This topic describes the benefits of Cloud Security Scanner.

Detects a wide range of risks

Cloud Security Scanner can detect a wide range of website vulnerabilities, including weak passwords, illicit content such as terrorism and adult content, website defacement, drive-by downloads, hidden links, and spams. Cloud Security Scanner supports the following content formats: source code, text, and images. It also uses white hat attacks to detect risks in assets that are associated with Cloud Security Scanner. This helps you avoid security breaches caused by vulnerabilities in the associated assets.

High detection accuracy

Cloud Security Scanner uses Web 2.0 dynamic crawlers to dynamically parse links and crawl webpages more accurately, comprehensively, and deeply. Up to 90% of the plug-ins are developed based on penetration test experience. The multiple built-in validation rules also increase the detection accuracy. Cloud Security Scanner is integrated with decision-making, target detection, and model memorization technologies, which guarantee high accuracy of scan results.

Quick response

Cloud Security Scanner uses a scalable cluster architecture that allows you to quickly scale out scan engine clusters as needed. This helps you adjust the scan performance elastically. The efficient processing engine can process one billion images every day and quickly detect images that contain illicit content. Alibaba Cloud experts provide technical support 24/7 to help you detect latest vulnerabilities, and verify and fix detected vulnerabilities.

Easy to use features

You do not need to install the service. To use the service, register an Alibaba Cloud account and purchase Cloud Security Scanner. You do not need to manually upgrade the service. Vulnerability libraries and risk assessment algorithms are updated in real time. You can log on to the Cloud Security Scanner console to dispatch scan tasks, check the task progress, and view scan reports. Scan results and alerts are sent to you in real time. You can run an unlimited number of scan tasks before the service expires.