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We performed a comparison between Rapid7 AppSpider and Veracode based on real PeerSpot user reviews.

Find out in this report how the two Application Security Testing (AST) solutions compare in terms of features, pricing, service and support, easy of deployment, and ROI.

To learn more, read our detailed Rapid7 AppSpider vs. Veracode report (Updated: September 2022).
633,572 professionals have used our research since 2012.
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Pros
"When it is set up properly, it can do scanning on web apps with multiple engines automatically.""The setup is usually straightforward.""The initial deployment is very straightforward and simple. The product is stable if configured properly."

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"The main feature that I have found valuable is the solution's ability to find issues in static analysis. Additionally, there are plenty of useful tools.""Good static analysis and dynamic analysis.""There is a single area on the dashboard where you can get a full view of all of the tests and the results from everything. There is a nice, very simple graphic that shows you the types of vulnerabilities that were found, their severity, the scoring, and in what part of the code they were found. All the details are together in one place.""It is SaaS hosted. That makes it very convenient to use. There is no initial time needed to set up an application. Scanning is a matter of minutes. You just log in, create an application profile, associate a security configuration, and that's about it. It takes 10 minutes to start. The lack of initial lead time or initial overhead to get going is the primary advantage.""The Veracode technical support is very good. They are responsive and very knowledgeable.""The time savings has been tremendous. We saw ROI in the first six months.""The solution's ability to prevent vulnerable code from going into production is perfectly fine. It delivers, at least for the reports that we have been checking on Java and JavaScript. It has reported things that were helpful.""The centralized view of different testing types helps reduce our risk exposure. The development teams have the freedom to choose their own libraries and languages. What happens is sometimes developers feel like a particular library is okay to use, then they will start using it, developing some functionality around it. However, as per our mandate, for every new repository that gets added and scanned, a report gets published. Based on that report, we decide if we can continue. In the past, we have found, by mistake, some developers have used copyleft licenses, which are a bit risky to use. We immediately replace these with more permissive, open-source licenses, so we are safe in the end."

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"The tech support is responsive but issues remain unresolved.""Integration could be better.""AppSpider could improve in the area of integration. They need to add more integration opportunities.""There are some glitches with stability, and it is an area for improvement.""The enterprise interface is too simple. It should be more customizable."

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"If the dynamic scan is improved, then the speed might go up. That is somehow not happening. We have raised this concern. It might also help if they could time limit scans to 24 hours instead of letting them go for three days. Then, whatever results could be shared, even if the scan is not complete, that would definitely help us.""Another problem we have is that, while it is integrated with single sign-on—we are using Okta—the user interface is not great. That's especially true for a permanent link of a report of a page. If you access it, it goes to the normal login page that has nothing that says "Log in with single sign-on," unlike other software as a service that we use. It's quite bothersome because it means that we have to go to the Okta dashboard, find the Veracode link, and log in through it. Only at that point can we go to the permanent link of the page we wanted to access.""I've seen slightly better static analysis tools from other companies when it comes to speed and ease of use.""The pricing for qualified startups such as Neo4j could be improved.""The training lab is not very user-friendly and takes a long time to set up.""The static analysis is prone to a lot of false positives. But that's how it is with most static analysis tools... Also, the static analysis can sometimes take a little while. The time that it takes to do a scan should be improved.""The product has issues with scanning.""The UI could be better. Also, there are some scenarios where there is no security flaw, but the report indicates that there is a security flaw. The report is not perfectly accurate. So, the accuracy of the scanning reports needs improvement."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
  • "The price is pretty fair."
  • "The licensing cost depends on the number of users."
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  • "Veracode's price is high. I would like them to better optimize their pricing."
  • "If I compare the pricing with other software tools, then it is quite competitive. Whatever the price is, they have always given us a good discount."
  • "Veracode is expensive. Some of its products are expensive. I don't think it's way more expensive than its competitors. The dynamic is definitely worth it, as I think it's cheaper than the competitors. The static scan is a little bit more expensive, around 20 percent more expensive. The manual pen test is more expensive, but it is an expensive service because it's a manual pen test and we also do retests. I don't think it is way more expensive than the competitors, but it's about 15 to 20 percent more expensive."
  • "We use this product per project rather than per developer... Your development model will really determine what the best fit is for you in terms of licensing, because of the project-based licensing. If you do a few projects, that's more attractive. If you have a large number of developers, that would also make the product a little more attractive."
  • "The pricing is really fair compared to a lot of other tools on the market."
  • "It is very reasonably priced compared to what we were paying our previous vendor. For the same price, we are getting much more value and reducing our AppSec costs from 40 to 50 percent."
  • "Veracode is one of the more expensive solutions in the market, but it is worth the expense because of the eLearning and the security consultations; everything is included in the license."
  • "Licensing cost is on a yearly basis and there are no additional costs, the pricing is straightforward."
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    Questions from the Community
    Top Answer:The setup is usually straightforward.
    Top Answer:Integration could be better. For example, while doing the scanning, using the recording username and passwords, there are issues. Also, they could integrate CSED into the product which would benefit… more »
    Top Answer:SonarQube is easy to deploy and configure, and also integrates well with other tools to do quality code analysis. SonarQube has a great community edition, which is open-source and free. Easy to use… more »
    Top Answer:Veracode's technical support is great. They assigned us a TAM and once a week, we have a brief engagement with the TAM to verify that everything's going well. If we have any outstanding issues, they… more »
    Top Answer:Veracode recently introduced some pricing based on microservices. This model gives us a lot of flexibility in being able to add and remove microservices and scale them that way. The pricing is solid… more »
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    Overview

    SPAs, APIs, mobile—the evolution of application technology is measured in months, not years. Is your web application security testing tool designed to keep up? AppSpider lets you collect all the information needed to test all the apps so that you aren’t left with gaping application risks.

    Our dynamic application security testing (DAST) solution crawls to the deepest, darkest corners of even the most modern and complex apps to effectively test for risk and get you the insight you need to remediate faster. With AppSpider on your side (or, rather, all of your sides), you’ll be able to scan all the apps today and always be ready for whatever comes next.

    Veracode covers all your Application Security needs in one solution through a combination of five analysis types; static analysis, dynamic analysis, software composition analysis, interactive application security testing, and penetration testing. Unlike on-premise solutions that are hard to scale and focused on finding rather than fixing, Veracode comprises a unique combination of SaaS technology and on-demand expertise that enables DevSecOps through integration with your pipeline, and empowers developers to find and fix security defects.

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    Keep your software secure

    Application security starts with secure code. Find out more about the benefits of using Veracode to keep your software secure throughout the development lifecycle.

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    Top Industries
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    Computer Software Company19%
    Comms Service Provider16%
    Financial Services Firm10%
    Government8%
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    Financial Services Firm31%
    Insurance Company11%
    Computer Software Company11%
    Healthcare Company7%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company22%
    Financial Services Firm15%
    Comms Service Provider12%
    Manufacturing Company7%
    Company Size
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    Small Business50%
    Midsize Enterprise20%
    Large Enterprise30%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business20%
    Midsize Enterprise17%
    Large Enterprise63%
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    Small Business24%
    Midsize Enterprise27%
    Large Enterprise49%
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    Small Business16%
    Midsize Enterprise14%
    Large Enterprise71%
    Buyer's Guide
    Rapid7 AppSpider vs. Veracode
    September 2022
    Find out what your peers are saying about Rapid7 AppSpider vs. Veracode and other solutions. Updated: September 2022.
    633,572 professionals have used our research since 2012.

    Rapid7 AppSpider is ranked 18th in Application Security Testing (AST) with 3 reviews while Veracode is ranked 1st in Application Security Testing (AST) with 24 reviews. Rapid7 AppSpider is rated 0.0, while Veracode is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of Rapid7 AppSpider writes "Scan web applications for vulnerabilities and automate testing with various engines". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Veracode writes "Good reporting, comprehensive interface, and integrates well into our build pipeline". Rapid7 AppSpider is most compared with Rapid7 InsightAppSec, OWASP Zap, Acunetix, Tenable.io Web Application Scanning and Imperva Web Application Firewall, whereas Veracode is most compared with SonarQube, Checkmarx, Micro Focus Fortify on Demand, Coverity and OWASP Zap. See our Rapid7 AppSpider vs. Veracode report.

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