Gartner Research

Magic Quadrant for Application Security Testing

Published: 01 July 2014

ID: G00259568

Analyst(s): Joseph Feiman , Neil MacDonald

Summary

Global-scale scandals around critical applications' breaches have highlighted the need for effective detection of exploitable application security vulnerabilities. Application security testing is the solution for Web, cloud and mobile applications.

Table Of Contents

Market Definition/Description

Magic Quadrant

  • Vendor Strengths and Cautions
    • Acunetix
    • Appthority
    • Checkmarx
    • Contrast Security
    • HP
    • IBM
    • N-Stalker
    • NT OBJECTives
    • PortSwigger
    • Pradeo
    • Qualys
    • Quotium
    • Trend Micro
    • Trustwave
    • Veracode
    • Virtual Forge
    • WhiteHat Security
  • Vendors Added and Dropped
    • Added
    • Dropped

Inclusion and Exclusion Criteria

Evaluation Criteria

  • Ability to Execute
  • Completeness of Vision
  • Quadrant Descriptions
    • Leaders
    • Challengers
    • Visionaries
    • Niche Players

Context

Market Overview

  • AST Technologies
  • AST Delivery Models
  • AST and WAF Integration
  • AST and RASP
  • AST for Mobile Platforms

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  • Ability to Execute
  • Completeness of Vision

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