TechValidate Research on Secure Code Warrior®

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200 Customers Surveyed

1,585 Data Points Collected

67 Published TechFacts

8 Published Charts

10 Published Case Studies



Selected Research Highlights


Secure Code Warrior® Customer Research

Top 4 reasons why organisations choose Secure Code Warrior

Which of the following benefits has Secure Code Warrior given your organization?

Provides better education outcomes for my developers with a range of learning options and experiences
54%
Tournaments increase awareness
50%
There has been an increase in time spent by developers in training and eagerness to learn about secure coding
43%
Better quality code
38%

Secure Code Warrior® Case Study

Oracle NetSuite

Introduction

This case study of Oracle NetSuite is based on a November 2020 survey of Secure Code Warrior® customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“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.”

“…Part of a larger initiative to increase security awareness among technical staff.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led Oracle NetSuite to evaluate and ultimately select Secure Code Warrior®:

  • Existing training was not interactive, contextual, or engaging for the development teams
  • 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

Use Case

  • Prior to using Secure Code Warrior®, NetSuite was using internal employee training to educate its employees on secure coding. According to feedback from developers it was found that existing training was not interactive, contextual or engaging. It was also difficulty to assess a developers skill level and identify gaps in developer knowledge and skill.

Results

The Oracle NetSuite achieved the following results with Secure Code Warrior® Learning Platform:

  • An increase in time spent by developers in training and eagerness to learn about secure coding
  • Tournaments increase awareness
  • 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
    • The team is releasing code at about the same speed, but with fewer vulnerabilities and rework due to better quality code, with fewer recurring vulnerabilities.
    • Reduced/eliminated between 1% – 10% of common code vulnerabilities that were present in our code.

Secure Code Warrior® Case Study

Federal Government

Introduction

This case study of a federal government is based on a November 2020 survey of Secure Code Warrior® customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled organization 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 organization to evaluate and ultimately select Secure Code Warrior®:

  • Existing training was not interactive, contextual, or engaging
  • Difficulty to demonstrate developer training attendance, concept retention and competence for effective compliance training management
  • There was no way to effectively assess and benchmark a developer’s secure coding knowledge

Use Case

  • Prior to using Secure Code Warrior the organization was using internal employee training to train its employees on secure coding. Feedback from developers for this form of training method revealed that training was not interactive, contextual or engaging. There was also no way to properly demonstrate attendance or improvement and assess developer competency .

Results

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

  • Better quality code
  • An increase in time spent by developers in training and eagerness to learn about secure coding

Since implementing Secure Code Warrior, said they have accomplished the following:

  • Been able to effectively benchmark developer’s secure coding knowledge
  • Seen an uplift in customer trust and satisfaction in our product/services as a result of improved confidence in the security of their code

Said their team is releasing code at about the same speed, but with fewer vulnerabilities and rework due to better quality code, with fewer recurring vulnerabilities.

Secure Code Warrior® Customer Research

Banking, Financial Services and Insurance

What are the top 3 benefits you’ve experienced by partnering with Secure Code Warrior®?

Provides better education outcomes for my developers with a range of learning options and experiences
67%
Increase awareness
47%
Better quality code
43%

Secure Code Warrior® Customer Statistic

Competitor alternatives struggle to help organizations embrace a preventative, start left approach.

100% of customers who previously used competitive ‘Interactive developer focussed training offerings’, stated that these solutions DID NOT help their business embrace a preventative, start left approach.

100%

Secure Code Warrior® Customer Satisfaction

9 out of 10 organizations recommend Secure Code Warrior®

90%


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About Secure Code Warrior®

Secure Code Warrior makes secure coding a positive and engaging experience, helping development teams ship quality code faster so they can focus on creating amazing, safe software for our world.

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