Netsparker's Web Application Security Blog

Netsparker Scan Policies Feature Highlight Video

Category: Product Docs & FAQS - Last Updated: Tue, 23 May 2017 - by Robert Abela

Scan policies in Netsparker allow you to save a specific Netsparker configuration setup so you do not have to configure the scanner each time you scan a different web application, thus saving a lot of time and improving your productivity. By using Scan Policies you can also specify which type of vulnerability checks should be launched during an automated web vulnerability scan. Read More

What Can We Learn from Ebay Hack Attack?

Category: Web Security Readings - Last Updated: Thu, 22 May 2014 - by Robert Abela

ebay just confirmed that one of its services has been hacked and malicious hackers managed to get their hands on a database that contain sensitive user information such as usernames and passwords. Could such attack have been avoided? This article explains what happened and highlights a number of web security best practices to avoid having your websites and web applications hacked. Read More

Don't Waste Your Testing Team's Talents - Automate the Repetitive

Category: Web Security Readings - Last Updated: Mon, 22 May 2017 - by Irit Arkin

Many companies shy away from automated testing: it cannot replace manual testing, they reason, and so why invest so much in it? This view can be defended for user interface testing, but it falls short of the reality of web security testing, or better web vulnerability scanning. Read more and learn how an automated web vulnerability scanner can help you get the best out of your web testing and security teams Read More

Scan Your Web Applications with Your Xbox and PlayStation from the Comfort of Your Sofa

Category: News - Last Updated: Tue, 01 Apr 2014 - by Huseyin Tufekcilerli

Game consoles such as the Microsoft’s Xbox One and Sony’s PlayStation 4 has become very popular and almost every computer enthusiast has one. Today it is possible to install Netsparker on Xbox One and PlayStation 4 and launch automated web application vulnerability scans using the game controller from the comfort of your sofa. Read More

Netsparker Chosen as Finalist in Red Herring Top 100 Europe Awards

Category: News - Last Updated: Wed, 01 Mar 2017 - by Robert Abela

Netsparker has always been an innovator in the web application security industry. It developed the first false positive free web vulnerability scanner, it simplified the process of detecting web application vulnerabilities and much more. Thanks to this approach Netsparker is leaving an imprint in such industry hence it has been chosen as a finalist in the Red Herring Top 100 European Awards. Read More

Understand Your Web Application Better with Netsparker Knowledge Base Nodes

Category: Product Docs & FAQS - Last Updated: Tue, 23 May 2017 - by Robert Abela

Apart from identifying web application vulnerabilities, to do a complete security audit of a website or web application you also need to understand the web application and know about all the components, objects and scripts used on the web application. During a scan, Netsparker will record all of these details and present them to the user in the Knowledge Base nodes. Read More

2013/2014 Web Vulnerability Scanners Comparison - Netsparker Confirmed as a Market Leader

Category: News - Last Updated: Tue, 25 Feb 2014 - by Robert Abela

In the 2013/2014 web vulnerability scanners comparison by Shay Chen, where he compared around 63 web vulnerabilities scanners Netsparker Web Application Security Scanner emerged as a market leader in the web application security industry, even though it is the youngest contender. Read this article for more information about the comparison of these automated web security tools. Read More

Netsparker 3.2 Released - New Features Overview

Category: Releases - Last Updated: Wed, 22 Jan 2014 - by Robert Abela

Netsparker Web Application Security Scanner Version 3.2 allows Netsparker users to scan and identify vulnerabilities and security issues automatically in SOAP web services. This version of the false positive free web vulnerability scanner also includes new request and response viewers, a number of improvements that make web vulnerability scans more efficient and a number of bug fixes. Read More

Identify Vulnerabilities in Web Services with Netsparker

Category: News - Last Updated: Wed, 22 Jan 2014 - by Ferruh Mavituna

Press Release | Netsparker Ltd. announces the new version of Netsparker Web Application Security Scanner version 3.2. The latest version of Netsparker allows businesses and organizations to automatically scan web services and identify security issues in them. The new version of the only false positive free web vulnerability scanner is also shipped with new request and response viewers which give the user a better insight of each request used in the testing and contains several new web application vulnerability security checks. Read More