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Performing a Source Code Security Scan Using git-secrets in AWS

Hands-On Lab


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As a Security Analyst working with AWS, you may be called upon to audit a source code repository for security vulnerabilities. In this live AWS environment, you will work with the AWS Labs’ open source git-secrets utility to analyze a Github repository for code that contains security issues.

By the end of this learning activity, we will have created an EC2 instance, installed git and git-secrets, cloned a Github repository, and scanned that source code using git-secrets to identify security issues for remediation.

What are Hands-On Labs?

Hands-On Labs are scenario-based learning environments where learners can practice without consequences. Don't compromise a system or waste money on expensive downloads. Practice real-world skills without the real-world risk, no assembly required.