Integrating Acunetix 360 with Slack

Slack is a team messaging system that enables enterprise teams to communicate across a series of dedicated project or department channels via messaging and calls.

For further information, see What Systems Does Acunetix 360 Integrate With?.

How to Configure Acunetix 360 for Slack Integration
  1. Go to Sending messages using Incoming Webhooks and scroll down to the Create a Slack app section.

  1. Click Create your Slack app. The Create a Slack app dialog is displayed.

  1. In the App Name field, enter an app name.
  2. From the Development Slack Workspace dropdown, select a workspace. (If you are not currently signed in to the Slack workspace you want to integrate, select Sign in to another workspace from the dropdown.)
  3. Click Create App.
  4. In the Basic Information page, click Incoming Webhook.

  1. Switch the Activate Incoming Web Hooks status to 'On'.

  1. Click Add New Webhook to Workspace.

  1. From the Where should [AppName] post? dropdown, you can select an option.
  2. From the Where should test post?, select the channel or contacts you want to connect to on the nextscreen.
  3. Click Allow. A webhook URL specific to your link will be created.

  1. In the Webhook URL field, click Copy. (You will need this URL later.)
  2. Log in to Acunetix 360.
  3. From the main menu, click Integration, then New Integration.

  1. From the Communication section, click Slack. The New Slack Integration window is displayed.

  1. Copy and paste the WebHook Url you created in Slack into the WebHook URL field in Acunetix 360.
  2. Click Create Sample Issue to confirm that Acunetix 360 can connect to the configured system and create a sample issue.

  1. Click Save.
How to Export Reported Vulnerabilities to Projects in Slack

There are several ways to send issues to Slack with Acunetix 360:

  • Once notifications have been configured, you can configure Acunetix 360 to automatically send vulnerabilities after scanning has been completed (see How to Configure a Notification to Report Vulnerabilities to an Issue Tracking System).
  • You can send one or more issues the Issues window:
  • You must have Manage Issue permission,
  • From the main menu, select Issues, then All Issues. The Issues window is displayed.
  • Select one or more issues you want to send. Click Send To, then  Slack.

  • A popup is displayed, with a link to the issue you have sent to Slack. If there is an error, this information will be displayed instead.
  • You can send an issue from the Recent Scans window:
  • From the main menu, click Scans then Recent Scans.

  • Next to the relevant scan, click Report. The report is displayed.
  • Scroll down to the Technical Report section.
  • From the list of detected vulnerabilities, click to select an issue and display its details.

  • Click Send To, then Slack. If you have previously submitted this vulnerability to Slack, it will already be accessible. You cannot submit the same issue twice.

 

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