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Analyst Research: ROI of Pentest as a Service

Explore the ROI of Pentest as a Service (PtaaS) with insights from Dr. Chenxi Wang, a cybersecurity industry thought leader and analyst. 

Focus on ROI

Dr. Chenxi Wang, industry thought leader and analyst, examined the Return on Investment that organizations may realize by using Cobalt’s Pen Testing as a Service (PTaaS) platform. This study took a detailed look at the benefits and costs of deploying Cobalt’s services in comparison with using traditional penetration testing consultancies.

For this study, Dr. Wang conducted in-depth interviews with current Cobalt customers. The organizations interviewed represent a wide swath of different industry segments, including SaaS, enterprise software, healthcare, and FinTech.

Key findings: 

  • Cobalt customers see 96% higher ROI
  • With 62% fewer overhead hours to manage 
  • Cobalt delivers a 78% reduction in triage time, compared to traditional pentests

Extra insights

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