TechValidate Research on Secure Code Warrior®

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200 Customers Surveyed

1,585 Data Points Collected

46 Published TechFacts

8 Published Charts

7 Published Case Studies



Selected Research Highlights


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® Customer Testimonial

Secure Code Warrior brought a much wider awareness and engagement because of its game-like features and tournaments

Security Tester, Fortune 500 Automotive & Transport Company

Secure Code Warrior® Case Study

Fortune 500 Automotive & Transport Company

Introduction

This case study of a Fortune 500 automotive & transport 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.”

“Secure Code Warrior brought a much wider awareness and engagement because of its game-like features and tournaments.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led this fortune 500 company to evaluate and ultimately select Secure Code Warrior® were:

  • 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 Security Innovation to train its developers on secure coding. According to feedback from the program administrators, it was difficult to benchmark developers’ secure coding knowledge; retention of knowledge, engagement, and overall competency.

Results

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

  • Better quality code
  • Fewer recurring vulnerabilities
  • Increased awareness, with Tournaments
  • Provided better educational outcomes for my developers with a range of learning options and experiences
  • Since implementing Secure Code Warrior, 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
    • Releasing code at a significant rate with fewer vulnerabilities and rework due to better quality code, with fewer recurring vulnerabilities.
    • As a result of using Secure Code Warrior, reduced/eliminated between 21% – 30% of common code vulnerabilities that were present in our code.

Secure Code Warrior® Customer Research

Customers who used ‘Generic computer based training’ (LinkedIn Learning, Pluralsight, Udemy) prior to Secure Code WArrior

When asked to assess their PREVIOUS solution and whether or not they agree that if offered a scalable solution to my business’ application security needs.

Agree: 25%
Disagree: 75%

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 Testimonial

Helped us greatly achieving PCI-DSS compliance. A certification program helps us identifying ‘security champions’ for project staffing.

Peter Kohler, CISO, Netcetera AG



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