July 17, 2015

There's a lot of noise in the security startup space, and investors are funneling literally billions of dollars in the market, hoping to bet on the next big thing. The standouts for CRN for 2015 (so far) include companies that have launched security solutions for containers, applications, endpoint, threat detection... Read More

Checkmarx Receives $84 Million Investment From Insight Venture Partners to Further Accelerate Growth
June 25, 2015

Checkmarx, a global leader in software application security, today announced a $84M investment from New York-based venture capital and private equity firm, Insight Venture Partners. The new round of capital... Read More

Hacked US Security Clearances Are Giving Beijing Insanely Personal Information About American Citizens
June 14, 2015

Hackers who broke into the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) database this week didn’t just steal birthdays, email addresses and health information. They obtained security clearance information that’s invasive... Read More

An Analysis of the Starbucks Cyber-Attack and How To Stay Protected
June 14, 2015

How much is a cup of coffee really worth? Several weeks ago, many Starbucks customers began reporting their Starbucks card balance emptied and then topped again. On May 13th, Starbucks... Read More

Game of Hacks coming in white-labelled version after strong demand from security-challenged businesses
May 20, 2015

It may have started out as a way to build a brand and engage the curiosity of the Internet development community, but an Israeli development-tools company's Game of Hacks competition... Read More

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