Acunetix by Invicti Primary Use Case

Compliance Manager at a tech services company with 201-500 employees

Our company has more than 300 employees and we have regional offices in Japan and Malaysia. We are in the FinTech industry. We do banking solutions, mobile, branch-based, and agent banking. We are also into government projects.

We have two lines of application testing. One is for internal application deployments. Before all these deployments, we conduct testing with Acunetix and, based on the report generated, we do remediation. Once the remediation is done we will do more testing. Only once all the vulnerabilities have been fixed is it allowed to be deployed in the organization's environment. 

The second use case is that we do application development for banks. Whenever we develop backend applications or web applications, they are all tested for vulnerability. In addition, the mobile application code is tested using Acunetix.

We didn't have much in the way of exposure to this kind of information when I joined the organization. I introduced this system to test all the applications that were going to be released to customers, as well as for our internal vulnerability assessment and penetration testing purposes.

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Senior Test Engineer II at a financial services firm with 201-500 employees

We use Acunetix for POC.

We have a scanner site website. We have two web applications, related to banking, that primarily serve our customers. We use Acunetix Vulnerability Scanner to ensure that the APAs that have been exposed to the customers are well-protected and don't have any major vulnerabilities.

We wanted to have some kind of vulnerability scanner which could evaluate our requests and tell us where any vulnerabilities may reside. For that purpose, we use Acunetix scanner.

Originally, we used version 3.12, but they provided us with different products including Acunetix premium and Acunetix 360. We figured Acunetix 360 would be much better suited for our solutions; that's why we are currently using the trial version of Acunetix 360 at the moment.

Within our company, there are around five to ten people using this solution. Some from DevOps, IT Security, and a few penetration testers use it.

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IB
Security Engineer at Secure Network

We needed it to scan our internal network and web applications. 

Our security team of five people used it. We scheduled some monthly scans for web applications, which were not being used, to check for vulnerabilities and also vulnerabilities on new features.

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Security Specialist at a tech services company with 11-50 employees

The solution is mostly used for vulnerability scanning purposes. 

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MM
IT Manager at a financial services firm with 1,001-5,000 employees

I'm an IT Manager and we're a customer of Acunetix. We use the automatic tool to control the security of our applications. For the time being, we have two or three people in the company working with the solution, setting up all of the parameters, all the attacks. We have 15 separate groups in the company, most are testing the tool and learning how to use it. We will deploy the tool for the rest of the company at the beginning of next year.

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CEO at IMART OFFICE CONSULTANTS

This solution is a WAF (web application firewall). The primary use case of this solution is to secure web applications against cross-site scripting and other forms of malware that occur at the application level.

We last used Acunetix in December and we have switched to Barracuda.

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JC
Executive Director at a financial services firm with 201-500 employees

We have quite a few applications that we scan. We have a requirement to meet PCI DSS compliance and we deal with it by producing reports on a quarterly or a part-quarterly evaluation. We are customers of Acunetix and I'm the executive director of our company. 

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GT
Project Manager at a computer software company with 1,001-5,000 employees

Our primary use case is scanning our websites for security flaws.

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CL
Cyber Security Associate at a financial services firm with 10,001+ employees

For the last two years, we've primarily used the solution for specific scanning of external web applications for some of our clients.

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CEO at a tech consulting company with 11-50 employees

The solution is primarily used purely as a web-based vulnerability scanning tool.

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CEO at IMART OFFICE CONSULTANTS

Our primary use case is to secure web applications, especially against cross-scripting and other forms of malware that happen at an application level.

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