Gartner Research

Determining Which Security Vulnerability Scanners to Use for Applications, Databases and Networks

Published: 24 April 2007

ID: G00147830

Analyst(s): John Pescatore, Joseph Feiman

Summary

Database security scanners, application security scanners and network security scanners often get confused. The names sound the same, but the products should be used for different functions.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Application Scanners
    • Advantages
    • Limitations
    • Sample Vendors
  • Database Scanners
    • Advantages
    • Limitations
    • Sample Vendors
  • Network Scanners
    • Advantages
    • Limitations
    • Sample Vendors
  • Conclusion

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