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Real User
Senior Security Engineer at a media company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Feb 04 2019

What is most valuable?

Scheduling of testing cuts down on the manual, tedious activities that go into setting up a test site. One of the features that I feel is groundbreaking, that I would like to see expanded on, is the… more»

How has it helped my organization?

It has been instrumental in supplementing services that we already have.

What needs improvement?

I would like to see them build up that IAS tool, the Interactive Application Security Testing module that is embedded with PHC. That's a very cool function. I would also like to see them enhance the… more»

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

We have a corporate deal and we're almost at the end of that contract. We are looking to renew Acunetix, but we were told that the price was increasing greatly because of some advanced capabilities… more»

What other advice do I have?

At the current pricing structure, I would tell people to do their research. If you have X amount of dollars to spend in the budget, and you're looking for a good solution, definitely consider… more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

There were other tools in the running, although I don't remember off the top of my head which ones. At the time, Acunetix was the winner mainly based on pricing and capability. As I said, Acunetix is… more»
Real User
Security Engineer at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
Apr 10 2019

What is most valuable?

The crawl only scan for trying to figure out at which points of the site that you'll actually be able to reach within the full scan. That's pretty useful. If you're just… more»

How has it helped my organization?

It has been able to find some vulnerabilities, and we've been able to remediate our websites and vulnerabilities, thanks to Acunetix. We can go back in and have them… more»

What needs improvement?

There are quite a few false positives that come out. It's mostly based upon finding XSS vulnerabilities, even though we know that XSS vulnerabilities do not exist within… more»

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

Our license is good through June. We're really trying to ramp up here to see if it is a viable option to renew it.

If you previously used a different solution, which one did you use and why did you switch?

I'm still learning how to use this solution. We were using the Burp Suite and its scan before this, which is very similar. I would actually say that the Burp Suite finds… more»

What other advice do I have?

While there has not been any real reduction in remediation time, there has been a reduction in scan time. Because when you're doing a Burp scan, it can take a long time… more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We still do use Burp suite on the side. We use it a lot for manual testing and still use it for dynamic testing. We decided to try Acunetix to see if it would find any… more»
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Real User
Senior Security Engineer at a insurance company
Apr 10 2019

What is most valuable?

The ability to be on the website and test for different vulnerabilities. We are able to create a report which shows the PCI DSS scoring and share it with the application… more»

How has it helped my organization?

We have had more success with this particular product being able to control our different applications better than some of the other applications that we have used in the… more»

What needs improvement?

On the vulnerabilities screen, where you put your target on the drop down, it would be nice to have more choices, not have such limited options. One thing that we used to… more»

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

The pricing and licensing are reasonable to a point. In order to run multiple scans at a time, we are going to have to purchase a 100 count license, which is overkill… more»

If you previously used a different solution, which one did you use and why did you switch?

The speed is phenomenal. Some of our applications can do a scan in less ten minutes, even some of our bigger scans. We were using Micro Focus Fortify WebInspect when it is… more»

What other advice do I have?

It is a pretty good product. Do a demo and test whatever application that you are using right now. If you have a site where it is more difficult to identify… more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We went with the recommendations of our parent company. This was one of the approved solutions.
Real User
Lead Information Security Engineer at a financial services firm with 1,001-5,000 employees
Feb 04 2019

What is most valuable?

The most important feature is that it's a web-based graphical user interface. That is a great addition. Also, the ability to schedule scans is great. The speed of Acunetix… more»

How has it helped my organization?

As a team, it's helped us to deliver better security assessments. There are only two of us here who do the penetration testing, and we've been providing better results… more»

What needs improvement?

It should be easier to recreate something manually, with the manual tool, because Acunetix is an automatic tool. If it finds something, it should be easier to manually… more»

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

Acunetix was around the same price as all the other vendors we looked at, nothing special.

If you previously used a different solution, which one did you use and why did you switch?

The speed of Acunetix would be about the same as previous solutions we've used. Most of the time I just kick it off, walk away, come back later, and check it out. The… more»

What other advice do I have?

Think about the usage of the product. What are you going to use it for? Try to see the whole picture. It's very important to see the whole picture: This is one component… more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We just did a PoC with a couple of different vendors, and we liked Acunetix the most.
Vijayanathan Naganathan
Real User
Director - Head of Delivery Services at Ticking Minds Technology Solutions Pvt Ltd
Feb 16 2019

What is most valuable?

* Login Sequence Recorder * Scan throttling * Fantastic reporting output.

How has it helped my organization?

Greater confidence in go-live for multiple application releases over their release cycles.

What needs improvement?

Acunetix runs the automated vulnerablity check scan and provides a report. testers/developers need to copy these vulnerable http/https request from the report, use other external tools like postman to resend the request observe the… more»

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

Tool is quite expensive though compared to other tools. We tried with a term license.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

Zap, BurpSuite where other tools evaluated.

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Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner is an automated web application security testing tool that audits your web applications by checking for vulnerabilities like SQL Injection, Cross site scripting, and other exploitable vulnerabilities.

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