Dynamic Analysis Glossary of Terms

Dynamic Analysis

This table of terms helps you understand the basic concepts and terminology we use when scanning with Dynamic Analysis.

The goal of Dynamic Analysis is to scan your web applications for vulnerabilities. A Dynamic Analysis is a container of one or more URLs. Each Dynamic Analysis has a default configuration that you can customize. You can also configure application-specific settings for each URL, such as login settings.

Table. Glossary of Terms
Term Definition
Dynamic Analysis The scan of one or more URLs.
Dynamic Analysis Blacklist A list of URLs that you do not want the Dynamic Analysis to scan.
Note: The URLs that you blacklist at the URL-specific level take precedence over the URLs in this blacklist. For example, if you blacklist a URL in your URL configuration, but not in the configuration of the whole Dynamic Analysis, the URL configuration blacklist determines which URLs are scanned or not.
Dynamic Analysis Configuration The general configuration settings for a Dynamic Analysis. It includes blacklisted URLs and user agent strings.
URL Configuration The detailed configuration of a specific URL in an occurrence of a Dynamic Analysis. It includes URL blacklists and allowed hosts, login settings, user agent details, and contact information.
Vulnerability An exploitable weakness found during a Dynamic Analysis scan.