Configure and use secret scanning in your GitHub repository

Intermediate
Administrator
DevOps Engineer
Developer
GitHub

Understand how secret scanning works to configure and use it efficiently.

Learning objectives

By the end of this module, you will be able to:

  • Describe secret scanning
  • Configure secret scanning
  • Use secret scanning

Prerequisites

  • A GitHub enterprise account with a GitHub Advanced Security license
  • Repository administrator or organization owner permissions
  • Familiarity with managing GitHub administrative settings
  • Basic knowledge of GitHub Actions