Gartner continues to observe the major driver in the evolution of the AST market is the need to support enterprise DevOps and cloud-native application initiatives. Customers require offerings that provide high assurance, high-value findings, while not unnecessarily slowing down development efforts. Clients expect offerings to fit earlier into the development process, with testing often driven by developers rather than security specialists."
Gartner, Inc. "Magic Quadrant for Application Security Testing"
Dale Gardner, Mark Horvath, and Dionisio Zumerle, April 18, 2022