Application Security , Next-Generation Technologies & Secure Development
NTT Security and WhiteHat Security Describe DealNTT's Khiro Mishra and WhiteHat's Craig Hinkley on Application Security
NTT Security has signed a definitive agreement to acquire privately owned application security provider WhiteHat Security. Post-acquisition, WhiteHat Security will operate as an independent, wholly-owned subsidiary of NTT Security Corp.
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Reflecting on the deal, which must still obtain regulatory approval, NTT Security's Khiro Mishra and WhiteHat Security's Craig Hinkley say the combination will help bring more application development security - and DevSecOps - products, services and smarts to more organizations, in part via WhiteHat Security's application security platform.
In a video interview with Information Security Media Group at RSA Conference 2019 in San Francisco, Mishra and Hinkley discuss:
- What the acquisition means for NTT;
- WhiteHat Security's view of the acquisition;
- How both businesses see the way forward;
- The timing of the deal.
Mishra is the global chief security architect officer of NTT Security. Hinkley is CEO of WhiteHat Security.