2019-02-03T08:26:00Z

What is your primary use case for Acunetix Vulnerability Scanner?


How do you or your organization use this solution?

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Top 5LeaderboardReseller

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

2020-03-09T08:08:00Z
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Real User

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

2020-03-03T08:47:00Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReseller

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.

2020-02-06T11:37:00Z
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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.

2019-11-17T06:50:00Z
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Real User

Our primary use case of this solution is to scan web vulnerabilities.

2019-08-06T08:18:00Z
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Real User

I am a freelance consultant and I use this product to scan customer's web sites. Most of the time, I use it to perform black-box analysis. The automated approach to these repetitive discovery attempts would take days to do manually and therefore it helps reduce the time needed to do an assessment.

2019-07-17T17:34:00Z
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We are doing dynamic code testing with some of our different websites and other applications that we've developed in-house. Right now, we are doing the basic kick-off the target, control, and see what it comes up with in the report. We haven't done any importing yet. We are using the Windows onsite solution.

2019-04-08T05:44:00Z
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Real User

We use it as a dynamic scanner for testing our websites. We also adjust it into another tool that we use which allows us to share our report with our developers.

2019-04-03T05:29:00Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

Assessing top OWASP in applications.

2019-02-13T01:52:00Z
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Real User

Dynamic application security testing is our primary use case. I don't know if it would be used as a primary solution, but as a supplemental solution, Acunetix is very good for scanning applications and finding vulnerabilities. We're a global organization. We're a large book publisher around the world. We use it globally: China, Australia, Europe, Asia, India, South America, Canada, and the USA. It's a global solution.

2019-02-03T08:26:00Z
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Real User

We use it for internal penetration testing, for security reviews. Acunetix is just one tool of many that we use. We try to cover as much as possible during assessments. We do security assessments of all the code and everything we develop internally. When we do a security assessment, we do a manual code review and we use different kinds of tools, as well as manual testing against the application, etc. It's just one tool within many that we use. It has been very useful in that it's found things that we otherwise might have missed.

2019-02-03T08:26:00Z
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