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Customer case study

California Polytechnic State University

Burp Suite Enterprise Edition in the education sector.

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California Polytechnic State University (or Cal Poly) was founded in 1901. Serving over 21,000 students annually, and with six colleges, it features in Forbes' list of the Top 25 Schools in the West.

Cal Poly purchased Burp Suite Enterprise Edition because the software enables its teams to automate security scanning. This automation, says its CISO, allows its AppSec team to deliver more security where it's needed.

Use case

Burp Suite Enterprise Edition is valuable to Cal Poly, because it allows it to:

  • Free its AppSec team to spend time where it's most valuable.

  • Reduce risk by gaining greater security coverage across its web portfolio.

  • Shift left and integrate security into the software development lifecycle.

Key features

Burp Suite Enterprise Edition has a number of key features Cal Poly relies on:

  • Dashboard and scan summary reports for full visibility of their entire web portfolio at a glance.

  • Customizable scan configurations - which allow flexibility in security testing.


Douglas outlined a number of key benefits that Cal Poly gains from using Burp Suite Enterprise Edition:

About Burp Suite Enterprise Edition

Burp Suite Enterprise Edition is the enterprise-enabled web vulnerability scanner that lets you scan it all. Secure your whole web portfolio, catch critical bugs before code gets shipped, and unleash AppSec's expertise to supercharge engineering.