IBM AppScan Enterprise Foundations



IBM AppScan Enterprise is a powerful tool that enables organizations to mitigate application security risk, strengthen application security program management initiatives, and achieve regulatory compliance. This course gives you a foundation in the basics of AppScan enterprise. Depending on you user role, you can learn how to install ASE, administer the product, use the product to discover vulnerabilities in your web applications, and review results to remediate these vulnerabilities.


  • AppScan Enterprise administrators
  • Security experts
  • QuickScan users
  • Executives
  • Other professionals new to AppScan Enterprise


  • Knowledge of web application security
  • Familiarity with Internet technologies including HTTP, SQL, and JavaScript
  • Windows administration experience

Learning Objectives

  • How AppScan Enterprise discovers security vulnerabilities
  • Plan for and install AppScan Enterprise in your environment
  • Create and manage AppScan Enterprise users and groups
  • Customize user settings
  • Manage AppScan Enterprise folders and permissions
  • Use the application view to manage scanned applications
  • Configure administration settings to meet organizational requirements
  • Configure test policies that meet your security needs
  • Create dynamic scans that discover application vulnerabilities
  • Create QuickScan templates AppScan Enterprise users can utilize to efficiently scan their websites
  • Use QuickScan to configure a scan quickly
  • Schedule scans that regularly monitor enterprise applications
  • Use report packs and scan results to discover and analyze scan information in detail
  • Use verbose logs and other critical logs to troubleshoot scans and resolve common problems, errors, and pain points

  1. AppScan Enterprise Overview
  2. Installing AppScan Enterprise
  3. Managing Users
  4. Navigating ASE and Configuring User Preferences
  5. Managing ASE Folders
  6. Managing Applications
  7. Administering AppScan Enterprise
  8. Managing Test Policies
  9. Creating and Configuring a Dynamic Scan
  10. Creating Scan Templates
  11. Creating QuickScan Jobs
  12. Using Report Packs
  13. Reviewing ASE Results
  14. Troubleshooting