Compare Frontline WAS vs. Qualys Web Application Scanning

Frontline WAS is ranked 38th in Application Security while Qualys Web Application Scanning is ranked 12th in Application Security with 7 reviews. Frontline WAS is rated 0, while Qualys Web Application Scanning is rated 7.6. On the other hand, the top reviewer of Qualys Web Application Scanning writes "Has comprehensive SSL security measurements but the price should be lowered". Frontline WAS is most compared with , whereas Qualys Web Application Scanning is most compared with OWASP Zap, Veracode and SonarQube.
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They have just streamlined the licensing and they have a number of flexible options available, so overall it is quite good, albeit pricey.They just changed their pricing model two weeks ago. They went from a per-app license to a per-megabyte license. I know that the dynamic scan was $500 per app. Static analysis was about $4500 yearly. The license is only for the number of users, it doesn't matter what data you put in there. That was the old model. I do not know how the new model works.Veracode has been fair. We use their SaaS solution and it's just an annual subscription.No issues, the pricing seems reasonable.It is pricey. There is a lot of value in the product, but it is a costly tool.I recommend going for a one-year licensing with CA, because currently they are the leaders in this field with more features and a much better turn around time with a cheaper position, but there are a lot of new companies coming up in the market and they are building up their platforms.Costs are reasonable. No special infrastructure is required and the license model is good.I think the pricing is in line with the rest of the tools. I think you get what you pay for. It is certainly not inexpensive, but the value proposition is there. There are certainly cheaper tools, but I don't think we'd be getting the support that we get with those, and that is what separates this product from the others.

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There are different options available with respect to licensing.The product is expensive, at least initially, in comparison to other products in this category.Licensing was based on the number of assets that you want to scan on your network. You can also do licensing on subscription. On subscription, it is easier and more flexible. You tell Qualys that you want to move from the 1000 to 2000 band or the 3000 or 5000 band, then they will give you the quotation for it. Once you pay for it, applying the licensing is quite easy and effective.Pricing was reasonable and competitive. It was not too far above the other products.Qualys has an IT-based licensing based on a yearly license, which is a good way of handling it. However, in some cases, when we do the PCI scanning, the host will not like the scanning and we lose the IT license. So, this could be improved.

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Overview

Veracode covers all your Application Security needs in one solution through a combination of five analysis types; static analysis, dynamic analysis, software composition analysis, interactive application security testing, and penetration testing. Unlike on-premise solutions that are hard to scale and focused on finding rather than fixing, Veracode comprises a unique combination of SaaS technology and on-demand expertise that enables DevSecOps through integration with your pipeline, and empowers developers to find and fix security defects.

Frontline WAS has been developed to provide the highest level of dynamic web application testing results through a system that is easily deployed and maintained. Enjoy the benefits of a technology you can trust to deliver unparalleled accuracy with minimal consumption of resources.

Qualys Web Application Scanning (WAS) is a cloud service that provides automated crawling and testing of custom web applications to identify vulnerabilities including cross-site scripting (XSS) and SQL injection. The automated service enables regular testing that produces consistent results, reduces false positives, and easily scales to secure a large number of websites. Proactively scans websites for malware infections, sending alerts to website owners to help prevent black listing and brand reputation damage.
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BskyB, Cartagena, ClearPoint Learning Systems, Connect Group, du, Fortrex Technologies, HBOR, HDI, Highlights for Children, The Lithuanian State Enterprise Centre of Registers, City of Miami Beach, Microsoft, MidlandHR, MSCI Inc., Northern Arizona University, Ofgem, Olympus Europa, PhoneFactor, RTL Nederland, ThousandEyes, VGZ Organisatie B.V.
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Financial Services Firm31%
Insurance Company15%
Consumer Goods8%
Healthcare Company8%
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Software R&D Company40%
Comms Service Provider12%
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Financial Services Firm57%
Software R&D Company14%
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Software R&D Company41%
Government9%
Media Company7%
Comms Service Provider6%
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Small Business21%
Midsize Enterprise25%
Large Enterprise55%
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Small Business16%
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Large Enterprise74%
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Small Business12%
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