Gartner Research

Key Trends in Application Security Testing

Published: 26 January 2011

ID: G00210202

Analyst(s): Joseph Feiman , Neil MacDonald

Summary

Security and application managers should abide by the key trends defined in this research when planning application security defenses and selecting technologies.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Adoption of ESI
  • Cloud-Based Interfaces, Mobile Applications and RIAs Are Emerging Priorities
  • Security Testing as a Service and Evolution to the Cloud Delivery
  • Use of SAST and DAST for Third-Party Independent Testing and Compliance Verification of Outsourced, Packaged and Cloud Applications
  • Security and Quality Technology Offerings Combined
  • Emerging Application Security Protection Features
  • Broadening Support of Static Binary Code and Bytecode Analysis
  • Emerging Support for the Analysis of Dynamic Programming Languages
  • Independent Information Security Confirmation of Testing

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