Press Release

Checkmarx To Host 2021 Global Customer Conference “Checkmate”

October 20th Event to Showcase Latest Innovations and Leading Thinkers in Supporting Modern Application Development with Modern Security

NEW YORK & RAMAT GAN, ISRAEL – October 7, 2021 Checkmarx, the global leader in developer-centric application security testing (AST) solutions, today announced the full keynote speaker lineup and agenda for Checkmate, its upcoming virtual customer and developer conference taking place on October 20, 2021. The marquee event will feature presentations from Checkmarx executives and industry luminaries alongside labs, roundtables, and breakout sessions in a fast-paced, half-day livestream with a dedicated developer track.

As the company's first global customer conference, Checkmate represents the next step for the AST leader as it expands its product portfolio and maintains its focus on practitioner-oriented offerings. Guest speakers at Checkmate will include Forrester Research Principal Analyst Sandy Carielli, discussing how security leaders can stay ahead of key trends in application development and application security. Other guests include author, security analyst, TED speaker, and hacktivist Keren Elazari to present a keynote on what organizations can learn from friendly hackers and how executives can better promote a company-wide security mindset. Tanya Janca, founder and CEO of We Hack Purple Academy, will also be on hand to examine the need to merge red team and blue team approaches with continuous learning to meet the needs of modern application security.

Checkmarx CEO Emmanuel Benzaquen will provide opening and closing remarks, and Chief Product Officer Razi Sharir will be on hand to reveal the next phase of Checkmarx’s leading solution offering.

In addition to the range of keynotes, the virtual conference will feature:

  • Insights on upcoming product offerings from beta customers
  • A closer look at the company’s vision and roadmap
  • Sessions for InfoSec executives, security practitioners, and developers

“I’m excited to showcase the evolution of our groundbreaking application security technology to such a wide audience,” said Benzaquen. “Modern application development needs modern security, and that’s what Checkmarx is delivering. Don’t miss our new CPO’s big announcement. Learn from outstanding expert speakers, and even participate in a live secure coding tournament at the event. From developers to security pros to executives, Checkmate has something for everyone.” To learn more about the Checkmate conference, including the complete schedule and session abstracts, visit the event website.

About Checkmarx

Checkmarx is constantly pushing the boundaries of Application Security Testing to make security seamless and simple for the world’s developers while giving CISOs the confidence and control they need. As the AppSec testing leader, we provide the industry’s most comprehensive solutions, giving development and security teams unparalleled accuracy, coverage, visibility, and guidance to reduce risk across all components of modern software—including proprietary code, open source, APIs, and infrastructure as code. Over 1,600 customers, including half of the Fortune 50, trust our security technology, expert research, and global services to securely optimize development at speed and scale. For more information, visit our website, check out our blog, or follow us on LinkedIn.

Checkmarx and the Checkmarx logo are registered trademarks of Checkmarx Ltd. in the United States and other jurisdictions worldwide. All other marks and trade names mentioned herein belong to their respective owners.

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