NowSecure Positioned as a Worldwide Leader in two 2019 IDC MarketScapes for Mobile Application Security Testing (MAST)
Trusted by the world's most demanding organizations and security teams to protect millions of mobile app users, NowSecure is only vendor named to the Leaders Category in two IDC MarketScape MAST reports.
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For Immediate ReleaseSeptember 18, 2019 - 9:00 am
NowSecure, the leading provider of mobile app security and privacy testing solutions, has been named a leader in two IDC MarketScape Reports:
- IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Mobile App Security Testing 2019 Vendor Assessment – InfoSec Emphasis (doc# US45459219, September 2019)
- IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Mobile App Security Testing 2019 Vendor Assessment – DevSecOps Emphasis (doc #US45388519, August 2019).
NowSecure is the only vendor named to the Leaders Category in both reports. Download available here.
NowSecure has been recognized for key strengths in automated mobile app security testing including high accuracy, automated full code test coverage, enterprise tool integrations and strong partner ecosystem. The studies evaluated Mobile App Security Testing capabilities of 12 vendors and mapped them based on strategies, capability and market impact related parameters.
Key Highlights include:
- Full code coverage through automated dynamic testing of iOS and Android mobile app binaries on real devices, including identification of issues in both internal code and third party libraries.
- Low false positives and false negatives through behavioral “Attacker Point of View” and rigorous API connection testing.
- Continuous monitoring and testing of mobile apps in both development process and in production, including integration with popular CI/CD tools, issue ticketing systems and popular app stores.
- Mapping of test results against internationally recognized security and privacy standards, including GDPR, NIAP, FISMA, FFIEC, HIPPA, and PCI, as well as industry standards such as AT&T’s FirstNet and OWASP Top 10.
- Partnerships across enterprise mobility ecosystem to ensure broad availability and ongoing access to a pipeline of MAST results that continue to inform its testing intelligence.
Said Alan Snyder, NowSecure CEO:
“This IDC MarketScape for MAST validates our strategy of delivering a comprehensive suite of automated security testing solutions across the full portfolio of mobile apps that customers buy, build and use,” said NowSecure CEO Alan Snyder. From billion-dollar enterprises undergoing mobile-powered digital transformation to mobile-first innovators, customers turn to NowSecure for our unique combination of speed, coverage and accuracy to help them build better quality software and to protect their enterprise from third-party mobile app supply chain risks.”
Said Denise Lund, Research Director, Enterprise Mobility, IDC from an InfoSec emphasis:
“Organizations should consider NowSecure when they are looking for a MAST vendor that has a major emphasis on integrating its mobile app security testing to improve and shorten the development life cycle, as well as minimizing false-positive and false-negative test results through automated and interactive testing without reliance on manual pen testing,” said Denise Lund, Research Director, Enterprise Mobility, IDC from an InfoSec emphasis.
Continued Denise Lund from DevSecOps emphasis:
“NowSecure has developed its MAST solution with the goal of accuracy and coverage. Organizations should consider NowSecure when they are looking for a MAST vendor that has a major emphasis on integrating its mobile app security testing to improve and shorten the development life cycle, as well as minimizing false-positive and false-negative test results through automated and interactive testing without reliance on manual pen testing.”
Mobile apps are core to the global economy, with time spent in mobile apps now exceeding time spent in web apps . For many organizationes today, more than half of all customer engagement and customer transactions occur on mobile. Enterprises on the mission to deliver secure and private mobile apps to their employees and customers turn to NowSecure for best-in-class automated mobile application security testing solutions and expert professional services.
The NowSecure Platform delivers fully automated mobile app security and privacy testing with the speed, accuracy, and efficiency necessary for Agile and DevOps environments. Leveraging the experience of millions of mobile app tests and a high-speed SDLC toolchain plug-in architecture, NowSecure is built to scale to meet the global mobile DevSecOps demand. NowSecure expert services provide comprehensive mobile app pen testing and certification services trusted by leading brands. Designed to stop the leakage of sensitive consumer and organization data, NowSecure identifies the broadest array of security threats, compliance gaps and privacy issues in mobile apps.
Report available for download here.
ABOUT IDC MARKETSCAPE
IDC MarketScape vendor analysis model is designed to provide an overview of the competitive fitness of ICT (information and communications technology) suppliers in a given market. The research methodology utilizes a rigorous scoring methodology based on both qualitative and quantitative criteria that results in a single graphical illustration of each vendor’s position within a given market. IDC MarketScape provides a clear framework in which the product and service offerings, capabilities and strategies, and current and future market success factors of IT and telecommunications vendors can be meaningfully compared. The framework also provides technology buyers with a 360-degree assessment of the strengths and weaknesses of current and prospective vendors.
As the recognized experts in mobile security and privacy, NowSecure protects the global mobile app economy and safeguards the data of millions of mobile app users. Built on a foundation of standards, NowSecure empowers the world’s most demanding organizations with security automation to release and monetize 30% faster, reduce testing and delivery costs by 30% and reduce appsec risk by 40%. Only NowSecure offers a full solution suite of continuous security testing for DevSecOps, mobile app supply-chain monitoring, expert mobile pen testing as a Service (PTaaS) and training courseware. NowSecure actively contributes and supports the mobile security open-source community, standards and certification including OWASP MASVS, ADA MASA, NIAP and is recognized by IDC, Gartner, Deloitte Fast 500, and TAG Cyber.