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Rapid7 Blog

InsightAppSec  

Single-Page Applications: The Journey So Far

While modern web application technology has made apps more useful, it's also made them harder to secure.…

Rapid7 Acquires Leading Web Application Security Provider, tCell

Today, Rapid7 announced the acquisition of tCell, a leading provider of web application threat defense and monitoring. We are so excited to have tCell join the Rapid7 family!…

New Features: Rapid7 Launches Public API For InsightAppSec

Rapid7 is pleased to announce the newest addition to your application security toolkit on the Rapid7 Insight platform: the public API in our DAST solution, InsightAppSec.…

Faster Prod at the Expense of Security? 2018 ‘Under the Hoodie’ Reveals Gaps in Applications

As part of this year's "Under the Hoodie" report, we identified the latest web application security risks companies are facing today.…

Scan Management with InsightAppSec: There’s More to Application Security than Long Lists of Vulnerabilities

Knowing what you are scanning, how often, and with how much success is vital to knowing your vulnerability data is accurate, up-to-date, and reflects your security position. InsightAppSec can help.…

In Our Customers’ Words: Why Mastering Application Security Basics Matters

In a recent conversation with a Rapid7 application security customer, I was reminded how much of a security practitioner’s day can be consumed by troubleshooting buggy tools and manually executing the same tasks over and over again (needlessly, may I add). As much as…

New InsightAppSec Releases: Compliance Reports and the AppSec Toolkit

Things are always brewing in Rapid7 product development. Today, we’re excited to announce several exciting new features in InsightAppSec, our cloud-powered application security testing solution for modern web apps. These include: Custom reports for PCI, HIPAA, SOX, and OWASP 2017 compliance requirements PDF report…

How to Scan Your Own Application with the InsightAppSec Free Trial

We think this is pretty sweet news. You asked, we built it—now you can scan one of your own applications with an InsightAppSec trial! But before you start scanning your own application with the InsightAppSec free trial, you’ll need to validate your application’…

Making the Dream Work: Teaming with Dev for Safer Production Apps

So you’ve read the reports outlining how important it is for developers and security teams to work together to build web applications quickly and securely, you’ve scoured the web and have researched the importance of building a web application program at your organization,…

3 Questions to Ask When Prioritizing Web Application Vulnerabilities

Dynamic application security testing (DAST) often results in a constantly evolving list of security vulnerabilities. When scanning a web application in production or in an active testing environment, issues can crop up as quickly as changes happen within the app. And when exposed to the…

The 4 Big Differences Between Network Security and Web Application Security

Tomato, tomato, potato, potato, network security and web application security. Two things that may seem similar, they are actually quite different. Network security (also known as vulnerability assessment or vulnerability management) has been around for quite some time and is something most security practitioners today…

Fast and Secure SDLC: 4 Barriers to Tackle for Better Web Application Security

It’s been months in the making. It promises to generate new revenue for the business. And there’s one team that hasn’t seen it yet. We’re talking about your shiny new web application. Back in the day, it used to be that…

InsightAppSec Feature Highlights: On-Premise Engines, JIRA Integration, and More

Powerful Yet Simple DAST Scanning Gets Even Better InsightAppSec, Rapid7’s cloud-powered web application security testing solution, has added three powerful new features: On-premise scan engines JIRA integration Scan Activity view Test Your Internal Applications and Reduce Your Risk Web application security testing shouldn’t…