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Engineering Manager at a comms service provider with 51-200 employees
Jan 16 2020

What is most valuable?

What is valuable about Snyk is its simplicity, and that's the main selling point. It's understandably also very cheap because you don't need as much account management resources to manage the relationship with the customer and that's a benefit. I also like that it's self-service, with extremely easy integration. You don't need to speak to anybody to get you off and running and they have loads of… more»

What needs improvement?

The product could be improved by including other types of security scanning (e.g. SAST or DAST), which is important. It would also help to include the static analysis specifically to the open-source scanning so we could get an idea of whether a particular library is vulnerable and recognise if we're actually using the vulnerable part of it or not, they do have runtime analysis, but it is a hassle… more»

What other advice do I have?

Some of our products are deployed on the private cloud behind firewalls, Snyk has tools to carry out security scanning from our private repositories. For anyone thinking of using the product, I would suggest using cloud and SaaS providers. Generally, they are easy to work with and there's no hassle of having to talk to salespeople and arrange demos, etc. Self-service SaaS products are a good way… more»


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What is Snyk?

Snyk’s mission is to help developers use open source code and stay secure. The use of open source is booming, but security is a key concern ( Snyk’s unique developer focused product enables developers and enterprise security to continuously find & fix vulnerable dependencies without slowing down, with seamless integration into Dev & DevOps workflows. Snyk is adopted by over 100,000 developers, has multiple enterprise customers (such as Google, New Relic, ASOS and others) and is experiencing rapid growth. Our investors are Canaan Partners, BOLDStart, and several successful developer tools entrepreneurs. Snyk was founded in 2015 and is headquartered in London with offices in Israel and the US. For more information, go to

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