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"We are using the Veracode tools to expose the engineers to the security vulnerabilities that were introduced with the new features, i.e. a lot faster or sooner in the development life cycle.""The most valuable feature comes from the fact that it is cloud-based, and I can scale up without having to worry about any other infrastructure needs.""I have used this solution in multiple projects for vulnerability testing and finding security leaks within the code.""We used it for performing security checks. We have many Java applications and Android applications. Essentially it was used for checking the security validations for compliance purposes.""Veracode is a valuable tool in our secure SDLC process.""Integrations into our developer's IDE (Greenlight) and the DevOps Pipeline SAST / SourceClear Integrations has particularly increased our time to market and confidence.""The source composition analysis component is great because it gives our developers some comfort in using new libraries.""Veracode's cloud-based approach, coupled with the appliance that lets us use Veracode to scan internal-only web applications, has provided a seamless, always-up-to-date application security scanning solution."

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"It correctly parses DOM and JS and has really good support for URL Rewrite rules, which is important for today's websites.""One of the features I like about this program is the low number of false positives and the support it offers.""The most attractive feature was the reporting review tool. The reporting review was very impressive and produced very fruitful reports.""High level of accuracy and quick scanning.""This tool is really fast and the information that they provide on vulnerabilities is pretty good.""I am impressed by the whole technology that they are using in this solution. It is really fast. When using netscan, the confirmation that it gives on the vulnerabilities is pretty cool. It is really easy to configure a scan in Netsparker Web Application Security Scanner. It is also really easy to deploy."

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"Our customers adopt this solution because of the replication testing and the vulnerability assessment it can do. It is a multi-faceted product.""The most valuable feature is the reporting, which provides a good level of detail with respect to vulnerabilities."

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"Veracode should make it easier to navigate between the solutions that they offer, i.e. between dynamic, static, and the source code analysis.""I would like to see expanded coverage for supporting more platforms, frameworks, and languages.""Ideally, I would like better reporting that gives me a more concise and accurate description of what my pain points are, and how to get to them.""One of the things that we have from a reporting point of view, is that we would love to see a graphical report. If you look through a report for something that has come back from Veracode, it takes a whole lot of time to just go through all the pages of the code to figure out exactly what it says. We know certain areas don’t have the greatest security features but those are usually minor and we don’t want to see those types of notifications.""It needs better controls to include/exclude specific sections when creating a report that can be shared externally with customers and prospects.""Improve Mobile Application Dynamic Scanning DAST - .ipa and .apk""I think for us the biggest improvement would be to have an indicator when there's something wrong with a scan.""One feature I would like would be more selectivity in email alerts. While I like getting these, I would like to be able to be more granular in which ones I receive."

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"The scanner itself should be improved because it is a little bit slow.""Netsparker doesn't provide the source code of the static application security testing.""The proxy review, the use report views, the current use tool and the subset requests need some improvement. It was hard to understand how to use them.""Right now, they are missing the static application security part, especially web application security.""They don't really provide the proof of concept up to the level that we need in our organization. We are a consultancy firm, and we provide consultancy for the implementation and deployment solutions to our customers. When you run the scans and the scan is completed, it only shows the proof of exploit, which really doesn't work because the tool is running the scan and exploiting on the read-only form. You don't really know whether it is actually giving the proof of exploit. We cannot prove it manually to a customer that the exploit is genuine. It is really hard to perform it manually and prove it to the concerned development, remediation, and security teams. It is currently missing the static application security part of the application security, especially web application security. It would be really cool if they can integrate a SAS tool with their dynamic one."

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"I would like for them to add proxy filtering, where you can transfer and alter the package. It is fully automated. Other web application testers programs are actually proxy software, and the proxy software gives you the flexibility of modifying the outgoing package, which will actually help you in exploiting any vulnerability in detail.""It would be great if there were a dashboard that is more user-friendly."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
"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.""They have just streamlined the licensing and they have a number of flexible options available, so overall it is quite good, albeit pricey.""For the value we get out of it, coupled with the live defect review sessions, we find it an effective value for the money. We are a larger organization.""I don't really know about the pricing, but I'd say it's worth whatever Veracode is charging, because the solution is that good.""Veracode's price is high. I would like them to better optimize their pricing.""If I compare the pricing with other software tools, then it is quite competitive. Whatever the price is, they have always given us a good discount."

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"I think that price it too high, like other Security applications such as Acunetix, WebInspect, and so on.""The price should be 20% lower"

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"The pricing is okay."

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Top Answer: Our customers adopt this solution because of the replication testing and the vulnerability assessment it can do. It is a… more »
Top Answer: I would like for them to add intervening proxy, whereby you can alter the get/put requests. It is fully automated. Other… more »
Top Answer: I would rate it an eight out of ten. To make it a ten, I would like for there to be more flexibility for the testers.
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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.

Netsparker finds and reports web application vulnerabilities such as SQL Injection and Cross-site Scripting (XSS) on all types of web applications, regardless of the platform and technology they are built with. Netsparker's unique and dead accurate Proof-Based scanning technology does not just report vulnerabilities, it also produces a Proof of Concept to confirm they are not false positives, freeing you from having to double check the identified vulnerabilities.

Tenable.io Web Application Scanning safely, accurately and automatically scans your web applications, providing deep visibility into vulnerabilities and valuable context to prioritize remediation.

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Sample Customers
State of Missouri, ReknerSamsung, The Walt Disney Company, T-Systems, ING BankIMDEX
Top Industries
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Financial Services Firm30%
Insurance Company11%
Computer Software Company8%
Engineering Company5%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company37%
Comms Service Provider16%
Financial Services Firm7%
Media Company5%
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Computer Software Company37%
Comms Service Provider14%
K 12 Educational Company Or School8%
Media Company7%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company25%
Comms Service Provider16%
Government8%
Healthcare Company6%
Company Size
REVIEWERS
Small Business23%
Midsize Enterprise26%
Large Enterprise51%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business16%
Midsize Enterprise18%
Large Enterprise66%
REVIEWERS
Small Business57%
Midsize Enterprise7%
Large Enterprise36%
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Find out what your peers are saying about Netsparker Web Application Security Scanner vs. Tenable.io Web Application Scanning and other solutions. Updated: November 2020.
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Netsparker Web Application Security Scanner is ranked 13th in Application Security with 6 reviews while Tenable.io Web Application Scanning is ranked 20th in Application Security with 2 reviews. Netsparker Web Application Security Scanner is rated 8.2, while Tenable.io Web Application Scanning is rated 7.6. The top reviewer of Netsparker Web Application Security Scanner writes "Powerful Crawler generates close to a full sitemap, including web services". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Tenable.io Web Application Scanning writes "Good reporting and integration, but it needs a user-friendly dashboard". Netsparker Web Application Security Scanner is most compared with Acunetix Vulnerability Scanner, OWASP Zap, HCL AppScan, Fortify WebInspect and SonarQube, whereas Tenable.io Web Application Scanning is most compared with PortSwigger Burp, Acunetix Vulnerability Scanner, Checkmarx, Micro Focus Fortify on Demand and SonarQube. See our Netsparker Web Application Security Scanner vs. Tenable.io Web Application Scanning report.

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