From the Fall 2018 Issue

SCANNERS and CONSULTANTS and PEN TESTS Oh My!

Caroline Wong
VP of Security Strategy Cobalt

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In a world with so many AppSec solutions, it can be tricky to decipher your options. For software security testing alone, there are several different options and hundreds of tools to choose from. This article looks at three of the main security testing options available: scanners, consultants, and Pen Testing as a Service.

1. Scanners
Scanners automatically discover vulnerabilities in web applications, enabling scalability to some parts of what was previously a manual effort. The “system” tested by the vulnerability scanner can be a single computer, multiple computers, network connectivity devices, applications, or services.

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