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Fortify WebInspect Pros and Cons

Fortify WebInspect Pros

Information Security Architect at a real estate/law firm with 1,001-5,000 employees
Reporting, centralized dashboard, and bird's eye view of all vulnerabilities are the most valuable features.
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IB
Security Engineer at Secure Network
The solution is easy to use.
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KW
Assoc. Director at a tech services company with 10,001+ employees
It is scalable and very easy to use.
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HS
Sr. Manager Business Operations Protection at a consumer goods company with 10,001+ employees
The accuracy of its scans is great.
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SH
Senior Security Consaulant
The solution is able to detect a wide range of vulnerabilities. It's better at it than other products.
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Security Researcher at a financial services firm with 5,001-10,000 employees
The user interface is ok and it is very simple to use.
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Senior Information Technology Architect at a tech vendor with 11-50 employees
The most valuable feature is the static analysis.
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Fortify WebInspect Cons

Information Security Architect at a real estate/law firm with 1,001-5,000 employees
It requires improvement in terms of scanning. The application scan heavily utilizes the resources of an on-premise server. 32 GB RAM is very high for an enterprise web application.
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IB
Security Engineer at Secure Network
The scanner could be better.
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KW
Assoc. Director at a tech services company with 10,001+ employees
The installation could be a bit easier. Usually it's simple to use, but the installation is painful and a bit laborious and complex.
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HS
Sr. Manager Business Operations Protection at a consumer goods company with 10,001+ employees
Our biggest complaint about this product is that it freezes up, and literally doesn't work for us.
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SH
Senior Security Consaulant
Lately, we've seen more false negatives.
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Security Researcher at a financial services firm with 5,001-10,000 employees
It took us between eight and ten hours to scan an entire site, which is somewhat slow and something that I think can be improved.
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Senior Information Technology Architect at a tech vendor with 11-50 employees
Creating reports is very slow and it is something that should be improved.
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Find out what your peers are saying about Micro Focus, HCL, PortSwigger and others in Application Security Testing (AST). Updated: November 2021.
554,529 professionals have used our research since 2012.