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About GitHub Advanced Security

GitHub makes extra security features available to customers under an Advanced Security license.

GitHub Advanced Security is available for enterprise accounts on GitHub Enterprise Cloud and GitHub Enterprise Server. 有关升级 GitHub Enterprise Server 实例的更多信息,请参阅“关于升级到新版本”,并参阅 升级助手 以查找当前发行版的升级路径。

About GitHub Advanced Security

GitHub has many features that help you improve and maintain the quality of your code. Some of these are included in all plans, such as dependency graph and Dependabot 警报. Other security features require a GitHub Advanced Security.

For information about buying a license for GitHub Advanced Security, see "About billing for GitHub Advanced Security."

About Advanced Security features

A GitHub Advanced Security license provides the following additional features:

  • 代码扫描 - Search for potential security vulnerabilities and coding errors in your code. For more information, see "About 代码扫描."

  • 秘密扫描 - Detect secrets, for example keys and tokens, that have been checked into the repository. If push protection is enabled, also detects secrets when they are pushed to your repository. For more information, see "About 秘密扫描" and "Protecting pushes with 秘密扫描."

  • Dependency review - Show the full impact of changes to dependencies and see details of any vulnerable versions before you merge a pull request. For more information, see "About dependency review."

  • Security overview - Review the security configuration and alerts for an organization and identify the repositories at greatest risk. For more information, see "About the security overview."

For information about Advanced Security features that are in development, see "GitHub public roadmap." For an overview of all security features, see "GitHub security features."

Deploying GitHub Advanced Security in your enterprise

To learn about what you need to know to plan your GitHub Advanced Security deployment at a high level and to review the rollout phases we recommended, see "Adopting GitHub Advanced Security at scale."

Enabling Advanced Security features

The site administrator must enable Advanced Security for 您的 GitHub Enterprise Server 实例 before you can use these features. For more information, see "Configuring Advanced Security features.

Once your system is set up, you can enable and disable these features at the organization or repository level. For more information, see "Managing security and analysis settings for your organization" and "Managing security and analysis settings for your repository."

If you have an enterprise account, license use for the entire enterprise is shown on your enterprise license page. For more information, see "Viewing your GitHub Advanced Security usage."

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