Acunetix Integrated with OpenVAS for Network Pentest

Acunetix, the pioneer in automated web application security software, has announced that all versions of the Acunetix Vulnerability Scanner now support network security scanning. Network security scans are possible thanks to the seamless integration of Acunetix with the powerful OpenVAS security solution. Until now, network security scanning functionality was available only in Acunetix Online.
“No matter the size of your business, you use multiple security measures to alleviate different types of risks. Your security strategy must always include both web security scans and network security scans. And it makes it so much easier and much more efficient if you can do the two together using a single integrated tool,” said Nicolas Sciberras, CTO.
There are many advantages of running network security scans in Acunetix. Having a single integrated dashboard with both web and network vulnerabilities gives the best possible risk visibility and saves a lot of time and effort. Network scans may also benefit from other Acunetix features, such as issue tracker integration and comprehensive reporting.

More Features in the Latest Build

OpenVAS integration is introduced as part of the latest Acunetix version 12 build (build 12.0.190515149). This new build also includes:
  • Support for IPv6
  • Improved usage of machine resources
  • Added support for Selenium scripts as import files
  • Multiple vulnerability checks for SAP
  • Unauthorized access detection for Redis and Memcached
  • Source code disclosure for Ruby and Python

Further details can be seen here.
Irfan Shakeel
irfan shakeel, the founder of ehacking project, he also hosts classes at eh academy. he has found many vulnerabilities in the world’s known platforms, he has been providing it security training since 2010. you might have read his articles and opinion on ibm developers, infosec institute, alienvault, eh academy and other known blogs. follow him on twitter, linkedin and quora.

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