Appsealing has been identified as a Sample Vendor in Gartner Hype Cycle for Application Security, 2022. Named in the application shielding category, Appsealing has a series of customer wins and product innovations to its credit. It develops robust app shielding solutions for applications. The report emphasizes technologies like policy-as-code, SaaS security posture management, SBOM, API security testing, and API threat protection among others. Being named by Gartner as a sample vendor has reinforced the value of the company’s security solutions among customers.
The report focuses on hardening and anti-tampering which are two important app shielding techniques. Application hardening refers to protecting the application against intrusions by eliminating vulnerabilities and increasing layers of security. Application hardening is critical to database security. Anti-tampering solutions, on the other hand, make it difficult for hackers to manipulate software and prevent them from installing backdoors and door kits, injecting malicious code, manipulating code and app repackaging.
Appsealing has been a frontrunner in developing solutions around data encryption and runtime application self-protection. It empowers developers and security teams to integrate scalable protection into their technology stack effortlessly with SaaS and on-premise offerings. Appsealing provides a real-time monitoring dashboard for developers to gain insights into attacks such as reverse engineering, tampering, and IP theft among others. Gartner’s recognition has been instrumental in pushing Appsealing towards innovating more sophisticated solutions.
The full press release can be found here.
Gartner, “Hype Cycle for Application Security, 2022,” Dionisio Zumerle, 11 July 2022.
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