Deploying AcuSensor

Acunetix AcuSensor increases the accuracy of an Acunetix scan by improving the crawling, detection and reporting of vulnerabilities, while decreasing false positives. Acunetix AcuSensor can be used on .NET, JAVA and PHP web applications.

Deploying the AcuSensor Agent

NOTE: Deploying the AcuSensor Agent is optional. Acunetix is still best in class as a black-box scanner, but the AcuSensor Agent improves accuracy and vulnerability results when scanning .NET, JAVA and PHP web applications.

The unique Acunetix AcuSensor Technology identifies more vulnerabilities than a black-box Web Application Scanner while generating less false positives. In addition, it indicates exactly where vulnerabilities are detected in your code and reports debug information.

Acunetix AcuSensor requires an agent to be deployed on your website. This agent is generated uniquely for each website for security reasons. From the configuration of each Target, change to the General tab, and toggle the AcuSensor option. From here, you can download the AcuSensor generated for the Target. Choose between the .NET, JAVA or PHP AcuSensor agent, depending on the web technology used on your site, and proceed with the deployment steps described in the following sections.

Screenshot – Acunetix AcuSensor configuration

Use one of the following links for instructions on how to install AcuSensor on your website.


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