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Gartner recognizes Acunetix as a Challenger for Application Security Testing in 2015

Gartner recognizes Acunetix as a Challenger

Acunetix Receives 2nd highest product score for Manual Web Penetration Testing in Gartner’s 2015 Critical Capabilities for Application Security Testing Report

Gartner, Inc., the leading provider of research and analysis on the global information technology industry, has recognized Acunetix as a challenger, assigning Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner a score of 4.36 out of 5.0 in the Manual Web Penetration Testing Use Case, in Gartner’s most recent Critical Capabilities for Application Security Testing Report.

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Acunetix Network Scans defend against Trojans & Backdoors

Acunetix Online Vulnerability Scanner (OVS) includes a network security scanner which performs over 35,000 network vulnerability checks on your perimeter servers.   Acunetix OVS can audit all aspects of the perimeter, including operating systems, firewalls, routers, switches and any services exposed on the internet. Each network scan includes a full port scan and a scan for Trojan Horses.   Read More…

Alliance Offers Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner (WVS) and the Online Vulnerability Scanner (OVS).

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Scan for ShellShock with Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner

ShellShock, dubbed the BIG BUG of 2014, is causing a huge stir in the IT community, with researchers still getting to grips with the damage caused. Also referred to as the BASH Bug, this vulnerability has been assigned the highest CVSS score of 10, a score that not even the notorious HeartBleed achieved. The high score is more than warranted since this Bourne-again Shell vulnerability is very easy to exploit allowing pretty much any script kiddie to take control of a vulnerable server and execute arbitrary code. Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner (WVS) has already been updated to identify web servers vulnerable to ShellShock while Acunetix Online Vulnerability Scanner (OVS) has been updated to detect ShellShock on perimeter servers. Users of the most recent Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner (WVS) version will be prompted to install an update next time they start Acunetix WVS. Older version users with upgrade entitlement can also get the latest build of Acunetix WVS by downloading it from here and installing it over the current system (backup recommended).

If you don’t have Acunetix, Alliance offers the Acunetix licensing and Acunetix training.