Acunetix Joins the WIVET Assessment Leaders

Featured Article

How Acunetix Compares with Other Web Application Scanners

February 21, 2014 - 08:29am

Acunetix is once again confirmed as one of the leaders in web application scanning with a 100% detection accuracy and 0% false positives for Reflected Cross-Site Scripting and SQL Injection vulnerabilities, together with a leading WIVET assessment score. In the ... [+]


Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner 8 BETA Available Now

Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner 8 BETA Available Now

Note: This is no longer available. Click here to download a 14-day free trial of the latest version of Acunetix.  The next stage in the evolution of Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner has arrived — WVS 8 BETA! Many of you … [+]

Acunetix Reseller Jacadis to Sponsor ISACA Security Conference

Acunetix Reseller Jacadis to Sponsor ISACA Security Conference

On the 5th of December 2011, the Pittsburgh chapter of ISACA will be hosting a one-day “Information Technology Audit & Control” Conference; with Acunetix reseller Jacadis — specialists in network and web security — as one of the gold corporate sponsors for … [+]

Don't Forget Your Marketing Website Security

Don't Forget Your Marketing Website Security

I recently read about a marketing agency that experienced a security breach and subsequent defacement of its customers’ websites. Apparently their developers had misconfigured the web server and unknowingly gave the whole world access to change any and all content … [+]

Why people violate security policies

Why people violate security policies

Many organizations have a formal set of information security policies covering everything from acceptable internet usage to security in software development to web application security. In fact, it’s hard to come across a business today that doesn’t have at least … [+]

Not All Web Vulnerability Scans Are Created Equal

Not All Web Vulnerability Scans Are Created Equal

Recently a client of mine sent over the results of a web vulnerability scan that one of their customers had run against their production web environment. My client was curious why the results of this third-party scan were different from … [+]

Acunetix to Be Exhibited at Globaltek 2011

Acunetix to Be Exhibited at Globaltek 2011

Acunetix WVS will be exhibited at the 2011 Globaltek Security Conference –  held on the 26th of October 2011 at the Hotel Dann Carlton in Bogotá, Colombia. Entry to the conference is free of charge, and the topics covered are guaranteed to … [+]

VIDEO: How Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) Works

VIDEO: How Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) Works

XSS vulnerabilities (Cross-Site Scripting vulnerabilities) are often overshadowed by their big cousin, the infamous SQL Injection. This does not make them any less effective or deadly. XSS and SQL Injection attacks are similar in the way they inject malicious code. … [+]

Improving Web Security by Working With What You’ve Got

Improving Web Security by Working With What You’ve Got

As I wrote about in a previous post, we’re in the era of cutting back – if not completely eliminating – all non-essential expenditures. The thing is what may seem to be non-essential to management may actually be essential to the … [+]

Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner Version 7 build 20111005 released

Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner Version 7 build 20111005 released

An updated build of Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner Version 7 was released.  This new build, numbered 20111005, includes two new features (support for a wider variety of web applications), a good number of improvements to the PHP AcuSensor technology, and … [+]

Explaining the “why” of Web application security

Explaining the “why” of Web application security

Looking at the bigger picture of application security it seems that no one else really hears us. Sure, product managers, marketing, legal, HR and even certain people in management say they understand what’s at stake. But are they really on … [+]