CAST Software LTD

CAST Highlight Rapid Portfolio Analysis

CAST HIGHLIGHT provides Software Intelligence across your application portfolio as a software-as-a-service. It's fast, easy to deploy and provides value to your IT enterprise, IT organizations across industries use the platform to assess software health, reduce cost, align IT decisions with the business, assess cloud readiness and identify security vulnerabilities.


  • Automated Code Analysis
  • Web based executive dasboard
  • Industry standard software quality measures
  • Sunscription service
  • Cloud readinesss
  • Business impact
  • Software Composition Analysis


  • Quantify improvement opportunities in application portfolio
  • Identify and prioritise software risk
  • Software risk and business value impact at portfolio level
  • Identify applications ready to adopt PaaS
  • Flag vulnerable open source frameworks
  • Drive innovation and efficiency across the application portfolio
  • Identification of Open Source Security and Licence Risk


£20000 to £90000 per unit per year

Service documents


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Service ID

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CAST Software LTD

Mark James

+44 7973943107

Service scope

Software add-on or extension
Cloud deployment model
Public cloud
Service constraints
Covers all main programming languages. Latest list available on request.
System requirements

User support

Email or online ticketing support
Email or online ticketing
Support response times
Yes, Mon- Fri only
User can manage status and priority of support tickets
Online ticketing support accessibility
None or don’t know
Phone support
Phone support availability
9 to 5 (UK time), Monday to Friday
Web chat support
Onsite support
Yes, at extra cost
Support levels
Support package will be dependent on the user requirements and will use the standard rate card
Support available to third parties

Onboarding and offboarding

Getting started
User documentation and online training is available. Onsite consultancy can be provided in accordance with the rate card.
Service documentation
Documentation formats
  • HTML
  • PDF
End-of-contract data extraction
All data can be extracted vis the web browser or api
End-of-contract process
Service is closed down with secure deletion of data

Using the service

Web browser interface
Supported browsers
  • Internet Explorer 8
  • Internet Explorer 9
  • Internet Explorer 10
  • Internet Explorer 11
  • Microsoft Edge
  • Firefox
  • Chrome
  • Safari 9+
Application to install
Compatible operating systems
  • Linux or Unix
  • Windows
Designed for use on mobile devices
Service interface
What users can and can't do using the API
Export and import data to and from other systems using a REST API
API documentation
API documentation formats
API sandbox or test environment
Customisation available


Independence of resources
Resources use a public cloud, are specific to each customer and are scalable


Service usage metrics


Supplier type
Not a reseller

Staff security

Staff security clearance
Other security clearance
Government security clearance
Up to Security Clearance (SC)

Asset protection

Knowledge of data storage and processing locations
Data storage and processing locations
  • United Kingdom
  • European Economic Area (EEA)
  • EU-US Privacy Shield agreement locations
User control over data storage and processing locations
Datacentre security standards
Managed by a third party
Penetration testing frequency
At least once a year
Penetration testing approach
Another external penetration testing organisation
Protecting data at rest
Physical access control, complying with another standard
Data sanitisation process
Data sanitisation type
Explicit overwriting of storage before reallocation
Equipment disposal approach
In-house destruction process

Data importing and exporting

Data export approach
Data is exported via the web browser in CSV or .xls formats . Alternatively it can be exported via a REST API.
Data export formats
  • CSV
  • Other
Other data export formats
Data import formats
  • CSV
  • Other
Other data import formats

Data-in-transit protection

Data protection between buyer and supplier networks
Legacy SSL and TLS (under version 1.2)
Data protection within supplier network
Legacy SSL and TLS (under version 1.2)

Availability and resilience

Guaranteed availability
Approach to resilience
Available on request
Outage reporting
Email alerts

Identity and authentication

User authentication needed
User authentication
Username or password
Access restrictions in management interfaces and support channels
Username and password
Access restriction testing frequency
At least once a year
Management access authentication
Username or password

Audit information for users

Access to user activity audit information
Users have access to real-time audit information
How long user audit data is stored for
Access to supplier activity audit information
Users contact the support team to get audit information
How long supplier audit data is stored for
How long system logs are stored for

Standards and certifications

ISO/IEC 27001 certification
Who accredited the ISO/IEC 27001
Bureau Veritas
ISO/IEC 27001 accreditation date
What the ISO/IEC 27001 doesn’t cover
Non-cloud based services
ISO 28000:2007 certification
CSA STAR certification
PCI certification
Other security certifications
Any other security certifications

Security governance

Named board-level person responsible for service security
Security governance certified
Security governance standards
ISO/IEC 27001
Information security policies and processes
Managed by the technical director who reports to the CEO

Operational security

Configuration and change management standard
Supplier-defined controls
Configuration and change management approach
Any modifications required (addition, modification, removal of components and/or services access), and which will have an impact on the operations, on the business, on the security or on the procedures is considered as a change and must follow procedures detailed in CAST Change Management policy.
Vulnerability management type
Supplier-defined controls
Vulnerability management approach
Vulnerabilities are tracked and dealt with under several IT-ISMS procedures and policies - Incident and Non-Conformity Management Policy, Information Security Policy, Software Development Life cycle Policy. These are available on request.
Protective monitoring type
Supplier-defined controls
Protective monitoring approach
Hardware and software systems log security events: Connections, Failed connections, attempts to access unauthorised data. These events are monitored by the IT team. Admin access to the systems is limited to identified members of the IT team through using non generic admin accounts. All access is logged and reviewed.
Incident management type
Supplier-defined controls
Incident management approach
Incidents are tracked and dealt with under the IT-ISMS policies - Incident and Non-Conformity Management Policy and Information Security Policy. These are available on request.

Secure development

Approach to secure software development best practice
Independent review of processes (for example CESG CPA Build Standard, ISO/IEC 27034, ISO/IEC 27001 or CSA CCM v3.0)

Public sector networks

Connection to public sector networks


£20000 to £90000 per unit per year
Discount for educational organisations
Free trial available
Description of free trial
30 day access for up to 5 applications
Link to free trial

Service documents

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