Top 10 DevSecOps tools for 2022

With ever-increasing security concerns, we look at 10 of the top DevSecOps tools that organisations can implement into their DevOps pipelines

Standing for development, security and operations, DevSecOps is the practice of integrating security into a continuous integration, continuous delivery, and continuous deployment pipeline.

Modern AppSec solutions offer fewer noisy distractions like false positives and provide more focus, helping ensure DevSecOps professionals can deliver secure, innovative applications – even when vulnerabilities are rising.

With many organisations still looking to integrate security throughout the DevOps cycle, and research finding 73% are looking to increase their AppSec investments in 2023, Technology Magazine looks into 10 of the top DevSecOps tools.

10: Digital.ai

Formerly Xebia Labs, Digital.ai's AI-powered DevOps platform unifies, secures, and generates predictive insights across the software lifecycle. Digital.ai empowers organisations to scale software development teams, and continuously deliver software with greater quality and security while enhancing business value through smarter software investments.

Formed by the leading providers of agile planning, DevOps, and application security technologies, the company is on a mission to unlock endless digital possibilities by harmonizing the delivery of software.

9: Prisma Cloud

Prisma Cloud, by Palo Alto Networks, is the industry’s most complete Cloud Native Application Protection Platform, with the industry’s broadest security and compliance coverage—for infrastructure, workloads, and applications, across the entire cloud-native technology stack—throughout the development lifecycle and across hybrid and multi-cloud environments.

8: Acunetix

Acunetix by Invicti was founded to combat the alarming rise in web attacks and is the result of several years of work by a team of highly experienced web security developers. Acunetix brings an extensive feature set of both automated and manual penetration testing tools, enabling security analysts to perform a complete vulnerability assessment, and repair detected threats, with one product.

7: Codacy

Codacy runs a DevOps Intelligence Platform that helps thousands of developers ship billions of lines of code per day by automating and standardising code reviews, with a suite of products that helps developers quantify and act on their software quality, engineering performance and security.

Codacy supports 40 coding languages and is available in free open-source, and enterprise versions (cloud and self-hosted).

6: SonarQube

SonarQube is the leading tool for continuously inspecting the Code Quality and Security of your codebases, and guiding development teams during Code Reviews. Covering 27 programming languages, while pairing up with your existing software pipeline, SonarQube provides clear remediation guidance for developers to understand and fix issues, and for teams overall to deliver better and safer software.

5: Snyk

Snyk is the leader in developer security and empowers the world’s developers to build secure applications and equip security teams to meet the demands of the digital world. Our developer-first approach ensures organisations can secure all of the critical components of their applications from code to cloud, leading to increased developer productivity, revenue growth, customer satisfaction, cost savings and an overall improved security posture. Snyk is a Developer Security Platform that automatically integrates with a developer’s workflow and is purpose-built for security teams to collaborate with their development teams.

4: Contrast Security

Contrast is a world-leading code security platform company purposely built for developers to get secure code moving swiftly and trusted by security teams to protect business applications. Founded in 2014 by cybersecurity industry veterans, Contrast was established to replace legacy AppSec solutions that cannot protect modern enterprises. Contrast’s platform solutions for code assessment, testing, protection, serverless, supply chain, application programming interfaces (APIs) and languages help enterprises achieve true DevSecOps transformation and compliance.

3: GitLab

GitLab is a complete DevOps platform, delivered as a single application, fundamentally changing the way Development, Security, and Ops teams collaborate and build software. From idea to production, GitLab helps teams improve cycle time from weeks to minutes, reduce development costs and time to market while increasing developer productivity.

We're the world's largest all-remote company with team members located in more than 65 countries. As part of the GitLab team, you can work from anywhere with good internet access. You'll have the freedom to contribute when and where you do your best work.

2: Aqua Security

Aqua Security is the largest pure-play cloud-native security company, providing customers the freedom to innovate and run their businesses with minimal friction. The Aqua Cloud Native Security Platform provides prevention, detection, and response automation across the entire application lifecycle to secure the build, secure cloud infrastructure and secure running workloads wherever they are deployed.

1: Checkmarx

Checkmarx is the global leader in software security solutions for modern enterprise software development. Checkmarx delivers the industry’s most comprehensive software security platform in Checkmarx One. It’s a platform that unifies with DevOps and provides static and interactive application security testing, software composition analysis, and developer application security awareness and training programs to reduce and remediate risk from software vulnerabilities.

Checkmarx is trusted by more than 40% of the Fortune 100 and half of the Fortune 50, including leading organisations such as SAP, Samsung, and Salesforce.com.

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