ABOUT
NETSPARKER

It all started back in 2006. Ferruh Mavituna, a leader in the security industry, was spending hours and days manually verifying the results of automated web security scans, weeding out false positives and managing vulnerability assessments.

Ferruh’s frustration fueled his ambition to create an end to end security solution. One that integrates into the SDLC and greatly reduces the number of reported false positives, allowing teams to scale their efforts without expanding their head count.

THE STORY

Netsparker, the web application security solution that automatically verifies identified vulnerabilities, was first released on the market in 2009. The secret behind Netsparker’s dead accuracy is its proprietary Proof-Based Scanning Technology.

When Netsparker was first released, industry veterans and vendors were skeptical of the dead-accurate claim; alleging it’s not possible to build a scanner with complete accuracy. Netsparker proved the industry wrong with a solution that’s able to verify findings without sacrificing coverage and continues to achieve the highest vulnerability detection rate and accuracy in third party comparisons.

Fast forward to today and Netsparker has grown into an industry leading web application security solution. Enabling teams to integrate with CI/CD and other systems in the SDLC and DevOps environment. As well as, allowing fully customizable workflows in which vulnerability assessments, triaging, and verification processes are all automated.

Netsparker’s technology has been the best performing in vulnerability detection and accuracy from third party benchmarks. World leading and renowned businesses such as Samsung, NASA, Microsoft and Siemens trust Netsparker to ensure the security of their web applications, web services, and web APIs.

OUR CULTURE

OBSESSED

Obsessed about automating web application security. Businesses can identify security issues in thousands of websites within just hours.

PASSIONATE

Passionate about building cutting-edge technology to help businesses keep their web applications secure.

SELF-SACRIFICING

Go the extra mile to support our customers and provide the best customer service possible.

PARTICIPATE

Share our web security knowledge and expertise to help businesses and everyone else in the market better understand web application security.

OUR LEADERSHIP

Ferruh Mavituna

Ferruh Mavituna

Chief Executive Officer

Ferruh’s deep understanding of web application security was the driving force behind Netsparker’s success. Prior to founding Netsparker, he worked as security consultant and penetration tester for several enterprise companies in the US and UK. Ferruh focuses on web app security research and automated vulnerability detection & exploitation. A frequent speaker at conferences and podcasts, he has released several research papers and tools.

Kevin Gallagher

Kevin Gallagher

Chief Revenue Officer

Kevin is a top performing senior executive with more than 18 years’ experience in managing, bringing to market and selling innovative software management solutions to various high value market segments. Having worked at both startup’s and well established companies, Kevin has earned recognition as a top - producing sales executive, serving as a motivating team leader and mentor.

LANDMARK FIGURES

Netsparker has passed incredible landmarks since it started in 2006... and we are not slowing down!

Global

Netsparker is a distributed and multicultural company.

10,000

Netsparker scans tens of thousands web applications each month.

1,000

Netsparker has over 1,000 active customers from all industry verticals.

213

Netsparker has published 213 zero-day vulnerability advisories since 2011.

70+

Over 70 employees hailing from eight different nationalities, working from seven different countries.

1M+

Netsparker Standard was downloaded over 1 million times since 2010.

TIMELINE

2006
JUNE
First line of code written.
2009
JUNE
Mavituna Security Ltd (which today is Netsparker Ltd) established with Angel Investment.
2010
JANUARY
Launch of Netsparker Web Application Security Scanner & first official sale.
2012
OCTOBER
Netsparker Enterprise Development Started.
2016
MAY
Announced the unique and cutting edge Proof Based vulnerability scanning technology, the only technology that generates a proof of exploit upon automatically verifying an identified vulnerability.
2017
SEPTEMBER
Netsparker wins silver for Innovations in Technology for Security Software at the Golden Bridge Awards.
2018
MARCH
Netsparker raises $40 Million to accelerate the growth of leading web application security software.
APRIL
Netsparker honoured with a Queen’s award for Enterprise in the International Trade category.

TESTIMONIAL

Troy Hunt, Software architect and Microsoft MVP

"I’ve long been an advocate of Netsparker without incentivisation simply because I believe it’s the easiest on-demand, do it yourself dynamic security analysis tool for the audience I speak to. Web application security scanning done nicely."

Troy Hunt, Software architect and Microsoft MVP

Scott Helme

"In my years as a security specialist I’ve used many different tools for DAST and Netsparker has consistently been at the forefront of both experience and results. It’s simple to use without sacrificing capability."

Scott Helme, Security Researcher and Entrepreneur, scotthelme.co.uk

CONTACT US

If you’re keen to know more about Netsparker and how it can help to protect your site from vulnerabilities, feel free to contact us.