Static Application Security
Testing (SAST)

Static Application Security Testing (SAST) can be considered as testing an application from the inside out by examining its source code or application binaries for issues based on the configuration that points towards a security vulnerability.


How It Works

As soon as the application is uploaded the static scan starts and covers all the code level checks & other test cases. SAST scans an application before the code is compiled. It's also known as white box testing. Static analysis is performed in a non-runtime environment.

Typically, a static analysis tool will inspect program code for all possible run-time behaviors and seek out coding flaws, back doors, and potentially malicious code.

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Binary VS Source Code

Appknox Binary-based SAST is complimentary to source code SAST.

The difference between a source code and binary SAST is that the binary scanner requires code to be compiled before scanning, which changes the structure of the code.


Static Application Security Testing covers 40+ Test cases on the binary more in Android compared to iOS. For iOS major test coverage happens in DAST where we run the app in real devices and you can interact from the Appknox portal itself.

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Business Value

Shorten your Development to Release time by Integrating security into SDLC (Software development lifecycle)


The mDevSecOps Edge

Drastically reduce your time-to-market by eliminating sudden or recurring threats at the root.


Fast & Swift Mobile VAPT

Get a complete vulnerability assessment  report in less than 90 minutes and push your apps faster to release.


Best-in-class DAST & API Testing

Analyze, detect and catch risky loopholes and plug them before falling prey to network attacks.

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Highest Rated Security Solution on Gartner

We rejoice when the Appknox system secures our client’s app against all vulnerabilities.

This is an outstanding product for Mobile security with good feature sets. They helped us with our security audit and the team's support has always been top-notch.

VP & CISO of a leading global finance business with $250 M Revenue

Appknox is very efficient in the testing of security for mobile apps. It is very user-friendly and easy to understand.

Security Analyst in a 30B + USD Enterprise

The fact that Appknox uses real-time devices for DAST & discovers APIs as well is unheard.

Senior Product Manager in a 30B + USD Services Company

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