Getting Started


Get Started with StackHawk

We built StackHawk to give developers the resources and tools to find, understand, and most importantly, fix security vulnerabilities before they ship code. We’re glad you decided to give StackHawk a try and have developed a step-by-step guide to get the most out of StackHawk and secure your applications in the process! πŸ¦… #Kaakaww!

Follow the steps below to get started:

1. Running Your First Scan

Install HawkScan and scan your first application by following our quick start guide.

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2. Scan Your API

Secure your endpoints by configuring the scanner for your REST, GraphQL, or SOAP API.

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3. Automating in CI/CD

Integrate StackHawk with your continuous integration system to catch vulnerabilities before your code goes live.

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4. Authenticated Scanning

Scan the parts of your app that are hidden behind a credentialed login - aka "the good stuff."

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5. Triage and Fix

Review your scan findings to be sure you are alerted as soon as a new vulnerability has been introduced.

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6. Connect your Team

Security is a team sport! Our workflow integrations make it easy to keep everyone in the loop.

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Contact a Human!

Getting started can be tough, but we're always here to help.
Reach out to our leading support team and we'll be back in touch ASAP.

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