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

Secure Code Warrior® learning platform rated ‘BETTER’ by 85% of surveyed customers when compared to competitor alternatives used before.

How would you rate your experience with the Secure Code Warrior® learning platform compared to the solution you were using before?

Better: 62%
Massive improvement: 23%
Comparable: 15%

Secure Code Warrior® Customer Research

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

Extremely Important/Important: 100%
Somewhat important: 0%
Not important: 0%

Secure Code Warrior® Customer Statistic

Financial Services address skill and knowledge gaps in development teams.

59% of surveyed Financial Services organizations said that they have identified and addressed skill and knowledge gaps that their development team had, as a result of using Secure Code Warrior®.

59%

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 Satisfaction Rating

A Security Tester at a Fortune 500 automotive & transport company would be very likely to recommend Secure Code Warrior® for this reason:

Content is amazing. Our Customer Success Manager is engaging and pleasant to work with

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.



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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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