Launching the First Web Application Security Scan

Screenshot 9 – Launch a new web security scan in Netsparker Cloud

Screenshot 9 – Launch a new web security scan in Netsparker Cloud

To launch a new web application security scan click the Scan button next to the website’s name and select Full Scan. Alternatively you can launch a new website security scan by navigating to the New Scan node in the Scans sidebar menu.

Screenshot 10 – Configuring a new web security scan in Netsparker Cloud

Screenshot 10 – Configuring a new web security scan in Netsparker Cloud

To scan a web application using the default settings click the Launch button. Before the scan is started the Scan Policy Optimizer is automatically launched. The Scan Policy Optimizer is a wizard based optimizer which allows you to quickly create a scan policy for the target website.

For more information scan profiles and why you should configure them refer to the FAQ Scan Profiles in Netsparker Cloud and How Can They Be Managed. For more information on Scan Policies refer to Managing Scan Policies in Netsparker Cloud.

Once you submit the scan it will commence within a few minutes. You will be notified via email once the scan is started and finished.