Application Security Posture Management platforms

Updated: September 21, 2023

Application Security Posture Management (ASPM) is a comprehensive approach that helps organizations assess, monitor, and improve the security posture of their applications. This specialized software provides real-time visibility into the security status of applications, identifying vulnerabilities and risks that could be exploited by cyber threats. ASPM solutions offer features for continuous scanning and assessment of applications, enabling businesses to proactively detect and address security issues. These platforms often integrate with development tools, allowing security teams to enforce secure coding practices and conduct code reviews during the development process. By leveraging Application Security Posture Management, organizations can strengthen their application security, reduce the likelihood of data breaches and cyberattacks, and ensure compliance with industry regulations and security standards. ASPM is a critical component of a robust application security strategy, safeguarding the integrity and confidentiality of sensitive data and protecting the organization's reputation and customer trust.

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2023. CrowdStrike acquires for $350M

CrowdStrike has acquired — a security posture management platform for cloud services — for $350 million.'s primary function is to provide security teams with a comprehensive overview of a company's technology and IT landscape, helping them identify vulnerabilities. It's worth noting that's annual recurring revenue (ARR) was below $10 million, a pivotal metric in the Software as a Service (SaaS) sector for assessing business performance. CrowdStrike primarily focuses on services related to endpoint security, threat intelligence, breach response, and it already offers its own security posture management service under the brand "Falcon." The acquisition of is expected to provide CrowdStrike with an enhanced level of visibility and observability for security operations teams.

2020. Enso Security raises $6M for its application security posture management platform

Enso Security, a startup based in Tel Aviv, has successfully raised $6 million in seed funding to develop a groundbreaking platform for application security posture management. In today's rapidly evolving landscape, companies possess a diverse range of research and development (R&D) capabilities, enabling them to introduce new applications swiftly and implement changes to existing ones. However, this increased complexity presents significant challenges for application security teams. Enso Security aims to address this by providing a unified platform that enables the discovery of applications, identification of owners, detection of changes, and capturing of their security posture. With this comprehensive overview, teams can effectively prioritize and track their tasks while receiving real-time feedback on activities across multiple tools. Enso Security's tools currently integrate data from various sources, including JIRA, Jenkins, GitLab, GitHub, Splunk, ServiceNow, and the Envoy edge and service proxy.