Snyk | Open source application security and scanning tool
Snyk is an open source application security software to automatically find, prioritize and fix web application vulnerability.

Snyk Free Security Software

Find and Fix Vulnerabilities in Open Source Dependencies

Open source web vulnerability scanning tool to find & fix vulnerabilities continuously in dependencies pulled from RubyGems, npm, PyPI, Maven and more

Snyk is CLI build-time security/vulnerability/risk scanning tools supporting Ruby and other languages with many safe defaults. Continuously and automatically finding, fixing and monitoring vulnerabilities in open-source dependencies throughout your development process. Security at scale requires application developers to be the first step in the security process to test website vulnerability. Snyk open source application security helps developers to develop fast and stay secure. Secure all the components of the modern cloud native applications in a single Snyk open source scanning tool. Snyk’s cloud app security platform is purpose built to be easily used by open source developers for secure and risk free development at scale and speed.

Snyk web application security solution is helping developers to use open source dependencies and stay secure. Snyk is free cloud app security software for open source. Snyk automatically find, fix, monitor and prevent vulnerabilities in your Ruby, Node.js, Java, Python and Scala applications. Snyk monitors and tracks vulnerabilities in over 800,000 open source softwares and helps protect over 25,000 applications online. 83 percent of Snyk web application vulnerability scan application users found risks and vulnerabilities in their online applications, and new vulnerabilities are disclosed regularly, putting your application at risk.

System Requirements

In order to install open source Snyk utility CLI tool, you’ll need to install following dependencies and prerequisites:

  • A project with Snyk supported language e.g Ruby
  • Code project using open source packages
  • Project deployed on supported source code management system e.g GitHub
  • Create a Snyk account by visiting to Snyk site


Some of the great list of features of Snyk CLI and build-time tool to find and fix known vulnerabilities in open-source dependencies are:

  • Find vulnerabilities by running snyk test on a project in CI process.
  • Fix vulnerabilities using snyk wizard and snyk protect.
  • Snyk wizard walks you through finding and fixing known vulnerabilities in a project.
  • Alert snyk monitor records the state of dependencies and any vulnerabilities on snyk.
  • Prevent new vulnerable dependencies by running snyk test in CI process when vulnerable Node.js or Ruby dependencies are added.


Install Snyk For Ruby

Snyk supports testing, monitoring and fixing Ruby projects in the CLI and Git integrations that have their dependencies managed by Bundler. Now please follow below step by step guide to set up Snyk. The Snyk utility CLI tool allows you to get started using the command line to install on npm run:

<pre class="command">```
npm install -g snyk

Once installed you will need to authenticate with your Snyk account: