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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Activation

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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Login

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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Application Cards

The application cards dashboard is the first screen you will see when you login into RIPS. It provides an overview of the security and quality state of your applications and how it changed over time.

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Security Monitor

The Security Monitor page allows the monitoring of the security state of all applications within RIPS. It can be highly customized with different view types and settings that tailor the results to your required specifications.

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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

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 Create New Application 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 Start A New 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.

Summary

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

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Issues

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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Filter

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

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Export

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

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Further Essential Sections

Analysis Profile

With Analysis Profiles, additional settings for the RIPS engine can be added in order to fine-tune the security analysis specifically to your application.

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License + Quota

Quotas define your license contingent in regard to available scans, supported programming languages, and applications.

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Hotkeys

This section describes all hotkeys that are currently available in our user interface.

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