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Shaikh Jamal Uddin
Consultant
Senior Information Security Consultant at Secure Coat
May 15 2019

What is most valuable?

The most valuable feature is that it achieves a very low false-positive detection rate.

How has it helped my organization?

This solution saves us time due to the low number of false positives detected. Other scanners have an issue with respect to reporting false positives.

What needs improvement?

While I did not identify any specific bugs in this application. I did find that sometimes a restart was needed to deal with unresponsiveness means when AppScan is in a hang situation, this happens usually when you select a large number of… more»

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

We previously used Burp Suite. This application is best for static scanning.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We also evaluated Acunetix and Nexpose.
Sungmin Chun
Real User
Chief researcher at INSEC Security
Mar 18 2019

What do you think of HCL AppScan?

What is our primary use case?

External and internal web application vulnerability scan.

How has it helped my organization?

We were able to easily diagnose a large number of web applications automatically. The depth was low, but the part that the user could miss was also diagnosed.

What is most valuable?

AppScan seems to be very good at detecting reflected XSS vulnerabilities. This increases the security of web applications that are in operation.

What needs improvement?

It would be nice to be able to specify the parameter values ​​used in the login sequence function.

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What is HCL AppScan?

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.

Also known as
IBM Security AppScan, Rational AppScan, AppScan
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