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VA Technical Reference Model v 20.7

Checkmarx Static Application Security Testing (CxSAST)
Checkmarx Static Application Security Testing (CxSAST) Technology

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Technologies must be operated and maintained in accordance with Federal and Department security and privacy policies and guidelines. More information on the proper use of the TRM can be found on the TRM Proper Use Tab/Section.

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Description: Checkmarx Static Application Security Testing (CxSAST) is an analysis software application used to collect sources, logs, and sensitive information. This technology identifies, tracks, and repairs technical and logical flaws such as security vulnerabilities, compliance issues, and business logic problems. CxSAST can run security scans and generate reports within a software`s project development life cycle.

CxSAST utilizes the Microsoft Structured Query Language (SQL) Server database for data storage, and the CxDB and CxActivity internal databases for data logging, auditing, and recovery.
Technology/Standard Usage Requirements: Users must ensure their use of this technology/standard is consistent with VA policies and standards, including, but not limited to, VA Handbooks 6102 and 6500; VA Directives 6004, 6513, and 6517; and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) standards, including Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS). Users must ensure sensitive data is properly protected in compliance with all VA regulations. Prior to use of this technology, users should check with their supervisor, Information Security Officer (ISO), Facility Chief Information Officer (CIO), or local Office of Information and Technology (OI&T) representative to ensure that all actions are consistent with current VA policies and procedures prior to implementation.
Section 508 Information: This technology has not been assessed by the Section 508 Office. The Implementer of this technology has the responsibility to ensure the version deployed is 508-compliant. Section 508 compliance may be reviewed by the Section 508 Office and appropriate remedial action required if necessary. For additional information or assistance regarding Section 508, please contact the Section 508 Office at
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Decision Source: TRM Mgmt Group
Decision Process: One-VA TRM v19.8
Decision Date: 08/01/2019
Introduced By: TRM Request
Vendor Name: Checkmarx Ltd.
- The information contained on this page is accurate as of the Decision Date (08/01/2019).