Articles by Robert Abela
URL Rewrite Rules and Web Vulnerability Scanners
URL Rewrite Rules have become extremely popular in web applications but many web vulnerability scanners fall short of automatically scan such websites. Read this article to learn more on why typical web vulnerability scanners are unable to scan websites which use URL rewrite rules and what Netsparker did to allow users to easily and automatically scan websites with URL rewrite technology enabled.
Why QA Pros Should Be More Involved in Web Security
Netsparker Scan Policies Feature Highlight Video
Scan policies in Netsparker allow you to save a specific Netsparker configuration setup so you do not have to configure the scanner each time you scan a different web application, thus saving a lot of time and improving your productivity. By using Scan Policies you can also specify which type of vulnerability checks should be launched during an automated web vulnerability scan.
What Can We Learn from Ebay Hack Attack?
ebay just confirmed that one of its services has been hacked and malicious hackers managed to get their hands on a database that contain sensitive user information such as usernames and passwords. Could such attack have been avoided? This article explains what happened and highlights a number of web security best practices to avoid having your websites and web applications hacked.
Is Your Web Vulnerability Scanner Approved by PCI?
Are Your Web Applications Vulnerable to Heartbleed SSL Vulnerability?
The Heartbleed vulnerability allows malicious hackers to access sensitive information such as users credentials and the web server private key from a web server’s memory. Scan your websites and web applications with Netsparker Web Application Security Scanner to check if they are vulnerable to the Heartbleed SSL vulnerability.
Netsparker Chosen as Finalist in Red Herring Top 100 Europe Awards
Netsparker has always been an innovator in the web application security industry. It developed the first false positive free web vulnerability scanner, it simplified the process of detecting web application vulnerabilities and much more. Thanks to this approach Netsparker is leaving an imprint in such industry hence it has been chosen as a finalist in the Red Herring Top 100 European Awards.
Understand Your Web Application Better with Netsparker Knowledge Base Nodes
Apart from identifying web application vulnerabilities, to do a complete security audit of a website or web application you also need to understand the web application and know about all the components, objects and scripts used on the web application. During a scan, Netsparker will record all of these details and present them to the user in the Knowledge Base nodes.
2013/2014 Web Vulnerability Scanners Comparison – Netsparker Confirmed as a Market Leader
In the 2013/2014 web vulnerability scanners comparison by Shay Chen, where he compared around 63 web vulnerabilities scanners Netsparker Web Application Security Scanner emerged as a market leader in the web application security industry, even though it is the youngest contender. Read this article for more information about the comparison of these automated web security tools.
Netsparker Exhibited at RSA Conference 2014
Is Your Web Vulnerability Scanner Uncovering All Vulnerabilities?
In just 3 years and 1 month Netsparker published 47 advisories to prove that Netsparker Web Application Security Scanner has one of the best web application vulnerability detection rate. Can your automated web vulnerability scanner identify all the vulnerabilities on your web applications and websites or not?