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"This solution saves us time due to the low number of false positives detected.""It identifies all the URLs and domains on its own and then performs tests and provides the results.""There's extensive functionality with custom rules and a custom knowledge base.""The solution offers services in a few specific development languages."

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"This is a stable solution at the end of the day.""The reporting is very useful because you can always view an entire list of the issues that you have."

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"IBM Security AppScan needs to add performance optimization for quickly scanning the target web applications.""One thing which I think can be improved is the CI/CD Integration""The solution often has a high number of false positives. It's an aspect they really need to improve upon.""They have to improve support."

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"This solution is difficult to implement, and it should be made more comfortable for the end-users.""We are having issues with false positives that need to be resolved."

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"This is a costly solution that could be cheaper."

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Top Answer: The solution offers services in a few specific development languages.
Top Answer: They have to improve support. Their support before, when it was IBM, was very good technical support. However, now, it's very bad. They could add more language coverage. They don't cover so many… more »
Top Answer: We primarily use the solution for static analysis.
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Also Known As
IBM Security AppScan, Rational AppScan, AppScan
Application Security Center, HPE Application Security Center, WebInspect
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Overview

IBM Security AppScan enhances web application security and mobile application security, improves application security program management and strengthens regulatory compliance. By scanning your web and mobile applications prior to deployment, AppScan enables you to identify security vulnerabilities and generate reports and fix recommendations.

Micro Focus Security Fortify Software Security Center is a centralized management repository for scan result. It provides visibility to an organizations entire application security program, helping to resolve security vulnerabilities across your software portfolio.

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Sample Customers
Essex Technology Group Inc., Cisco, West Virginia University, APIS IT
Neosecure, Acxiom, Skandinavisk Data Center A/S, Parkeon
Top Industries
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Government30%
Insurance Company20%
Financial Services Firm10%
Aerospace/Defense Firm10%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company38%
Comms Service Provider20%
Government5%
Media Company5%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company32%
Comms Service Provider18%
Financial Services Firm9%
Government8%
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Small Business13%
Midsize Enterprise13%
Large Enterprise75%
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Find out what your peers are saying about HCL AppScan vs. Micro Focus Software Security Center and other solutions. Updated: May 2021.
479,323 professionals have used our research since 2012.

HCL AppScan is ranked 14th in Application Security Testing (AST) with 4 reviews while Micro Focus Software Security Center is ranked 20th in Application Security Testing (AST) with 2 reviews. HCL AppScan is rated 7.6, while Micro Focus Software Security Center is rated 7.0. The top reviewer of HCL AppScan writes "Allows for dynamic scanning but lacks easy CI/CD integration". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Micro Focus Software Security Center writes "Good reporting and dashboards, but technical support needs to respond more quickly". HCL AppScan is most compared with SonarQube, Veracode, Micro Focus Fortify on Demand, Checkmarx and OWASP Zap, whereas Micro Focus Software Security Center is most compared with Micro Focus Fortify on Demand, Acunetix Vulnerability Scanner, Checkmarx and Selenium HQ. See our HCL AppScan vs. Micro Focus Software Security Center report.

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