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G2 Ranks Cobalt #1 in Penetration Testing

It’s official: users love us! G2 named Cobalt the #1 leader for the fourth consecutive quarter in its Fall 2022 Grid® Report for Penetration Testing. Cobalt’s Pentest as a Service (PtaaS) platform is modernizing traditional pentesting using an exclusive community of pentesters, real-time insights, detailed findings, and more to remediate risk quickly and innovate securely.

In addition to being named the leader in Penetration Testing, we were also awarded "Best Meets Requirements", “Best Usability”, and “Easiest to Use” based on the reviews our customers wrote.

Providing authentic, real-time reviews from validated users, G2 is the world’s largest tech marketplace where businesses can discover, review, and manage the technology and software they need. The company shares unfiltered, unbiased, 100% validated reviews from live users, so businesses looking at new technology have an inside look as they’re considering different vendors.

Users Love Us 95% of users reported that they would recommend Cobalt’s PtaaS platform, and we are used most often by computer software professionals.

See what else Cobalt users are saying:

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Speed

With Cobalt’s PtaaS platform customers are able to launch pentests in days, instead of weeks. Read how they use our intuitive SaaS platform and team of on-demand security experts to achieve their security testing needs in a more productive manner.

“I can get a penetration test staffed within 48 hours every time - I am used to other companies typically taking longer to staff a project. Cobalt has also been able to compress my tests into shorter periods … when I am in need of completion on a shorter timeline to meet client launch demands.”

- Tim F., Director of Standards & Compliance

 

Ease of Use

Within the platform, customers will be delighted by its ease of use. This ranges from starting a pentest and continues throughout the testing process — all the way to the remediation stage, where customers can re-test vulnerabilities at no extra costs.

“It is so easy to set up new pentests for products and have them staffed and ready to test within days of submitting them. Being able to re-test vulnerabilities with the click of a button unlimited times has made our applications much more secure. Along with the Jira integration, this has made our life much easier.”
- Jacob T., Security Engineer

 

Collaboration with Testers

Cobalt’s unique pentesting model offers customers the opportunity to communicate directly with pentesters. This offers developers — who often are responsible for post-testing remediation — many value benefits.

“Cobalt has a built-in "engineering rotation" system where you can leverage their entire talent pool of pentesters to gain new perspectives from your engagements. The rotation in engineers has been revolutionary in ensuring we're patching issues that previous passes may not have covered, and we're always getting fresh results.”
- Charles B., Senior Software Engineer


Pentest Quality

Customers also benefit from increased pentest quality when using a PtaaS platform to fulfill their pentesting needs. For example, customers using a PtaaS platform see their time-to-fix cycle become 66% faster compared to using traditional penetration testing services, at half the cost.


“Since the first engagement, our relationship has grown to include them as part of our release process. [We] continue to engage with them to improve our overall security posture as a company. They are our partners in the space, and we couldn't be happier with them.”
- Charles B., Senior Software Engineer

 

“Cobalt's SaaS approach to Pentesting is what I was looking for. Requirements and configuration communication takes place in their web-based console where I can add my team members, visualize overall progress and have siloed technical conversations per-finding with their team. Their team integrates into our Slack for any needed synchronous communications outside of the console. I can integrate my Jira and create tickets directly for each finding. The twelve month free re-testing window gives my team plenty of time to fix issues.”
Internal Security Consultant in Computer Software

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Cobalt provides a Pentest as a Service (PtaaS) platform that is modernizing the traditional, static penetration testing model by providing streamlined processes, developer integrations, and on-demand pentesters. Our blog is where we provide industry best practices, showcase some of our top-tier talent, and share information that's of interest to the cybersecurity community. More By Cobalt