What happened in the world of IBM Application Security in 2018?

By Preethy Soman posted Tue December 18, 2018 11:56 AM


As we come to the end of a very productive year, we wanted to provide you with a quick recap of major developments that occurred in 2018 for IBM Application Security. For each of the entries below, we’ve provided you with a convenient overview of the entry and a link to it.


Analyst Report: 2018 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Application Security Testing


Once again, IBM sustained its “Leader” position in the 2018 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Application Security Testing. Gartner performed extensive research to determine which vendors would be positioned in the Leaders, Challengers, Visionaries and Niche Players quadrants in its report. Vendors were evaluated on their Ability to Execute and Completeness of Vision for the product.


Download the report now


E-Guide: Five Steps to Achieve Risk-based Application Security Management


Organizations need to pursue an active application security testing program that’s based on a fundamental understanding of risk management. Our fully updated risk management e-guide provides the best practices and advice that you need to make that happen.


Download the E-guide


Video: Transform Your Application Security Testing & Empower Risk Management


To protect organizations from potential fines, audit failures and brand damage, you need to abandon the legacy check-box compliance approach and pursue an active Application Security risk management program.


Watch the video to learn more



Complimentary Trial: Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning


We made huge advancements in 2018 in the fields of AI and machine learning . The Cognitive capabilities of Intelligent Code Analytics (ICA) and Intelligent Finding Analytics (IFA) automate many tasks that an expert Application Security Analyst would normally perform. This level of automation returns deeper analysis and higher quality results.

Trial: Try Application Security on Cloud Static Analyzer


Study: 10 Key Findings From the Ponemon Institute Value of Artificial Intelligence in Cybersecurity Study.


The Ponemon Institute 2018 Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Cyber-Security Study, sponsored by IBM Security, takes a comprehensive look at the impact of AI technologies on application security testing and related cyber-security technologies.

Download the study


Webinar: Application Security Testing: An Integral Part of DevOps

This webinar explores the core concepts for a successful DevSecOps, collaboration between development and security, and tooling scenarios in various stages of DevOps workflow.


After reviewing and sharing the items above, please make your plans to visit IBM Application Security at Think 2019.  You’ll find more information at the link below: Register for THINK 2019


Additionally IBM Community Day, on February 11 at the Moscone Center South, is a special event that gets you access to our power users, champions, councils and advisory boards. You’ll be able to see first-hand how others are using IBM Security tools to solve problems in today’s increasingly dynamic environment.


Join our IBM Security User Group Community and start networking with your peers today.

1 comment



Fri March 22, 2019 07:38 AM

​What will be the future of APPSCAN after the product acquisition from HCL ?
My company made a big investment in APPSCAN in 2018 and we are worried about that.