WhiteHat Security

Brief Overview

WhiteHat Security provides a cloud-based technology platform for web application security.


WhiteHat Security Corporate Headquarters
1741 Technology Drive, Suite 300
San Jose, CA 95110
Tel: (408) 343 – 8300


Craig Hinkley has served as CEO of WhiteHat Security since 2015.


Jeremiah Grossman, current CTO of WhiteHat Security, founded the company in 2001. The company has received funding from Investor Growth Capital, JMI Equity, Startup Capital Ventures, Altos Ventures, and Horizon Ventures.

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Products and Services

WhiteHat Security provides cloud-based web application security assessment services based on its Sentinel platform. WhiteHat Security provides a cloud-based web application security assessment platform called Sentinel with the following features:

• Asset ID/Risk Profiling – Involves web asset identification and risk profiling for the basis of determining the appropriate Sentinel service level.
• Vulnerability Management – Involves several levels of cloud-based web vulnerability assessment based on WhiteHat Security’s Threat Research Center (TRC).
• Reporting/Communication – Involves integration with SIEM, workflow, reporting, and WAF products. Including Snort IPS and Archer Technologies.
• Website Protection – Involves management of vulnerabilities using open source IDS, developer remediation, security education and training, and WAF integration and virtual patching.

The Sentinel platform can be run in an always-on mode, and focuses on prioritizing results to eliminate false positives.