Rapid7 Named a Challenger in Gartner 2020 Magic Quadrant for Application Security Testing

Boston, MA — May 5, 2020

Rapid7, Inc. (NASDAQ: RPD), a leading provider of security analytics and automation, today announced that it has been recognized by Gartner in the Magic Quadrant for Application Security Testing, for its ability to execute and completeness of vision.

As attackers increasingly focus on application exploitation, security and development teams need to find a more integrated approach to both application and infrastructure security. Application security teams must be able to secure the modern web, collaborate with speed, and scale with ease which requires a holistic approach across teams and technology. Rapid7’s comprehensive portfolio provides customers with the visibility, prioritization and extensibility needed to successfully do this.  

“We recognize that the nature of application security is evolving,” said Cindy Stanton, vice president, vulnerability risk management practice at Rapid7, “and we believe that our position in the Magic Quadrant for Application Security Testing reinforces our commitment to challenging convention, listening to our customers, and delivering solutions that enable them to effectively secure all layers of their environment.” 

Rapid7’s full-stack application security portfolio includes:

  • Dynamic application security testing, with InsightAppSec
  • Next-Gen Web Application Firewall / Runtime Application Self-Protection technology and software composition analysis, with tCell
  • Vulnerability risk management, Cloud Configuration Assessment, and Container Assessment, with InsightVM

The portfolio also leverages the findings of the global Metasploit Community and threat research, providing actionable insights for reducing risk.

Rapid7 customers provided feedback on Gartner Peer Insights, highlighting speed of value and increased productivity:

“Easy to handle, we don't even need more than 10 minutes to do a scan, it is certainly a software we would recommend.” - Gartner Peer Insights, Services Industry

“It is a tool that helps with DevOps integrations and provides developers the information they would need to find bugs in their application, and re-run their patch of code on multiple instances.” - Gartner Peer Insights, Healthcare Industry

Rapid7 takes a holistic approach across teams and technology, providing customers with  benefits beyond full-stack coverage, including:   

    • Flexible Deployment - Users can deploy in ways that best support their infrastructure including cloud console, on-premises engines, multi-language support and proxy options for agent deployment. 
    • DevSecOps Partnership - Rapid7's partnerships with development and security operations tools help these teams work together, ensuring security is infused into every part of the software development lifecycle.
    • Accelerated Response - The extensibility of the product portfolio includes the opportunity to scale with automation to expedite cross-functional remediation workflows. 
    • A Unified Platform - Unify data collection, scale with ease and integrate seamlessly. Engage Rapid7’s expert services team, or leverage Rapid7 Insight solutions which include: best-of-breed vulnerability management, application security, detection and response, and orchestration and automation.

Gartner, “Magic Quadrant for Application Security Testing,” Mark Horvath, Dionisio Zumerle, Dale Gardner, 29 April 2020.

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About Rapid7

Rapid7 (Nasdaq: RPD) is advancing security with visibility, analytics, and automation delivered through our Insight cloud. Our solutions simplify the complex, allowing security teams to work more effectively with IT and development to reduce vulnerabilities, monitor for malicious behavior, investigate and shut down attacks, and automate routine tasks. Over 9,000 customers rely on Rapid7 technology, services, and research to improve security outcomes and securely advance their organizations. For more information, visit our website, check out our blog, or follow us on LinkedIn.

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