CAST Software LTD

CAST Application Intelligence Platform Security

CAST helps identify and eliminate software related issues that disrupt their business. To do this, we employ system-level analysis that finds the critical issues undetected by traditional QA methods. At CAST, we operate on the foundation that fact-based analysis introduces and maintains managerial visibility, safety, predictability and higher productivity.


  • Supports over 30 programming languages including mainframe and databases
  • Scaleable to enterprise level
  • Complete managed service available
  • Browser based reporting and analytics
  • Full automation of application analysis process
  • Compliant with Consortium for IT Software Quality (CISQ) standards
  • Full historical detail and trending of all analytics
  • Assessment against OWASP top 10 vulnerabilities
  • Assessment against CWE Top 25 Vulnerabilities


  • Measure security using CISQ quality standards
  • Benchmark security across multiple user defined criteria
  • Catch security defects early in the development lifecycle
  • Increase re-use of safe components by monitoring architectural compliance


£20000 to £500000 per instance per year

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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
Support limited to certain programming languages and technologies. Latest list available on request.
System requirements
  • VM configuration based on scope of engagement
  • Installed OS on VM must be Windows
  • Windows 7, 8, 10 or Server 2008, 2012

User support

Email or online ticketing support
Email or online ticketing
Support response times
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
Bespoke to customer needs using the rate card
Support available to third parties

Onboarding and offboarding

Getting started
User documentation is provided. Onsite and remote consultancy can be provided as per the rate card. Online training is also available.
Service documentation
Documentation formats
  • HTML
  • PDF
End-of-contract data extraction
Data extraction is undertaken by CAST on request.
End-of-contract process
Contract end process is defined at the outset dependant on the customer use case.

Using the service

Web browser interface
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
Reporting only
API documentation
API documentation formats
  • HTML
  • PDF
API sandbox or test environment
Customisation available


Independence of resources
When required services can be supplied from dedicated servers and access restricted to IP addresses provided by the client


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
European Economic Area (EEA)
User control over data storage and processing locations
Datacentre security standards
Supplier-defined controls
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 can be exported using the RestAPI.
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
  • TLS (version 1.2 or above)
  • IPsec or TLS VPN gateway
  • Legacy SSL and TLS (under version 1.2)

Availability and resilience

Guaranteed availability
No guaranteed availability
Approach to resilience
Available on request
Outage reporting

Identity and authentication

User authentication needed
User authentication
Username or password
Access restrictions in management interfaces and support channels
Controlled by Username and Password.
Access restriction testing frequency
At least every 6 months
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
Pre-certified against security specifications from OMG/CISQ .

Security governance

Named board-level person responsible for service security
Security governance certified
Security governance standards
ISO/IEC 27001
Information security policies and processes
Accredited to ISO27001. Managed by the Technical Director who reports directly to the CFO. Internally audited yearly.

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 £500000 per instance per year
Discount for educational organisations
Free trial available

Service documents

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