We are happy to announce that we are giving free online web application security scans to all developers of open source web applications, with absolutely no strings attached, via a free Netsparker Cloud account. Netsparker Cloud uses the unique Proof-Based
At Netsparker we appreciate how much we have benefited from the open source community and we would like to give something
Testing the Web Vulnerability Scanners with Open Source Applications
The secret of our state-of-the-art scanning engine's vulnerability detection capabilities is simple; substantial amounts of research and even more testing. Testing is the utmost priority to Netsparker as our end user will use our desktop and online web application security scanners to scan a multitude of web applications that can each use a wide range of technology to power them.
To help us get a good overview of what web applications our users will scan, we built a near real live test lab with open source web applications which we constantly scan, test and
The rationale for all this scanning and testing is that a big chunk of the websites and web applications we access every day, be it for leisure or for business are powered by open source web applications such as WordPress, Joomla!, Drupal, miniBB, Twiki and many others. The reason why they are so popular is
The downside to these open source web applications is that they can be vulnerable to malicious attack, due to lack of security testing. Netsparker knows this first hand as a result of our ongoing testing of all type of web applications. As part of this ongoing testing, Netsparker
Giving Back to the Open Source Community
The fact is that without open source web applications the whole process would have been more difficult, costly and
We at Netsparker appreciate how much we have benefited from the open source community and we would like to give something back. We also want to ensure
Open Source Developer? Apply For Free Netsparker Cloud Scans
So, as a big 'Thank you' to all the open source developers, we will be giving away free Online web application security scans to developers of open source web applications. This will allow them to automatically scan their web application for vulnerabilities and security flaws. No surprises, no hidden costs, no strings attached! If you are a developer of an open source web application project just send us an email on firstname.lastname@example.org and let us know which open source project you are working on.
We are more than happy to help you get started and to also give you some tips on how to get the best out of our online web application security scanner. Netsparker Cloud is a