Security Innovation

Brief Overview

Security Innovation provides application security training, software security assessments and consulting to organizations globally. Organizations rely on its assessment and training solutions to make the use of software systems safer in the most challenging environments - whether in Web applications, IoT devices, or the cloud.


Security Innovation
187 Ballardvale Street, Suite A180
Wilmington, Massachusetts 01887


Ed Adams, President and CEO of Security Innovation has served as a member of the Security Innovation Board of Directors since its inception in 2002.


James Whitaker from Florida Institute of Technology founded Security Innovation with Jason Taylor in 2002. Headquartered in Massachusetts, the company has additional offices in Seattle, and Pune, India.

Key Acquisitions

NTRU Cryptosystems (2009); Safelight Security Advisors (2014); and RedFort InfoSec (2015).

Key Spin-offs:
Security Innovation Government Solutions sold to Raytheon (2008); OnBoard Security which focuses on automotive and IoT security (2017).

Key Competitors

Security Compass, Secure Code Warrior, Cigital, Codiscope, Aspect Security.

Products and Services

Security Innovation's solutions span assessment, remediation and training, placing the company in a unique position to understand the systemic causes that lead to vulnerable software. Offerings include:
• CMD+CTRL Cyber Range – As the only cyber range focused exclusively on Web application security, CMD+CTRL consists of authentic applications in each available vertical that participants can attack to discover flaws. Unique in the industry, CMD+CTRL has become an exceptional way to give developers and security professionals the skills necessary to meet today's changing threat and attack landscape. It provides the type of training needed to overcome the security skills gap that most organizations face.
• Training – Security Innovation offers the industry's broadest and deepest application security training library. Its unique security education platform combines application security online training with a secure coding knowledge base to ensure users learn key principles and can apply them in practice. The advanced features and capabilities in the LMS, coupled with a new modularization approach enables developers, security teams and IT professionals to build the necessary skills to reduce ongoing data risk.
• Services – Security Innovation offers a wide range of services that help organizations identify and remediate problems from an entire portfolio of enterprise applications, a single stand-alone application or from within the software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) itself. Services include enterprise application security risk assessment, software security assessment, embedded system security, and secure SDLC assessment.