User Guide

This section provides a brief guide on how to get started with the RIPS dashboard. Each section includes references to the documented topics which provide a more detailed explanation.

Account Setup

This section will cover how to activate and login to your account

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Start by clicking the link sent to you via email. This link will send you to the RIPS dashboard activation page. Once at the activation page you will be prompted for a new username and password for your account.

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After you have successfully activated your account, you will be redirected to the RIPS Dashboard login page. You will be prompted for your username and the password you specified in the activation step.

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Password Reset

To reset the password on your account you can visit the forgot password page by clicking the "Forgot Password" button found on the login page. You will be prompted for your account username and email. You containing then receive an email containing a link to the reset password page.

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Dashboard Overview

After successfully logging in you will be redirect to the main RIPS dashboard page. There are 3 main sections to the RIPS dashboard: main content section, sidebar, and the topbar.

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Main Content

The main content section is where information and settings for applications, scans, and issues will be displayed. The layout of this section will change depending on the content being viewed.

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The sidebar section is where you will navigate between applications, scans, and issues. Functionality is provided to better filter and search this content. You will also find a link to scan a new application.

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The topbar section will provide a way to navigate to your account, team, and analysis settings. You will also find a link to start a new scan, and info on any currently running scans if available.

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Starting a Scan

Starting a new scan will consist of adding a new application or selecting from an existing application, setting scan settings, and waiting for the scan to process.

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Applications refer to deployment units that you want to scan for security issues. For example, the website, web-shop, and the intranet of a company would pose three different applications in most cases.

For information on how to add a new application please see the Adding Applications page.

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Scans + Rescans

Scans refer to the analysis of an application at a certain point in time. Most often, each scan will represent a new version of the application being scanned.

Once you have added your first application you will be able to start scanning for security issues. For more information on starting a scan see the Starting a Scan page.

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Reviewing Scan Results

After the scan has completed you will be able to navigate to, and review any issues found.


The scan summary shows the overall risk state, severity and vulnerability statistics, as well as related industry standards.

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Issues will display info on the insecure code including a vulnerability summary, affected code lines, and a description of the issue type.

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You can filter detected security issues by issue type, severity, file, review type and more.

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Detected security issues can be exported to a PDF, CSV or JIRA file.

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