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A Getting Started Guide to Veracode DAST Essentials

14 February 2024

The Critical of Role of Dynamic Application Security Testing (DAST)

Web applications are one of the most common vectors for attacks, accounting for over 40% of breaches, according to Verizon's Data Breach Report. Dynamic application security testing (DAST) is a crucial technique used by development teams and security professionals to secure web applications in the software development lifecycle.

In fact, Veracode's State of Software Security Report reveals that 80% of web applications have critical vulnerabilities that can only be found with a dynamic application security testing solution. But modern software development practices prioritize tight deadlines. The demand is for faster releases without introducing vulnerabilities, making it difficult for teams to prioritize security. Security testing needs to work and scale within your DevOps speed and release frequency. more!