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About GitHub Advanced Security

GitHub makes extra security features available to customers under an Advanced Security license. These features are also enabled for public repositories on

GitHub Advanced Security は、GitHub Enterprise Cloud、GitHub Enterprise Server のエンタープライズ アカウントで利用できます。また、GitHub Advanced Security の一部の機能も、 のパブリック リポジトリで利用できます。 詳細については、「GitHub 製品について」を参照してください。

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 alerts. Other security features require a GitHub Advanced Security license to run on repositories apart from public repositories on

To purchase a GitHub Advanced Security license, you must be using GitHub Enterprise. For information about upgrading to GitHub Enterprise with GitHub Advanced Security, see "GitHub's products" and "About billing for GitHub Advanced Security."

About Advanced Security features

A GitHub Advanced Security license provides the following additional features:

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

  • Secret scanning - Detect secrets, for example keys and tokens, that have been checked into the repository. For more information, see "About secret scanning."

  • 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."

The table below summarizes the availability of GitHub Advanced Security features for public and private repositories.

Public repositoryPrivate repository without Advanced SecurityPrivate repository with Advanced Security
Code scanningYesNoYes
Secret scanningYes (limited functionality only)NoYes
Dependency reviewYesNoYes

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."

GitHub Advanced Security features are enabled for all public repositories on Organizations that use GitHub Enterprise Cloud with Advanced Security can additionally enable these features for private and internal repositories. For more information, see the GitHub Enterprise Cloud documentation.

About starter workflows for Advanced Security

注: Advanced Security のスターター ワークフローは、リポジトリの [アクション] タブの [セキュリティ] カテゴリに統合されています。 この新しい構成は現在ベータ版であり、変更される可能性があります。

GitHub には、code scanning などのセキュリティ機能用のスターター ワークフローが用意されています。 ゼロから始めるのではなく、これらの推奨されるワークフローを使用して、code scanning ワークフローを作成できます。

For more information on starter workflows, see "Setting up code scanning using starter workflows" and "Using starter workflows."