Invicti vs. Acunetix
Invicti and Acunetix are both web application vulnerability scanners with features that are common and unique to each. Invicti is a scanning solution more suited for enterprises while Acunetix is preferred by SMEs. Here is a comparison to help you gain a better understanding of both tools.
Invicti vs. Acunetix
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You have to request pricing
Invicti (previously known as Netsparker) does not mention its pricing on the website. Invicti is solution that is opted more by enterprises requiring scalability.
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.
No vetted scans
Invicti does not provide vetted scans for zero false positive assurance. Rather it offers an automated means of proof-based scanning to reduce the number of zero false positives.
The tool is rather slow when scanning larger web applications and takes time to produce results and reports.
No vetted scans
Acunetix does not provide vetting of vulnerability scan results by experts to ensure zero false positives.
However it does offer proof of exploit based technology that reduces the number of zero false positives within a report significantly.
No Manual Pentest
Invicti does not provide pentesting services by expert pentesters. However it does provide automated pentesting services for web applications, and APIs.
No manual pentesting
Acunetix provides automated penetration testing services but not manual pentesting by experts. It is applicable for web applications, services and other APIs.
Adequate remediation support
Invicti offers adequate remediation support in terms of vulnerability resolution.
The reports offered by Netsparker are well detailed with pin-pointed locations of the vulnerabilities and their details to make patching easier.
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.
Invicti scanning and application testing tool allows CI/CD integrations with GitHub, Jira, Splunk and Jenkins.
Acunetix web application vulnerability scanning can be integrated within the CI/CD pipeline with GitHub, GitLab, JIRA and Azure.
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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.
The main role of a VAPT service provider is to reveal all the underlying security vulnerabilities in your website. Always check for:
- # of tests
- VAPT methodology
- Depth of Penetration testing Report
- Video POCs
- Qualification of security engineers