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A Solutions Architect's Perspective: Why Legit Security is a game changer in Cybersecurity

In the many years that I’ve been a Solutions Engineer in the field of application security, I've encountered many challenges that businesses face in protecting their software. It's a complex world out there and finding a tool that not only reveals but also effectively manages and prioritizes software risks can be quite a task. That's why I'm excited to talk about Legit Security.

My daily work revolves around helping customers strengthen their cybersecurity. It's a job I'm passionate about – ensuring that our customers have robust and effective security solutions. This is where Legit really shines. It's not just another tool; it's a comprehensive solution that stands out for its ability to address a wide range of security needs.

In this blog, I'll share my insights on why Legit Security is a standout choice in the cybersecurity landscape. From its exceptional visibility into software development processes to its advanced features in compliance and risk management, Legit is transforming how businesses protect their digital assets. Let's dive into how Legit is making a difference and why it's my go to recommendation for enhancing cybersecurity strategies. 

Why Legit Security is a game changer in Cybersecurity

In today's fast-paced tech environment, securing the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) is more critical than ever. Legit offers a holistic solution that delivers comprehensive capabilities in Visibility, Compliance & Policy Enforcement, Secrets Management, and Vulnerability Management/Prioritization. This blog explores how Legit's features robustly fortify each of these key areas.

Visibility: Mapping the SDLC Journey

Legit excels in providing deep visibility into the SDLC, from mapping the application journey from source code to runtime to tracing pipelines and dependencies. Legit's design ensures it fits effortlessly into existing workflows with minimal disruption. Seamless 3rd-party integrations with your AppSec tools give discovered vulnerabilities context in your overall security posture and insight into redundant products.

Key Features:

  • Application Journey Mapping: From code to runtime, understand every step of your application's path.
  • SDLC Asset Inventory: Maintain a continuously updated inventory of your SDLC assets.
  • Shadow IT Exposure: Identify and eliminate risks shadow IT environments through comprehensive visibility.

Compliance & Policy Enforcement: Customizing Your Security

Legit is not just about visibility; it is about actionable security. By customizing security policies based on app context and business criticality, Legit ensures relevant and effective security controls. This customization extends to enforcing hundreds of policies to secure the software supply chain, from CI/CD pipelines to the code itself.

Key Features:

  • Regulatory Support: Compliance with ISO27001, SSDF, FedRamp, SLSA, NIST, SOC2, and more.
  • Customizable Policies: Adapt security policies based on application context and business criticality.
  • Real-time Compliance Monitoring: Stay alerted to compliance violations with ongoing monitoring and automated reporting.
  • SBOM and Attestation Creation: Generate Software Bill of Materials and signed software attestations in regulated formats.

Secrets Management: Robust and Proactive

Secrets management is crucial in safeguarding sensitive data such as keys, credentials, and PII. Legit provides tools for secret scanning and mitigation, addressing vulnerabilities before they become threats across the SDLC.

Key Features:

  • Secret Scanning and Mitigation: Identify and fix vulnerable configurations instantly.

  • Preventive Measures: Block new secrets from entering the SDLC.
  • Risk Analysis: Prioritize secret remediation based on impact and relevance.

Vulnerability Management/Prioritization

Intelligent and Contextual Managing and prioritizing vulnerabilities is vital for maintaining robust security. Legit offers sophisticated tools to prioritize vulnerabilities based on their impact and relevance.

Key Features:

  • Vulnerability Identification: Find owners of cloud application vulnerabilities and assess the blast radius in runtime.
  • Prioritization Based on Business Context: Focus on vulnerabilities that matter the most to the business.
  • Criticality Linking: Instantly link vulnerabilities to app criticality, deployment risks, and application owner.


Legit's design ensures it fits effortlessly into existing workflows with minimal disruption, thanks to its flexible deployment options catering to a wide range of business sizes and types, whether on-premises, cloud, hybrid, or private cloud.

In conclusion, Legit stands out as a versatile and powerful tool in the realm of SDLC security. By offering detailed visibility, dynamic compliance, proactive secrets management, and intelligent vulnerability management, Legit not only enhances security but also aligns with the operational and regulatory requirements of modern software development. Embrace the future of integrated cybersecurity with Legit Security. Visit our website to learn more, or contact us directly for a tailored demonstration atBook a Demo to see the Legit Security platform in action.  


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Published on
December 31, 1969

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