Customer case study

Cisco Systems

Burp Suite Professional in the computer services sector.

Introduction

Cisco Systems, Inc was founded in 1984, and is based in San Jose, California. Beginning with a multiprotocol router, Cisco Systems now produces technologies covering AI, IoT, network architecture, analytics, and cloud-based services. Its products are sold in over 115 countries around the world, and 85% of internet traffic is said to travel across its systems.

Use case

Burp Suite Professional is important to Cisco Systems, Inc because it allows them to:

  • Reduce the risk of data breaches.

  • Secure the software/services they sell to customers, thus ensuring uptime and maintaining the trust of their customers.

  • Be compliant.

Key features

Burp Suite Professional has a number of key features that are used by Cisco Systems, Inc:

  • Burp Intruder, to automate customized attacks.

  • Burp Suite extensions, to customize workflows.

  • The wide array of manual tools Burp Suite Professional puts in one product.

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I have already chosen Burp against our recommended scanning tool. Considering the flexibility in config, customer support, effectiveness in catching bugs etc.

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Balaji Govindan

Software Engineer

Challenges

Cisco Systems, Inc purchased Burp Suite Professional to allow their security engineer(s) to test their organization's own web applications.

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Good user interface, rich feature set which is extendable with pre-built and custom features. Very responsive support team.

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Balaji Govindan

Software Engineer

Benefits

Cisco Systems, Inc finds that it gains a number of benefits from using Burp Suite Professional:

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98% of surveyed penetration testers are likely to recommend Burp Suite Professional. Source: TechValidate survey of PortSwigger customers

Value statements

Balaji Govindan - a software engineer at Cisco Systems, Inc - agreed with the following statements:

Final thoughts

Cisco Systems, Inc had the following to share on its experience with Burp Suite Professional:

About Burp Suite Professional

Burp Suite Professional is an advanced set of tools for testing web security - all within a single product. From a basic intercepting proxy to a cutting-edge vulnerability scanner, with Burp Suite Pro, the right tool is never more than a click away.