Gartner’s 2020 Critical Capabilities for Application Security Testing




The Micro Focus Fortify Application Security platform has received the highest score in the 2020 Gartner Critical Capabilities for Application Security Testing report for the Enterprise use case and Mobile and Client use case. Gartner Critical Capabilities reports are essential companion research notes to the Gartner Magic Quadrant, with deeper insights into vendors’ products and service offerings.

Application security testing requires keeping up with evolving technology such as containers, APIs and open source in addition to standard toolsets. Security and risk management leaders must evaluate current capabilities and product roadmaps to ensure tools will contribute value in an evolving business environment.

The report scores vendor products for 5 common use cases:

  • Enterprise
  • Public Facing Web Applications
  • Mobile and Client
  • DevOps/DevSecOps
  • Cloud Native Applications

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