Micro Focus Software Security Center Competitors and Alternatives

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Real User
IT Engineer at a aerospace/defense firm with 1,001-5,000 employees
Sep 01 2016

What is most valuable?

* It has a very user-friendly page. * Creating custom policies is very easy. * It searches for a lot of updated vulnerabilities.

How has it helped my organization?

Before Netsparker, we were opening internal web pages to the outside for manual tests. Health tests were limited by a system admin’s capabilities. After Netsparker, a lot of the security tests became automated. We added a step in our policy... more»

What needs improvement?

Maybe supported clients can be improved. It still does not search vulnerabilities in DB2 databases, for example. In NetSparker you can modify your scan for specifik target database type, programming language and web server type. And there... more»
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PortSwigger
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Vendor
Senior Information Security Analyst at a tech services company with 10,001+ employees
Dec 19 2017

What is most valuable?

Burp is the best web application penetration testing tool that I have ever used. Although all the features of Burp are very useful, I personally love its capability to automatically and accurately detect vulnerabilities. So, I would say it is... more»

How has it helped my organization?

The customer is almost all the time results-oriented and they want them real quick. Burp gives my organization a great authentic source of information on the security posture of web infrastructure. PortSwigger launched a feature called Burp... more»

What needs improvement?

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... more»
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Checkmarx
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Real User
Founder at a tech company with 51-200 employees
Feb 02 2017

What is most valuable?

The ability to identify a vulnerability, the optimal place for remediation and the correct syntax is very valuable. This feature helps ensure that the software fix is comprehensive and effective. The CxSuite is easy to use and because it... more»

How has it helped my organization?

The process of remediating software security vulnerabilities can now be performed (ongoing) as portions of the application are being built in advance of being compiled. Among other benefits, this reduces the cost to fix the problem(s) as the... more»

What needs improvement?

The product can be improved by continuing to expand the application languages and frameworks that can be scanned for vulnerabilities. This includes expanded coverage for mobile applications as well as open-source development tools. The... more»
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Rogue Wave
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Real User
Senior Embedded Software Engineer at a engineering company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Sep 05 2016

What is most valuable?

* Good set of checkers for static code analysis, cyber security * Possibility of creating custom checkers- Good and easy integration into continuous integration (CI) * The whole package offers a lot of possibilities: add-ons for Eclipse,... more»

How has it helped my organization?

More and more departments are targeting static code analysis now, as they see the benefits. Klocwork with its capabilities is helping with this, providing the integration. The advantage is that while coding, developers see code violations.

What needs improvement?

* Global variables sometimes generate false positives. Variables with global scopes sometimes produce False Positives. It means, I get violations from KW which after personal analysis turn out to be not true. At the moment it seems Klocwork... more»

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