IBM Security AppScan vs PortSwigger Burp

IBM Security AppScan is ranked 5th in Application Security Testing with 4 reviews vs PortSwigger Burp which is ranked 6th in Application Security Testing with 3 reviews. The top reviewer of IBM Security AppScan writes "We use it to find breaches in apps while they are in development. ". The top reviewer of PortSwigger Burp writes "Thanks to the availability in executable JAR format -- this makes it a highly portable solution". IBM Security AppScan is most compared with Micro Focus Fortify on Demand, Veracode and Acunetix Vulnerability Scanner. PortSwigger Burp is most compared with OWASP Zap, Acunetix Vulnerability Scanner and Mavituna Netsparker. See our IBM Security AppScan vs PortSwigger Burp report.
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Pros
IBM AppScan has made our work easy, as we can do four to five scans of websites at a time, which saves time when it comes to vulnerability.It is easy it is to use. It is quick to find things, because of the code scanning tools. It's quite simple to use and it is very good the way it reports the findings.It comes with all of the templates that we need. For example, we are a company that is regulated by PCI. In order to be PCI compliant, we have a lot of checks and procedures to which we have to comply.

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I personally love its capability to automatically and accurately detect vulnerabilities. So, I would say it is the Burp scanner that is THE most powerful, valuable, and an awesome feature.

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Cons
It has crashed at times.Scans become slow on large websites.Many silly false positives are produced.We would like to integrate with some of the other reporting tools that we're planning to use in the future.We would like to see a check in the specific vulnerabilities in mobile applications or rooted devices, such as jailbreaking devices.

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The one feature that I would like to see in Burp is active scanning of REST based web services. A lot of organizations are providing APIs to access their services to support different business models like SaaS. Scanning these APIs is still a challenge for many security product companies.

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Also Known AsRational AppScan, AppScanBurp
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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.

Burp Suite is an integrated platform for performing security testing of web applications. Its various tools work seamlessly together to support the entire testing process, from initial mapping and analysis of an application's attack surface, through to finding and exploiting security vulnerabilities.
Sample Customers
Sample CustomersEssex Technology Group Inc., Cisco, West Virginia University, APIS ITMaven Security Consulting, OWASP Italy, Penetration Testing Firm
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