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By Andrew Garcia  |  Posted 2005-09-19 Print this article Print

Evaluation Shortlist Kavado Inc.s ScanDo The future seems worrisome for this application scanning product because Protegrity Corp. (which recently acquired Kavado) seems more interested in its Defiance TMS platform than ScanDo (

Manual penetration tests Leveraging open-source tools such as Nessus ( and Nikto ( and applying a lot of elbow grease can provide good results

Watchfires AppScan Audit Boasts improved attacks and simulation capabilities (

SPI Dynamics WebInspect Adaptive agent technology strives to limit false positives (

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Andrew cut his teeth as a systems administrator at the University of California, learning the ins and outs of server migration, Windows desktop management, Unix and Novell administration. After a tour of duty as a team leader for PC Magazine's Labs, Andrew turned to system integration - providing network, server, and desktop consulting services for small businesses throughout the Bay Area. With eWEEK Labs since 2003, Andrew concentrates on wireless networking technologies while moonlighting with Microsoft Windows, mobile devices and management, and unified communications. He produces product reviews, technology analysis and opinion pieces for, eWEEK magazine, and the Labs' Release Notes blog. Follow Andrew on Twitter at andrewrgarcia, or reach him by email at

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