State of Trust Insights: The 2023 Security SaaS Leaderboard


22 Aug 2023

TrustCloud is proud to present the 2023 Security SaaS Leaderboard – a list of the most commonly used vendors for security- and trust-related programs, based on analysis of the software platforms our customers are connecting to on the path to trust assurance.

Note: this list is not exhaustive, nor is it an endorsement of any company, product or service. It represents the most common integrations seen in GRC programs on the TrustCloud platform. A complete list of our integrations can be found here.

Vulnerability Scanning

What these vendors do: create specialized tools to automatically identify and assess potential security weaknesses in a cloud-based environment. This helps organizations proactively address vulnerabilities and ensure the security of their cloud systems.

Project Management

What these vendors do: assist with planning, executing, and finalizing a project to deliver a product or service. It includes initiation, planning, execution, monitoring, testing, deployment, and closure stages to ensure efficient and successful project outcomes.


What these vendors do: provide services like talent acquisition, employee training, performance management, engagement strategies, HR software, compliance support, and diversity initiatives to help organizations effectively manage their workforce, enhance employee skills, and maintain a positive workplace environment.

Background Checks

What these vendors do: streamline procedures that verify candidates’ or employees’ histories. This includes checking criminal records, employment, education, and other details to make informed hiring and workplace decisions, enhancing safety and compliance.

Device Management

What these vendors do: oversee and control various devices like computers, servers, and mobile devices within an organization’s IT environment. Includes tasks such as tracking inventory, configuring devices, distributing software updates, ensuring security, remote monitoring, enforcing policies, managing device lifecycles, and providing user support. The goal is to maintain efficient, secure, and well-functioning devices that align with the organization’s IT objectives.

Threat Monitoring

What these vendors do: continuously monitor cloud systems to detect and respond to security threats. This includes real-time monitoring, intrusion detection, vulnerability assessment, incident response, data protection, and compliance management. By promptly identifying and mitigating threats, organizations can ensure the security of their cloud-based data, applications, and services.


What these vendors do: CRM (Customer Relationship Management) is software that helps businesses manage and improve customer interactions. It centralizes customer data, enhances sales and marketing activities, streamlines customer support, and provides insights for informed decision-making, ultimately leading to better customer relationships and business success.

CI and Build

What these vendors do: Assist with Continuous Integration (CI), which involves frequently integrating code changes into a shared repository, while automated build processes convert code into deployable forms. This practice enhances collaboration, prevents integration problems, and ensures consistent, well-tested software development.


What these vendors do: verify the legitimacy of users or devices accessing systems or resources. This involves methods like passwords, biometrics, and multi-factor authentication. They safeguards against unauthorized access, protecting sensitive information and maintaining security.

Data Logging 

What these vendors do: help with the systematic collection and storage of data from various applications and systems across your environment

Data Management – File Store

What these vendors do: assist in organized storage and handling of digital files. It includes file organization, metadata addition, access control, version control, backup, search, and compliance. Efficient file management enhances collaboration, accessibility, and security within an organization.

Data Management – Data Store

What these vendors do: organize, store, and maintain structured data in databases or repositories. They cover database management, data modeling, security, governance, backup, scalability, query capabilities, and cloud-based storage. Effective data management ensures accurate, secure, and accessible data for informed decision-making.