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A New Approach to Application Security Testing
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4/9/2019 | 4:10:52 PM
Combination of Approaches
As the lead App Sec Architect for a healthcare SaaS offering, we moved from SAST to a mixed model.  In our scenario, we injected IAST into our test suite, and then automated DAST (alongside selenium automation).  The net result was actionable intelligence with reporting in a manner that made security just another of the testing practices.  We found SAST of limited value, with a signal to noise ratio that required supplementing traditional solutions with filtering and mapping that compensated for it's shortcomings.  Eventually, SAST was retained to satisfy regulatory requirements, while the integrated IAST and DAST suite was the basis for decision making.


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