Posts by author: Dr. Johannes Dahse

How to Fine-Tune Static Code Analysis - Part 2

12 min read 17 Dec 2019 by Johannes Dahse
Static code analysis is a powerful tool for automated security testing of applications. The more an analysis is tailored to your programming language and individual code, the more efficient and accurate are the results. In the second part of our fine-tuning guide, we dive deeper into our analysis approach and how to fully customize it with 5 advanced settings.

How to Fine-Tune Static Code Analysis - Part 1

10 min read 10 Dec 2019 by Johannes Dahse
A good SAST solution works out-of-the-box for any code base. But there are configurations that help to squeeze the most out of your code analysis. These configurations depend on the logic and environment of your application, as well as on your personal expectations of the scan results. In this blog post, we look at 5 basic options to fine-tune static analysis to your needs.

Java Security Advent Calendar 2019

1 min read 28 Nov 2019 by Johannes Dahse
The December season starts and it is our tradition at RIPS to announce and release a fun security advent calendar. We added support for the popular Java language to RIPS code analysis and hence this year we will give away a daily Java security challenge. Can you spot the vulnerability?

Flyeralarm Secures Web Shop with RIPS

5 min read 14 May 2019 by Johannes Dahse
FLYERALARM, a leading german e-commerce company, expands its strong security layer with RIPS to secure its web shop and customer data. Find out how FLYERALARM saves multiple hours each day with automated security testing - a success story.

5 Best Practices for your SAST Evaluation

11 min read 26 Feb 2019 by Johannes Dahse
Choosing the right solution for automated security testing is hard. A good way is to run a proof of concept (POC) of different vendors so you can verify marketing claims before adding another software to your stack. Our best practices can help to prepare an efficient and thorough evaluation so you can unmask snake oil from cutting-edge technology and make the best choice.