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What do you like most about OWASP Zap?

Miriam Tover - PeerSpot reviewer
Service Delivery Manager at PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

Hi Everyone,

What do you like most about OWASP Zap?

Thanks for sharing your thoughts with the community!

PeerSpot user
1717 Answers

JoelGeorge - PeerSpot reviewer
Top 5Real User

Two features are valuable. The first one is that the scan gets completed really quickly, and the second one is that even though it searches in a limited scope, what it does in that limited scope is very good. When you use Zap for testing, you're only using it for specific aspects or you're only looking for certain things. It works very well in that limited scope.

reviewer981930 - PeerSpot reviewer
Top 5LeaderboardReal User

It updates repositories and libraries quickly.

Alan Gallagher - PeerSpot reviewer
Top 20Real User

It has evolved over the years and recently in the last year they have added, HUD (Heads Up Display).

Roshni Shinde - PeerSpot reviewer
Top 20Real User

They offer free access to some other tools.

Eldar Aydayev - PeerSpot reviewer
Top 10LeaderboardReal User

The solution is scalable.

PiyushSharma - PeerSpot reviewer
Top 20Real User

Automatic scanning is a valuable feature and very easy to use.

reviewer1487928 - PeerSpot reviewer
Top 20Real User

The stability of the solution is very good.

Balaji Senthiappan - PeerSpot reviewer
Top 20Real User

The solution is good at reporting the vulnerabilities of the application.

reviewer1384869 - PeerSpot reviewer
Top 20Real User

The interface is easy to use.

RajKumar3 - PeerSpot reviewer
Real User

Simple to use, good user interface.

Jaromir Tesar - PeerSpot reviewer
Real User

Automatic updates and pull request analysis.

Manager677 - PeerSpot reviewer
Real User

The reporting is quite intuitive, which gives you a clear indication of what kind of vulnerability you have that you can drill down on to gather more information.

OwaspZ677 - PeerSpot reviewer

The scalability of this product is very good.

Vijayanathan Naganathan - PeerSpot reviewer
Real User

The OWASP's tool is free of cost, which gives it a great advantage, especially for smaller companies to make use of the tool.

Vidar Folden - PeerSpot reviewer

This solution has improved my organization because it has made us feel safer doing frequent deployments for web applications. If we have something really big, we might get some professional company in to help us but if we're releasing small products, we will check it ourselves with Zap. It makes it easier and safer.

Dittin A - PeerSpot reviewer
Real User

It can be used effectively for internal auditing.

Associa299191 - PeerSpot reviewer
Real User

The community edition updates services regularly. They add new vulnerabilities into the scanning list.

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