Checkmarx Named a Leader in Gartner Magic Quadrant for Application Security Testing

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April 23, 2019

RAMAT GAN, Israel – April 23, 2019 – Checkmarx, the Software Exposure Platform for the enterprise, today announced that it was named a Leader in Gartner’s 2019 analyst report, Magic Quadrant for Application Security Testing for the second consecutive year.

According to the report, “DevSecOps, modern web application design and high-profile breaches are expanding the scope of the AST market. Security and risk management leaders will need to meet tighter deadlines and test more complex applications by accelerating efforts to integrate and automate AST in the software life cycle.”1

Checkmarx delivers the industry’s most comprehensive, unified software security solution that tightly integrates SAST, SCA, IAST and developer training to address the entire software exposure lifecycle. The company experienced record growth in 2018 – increasing revenue by more than 60 percent year-over-year — and now serves more than 40 percent of the Fortune 100.

“As an early innovator in the application security testing market, Checkmarx has been relentless in our mission to continuously innovate and lead the industry with solutions that dramatically improve software security while meeting the evolving needs of the modern software development landscape,” said Emmanuel Benzaquen, CEO of Checkmarx. “The Checkmarx Software Exposure Platform fits right in to an automated DevOps environment and addresses all stages of the SDLC, enabling our customers to accelerate delivery of secure software.”

Checkmarx has also received customer recognition. Gartner Peer Insights documents customer experience through verified ratings and peer reviews from enterprise IT professionals. As of April 20, 2019, Checkmarx customer reviews include the following:

“Checkmarx’s “shift left” approach is the best way to catch security vulnerabilities early in the SDLC and remediate before code is deployed to production.”  – Senior Manager, Information Security, Services Industry [read full review]

“What I like most about Checkmarx is its ease of integration into our CI/CD pipeline.” – Director of Engineering, Cloud Development Services, Services Industry [read full review]

“Product is developer friendly and hence quickly embraced by [our] Developer community.” – Technologist, Personal Insurance IT Security & Architecture, Services Industry [read full review]

“Implement this SAST tool if you are looking for one of the best tool[s] available in [the] industry.” – Senior Application Security Specialist, Security and Risk Management, Manufacturing Industry [read full review]

“Checkmarx technical support provided thorough and expedient assistance.” – System Specialist, Finance Industry [read full review]

To download a complimentary copy of the 2019 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Application Security Testing, visit

1 – Gartner, Magic Quadrant for Application Security Testing, Ayal Tirosh, Mark Horvath, Dionisio Zumerle, 18 April 2019.

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About Checkmarx
Checkmarx is the Software Exposure Platform for the enterprise. Over 1,400 organizations around the globe rely on Checkmarx to measure and manage software risk at the speed of DevOps. Checkmarx serves five of the world’s top 10 software vendors, four of the top American banks, and many government organizations and Fortune 500 enterprises, including SAP, Samsung, and Learn more at

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