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Category: Languages and Frameworks

How RuboCop Can Secure Your Ruby and Rails Applications

In the last two posts, we covered setting up bundler-audit to identify vulnerable dependencies and brakeman for static code analysis. In this post, we will focus on using RuboCop as static code analyzer for security checks. While RuboCop is known as a linter and formatter, it also comes with some security rules and can be extended with […]

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Using Brakeman to secure your Rails app

In the last article, we talked about using bundler-audit to detect vulnerable dependencies and explored how to best resolve the issues. In this article, we will look into our first Static Application Security Testing (SAST) tool. Tools that perform static analysis, scan your source code and look for certain patterns. They will not execute your […]

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Announcing Golang Support

We are very excited to officially announce support for Go. GuardRails can now identify security issues in any Go repositories on Github! Currently, we support the excellent tool gosec, the Golang Security Checker. To learn more about GuardRails check out our documentation, we also have a dedicated page for remediation advice. A list of supported […]

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Keeping vulnerable dependencies out of your Rails App

Not a single day passes without news coverage of yet another security incident. That makes it clear that writing secure code is an essential skill for software engineers these days. This is the first post in a 3-part series that explores using open-source tools to level up the security of your Ruby and Ruby on […]

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Ruby and Ruby on Rails support for GuardRails released

We are excited to announce our latest language support. With Python and JavaScript already part of the GuardRails family, we are now adding Ruby, to fully cover the modern development stack. This allows you to have your Ruby and Rails application secured while you are working on new features. We will also detect and report […]

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Solidity support for GuardRails released

GuardRails identifies security issues in JavaScript, Python and detects secret keys in your source code. We are excited to announce our latest language support. Since today we support scanning Ethereum smart contracts composed in Solidity. We worked closely with the team behind Mythril to ensure high-quality findings. In parallel, we run solhint to cross-correlate the findings and provide higher […]

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Python support for GuardRails released

We are happy to announce the release of our first language after JavaScript. From today onwards GuardRails supports Python 2.x and Python 3.x. We support Django and Flask applications to make sure your web applications are safe. Our app can handle your Python backend and machine learning projects and ensure you get full coverage during […]

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