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! 🦅 #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.

Get scanning →

2. Scanning Next Steps

Secure your application by configuring the scanner for your environment.

Configure HawkScan →

3. Automating in CI/CD

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

Scanning in CI/CD →

4. Authenticated Scanning

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

Setup authentication →

5. Triage and Fix

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

Triage findings →

6. Connect your Team

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

Integrations →

Try Running StackHawk using GitHub Actions

Begin your StackHawk journey to safer,
faster, and more secure software.

Start the Tutorial→
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