How-To's IntelliJ IDEA Security

Leverage Open-Source Code with Confidence

The pace of software development is accelerating and the cost of weak code security (vulnerabilities) can be really high. That’s why mitigating vulnerability risks is a must for everyday development.

For a while now, JetBrains IntelliJ IDEA has featured the Dependency Checker plugin powered by Checkmarx. The plugin identifies vulnerable packages and helps you secure your app before deployment, when it is too late to protect your code.  

How does it work in practice? Mala Gupta, together with guests Or Chen and Guy Lyuboshits from Checkmarx invite you to see what Checkmarx Dependency Checker looks like in action. Join us during our next live stream on Wednesday, August 31, at 5:00 pm CEST / 3:00 pm UTC.

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Session abstract

The JetBrains Dependency Checker plugin powered by Checkmarx helps you leverage open-source code with confidence. Learn how the plugin integrates with IntelliJ IDEA to let you know if the open-source code you are including is vulnerable and see how it provides detailed information about vulnerabilities and suggested fixes. Join your JetBrains host and Checkmarx guests for a tour of the Dependency Checker and insight into what goes on behind the curtains to power the plugin.

Your presenter and host

Guy Lyuboshits

Guy is an experienced Research Lead at Checkmarx, with 9 years of R&D experience across a variety of security fields, including OS internals, network, and application security. This broad experience has made Guy a big believer in solutions which embrace a holistic approach to cybersecurity by incorporating multiple disciplines, including Checkmarx One. Guy currently takes part in many innovative projects at Checkmarx, leading them from the early stages of analyzing customer requirements, through hands-on PoC processes, and on to production adoption.

Or Chen

Or has been in cybersecurity for the past 13 years, primarily as a passionate developer and development leader. Or’s ability to interact with multiple communities – internal, ecosystem, and customer – has been pivotal in his success as a product leader. Most recently, Or’s passion for open-source has played a large role in his leadership of Software Composition Analysis at Checkmarx over the last 4 years. Or is also a true geek and huge Star Wars fan.

Mala Gupta

Mala Gupta

Mala works as a Java Developer Advocate with JetBrains. A Java Champion, she has authored multiple books with Manning, Packt, and O’Reilly Publications. She has 20 years of experience in the software industry and is a frequent speaker at international industry conferences. She actively supports Java certification as a path to career advancement and co-leads Delhi JUG and Women Who Code Delhi.

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