Security Compliance with Static Code Analysis

22 Dec 2016 by Daniel Peeren

Compliance

Compliance describes the adherence to regulations and commitments organizations have to fulfill in certain sectors. Security is an integral part of many regulations. In general, a company is compliant if a snapshot of the current security arrangements meets a specific set of requirements. These requirements are defined by several regulatory organizations or standards, for example PCI DSS, HIPAA, or the ISO27k-series. If your company is bound to - or would like to - comply to these standards, read on and learn how the security requirements can be achived with a SAST tool.

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Continuous Integration - Jenkins at your service

18 Dec 2016 by Daniel Peeren

Continous Integration Jenkins

Continuous integration (CI) is a powerful tool to increase the quality of software and to save valuable time in the development process. An integral aspect of continuous integration is the automated testing of source code to reduce the likelihood of risks, bugs, and errors. In order to assist developers in writing secure code, it is possible to connect the sophisticated security analysis of RIPS into existing CI tools. In this post, we will introduce our plugin for Jenkins, one of the most popular automation platforms in the world, that can automatically warn you whenever a new security issue is introduced to your code base.

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Rescanning Applications with RIPS

11 Dec 2016 by Daniel Peeren

Rescans

After an automated security analysis of an application with RIPS, the application can be rescanned again. Within another round of security analysis, implemented patches can be verified or the analysis settings of the previous scan can be refined. In todays calendar post, we are introducing some of the rescanning and reviewing features of RIPS based on an example and see how rescanning works and what benefits it brings.

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