Infographic highlighting the State of Security for Open Source Web Applications 2018

State of Security for Open Source Web Applications 2018

| | open source
Each year, we publish a set of statistics summarizing the vulnerabilities we find in open source web applications. Our tests form part of Netsparker's quality assurance practices, during which we scan thousands of web applications and websites. This helps us to add to our security checks and continuously improve the ... Read More
Block diagram of a shared WordPress hosting setup

The different WordPress web hosting types and their pros & cons

There are many things to consider when looking for a web host for your WordPress website or multisite network. But the first decision you have to make before you look into the specifics is determine the the type of WordPress web host do you need for your website, of which ... Read More
Ferruh Mavituna Is Interviewed About Web App Security

Ferruh Mavituna Is Interviewed About Web App Security

| | interview, Podcast
Ferruh Mavituna, Netsparker Founder and CEO, was interviewed by Pulitzer-winning journalist and cybersecurity influencer Byron V. Acohido in May 2018 for the website The Last Watchdog on Privacy & Security. Over the course of their podcast, they discussed why 'digital transformation' makes web applications security paramount, and the position of ... Read More
Sumeru Solutions – Netsparker Case Study

Sumeru Solutions – Netsparker Case Study

| | case-study, interview
"We like Netsparker not only because it is able to be configured quickly, but also the scans themselves are completed quickly, reliably and without false positives (a large timesaver in and of itself)." Scanning web applications at scale is arguably one of the more confronting challenges for any web security ... Read More
Netsparker Cloud Single Sign-On Support

May 2018 Netsparker Update – New plans, UI & Single Sign-on Support

Last year we released a Netsparker update on an almost monthly basis. This year we’ve been a little quieter, but we have not been sitting still. We have been working on a major update that we're delighted to be able to announce today – the new Netsparker Team and Enterprise ... Read More
Netsparker Plans & Editions Integration

Netsparker Plans & Editions Integration

| | integration
There are two editions of the Netsparker web application security scanner: Netsparker Desktop – an on-premises, single user Windows application Netsparker Cloud – a multi-user enterprise and scalable solution available as a hosted and on-premises solution Both editions use our unique Proof-Based Scanning technology and though they are different, they ... Read More
Netsparker Cloud Single Sign-On Support

Netsparker and Single Sign-On Support

The Netsparker web application security solution is designed to be an integral part of the Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) environment: developers commit new code or updates, then Netsparker Cloud automatically scans the commits and reports any identified issues, ensuring the applications are secure before they are moved to a live ... Read More
Ferruh Mavituna Talks About Security in the SDLC on Paul's Security Weekly Podcast

Ferruh Mavituna Talks About Security in the SDLC on Paul’s Security Weekly Podcast

Ferruh Mavituna, Founder and CEO of Netsparker, was interviewed by Paul Asadoorian and host Larry Pesce for Paul's Security Weekly #557, with Jeff Man joining them via Skype. They talked about the role of dynamic web application testing (DAST) within the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC). After explaining what the ... Read More
Sharing WordPress logins

WordPress security issues caused by sharing WordPress login details

A WordPress security best practice that is easy to implement is having a unique WordPress login (username and password) for every person who accesses your website or multisite network. Sharing the same WordPress login details with groups of people can lead to a number of security issues and increases the ... Read More
Who Answered the GDPR Survey?

Netsparker Surveys US Based C-Levels on GDPR Compliance

| | eu, GDPR, regulations
On May 25, 2018, all businesses that handle the Personal Data of EU-based citizens are required to be GDPR compliant. Otherwise they they risk a fine of up to $20 million or 4% of their annual revenue, whichever is higher. Since the EU's population is over half a billion, the ... Read More