Running Automated Testing

BugBase includes an automated vulnerability detection tool called BATS (BugBase Automated Testing Suite) to identify common security vulnerabilities.


  • Automated Scanning: Schedule scans to run automatically on your assets at regular intervals.

  • Comprehensive Reporting: Receive detailed reports outlining identified vulnerabilities, their severity, and recommended mitigations.

  • Customizable Scans: Tailor scanning parameters to suit the specific needs of your assets.

Getting Started

1. Accessing BATS

  • Log in to your Bugbase dashboard.

  • Navigate to the 'Assets' section.

2. Setting Up Your Assets

  • Click on 'Manage Assets' to input or update the list of assets you want the scanner to analyze. This can include IP addresses, domain names, and other relevant identifiers.

Running a Scan

1. Configure Scan Settings

  • Select the assets you wish to scan from your list.

  • Choose the type of scan from the available list of scans.

2. Start the Scan

  • Once the assets and settings are configured, click on β€˜Start Scan’.

  • You can monitor the progress in the 'Scan Status' section.

Reviewing Scan Results

  • After the scan completes, go to the 'Reports' section to view the results.

  • The report will detail:

    • Vulnerabilities Found: Listing each vulnerability with its description.

    • Severity Ratings: Indicating the urgency of addressing each issue.

    • Remediation Steps: Offering guidance on how to resolve vulnerabilities.

Best Practices

  • Regular Scans: Schedule regular scans to continually assess the security of your assets.

  • Prompt Remediation: Act swiftly on the recommendations provided in the scan reports to mitigate risks.

  • Asset Management: Keep your asset list updated to ensure all critical assets are regularly scanned.

Troubleshooting and Support

  • If you encounter any issues with the scanner or have questions about your scan results, please contact Bugbase support for assistance.

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