Customer case study

OSRAM

Burp Suite Professional in the industrial manufacturing sector.

Introduction

OSRAM is a global corporation based in Munich, with operations based in over 120 countries. It is listed on both the Frankfurt and Munich stock exchanges, and has over 26,000 employees worldwide. It is a high-tech global operation producing semiconductor-based technologies with a wide variety of applications.

Use case

Burp Suite Professional is important to OSRAM because it allows them to:

  • Secure the software they rely on to run their business.

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

Key features

Burp Suite Professional has a number of key features that are used by OSRAM:

  • Burp Intruder, to automate customized attacks.

  • Burp Scanner, to automate searching for bugs.

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

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[Burp Suite] has been my standard tool for some years now when it comes to web app testing. No other tool that I know of is so flexible and offers the functionality in one suite.

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Jan Muenther

Application Security Manager

Challenges

OSRAM purchased Burp Suite Professional to allow their security engineer(s) to test their organization's own web applications.

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For me it's a baseline. I use it to ensure I haven't missed anything obvious and to ensure I got all the low-hanging fruits covered.

OSRAM logo

Jan Muenther

Application Security Manager

Benefits

OSRAM 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

Jan Muenther - an application security manager at OSRAM - agreed with the following statements:

Final thoughts

OSRAM 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.