Detectify vs. Acunetix
Detectify is a solid tool for attack surface monitoring and Acunetix is a dedicated application scanner. They have some common features and some unique traits. Here's a detailed comparison to help you make an educated choice between the two or find out if you need a better alternative.
Detectify vs. Acunetix
The Pentest Tool You Deserve
Pricing on the higher side
The surface monitoring plan by Detectify comes for $289/month. It strengthens the security of your internet-facing assets and detects vulnerabilities and weaknesses.
The functionality and user experience afforded by Detectify for its price are decent.
Pricing not mentioned
Acunetix does not mention its pricing but provides a demo and quote on request.
This solution is mostly preferred by smaller organizations since it isn’t very scalable.
Powerful scanner but weak UI
Detectify offers visibility into your application and network assets and helps you run customized scans at different stages of app development.
It is a fine tool for monitoring attack surfaces across applications and running scans. However, when it comes to vulnerability analysis and management, the user experience could have been better.
A lot of users have pointed at the UI as a weakness.
Fast vulnerability scanning
Acunetix focuses on getting the scan results out quickly. However it doesn't offer vetted scans to ensure zero false positives.
No pentest feature
Detectify doesn't come with a pentest feature. That means it cannot exploit vulnerabilities to find more insights about them or detect issues like business logic errors.
No pentest feature
Acunetix is a dedicated application scanner it does not come with a manual pentest element.
No remediation support
Detectify conducts continuous surface monitoring and it can detect and report vulnerabilities, but when it comes to remediating those vulnerabilities, it doesn't have a support system in place.
Limited remediation support
Acunetix remediation support is mainly limited to detailed reports with detailed steps for remediation that can be taken up by developers for patching.
Detectify integrates with Slack, Jira, and Splunk. You can use their API to connect the tool with your CI/CD pipeline. The procedure could have been easier.
Acunetix web application vulnerability scanning can be integrated within the CI/CD pipeline with GitHub, GitLab, JIRA and Azure.
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Find and fix every single security loophole with our hacker-style pentest.
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With features like continuous vulnerability assessment, scan behind login, and compliance-specific scans, Astra’s Pentest Platform minimizes the effort you need to put into security assessments. It’s like having your own team of security experts 🥷
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We use Astra's Pentest to regularly scan our SaaS for vulnerabilities & ensure we're always securing ourselves proactively. Having access to the latest pentest reports helps our sales team close faster by inspiring confidence in potential customers.
I am very satisfied with the result and the recommendations of the audit report. It was an eye-opener. We were able to optimize the security of the app to meet the expectations of our customers.
Astra helps us become proactive secure and compliant. The platform makes vulnerability scanning & pentests a seamless experience. The automated vulnerability scans & comment collaboration with security engineers are my favourite features.
Frequently Asked Questions
Astra combines automated and manual pentest to offer the most comprehensive security testing solution, without burning a hole into your pocket. The pentest platform integrates easily with your CI/CD pipeline and the intuitive dashboard makes it easy to manage and monitor the vulnerabilities. It is a self-served tool, with excellent remediation support, and an impeccable record.
Yes, a Pentest is an in-depth exercise that requires hours of effort of human & technology resources. That’s why an upfront payment is expected.
Definitely, once you’ve fixed the vulnerabilities you can request a scan simply by clicking a button on your dashboard. Following which, our engineers are notified and they plan a re-scan. If you are a business plan customer, you get a re-scan every month. If you’ve opted for a security audit separately then one re-scan is available to you.
Yes, for sure. We assist your developers in fixing the vulnerabilities reported. Your developer can comment under each vulnerability if they have any questions regarding the fixation process.
- A self-served tool with a capable team behind it to help you with roadblocks.
- Easy integrations with your SDLC.
- Value for money.
- Scan behind login pages.
- Remediation Support
You start seeing vulnerabilities reported by us from the day testing is started. You can ask for support in fixing the vulnerabilities for 30-days, starting from the day our engineers finish testing. During these 30 days, our engineers will be available to work with you or your developers and assist them in fixing bugs via the comment system of our dashboard. At any point, if the engineers feel that there is a need for a chat, they’ll be happy to talk to you over a chat too.
Not at all, the security audit and VAPT are agnostic of the technology stack and work well on all websites.