Acunetix wins “Best of 2016” award with Acunetix Online Vulnerability Scanner

Web application security solution recognized as valuable tool for SMB market LONDON, UK – March 2016 – Acunetix, a global leader in web application security testing, has beaten the competition to win the “Best of 2016” award in the IT Security category by German institution “Initiative Mittelstand”, with Acunetix Online Vulnerability Scanner. The award ceremony […]

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Acunetix “Web Application Security” podcast featured on HelpNetSecurity

In this podcast recorded at RSA Conference 2016, Ian Muscat, Product Communications Manager at Acunetix, talks about web application security at large and how Acunetix Vulnerability Scanner is able to detect and report on a number of vulnerabilities in applications built on architectures such as WordPress, PHP, ASP.NET, Java Frameworks, Ruby on Rails and many others. […]

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In the headlines: Cyber bank heist, Federal bug bounty program, Facebook flaw and more

Billion dollar cyber bank job foiled by spelling mistake A huge cyber bank heist was uncovered this week when the perpetrator made some spelling errors. Having already successfully drained $101m from the central bank of Bangladesh by penetrating their systems and impersonating officials, they were detected when one of their transfer requests misspelled the word […]

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Acunetix announced ‘Cutting Edge Web Application Security’ winner in the 4th Annual 2016 Cyber Defense Magazine InfoSec Awards

Web application security solution recognized during RSA Conference 2016 LONDON, 15 March 2016 – Acunetix, a global leader in web application security testing, announced that Cyber Defense Magazine, the industry’s leading electronic information security magazine and media partner of the RSA Conference 2016, has named Acunetix as the winner of the ‘Cutting Edge Web Application […]

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Alliance Technology Partners offering introductory and advanced Acunetix training courses

Alliance Technology Partners, Acunetix Partners since 2007, have announced they shall be offering Acunetix Training Courses, delivered via the web, by their highly experienced senior security engineer. The 3 hour courses on offer are at introductory and advanced level, as well as providing on-going consulting. Training topics will include: Overview of Acunetix and Web Vulnerability Scanning […]

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The costs of security bugs and why automated testing can help

A report accompanied with a rating taxonomy aimed to help researchers and customers to determine appropriate payouts for bugs found by researchers in bug bounty programs has recently been released by Bugcrowd. These tools, especially the Vulnerability Rating Taxonomy (VRT), which details a number of vulnerabilities, classified by severity, are not only useful in the […]

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RSA Conference 2016 highlights

The Acunetix team has returned from a successful trip to San Francisco where they exhibited at RSA Conference 2016. This week-long conference was attended by over 30,000 security professionals. Chris Martin, General Manager; Nicholas Sciberras, Product Manager; Ian Muscat, Product Communications Manager and Tamara Naudi, Marketing Coordinator where present to answer enquiries from enterprise customers, […]

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Acunetix voted WindowSecurity.com Readers’ Choice Award winner

LONDON, February 29, 2016 – Leading Windows Security resource site, WindowSecurity.com, announced today that Acunetix Vulnerability Scanner was selected the winner in the Web Application Security category of the WindowSecurity.com Readers’ Choice Awards. “Our Readers’ Choice Awards give visitors to our site the opportunity to vote for the products they view as the very best […]

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What’s new in CVSS version 3

The Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) is an open standard for assessing the severity of security vulnerabilities, designed in such a way that makes it independent from any vendor or industry. In our previous blog post, we discussed CVSS v3 and how Acunetix provides support for it. In this post, we will be exploring CVSS […]

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