Information Technology or IT is a big part of our lives, whether we realise it or not. All of our gadgets run different UI’s and applications, which means that security is obviously of utmost importance. Developers working on coding these applications are expected to verify that their work is secure and without any vulnerabilities or loopholes. To help developers with the task of managing security of their code, UK-based startup Snyk has acquired DeepCode – an ETH spinoff company from Switzerland that uses AI tools to help with coding.
Deep integration for security
While DeepCode has not yet revealed details of the acquisition, the company did announce that it will integrate DeepCode’s technology with its Cloud Native Application Security platform. To understand what it enables for Snyk’s customers, we first need to understand what DeepCode offers.