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Synopsys culture: No office left behind

If you walked into our Synopsys office here in Burlington, MA, you’d be transported to a tropical paradise that sets the mood of summer and fun. This is because we recently had our Hawaiian Shirt Wednesday Tiki Party, which even included a Steel Drummer for our lunch time entertainment. Now imagine being a new hire […]

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How to protect our critical infrastructure | NCSAM at Synopsys

The 2018 Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR) reported and analyzed 649 breaches in utilities, transportation, healthcare, and other verticals that employ operational technology (OT) systems in addition to traditional IT for their main operations. In total, that represents 29.2% of reported breaches (not incidents) in industries considered part of infrastructure verticals—and that doesn’t even […]

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Webinar: Using Security Champions to build a DevSecOps culture within your organization

In our on-demand webinar with Brendan Sheairs (Synopsys), you’ll learn about the fundamentals and challenges of building a Security Champions program to transform DevOps into DevSecOps.

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Black Duck On-Demand and Synopsys: Running the walk

Soon after Black Duck merged with Synopsys, I wrote about my initial impressions of the company, specifically as a home for the Black Duck On-Demand audit business. By way of update, in short, my initial, positive impressions hold. This is the right place for Black Duck and the audit business that so many in the […]

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What are the women of Synopsys celebrating on International Women’s Day 2018?

In honor of International Women’s Day 2018, we asked the hard-working, dedicated professional women within the Synopsys Software Integrity Group to tell us what’s on their minds. From tips and advice, to the importance of role models and how they feel about working at Synopsys, here’s what they had to say. What advice would you […]

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Black Duck by Synopsys: Being part of our kind of company

In the wake of selling Black Duck to Synopsys, it’s really interesting work through all facets of integration. An energizing journey it is to learn a new company, something I have not experienced in nearly a decade. Soon after we announced, I explained to my dad some of my experiences interacting with the organization, and […]

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How do Security Champions enable an AppSec culture?

What are Security Champions? Security Champions are developers who have a direct impact on the resiliency and security of their firm’s software. They are enthusiastic volunteers willing to participate in advanced software security training to perform an important role. They are also a part of a greater community of Champions exchanging ideas and techniques. Since […]

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3 ways to build a recruiting culture in the AppSec industry

I am often posed the question, how do you manage to staff security professionals in such a competitive market? Our team has even been asked to help top-tier clients fill their own internal vacancies. So what makes us effective? Secure executive support It is very common for recruiting departments to be treated as administrative support […]

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Corporate social responsibility: Enabling a culture that gives back

April marked the kickoff of Black Duck’s Corporate Social Responsibility program, Helping Wings. Making it part of our company culture was my first goal. This April marked the official kickoff of Black Duck by Synopsys’ corporate social responsibility (CSR) program, Helping Wings. With over 300 employees and a distinct company culture, this was no small […]

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Culture management: “What do you do for a living?”

Recently, NPR did a story on Black Duck Software’s Culture titled, “What The ‘Vice President of Culture’ Does at This Mass Software Company.” What indeed? What might be interesting to note is the inception of the story.  My wife and I, for a variety of reasons, put up 25 Christmas trees in our home. We […]

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