Threats, Vulnerabilities, and Risks.. Acunetix Explains the Difference!

Over 3,000 companies worldwide trust Acunetix to protect their assets, align with their policies, and integrate with the development lifecycle. Acunetix brings an extensive feature set of automated penetration testing tools, enabling security analysts to perform a complete vulnerability assessment and repair detected issues.

What is the difference between threats, vulnerabilities, and risks?

Threats are cybersecurity circumstances or events that may potentially cause harm by way of their outcome.

Vulnerabilities simply refer to weaknesses in a system. They make threat outcomes possible and potentially even more dangerous.

Risk refers to the combination of threat probability and loss/impact.

How can Acunetix help your customers with threats, vulnerabilities, and risks?

Acunetix finds the vulnerabilities for your customers: web vulnerabilities, misconfigurations, weak passwords, and any other potential weaknesses in their web resources. However, they also describe potential threats and automatically assesses the risks. Acunetix is a complete web vulnerability assessment and management tool.

What can Acunetix do for your customers?

  • Find vulnerabilities in their websites and web APIs
  • Fix identified security issues to avoid breaches
  • Prevent hazards at the earliest stages of the SDLC

All in all, web security is an all-out-war: your customers against the criminals. And it seems that your customers are losing because they are not able to keep up with rapidly evolving threats and not able to automate their security efforts fast enough. Ready to learn more? Click here to talk to the experts!

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