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Synopsys Hosts Annual BSIMM Community Conference in Scottsdale, AZ

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. and SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Oct. 9, 2017  -- Synopsys, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNPS) today announced it will host the annual BSIMM Community Conference in Scottsdale, Arizona on October 9-11. The event will gather more than 200 representatives from firms engaged in the Building Security In Maturity Model (BSIMM) community for a private forum to discuss software security initiatives. During the conference, BSIMM community members will give presentations on a variety of topics related to software security, including risk management, DevOps, CI/CD, GDPR, threat modeling, penetration testing, and more.

The BSIMM Community Conference follows the release of the BSIMM8 study, a published analysis of software security data collected from 109 participating firms. The BSIMM, in its eighth iteration, along with the largest BSIMM conference to date, reflects a flourishing community of organizations and professionals dedicated to improving the state of software security. Synopsys also hosts an annual BSIMM Community Conference in Europe in the spring.

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About the BSIMM

Started in 2008, the Building Security In Maturity Model (BSIMM) is a tool for measuring and evaluating software security initiatives. A data-driven model and measurement tool developed through the careful study and analysis of software security initiatives, the BSIMM includes real-world data from more than 100 organizations. The BSIMM is an open standard that includes a framework based on software security practices, which an organization can use to assess its own efforts in software security. For more information, visit