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Parasoft Jtest integrates critical industry security standards directly into your existing development processes. You can use Jtest to check compliance with security standards (OWASP, CWE, CERT, PCI DSS, etc.) through static analysis, and detect compliance vulnerabilities continuously throughout the development life cycle. For reporting, auditing, and continuous feedback to the whole team, Parasoft’s unique realtime feedback gives users a continuous view of compliance status, with interactive compliance dashboards, risk assessment widgets, and automatically-generated reports for compliance audits.
Parasoft Jtest users can easily define a policy based on industry standards (CWE, OWASP, PCI DSS, UL 2900). Parasoft checkers are named and mapped directly to the standard guideline and require no additional mapping, making it very easy to identify which checker should be used to verify a guideline.
In addition to out-of-the-box test configurations, Parasoft Jtest users can also create customized test configurations that are relevant to their organization’s security policy. Test configurations can be customized on individual developers’ desktops – directly in the IDE or with Parasoft DTP for centralized distribution to the organization. This helps different teams follow the same coding standards and enforce the same development strategies across the entire organization.
All of Parasoft Jtest’s secure coding checkers are augmented by additional information and documentation that developers can quickly access during the development workflow to better understand and address the security vulnerabilities that need fixing.
Remediation advice, along with focused code examples, are included to assist the developer in resolving the issue. In-line education with embedded training videos and tutorials help users learn security practices as they develop code.
Jtest provides a set of built-in checkers for verifying compliance with secure coding standards (OWASP, CERT, CWE, PCI DSS, UL 2900). Users can evaluate their code against security guidelines/policies directly in the IDE, where active development is taking place. Parasoft Jtest immediately pinpoints vulnerabilities in the code at the exact line number, along with debugging info, giving developers this information in a way they can understand and use to address the issue before code is checked into source control.
Additionally, a full codebase scan can be executed during the CI/CD process to ensure security stays intact, and helping complement a DevSecOps workflow with metrics that can be used to gate the development process during CI/CD time, so that issues do not propagate forward into other testing cycles.
Parasoft Jtest streamlines software vulnerability testing and remediation, to ease the task of coordinating remediation and risk management activities between IT security risk departments, and either internal or external/third-party software developers. Jtest incorporates findings from multiple testing activities into a centralized database, and then correlates and analyzes the findings to centralize and prioritize remediation efforts. This information is accessible to stakeholders, with risk-based reporting suitable for risk officers, application owners, and senior management.
Parasoft Jtest helps teams realize tangible operational efficiencies and effectiveness in their application security testing efforts, helping users manage remediation workflows and prioritize scarce resources toward resolving the most critical risks. By providing a single view into the wider range of vulnerabilities in an application portfolio, AVC tools can also serve as a viewpoint into the relative risk posed by individual applications. By increasing the visibility of vulnerabilities contained within applications, senior management also gains perspective and an understanding of this critical source of risk.
Real-time compliance results from Parasoft help organizations get immediate visibility into how well they are doing with compliance in several ways: