TechValidate Research on Secure Code Warrior®

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157 Customers Surveyed

1,283 Data Points Collected

44 Published TechFacts

7 Published Charts

5 Published Case Studies



Selected Research Highlights


Secure Code Warrior® Customer Research

Top-3 benefits of using Secure Code Warrior in Healthcare

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

There has been an increase in time spent by developers in training and eagerness to learn about secure coding
83%
Increase awareness
67%
Provides better education outcomes for my developers with a range of learning options and experiences
50%

Secure Code Warrior® Customer Statistic

Better learning outcomes for developers.

Over half of organizations surveyed say that Secure Code Warrior platform has provided better education outcomes for their developers with a range of learning options and experiences.

Secure Code Warrior® Customer Testimonial

Secure Code Warrior has allowed us to go from zero to SOC-2 compliant across the enterprise in record time. With compliance in place, we want to expand into catching vulnerabilities earlier and addressing them quickly.

Architect, Small Business Computer Services Company

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 Research

What type of training did you provide developers, before switching to Secure Code Warrior?

Internal employee offering training: 39%
Generic computer-based training solutions: 31%
External trainers brought in house: 9%
Interactive Learning platforms: 9%
Face-to-face training seminars - security concepts: 7%
Structured secure coding courses: 3%
Virtual sandboxes or Labs: 2%

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.


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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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