Home to Mount Rushmore and the Crazy Horse Memorial, the State of South Dakota provides a range of public services for residents and visitors to the state. Many are accessible to users from a web interface and managed via a series of secure websites and web applications.
The combined numbers of residents, visitors and staff living, working and travelling through South Dakota county annually adds up to a vast store of data. This ranges from contact details and marital status to identity documentation, certificates and permits. Miguel Penaranda, Deputy Chief Information Security Officer, SD BIT says:
SD BIT's needs were straightforward: identify the most accurate scanner on the market, and the one that is the easiest to both implement and use. Their web security team was on the lookout for the latest innovative approaches to web security. Ease of setup and use, as well as accuracy, were top of the wish list.
Following an analysis of what was available on the market, and after conducting tests to determine the accuracy of each solution under consideration, South Dakota elected to implement Netsparker's web application security solution.
At SD BIT, the Development Team found the scan results reports crucial to their goals:
And, even though the entire team was able to get up to speed quickly, they found Netspaker's Support provision invaluable.
Partnering with Netsparker has been recognised across the entire IT provision at South Dakota as a solid investment in the residents' long-term data security.
“Netsparker are not just another vendor from where we purchase any other software, they are like business partners. We have to trust their products do a good job to ensure the security of our cloud-based platforms, else our business’ reputation could on the line. And Netsparker have earned such trust.”Read the RPM
"As opposed to other web application scanners we used, Netsparker is very easy to use and does not require a lot of configuring. An out of the box installation of Netsparker Web Application Security Scanner can detect more vulnerabilities than any other web application..."Read the ING
“We like Netsparker not only because it is able to be configured quickly, but also the scans themselves are completed quickly, reliably and without false positives (a large timesaver in and of itself).”Read the Sumeru