Critical Capabilities for Application Security Testing

Gartner's® Critical Capabilities guide provides buyers of application security testing (AST) tools with rankings of 14 vendors across 12 capabilities and 5 common use cases. Buyers can view vendor rankings for each use case to help formulate lists of vendors that are well-suited for their needs.  

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Synopsys is pleased to rank highest in three of the five use cases:  

  • Mobile and Client: "testing applications on endpoints, including mobile devices, within browsers, and similar scenarios"
  • DevOps/DevSecOps: "the requirements of organizations with significant adoption of DevOps and other fast-moving, iterative development methodologies"
  • Cloud-Native Applications: "the ability to address security testing for a variety of more modern application architectural and deployment styles, including containers, APIs, microservices, and serverless computing"  

Synopsys also ranks in the top three for enterprise and public-facing web applications use cases. 

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Gartner®, Critical Capabilities for Application Security Testing, Mark HorvathDale GardnerDionisio Zumerle, 26 May 2021 

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