Acunetix Website Vulnerability Scanner Online Detects Problems Before Malicious Hackers
A critical part of your web strategy needs to be web application protection. For contact and engagement with customers, companies today are highly dependent on their websites. Security issues can seriously harm the reputation of your company, scare away potential new customers, lead to customer losses, and cause legal and financial problems.
You can’t protect your website against OWASP Top Ten threats with a web application firewall and SSL/TLS. To detect problems, an efficient cybersecurity approach based on web applications needs to involve vulnerability testing so that you can repair them before they are exploited by malicious hackers. Until you take action, your security problems can be manipulated by malicious hackers to bring down your website, take ownership of it, and even steal sensitive information.
Using a security scanning tool for a web application will help you detect problems more easily, helping businesses to mitigate risk as they expand. You can search your web application for thousands of vulnerabilities without downloading software with the Acunetix online website vulnerability scanner.
In finding and manipulating website security threats, malicious hackers are enormously tenacious and imaginative. When a security vulnerability is discovered, it is always as simple as submitting an HTTP request to take advantage of it.
The Acunetix security scanner scans your website for over 6,500 documented vulnerabilities. DeepScan Technology allows Acunetix to completely test HTML5 pages, and the Login Sequence Recorder allows testing of pages requiring authentication.
Acunetix minimizes false positives with its rigorous research when identifying these dangerous security vulnerabilities:
SQL Injection, including blind SQL injection
- Cross-site Scripting (XSS), including Blind XSS
- XML External Entity Injection (XXE)
- Server-side Request Forgery (SSRF)
- Host header attacks
- Email header injection
Detect Vulnerabilities in Web Servers and Content Management Systems
Some website vulnerabilities don’t come from your custom code; they come from your Content Management System (CMS). WordPress, Drupal, and Joomla! Popular CMSs like Because of vulnerabilities in their core code, plugins, and models, they can introduce risks to website protection. The Acunetix vulnerability scanner scans websites designed with these tools for problems such as:
- Thousands of known vulnerabilities in plugins, templates, and core code
- Weak admin passwords
- User account enumeration
- Accessible configuration files
Make Sure Your Security Vulnerabilities Are Corrected
Checking websites for security flaws isn’t enough; you need to close those security gaps. Acunetix provides comprehensive scan reports with detailed test results that direct developers to make corrections and tools for vulnerability management to help management supervise the process.
Features of Acunetix vulnerability management include:
- Detailed safety test reports that track vulnerabilities that trigger them to the line of code
- Integration with Atlassian Jira, GitHub, GitLab, Bugzilla, Mantis, and Microsoft Team Foundation Server problem tracking tools (TFS)
- Comparison reporting to check that previously found security vulnerability were fixed
With a vulnerability check, secure your web application. Get a preview to test the online or on-premise Acunetix web application security scanner.