GitLab pronounces new acquisitions for its DevSecOps portfolio


GitLab introduced two acquisition this week targeted on offering safety to its platform.

Peach Tech is a safety agency that focuses on protocol fuzz testing and dynamic utility safety testing, and Fuzzit is a steady fuzz testing answer.

“Bringing the fuzzing applied sciences of Peach Tech and Fuzzit into GitLab’s safety options will give our customers an much more sturdy and thorough utility safety testing expertise whereas enabling them to shift safety left,” stated Sid Sijbrandij, CEO of GitLab. “This concurrently simplifies their workflows and creates collaboration between improvement, safety, and operations groups.”

By fuzz testing, additionally known as fuzzing, builders can present unhealthy inputs to a program to search out bugs, crashes, and faults that may very well be exploited. With the addition of coverage-guided and behavioral fuzz testing into the DevSecOps toolchain, organizations can discover vulnerabilities and weaknesses that conventional QA testing methods typically miss, in keeping with GitLab. 

As soon as the applied sciences are fully-integrated, GitLab Safe prospects will not must depend upon standalone fuzz testing options to fulfill their utility safety testing wants.

Customers may have entry to Auto DevOps deployment of safety testing to vulnerability administration and remediation all throughout the GitLab platform. 

The safety stage of the appliance course of is woven into the DevOps cycle, which permits groups to adapt their safety testing processes to their builders fairly than the opposite method round, GitLab defined. 

GitLab added that it plans to speed up its roadmap for interactive utility safety testing by extending Peach Tech’s DAST API safety engine and Fuzzit’s crash correlation expertise.

“Offering GitLab customers with one of the best safety testing instruments is essential to GitLab’s DevSecOps core mission,” stated Michael Eddington, the founder and CEO of Peach Tech. “The combination of Peach Tech’s applied sciences expands GitLab’s shift safety left capabilities making the way forward for safety and DevSecOps a actuality at the moment for all GitLab customers.”

Further particulars on the brand new integrations can be found right here.