Compare PortSwigger Burp vs. w3af

PortSwigger Burp is ranked 4th in Application Security with 11 reviews while w3af is ranked 25th in Application Security. PortSwigger Burp is rated 8.2, while w3af is rated 0. The top reviewer of PortSwigger Burp writes "Great design, excellent features like Intruder, Repeater, Decoder with plenty of plug-ins from community forums". On the other hand, PortSwigger Burp is most compared with OWASP Zap, WebInspect and HCL AppScan, whereas w3af is most compared with PortSwigger Burp, Acunetix Vulnerability Scanner and Rapid7 AppSpider.
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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 licenses available that include a free version.Licensing costs are about $450/year for one use. For larger organizations, they're able to test against multiple applications while simultaneously others might have multiple versions of applications which needs to be tested which is why we have the enterprise edition.There is no setup cost and the cost of licensing is affordable.The yearly cost is about $300.Our licensing cost is approximately $400 USD per year.The cost is approximately $500 for a single license, and there are no additional costs beyond the standard licensing fees.

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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.

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.

w3af is a Web Application Attack and Audit Framework. The project's goal is to create a framework to help you secure your web applications by finding and exploiting all web application vulnerabilities. Our framework is proudly developed using Python to be easy to use and extend, and licensed under GPLv2.0.
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State of Missouri, ReknerMaven Security Consulting, OWASP Italy, Penetration Testing Firm
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Top Industries
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Financial Services Firm31%
Insurance Company15%
Consumer Goods8%
Healthcare Company8%
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Software R&D Company38%
Comms Service Provider13%
Financial Services Firm7%
Media Company6%
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Software R&D Company31%
Comms Service Provider14%
Media Company9%
Government7%
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Small Business21%
Midsize Enterprise25%
Large Enterprise55%
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Small Business16%
Midsize Enterprise6%
Large Enterprise78%
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Large Enterprise60%
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