Gartner Research

Magic Quadrant for Application Security Testing

Published: 18 April 2019

ID: G00346593

Analyst(s): Ayal Tirosh , Dionisio Zumerle , Mark Horvath

Summary

DevSecOps, modern web application design and high-profile breaches are expanding the scope of the AST market. Security and risk management leaders will need to meet tighter deadlines and test more complex applications by accelerating efforts to integrate and automate AST in the software life cycle.

Table Of Contents

Market Definition/Description

Magic Quadrant

  • Vendor Strengths and Cautions
    • Acunetix
    • CAST
    • Checkmarx
    • Contrast Security
    • IBM
    • Micro Focus
    • Qualys
    • Rapid7
    • Synopsys
    • Veracode
    • WhiteHat Security
  • Vendors Added and Dropped
    • Added
    • Dropped

Inclusion and Exclusion Criteria

  • Open-Source Software Considerations
  • Other Players

Evaluation Criteria

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

Context

Market Overview

Gartner Recommended Reading

  • Ability to Execute
  • Completeness of Vision

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