Tugboat Logic & Cobalt: Partners in Security


Tugboat Logic and Cobalt Partner to Deliver 100% Remotely-Managed Penetration Testing & Security Audits. Next-generation SaaS platforms for pen testing and security assurance accelerate the completion of security assessments like SOC 2, PCI DSS, ISO 27001, and HIPAA.

San Francisco, June 17, 2020 – Tugboat Logic announced today that it has joined forces with, the world’s first Pentest as a Service (PtaaS) platform, to help clients leverage modern pentesting of their applications to effectively identify and remediate critical risks in less time than traditional consulting approaches. Tugboat Logic’s AuditLogicTM module automatically defines the scope of a security audit with pre-built guidance on how to secure critical applications and infrastructure.’s innovative PtaaS approach builds on Tugboat Logic’s guidance to help IT teams prioritize their work quickly, target compliance and security gaps, and reduce costs by integrating efforts across IT and Development teams.

One of the biggest challenges for enterprises today is the time it takes to complete security audits. This is especially the case with pentesting. As one of the more time-consuming security controls within an audit, it can be difficult to schedule testing, identify gaps while manually lifting updates into a modern software development lifecycle (SDLC). and Tugboat Logic have partnered to address this problem using their unique SaaS-delivery platforms to help agile teams remediate vulnerabilities as soon as they’re found, leading to faster triage and more actionable test results. Customers can get started in 24 hours with, using its highly vetted global network of pen testing experts, without the need for an on-site consultation. Likewise, Tugboat Logic enables remote collaboration with auditors, allowing customers to automatically collect and share evidence as needed.

Tugboat Logic is the leading Security Assurance Platform trusted by hundreds of innovative companies including Slice, Heap, and Schneider Electric. Clients who use Tugboat Logic and together will see dramatically reduced operational costs and the time to complete audits drop by 50% or more compared to traditional consulting services. This helps companies accelerate the sales process by quickly building assurance with customers that their product or service is secure.

“We have always been impressed with and their more modern approach to penetration testing for cloud-based application environments,” said Jose Costa, Chief Information Security Officer at Tugboat Logic. “Their transparent pricing and service delivery model impressed us enough for us to be a customer before we became a partner.”

“ and Tugboat Logic are breaking the service delivery model of traditional approaches to security audits and IT development operations,” said Karen Nguyen, VP of Sales. “For, our combination of data, technology, and talent uniquely addresses the security challenges of the modern enterprise and ensures we provide the smartest, most efficient services possible.”

Cobalt recently published a study conducted by Dr. Chenxi Wang, security thought leader and Forbes contributor, that outlines the benefits and challenges of a PtaaS solution in a modern software development environment. Tugboat Logic’s own companion eBook provides additional context around automation for DevOps and sustaining a continuous compliance program for your organization.

About Tugboat Logic

Tugboat Logic is the Security Assurance Platform. Unlike traditional consulting firms, only Tugboat Logic provides automated technology to demystify the process of creating and managing an InfoSec program. With Tugboat Logic, enterprises can quickly get secure and prove it to customers. Powered by AI, Tugboat Logic’s patent-pending technology automates InfoSec policy creation, audit readiness, and security questionnaire response so enterprises can gain trust with customers and sell more. Tugboat Logic helps you prepare for audits in half the time and at a fraction of the cost, ensures you respond to security questionnaires in minutes (not hours), and builds and scales your InfoSec plan in minutes. Tugboat Logic is a cloud-based subscription service, starting at $499 per month. You can evaluate the Tugboat platform in a trial account.

About’s Pentest as a Service (PtaaS) platform transforms yesterday’s broken pentest model into a data-driven application security engine. Fueled by a global talent pool of certified pentesters,’s platform delivers actionable results that empower agile teams to pinpoint, track, and remediate software vulnerabilities. Hundreds of organizations, including the new generation of software companies, now benefit from high-quality pentest findings, faster remediation times, and higher ROI for their pentest budget.

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