TechValidate Research on Secure Code Warrior®

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199 Customers Surveyed

1,582 Data Points Collected

68 Published TechFacts

20 Published Charts

10 Published Case Studies



Selected Research Highlights


Secure Code Warrior® Customer Research

When asked to rate the importance of compliance (one-off) training to their cyber security program, IT organizations said:

Extremely Important/Important: 61%
Somewhat important: 39%
Not important: 0%

Secure Code Warrior® Case Study

Fortune 500 Financial Services Company

Introduction

This case study of a Fortune 500 financial services company is based on a November 2020 survey of Secure Code Warrior® customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“We have been more effective at meeting organizational security compliance with current industry regulations and guidelines as a result of using the platform.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select Secure Code Warrior®:

  • Existing training was not interactive, contextual, or engaging

Use Case

  • Prior to using Secure Code Warrior the organization was using a generic computer-based training solution to train its employees on secure coding. Feedback from their developers revealed that this form training was not interactive, contextual or engaging.

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Secure Code Warrior®:

  • Fewer recurring vulnerabilities
  • Since implementing Secure Code Warrior, they have accomplished the following:
    • Target skills and knowledge gaps in their team and build a program to address them
    • Releasing code at about the same speed, but with fewer vulnerabilities and rework due to better quality code, with fewer recurring flaws.

As a result of using Secure Code Warrior, reduced/eliminated between 11% – 20% of common code vulnerabilities that were present in their code.

Secure Code Warrior® Customer Review

Keep developers engaged and actively thinking about security and code quality.

5/5 Stars

How our organization uses Secure Code Warrior®:

We use Secure Code Warrior® as our educational platform for developers to learn secure coding.

Would you recommend Secure Code Warrior®?

I would recommend Secure Code Warrior® as it is a fun tool and helps to keep developers engaged and actively thinking about security and code quality.

Secure Code Warrior® Case Study

Energy & Utilities Company

Introduction

This case study of a medium enterprise energy & utilities company is based on a November 2020 survey of Secure Code Warrior® customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“We have been more effective at meeting organizational security compliance with current industry regulations and guidelines as a result of using the platform.”

“The Secure Code Warrior platform provided a complete all-in-one enterprise solution for addressing our training and secure coding needs.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select Secure Code Warrior®:

  • There was no way to effectively assess and benchmark a developer’s secure coding knowledge
  • The struggle to identify and target skills/knowledge gaps in our team and build a program to address them
  • Difficulty to get everyone in the business on board and engaged about Application Security and organization-wide awareness was poor

Use Case

  • Prior to using Secure Code Warrior the organization was using internal employee training to train its developers on secure coding, this resulted in low organizational awareness in secure software practices, limited understanding of the teams skill-set and knowledge, and no way to effectively assess and benchmark their teams’ skills.

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Secure Code Warrior®:

  • An increase in time spent by developers in training and eagerness to learn about secure coding
  • Higher engagement from everyone in the organization, to be part of the solution
  • Provides better education outcomes for my developers with a range of learning options and experiences
  • Since implementing Secure Code Warrior, said they have accomplished the following:
    • Been able to effectively benchmark developer’s secure coding knowledge
    • Targeted skills/knowledge gaps in their team and build a program to address them

Secure Code Warrior® Customer Research

When asked to rate the importance of penTesting to their cyber security program, IT organizations said:

Extremely Important/Important: 77%
Somewhat important: 19%
Not important: 3%

Secure Code Warrior® Customer Testimonial

Secure Code Warrior ® has helped us educate developers and reduce the number of vulnerabilities.

Analyst, Medium Enterprise Computer Software Company



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About Secure Code Warrior®

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