Rapid7 Insight AppSec Connector

Learn how to integrate Rapid7 Insight AppSec into the Vulcan platform.

Updated over a week ago


Rapid7 Insight AppSec performs black-box security testing to automate identification, triage vulnerabilities, prioritize actions, and remediate application risk.

User Permissions and Prerequisites

Configure the Rapid7 Insight AppSec Connector

  1. Log in to your Vulcan Cyber dashboard and go to Connectors.

  2. Click on Add a Connector.

  3. Click on the Rapid7 Insight AppSec icon.

  4. Enter the following information into the connector setup page:

    • Server URL

    • API Key

  5. Click the Test Connectivity button to verify that Vulcan Cyber can connect to your Rapid7 Insight AppSec instance, then click Create (or Save Changes).

  6. Allow some time for the sync to complete. You can review the sync status under Log.

  7. To confirm the sync is complete, navigate to the Connectors tab to check the sync status. Once the Rapid7 Insight AppSec icon shows Connected, the connection is complete.

Fields Mapping - DAST - Websites

Rapid7 Insight AppSec field

Vulcan field

Value Example

Root cause URL

Asset name



Asset type

Vulnerability URL

Asset Pages - Name

App description

Rapid7 app ID

Asset detail

Rapid7 Tags, rapid7 app name

Asset tags (Rapid7 app name)

Module type

Vulnerability title

See example

CVSS score

Vulnerability score

Credentials over an insecure channel


Vulnerability description

module id, detailed description, references

Vulnerability details

"Fix from Rapid7 InsightAppSec"

Fix - Title


Fix - Description


Fix - Reference

CVSS3 vector, rapid7 severity, root cause method, root cause parameter

Assets - Vulnerability connection

Vulnerability URL value example:

App Description value example:

Rapid7 tags value example:

Fix title value example in Rapid7:

Vulnerability Status Mapping

Rapid7 Insight AppSec Status

Vulcan Status

Unreviewed, Verified, Duplicate




False positive

Ignored - false positive


Ignored risk acknowledged

Vulnerability Score mapping

Rapid7 Insight AppSec Score

Vulcan Score



Locate Rapid7 Insight AppSec vulnerabilities in the Vulcan Platform

As Rapid7 Insight AppSec discovers vulnerabilities, the Vulcan Platform connector imports those vulnerabilities for reporting and action. You can view vulnerabilities via Connector by using the relevant filter:

  1. Open the Vulcan Platform dashboard and navigate to the Vulnerabilities. Click on the Search or filter vulnerabilities search box, scroll to the Vulnerability Source option, and click to filter by the vulnerability source.

  2. Locate Rapid7 Insight AppSec on the vulnerability source/Connector list and click to filter results.

  3. Click on any vulnerability to view further information.

Locate Rapid7 Insight AppSec assets in the Vulcan Platform

To locate all synced hosts, images, and cloud resource assets from Rapid7 Insight AppSec.

  1. In the Vulcan Cyber platform, navigate to Assets > Websites tab.

  2. Click on the Search or filter websites input box and select Connector from the drop-down selection.

  3. Locate the Rapid7 Insight AppSec option to view all synced assets.

Automate actions in the Vulcan Platform

Take advantage of the automation capabilities of Vulcan Cyber and the Rapid7 Insight AppSec connector.

Click here to learn how to create automation in the Vulcan Cyber Platform.

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