Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner ( WVS ) offers you the ability to choose specific types of attacks to run against your site, such as SQL injection or Cross-Site Scripting attacks. You can select the desired attacks and save them as different Web Scanning Profiles.
Follow the below procedure to create different Web Scanning Profiles that can be used to scan multiple websites or web applications:
- Navigate to the Configuration > Scanning Profiles.
- Click the ”Create a new profile” button next to the Profile drop down menu and enter a name for the new scanning profile.
- Make sure that the scanning profile is selected in the Profile drop down menu and enable the checks that you want to perform, or disable the ones that you do not want to be done when this profile is used
- Click ”Save” next to the ”Create a new profile” button to save the changes to the selected scanning profile.
You can remove a scanning profile by simply selecting it and clicking the ”Delete current profile” button.