April 2016 – Netsparker Enterprise Update

A highlight of what is new, improved and fixed in this April 2016 update of Netsparker Enterprise online web application security scanner.

This is an archive post from the Netsparker (now Invicti) blog. Please note that the content may not reflect current product names and features in the Invicti offering.

Earlier on today we updated Netsparker Enterprise online web application security scanner. This update includes new features and functionality, new security checks, several improvements and bug fixes. This post highlights what is new and improved in this April 2016 update of Netsparker Enterprise.

  1. New Pause and Resume web security scans functionality,
  2. Support for automated crawling and scanning of parameter-based navigation websites,
  3. New setting that allows users to specify file extensions of the files that should be text parsed by the scanner,
  4. Added Smart DFS heuristic technology to the DOM parser for more efficient scanning of DOM objects,
  5. Improved the XSS security checks,
  6. A few new web security checks.

For a complete list of all the improvements, bug fixes and what is new and improved in update 20160411 of Netsparker Enterprise please refer to the online scanner's changelog.

Ferruh Mavituna

About the Author

Ferruh Mavituna - Founder, Strategic Advisor

Ferruh Mavituna is the founder and CEO of Invicti Security, a world leader in web application vulnerability scanning. His professional obsessions lie in web application security research, automated vulnerability detection, and exploitation features. He has authored several web security research papers and tools and delivers animated appearances at cybersecurity conferences and on podcasts. Exuberant at the possibilities open to organizations by the deployment of automation, Ferruh is keen to demonstrate what can be achieved in combination with Invicti’s award-winning products, Netsparker and Acunetix.