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Get started with CodeSec by Contrast Security

Install CodeSec by Contrast Security and authenticate before running a scan.

Step 1: Install

via Homebrew

Install from Contrast's tap with Homebrew by running the following commands.

  • brew tap contrastsecurity/tap

  • brew install contrast


Install using npm or yarn @contrast/contrast.

  • npm install -g @contrast/contrast

via Binaries

Step 2: Authenticate

Authenticate by entering contrast auth in the terminal.

In the resulting browser window, log in and authenticate with your GitHub or Google credentials.

Step 3: Run a scan

Use Contrast CodeSec to run a scan or a scan on a Lambda function.

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