Navigation in Netsparker

We want to help you get oriented quickly. Each topic explains the main menus and areas in the window.

Netsparker Enterprise

This table lists and explains the menus in Netsparker Enterprise.

Menu

Description

Websites

From this menu, you can view the Dashboards for an overview of the security state of all your Websites and web applications. You can also add, import, and manage websites, add and manage website Groups.

For further information, see Introduction to the Dashboards.

Scans

From this menu, you can add and manage new Scans and Group Scans, and view and manage Recent Scans.

For further information, see Managing Your Account Settings and Password.

Scheduling

From this menu, you can schedule individual Scans and Group Scans, and display all your scheduled Scans.

Reporting

From this menu, you can set reporting details, and view chart reports.

Issues

From this menu, you can view all your Issues, those that are addressed, those that are waiting for a retest, and those still to do.

For further information, see Viewing Issues in Netsparker Enterprise.

Policies

From this menu, you can create new Scan policies, clone other scan policies, and optimize all scan policies.

Notifications

From this menu, you can create new Notifications, edit, clone, and delete Notifications, simulate Notification events, and prioritise Notification scopes.

For further information, see Managing Notifications.

Integrations

From this menu, you can select a system to integrate with Netsparker, create a new Integration, match usernames between systems, and clone, edit or delete User Mappings.

For further information, see What Systems Does Netsparker Integrate With?

Team

From this menu, you can add new Team Members, send invitations to others to join, select their permission levels, and place then into a Group.

For further information, see Managing Team Members in Netsparker Enterprise.

Activity

From this menu, you can view the activity logs of Users.

Agents

From this menu, you can configure and disable New Agents, and edit and delete New Agent Groups.

This menu is only available in the Netsparker Enterprise On-Premises edition.

Your Account

From this menu, you can update your account Settings, change your Password, reset your API Token, activate Two-factor Authentication, and view your Account Licence details.

For further information, see Managing Your Account Settings.

Settings

From this menu, you can check general Settings options, configure Single Sign-On details, and enable IP Address Restrictions.

The following additional settings are available in the Netsparker Enterprise On-Premises edition only: Security, Database, Email, SMS, Service Credentials, Cloud Provider, Authentication Verifier, and Licensing.

For further information, see Overview of Settings in Netsparker Enterprise.

Sign Out

Click here to sign out of Netsparker Enterprise.

Netsparker Standard

We want to help you get oriented quickly. Each topic explains the main menus and areas in the window.

Quick Access Toolbar

Customize the Quick Access Toolbar for access to tasks you use frequently. Its default position is above the Ribbon.

This table lists and explains the icons on the Quick Access Toolbar.

Icon

Description

New

Click to Start a New Scan (see How to Scan a Website in Netsparker Standard).

Import

Click  to Import a Netsparker Session File.

Export

Click to Export your current Netsparker session as a Netsparker Sessions file.

Dropdown arrow

Click to show or hide the above options in the Quick Access Toolbar.

The Ribbon

The Ribbon is displayed at the top of the window.

This table lists and explains the tabs on the ribbon in Netsparker Standard.

Tabs

Description

File

From this tab, you can can import Local Scans saved in your PC, or import a scan file from a disc or other device. You can also export Scans to a file on your PC or elsewhere. You can also find out information About Netsparker, and Exit Netsparker Standard.

Home

From this tab, you can Start or Schedule a Scan, and launch or Schedule an Incremental Scan. You can Import or Export scan sessions. You can open a New Instance of Netsparker Standard. You can activate post-scan operations such as Hawk. You can open the Scan Policy Editor and the Report Policy Editor. And, importantly, you can open the Options dialog.

View

Once you download or run a Scan, from this tab you can display or hide the panes in the window. The default panes are listed in The Panes below.

In addition, there are panes for:

  • SQL Exploiter
  • Code Execution
  • Local File Inclusion Exploitation
  • Exploit Short File Names and Folders
  • Controlled Scan
  • Encoder
  • Request Builder
  • Reset Layout

Reporting

From this tab, you can download different reports in all sorts of formats. These include a Details Scan Report, a Comparison Report, an Executive Summary Report, a Knowledge Base Report, and a Vulnerabilities List. There are also different compliance reports and security reports.

Help

From this tab, you can access Netsparker's technical documentation, including links to FAQs and the change log. You can check for updates and load a new license. You can also contact Netsparker's online Support team.

Link

Once you click on an Issue, this tab opens scanning tools so you can conduct a Controlled Scan on a single page or parameter for a specific number of vulnerabilities, or send specific requests to the target website. You can copy current link to a clipboard. And you can open up the link in a selection of web browsers.

Vulnerability

Once you click on an Issue, this tab opens tools and send to options. From here, you can ignore selected vulnerabilities, and send them to JIRA. You can open Local File and Short Names exploitations panels. You can also generate exploits and run shell commands.

The Panes

For further information, see Panes in the Scan Summary Dashboard.

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