Gartner Research

Critical Capabilities for Application Security Testing

Published: 21 March 2017

ID: G00291318

Analyst(s): Dionisio Zumerle , Ayal Tirosh


Application security testing solutions are used in a multitude of enterprise contexts, such as DevOps and the testing of web applications. Security and risk management leaders should evaluate the capabilities of AST solutions and select providers based on their fundamental use cases.

Table Of Contents

What You Need to Know


  • Critical Capabilities Use-Case Graphics
  • Vendors
    • Acunetix
    • Checkmarx
    • Contrast Security
    • ERPScan
    • Fasoo
    • HPE
    • IBM
    • N-Stalker
    • PortSwigger
    • Qualys
    • Rapid7
    • SiteLock
    • Synopsys
    • Trustwave
    • Veracode
    • Virtual Forge
    • WhiteHat Security
  • Context
  • Product/Service Class Definition
  • Critical Capabilities Definition
    • Dynamic AST as a Tool
    • Dynamic AST as a Service
    • Static AST as a Tool
    • Static AST as a Service
    • Interactive AST
    • SDLC Integration
    • Automation and Turnaround
    • Certifications
    • Stand-Alone AST
  • Use Cases
    • Commercial
    • Regulated
    • DevOps
    • Penetration Testing
    • Custom
  • Vendors Added and Dropped
    • Added
    • Dropped

Inclusion Criteria

  • Critical Capabilities Rating

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