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IBM Security AppScan Standard

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IBM Security AppScan Standard can help minimize web application attacks and expensive data breaches by automating testing of application security vulnerabilities. It allows you to test applications before deploying them and assess risk in production environments on an ongoing basis.

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Appscan standard review by Mehdi T.
Mehdi T.
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"IBM Security AppScan Standard REVIEW"

What do you like best?

Real time agent status monitorning, agent logging and It is very cost effective compared to its performance and the features it offers. I like the way it assesses the applications.

What do you dislike?

The tool IBM Security AppScan Standard is oblivious of the inner workings of the application being tested. It is unaware of the programming languate, OS, database, etc.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Great software. IBM is a leader in providing software solutions and yet another example of their pioneer work.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Our business was looking for a solution that reduces/stops web application attacks and protect our data at the same time. IBM Security AppScan Standard offers both the things and at the same time it is very well adopted for the cost savings that it offers most certainly, as well as time savings among many other benefits.

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Appscan standard review by Aung Thu Rha H.
Aung Thu Rha H.
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"The best in Application Security Testing Tool"

What do you like best?

IBM is one of a few vendors that offer all DAST, SAST & IAST scanning technology. IDM AppScan Standard contains both DAST and IAST via glassbox. IBM can generate the accurate result with high computational time. The reporting format is centralized on risks that is easier for developers to understand.

What do you dislike?

IBM AppScan standard doesn't offer SCA which is limited only for AppScan Enterprise.

Recommendations to others considering the product

It's a bit expensive compared with the competitors and the close vendors to consider are Fortify, Checkmarx, Veracode and Synopsys.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

As for the security engineers that offers AppSec services to the clients, IBM AppScan shows reliable results with less false positives and easy to claim customers trust. Moreover, the support for IBM engineers is globally and it's not a problem to get local support no matter where you are.

What Application Security solution do you use?

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Appscan standard review by Consultant
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"Amazing Application Vulnerbility Testing tool"

What do you like best?

IBM® Security AppScan Standard automates application security testing by scanning applications, identifying vulnerabilities, and generating reports with intelligent fix recommendations to ease remediation. It provides static and dynamic application security testing throughout development

What do you dislike?

it doesn't have support for Oracle fusion middleware stack scaning which is a limitation and doesnt provide any support for SCA based application

Recommendations to others considering the product

You can Test mobile apps and services with AppScan Standard. This is most suitable for mobile based organisation where the security is the key challenge and if the tool identifies all the vulnerabilities within the app deploy to the mobile platform it serves a boon to the mobile industry . Also it have wide variety of language support which makes it powerful to be utilized in the market making it better for any organisation to acquire this product for there deployment cycle before moving to the code to actual environment. It can integrate easiliy with CI/CD pipeline making is most suitable for organisation moving towards devops and hence i would like any organisation to think in a direction where secure environment is the key

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

It gives all the vulnerability issues for our application making it infosec compliance and hence i wou ld recommend it for each organisation to have a tool like this which provides best vulnerability testing tool today in the market

Appscan standard review by Swati S.
Swati S.
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"Great Security Tool"

What do you like best?

Generate accurate results based on the inputs. Uses the solid base of IAST and DAST technologies that are most reliable for detecting the security and other issue of application. Advance configuration options for testing broad range of case.

What do you dislike?

Deviation from the real output when number of test cases increase. No option to test the complexity of the code while issue being identified in on the real environment.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Great tool when used with proper test and use cases. Gives you the the results on all kind of possible issues before production.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

It has detected many issues in the application that could lead to the hacking the site. It provides possible threat for any issues in application.

Appscan standard review by Vikhyat G.
Vikhyat G.
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"You somehow feel more secure"

What do you like best?

It automatically identifies possible breaches, provides solutions too.

What do you dislike?

Web apps today can be developed in many languages, and every framework has a different set of parameters. It should be tailored for specific frameworks.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Secures sensitive data, automatically identifies and fixes issues. So, definitely, something to look into.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Securing our web app for the airports. It did realize a possible bug once which could have proved costly to us.

Appscan standard review by User in Information Technology and Services
User in Information Technology and Services
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"Great app security tool for protection against web applications"

What do you like best?

Powerful scanning engine. A robust set of options. Excellent documentation.

What do you dislike?

True enterprise management, requires the purchase of additional AppScan products.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Its a great product to use even though it might be a bit pricey for general startups

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

We use it to mainly protect our company's data from web application attacks

Appscan standard review by Mahesh S.
Mahesh S.
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"Great App Security Tool"

What do you like best?

Advance configurations for running the authenticity test of an application. Scope of verification is wide, you can not think all security issues it offers to identify. Integration process is easy.

What do you dislike?

Sometime gives few results when number of test performed is increased.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Great product.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Security and vulnerability of applications.

Appscan standard review by User in Mechanical or Industrial Engineering
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"protection against web applications"

What do you like best?

it classify and prioritize assets based on impact of business and identify the high risk areas and also test the the applications before real deployment.It is easy to configure

What do you dislike?

its is not granular as standard.they have sometime confusing licensees.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Simplify remediation by identifying vulnerabilities and generating detailed results through comprehensive scanning coverageApplication Data view that is now the default view during the Explore stage. It is updated live as IBM Security AppScan explores the site, and data in all three panes can be clicked on and viewed.

Appscan standard review by Sanjeev T.
Sanjeev T.
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"Nice App Security Tool"

What do you like best?

Alert of possible threat/vulnerability, Range of testing is quiet impressive, Quick remediation results and authentication test with advanced configuration.

What do you dislike?

Retesting fails when number of issues increased. It also reports non-threats sometime.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Recommended

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Application security and vulnerability

Appscan standard review by User in Insurance
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"IBM Security for vulnerabilities"

What do you like best?

We use IBM Security AppScan to scan web sites for vulnerabilities.

What do you dislike?

It does not support/suggest security issues while writing the code. It provides only Static run support.

Recommendations to others considering the product

I recommend this product to identify security issues. It help to identify security vulnerabilities within the application and after run provides the report of all issues.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

It help us to identify and fix Security vulnerabilities. It help us to improve code quality before moving to production.

Appscan standard review by Jallal E.
Jallal E.
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"Easy to implement but needs a workflow improvement "

What do you like best?

The AppScan tool provides an excellent results and a very responsive customer support .

What do you dislike?

Although the result quality is good the overall workflow need major improvement.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Scan and test applications for security vulnerabilities.

Appscan standard review by Notiemwonmwan A.
Notiemwonmwan A.
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"IBM Security AppScan Standard"

What do you like best?

What we liked best was that it prevents identify theft

What do you dislike?

what we did not really like is that it does not identify all vulnerabilities

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Testing apps before taking them live

Appscan standard review by Internal Consultant in Computer & Network Security
Internal Consultant in Computer & Network Security
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"Engineer"

What do you like best?

Flexibility of featuresvare useful when attacking new use cases

What do you dislike?

Limited scope of new applications for usecases

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Find new bugs

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