Going beyond metadata: Why we need static analysis when prioritizing vulnerabilities

Plugins to package managers primarily rely on making recommendations to developers by analyzing build manifests in projects. Metadata analysis is typically insufficient for making quick decisions on whether a project is affected by a security or performance bug. Hundreds of hours goes into testing and manual code reviews to determine whether a project is affected.

“With Endor Labs, the amount of insight security teams could give developers are significant, and they can make the best informed decisions about what to specifically use in their environments.”

David Tsao
CISO, Instacart