Acunetix Vulnerability Scanner Competitors and Alternatives

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Nidhi Chamotra
Real User
Business Analyst at a consultancy with 10,001+ employees
Aug 22 2019

What is most valuable?

The solution is very user-friendly. The way they do the research and they keep their profile up to date is great. They identify vulnerabilities and update them immediately.

What needs improvement?

The biggest drawback is reporting. It's not so good. I can download reports, but they're not so informative. For example, they are providing very good information about vulnerabilities, but when you are scanning the whole pathway, we want to see information like percentages, how much is finishing… more»

What other advice do I have?

We use the on-premises deployment model. I would rate the solution seven out of ten.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

When we had an issue with scanning, we did look into exploring other options like OWASP Zap, Acunetix, etc. We stayed with Burp because we had it set up in our system, and then they had our scanning issue fixed.
Anish Mishra
Real User
Team Lead at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
May 02 2018

What is most valuable?

Fuzzer and Java APIs help a lot with our custom needs.

How has it helped my organization?

We save a significant amount of money on third-party security auditing time. We are also able to minimize most of the security threats for our software prior to releases, thus saving a lot of time on… more»

What needs improvement?

It would be nice to have a solid SQL injection engine built into Zap.

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

As Zap is free and open-source, with tons of features similar to those of commercial solutions, I would definitely recommend trying it out.

What other advice do I have?

I would rate it an eight out of 10, based on the usability and variety of features provided. It is highly customizable in terms of usability and reporting, and all of this is available in a free… more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We evaluated several other packages prior to OWASP Zap, such as Burp Suite and Acunetix. We finally moved to Zap as it is open-source and provides almost all the features and the customization that we… more»
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