Web security testing

Webdesign  |  Filip Podstavec

How is the web doing in terms of security for its users? What are the gaps and what should be focused on? Marketing Miner uses two sources for this: Google Safe Browsing, through which it tests if there was any malware found on a domain and Mozilla Observatory, which tests several aspects of web security.

Step 1

Domain selection for the check

A user first creates a list of domains that he wants to check security for. This list will then be inserted into the Domain miners input:

Insert domains for security testing

He then clicks on Select miners.

Step 2

Miner selection

In the second step a user selects the miner Security testing and clicks on Get data.

Step 3

Output analysis

The output for the user will be in form of a report with an overview of security of inserted domains and their rankings ( A to F, where F is the worst security ranking). In case of any problems, a user can go to a complete output of testing from the tool. That output can look like this:

Example of the output report

Column description

Contains MallwareTest from Google Safe Browsing, which tests if there is any malware on the domain.
GradeRanking from A to F (F = the worst) of the overall security testing from Mozilla Observatory
ScoreScore (a different type of a grade expression) of security evaluation from Mozilla Observatory
Tests FailedNumber of security tests in which a domain failed according to Mozilla Observatory
Tests PassedNumber of security tests in which a domain passed according to Mozilla Observatory
URL to scanURL with the details about testing in Mozilla Observatory
Filip Podstavec

Filip Podstavec

Filip is Marketing Miner CEO. His daily food are innovations and new link building & SEO techniques. As a consultant he has more than 10 years of experience.

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