Hardcoded Secrets Detection

Detect secrets across your SDLC and block new secrets in pull requests
Secrets Management and DevOps: A Risked-Based Approach to Eliminating HardCoded Secrets
EMA - Analyst Research

Secrets Management and DevOps:
A Risk-based Approach to Eliminating Hardcoded Secrets

Analyst research

Go Beyond Secret Scanning
to Dramatically Reduce Risk

The use of hardcoding secrets is skyrocketing as applications increasingly leverage dependencies that must authenticate services. Additionally, hardcoded secrets expose access to valuable resources and enable attackers to rapidly “peel the onion.” Ultimately, the risk of secrets stems from three types of exposure: compromised insiders, malicious insiders, and code leakage. A complete secrets detection solution must include comprehensive secrets scanning and address the ways secrets are exposed.

Hardcoded Secrets Detection

Comprehensive Hardcoded
Secret Scanning

Utilize robust, continuous hard-coded secrets detection to find any type of hardcoded credential (e.g. API keys, encryption keys, tokens, passwords, etc.), anywhere in your SDLC (e.g. source code, build logs, Infrastructure as code, kubernetes clusters, version histories, etc.).

Prioritized Remediation

Prioritize hardcoded secret remediation based on criticality, location (e.g. in public vs private repositories, version histories, or test folder) and likelihood of exposure, in order to focus developer efforts where they will be most impactful.

Hardcoded Secrets Detection

Developer Friendly Workflows

Stop hardcoded secrets from being reintroduced into your code base and help your developers break the habit of hardcoding secrets in their code by integrating secret scanning directly into developer workflows via pre-commit and merge request scanning.

Reduced Exposure Risk

Hardcoded secrets become more dangerous when they are exposed. Implementing additional security controls complements hard-coded secret detection.

Security & Governance

Security & Governance

Implement consistent security policies across your tooling, including strong authentication and least privilege policies. Together these policies limit attackers’ ability to compromise developer accounts and limit access to code such that attackers must compromise the right account, which has access to the code which contains hardcoded secrets.

Code Leakage Detection

Code Leakage Detection

Reduce the risk of a code leak that could expose hardcoded secrets.
By fingerprinting your proprietary code and proactively searching public code sharing sites for it, Cycode can help you find and remove leaked code as soon as possible.
This minimizes the chances that a code leak with hardcoded secrets will be discovered by hackers.

Anomaly Detection

Anomaly Detection

Identify anomalous and suspicious user behavior—such as excessive cloned repositories, new authentication patterns and more—which may be indicative of malicious insiders in your environment. Finding and restricting access of malicious insiders, can reduce the risk of their exposure to secrets.

Complete Software
Supply Chain Security

Cycode provides visibility, security, and integrity across all phases of the SDLC. Cycode hardens your SDLC’s security posture by implementing consistent governance, and reduces the risk of breaches with a series of code scanning engines that look for issues like hardcoded secrets, code leaks, SCA, misconfigurations, SAST and more.

Cycode’s Knowledge Graph tracks code integrity, user activity, and events across the SDLC to prioritize risk, find anomalies, and prevent code tampering.

Cycode Solutions

Pre-Built Integrations
for All Your DevOps Tools

Pre-built integrations typically deploy in 2-3 clicks and less than 1 minute to deliver immediate value and allow maximum agility across all of the tools that make up your SDLC.

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Solution Brief

Hardcoded Secrets Detection

Detect secrets across your SDLC and block new secrets in pull requests