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Security code scanning tool purpose-built for modern pipelines with industry-leading speed and accuracy


Simply put, static code analysis was not built with modern development pipelines in mind. Contrast Scan is a code scanning tool built from the ground up to make code security testing as routine as a code commit while focusing on the most imperative vulnerabilities to deliver fast, accurate and actionable results. 


Purpose-Built Scan for Native Developer Pipelines

Built from the ground up to run in any modern pipeline. Code scans can be initiated through a command-line (CLI) option, build automation (e.g., Maven, Gradle, GitHub Action), through a simple API call or a secure code upload.


Lightning Speed Scanning Without Sacrificing Accuracy

Expedited time to value for security and development teams when accounting for setup, code scan, and triage time. Speed without compromising accuracy allows scans to actually be run and results to be actioned without breaking the CI/CD pipeline.


Focus on What Gets You Hacked

With an exploitability-focused detection algorithm, achieve an accurate static analysis solution based on OWASP Benchmark scores. This allows organizations to focus limited staff resources on the critical vulnerabilities that matter.


Static Application Security Testing (SAST) is the most common tool used in Development to secure Cloud-Native Applications, according to Survey Analysis: Enabling Cloud-Native DevSecOps by Gartner™

Gartner, Survey Analysis: Enabling Cloud-Native DevSecOps

Dionisio Zumerle, 13 September 2021

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Contrast Scan for Log4j

Contrast Scan not only can scan your code for log injections associated with Log4j exploits, it can find the specific vulnerable class in Log4J 1.x versions.


Risk-Based Analysis Engine

Deliver focused results and expedite time-to-results

A breakthrough code scanning algorithm powers the static analysis engine in Contrast Scan, enabling teams to pinpoint exploitable vulnerabilities while ignoring those that pose no risk and only cause hours of needless triage. As a result, based on real-world scan results, Contrast Scan can shrink the amount of time to run scans by up to 10x.


Precision Remediation Guidance

Identify & fix faster with actionable vulnerability data

Contrast Scan delivers unparalleled speed and accuracy that results in dramatically faster code scan times and the ability to focus on the most critical attack vectors. It also plugs into pull request workflows, CI builds, and on-scheduled cadences and integrates code-level, "how-to-fix" guidance for a number of languages that do not require security expertise.


Improve operational effectiveness and foster goodwill with developers by making code security testing a seamless component of every commit and pull-request with lightning fast scan times, accurate results and actionable remediation guidance. 

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Contrast Scan: Pipeline-Native SAST

Contrast Scan delivers automated security tests within developer pipeline at speeds up to 15x faster and up to 80% more accurate results than legacy commercial SAST tools.


Pipeline-Native Static Analysis: Why It Is the Future of SAST

Read this white paper to learn the benefits of a pipeline-native static analysis approach and what it entails.


Contrast Scan: Modern Application Security Scanning

Traditional static application security scanning tools were not designed to be built into a development pipeline, nor to support the spread of today’s distributed applications.

Experience Contrast Scan

Developers can start automating code security testing within their pipelines for free with Contrast CodeSec - Contrast's free-to-use developer tool. Get started today in less than five minutes!

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