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Synack, the most trusted crowdsourced security company, delivers comprehensive and continuous penetration testing with actionable results. The company combines the world's most skilled and trusted ethical hackers with AI-enabled technology to create a scalable, effective security solution. Headquartered in Silicon Valley with regional offices around the world, Synack protects leading global banks, federal agencies, DoD classified assets, and close to $1 trillion in Fortune 500 revenue. Synack was founded in 2013 by former US Department of Defense hackers Jay Kaplan, CEO, and Dr. Mark Kuhr, CTO.

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Research Report: The 2019 Trust Report

by SynackJun 11, 2019

In today's world, consumers are demanding trust from the products that they love, and security has become a core piece of providing consistent, positive customer experience.

That's why today, Synack, the trusted crowdsourced security platform, has released the first annual Trust Report, Volume I: Trust Has a Number. In the report, security, brand and policy executives from Home Depot, Intel, CLEAR, Just Eat, and Stanford share how they are defending their brands and building stronger security programs by building trust by design.

The 2019 Trust Report finds that:
• Manufacturing & Critical Infrastructure and Financial Services lead the way as most trusted industries
• Security performance is improving! Security teams are enhancing the trust of their organizations, but it takes time - +200% higher Attacker Resistance Score™ (ARS) among those organizations that work to improve their attacker resistance for 2+ years vs <1 year.
• Continuous, rather than point-in-time, penetration testing has a greater impact on security - 43% higher ARS on average among organizations that practice continuous vs. point-in-time penetration testing.

Whitepaper: Santander Case Study

by SynackJun 11, 2019

Learn why Santander Chose Scalable, Crowdsourced Security Testing to Protect their Customer Assets Santander UK needed a more comprehensive and efficient way to protect its changing attack surface. Leveraging the power of Synack's crowdsourced security testing platform, Santander got this and more. "To put it simply, my goal as CISO has always been to make Santander a safer place for our customers to bank." - Dave Sheridan, CISO, UK Santander

Learn how Santander achieved:
• Increased efficiency and scale by removing operational burden from their team
• Access to the most-trusted community of elite hackers on a continuous basis
• Analytics and insight into their attacker resistance that helps them measure their security ROI
• Real security beyond just compliance

Whitepaper: Essential Elements of a Penetration Test

by SynackJun 11, 2019

The Essential Elements of a Penetration Test, a guide based on expert analysis and our experience with the largest brands across the G2000, shares what we've learned from protecting >$1 trillion in Fortune 500 revenue.

It is estimated that up to $5.2 trillion in global value is at risk of cybercrime over the next five years. To protect themselves from being hacked and in response to increased compliance and regulations, organizations have traditionally performed penetration testing once or twice a year.

A growing number of development organizations build and release new code multiple times per day and on average, more than 180 vendors access a company's network in any given week. In a world where the threats are constant and evolving, where we face an alarming shortage of talent in cybersecurity, and where consumer expectations demand we push out new releases daily, the practice begs to be modernized.

The Essential Elements of a Penetration Test guide reveals:
• What components to include to get the highest ROI from your penetration testing program
• How to launch a successful penetration testing program within your organization
• How a Traditional Penetration Test stacks up against Crowdsourced Penetration Testing
• Why security teams find Crowdsourced Pen Testing to be more effective and efficient