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Scan process

This section provides details about the workflow for using Contrast Scan as well as the process Scan uses when analyzing your code.

Scan workflow

This diagram illustrates the Scan workflow that you follow.


Application view

This diagram shows how Scan views a typical web application for the purpose of data flow analysis.

Image shows how Contrast Scan views an application for data analysis purposes

Scan looks at data entry points to find code to scan. Here are some examples of typical data entry points that Scan examines: