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tfsec reviews and mentions

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  • Terraform in AWS
    4 projects | | 17 Apr 2022
    Using pre-commit framework with terraform repository, will help your code to be kept clean, formated, updated document and checked for tf security issues (optional with tfsec) before committing and pushing the code to git source.
  • Terraforming in 2021 – new features, testing and compliance
    12 projects | | 2 May 2021
    Here again more than one tool exists to assist. We will highlight two of the most popular ones here: tfsec and checkov. Both provide a predefined set of checks that they use to inspect your code, allowing to explicitly open exceptions (if you really want to) by annotating your code with comments, and adjust the configuration to ignore some modules, for example.
  • How FirstPort manage GitHub, using code stored in GitHub
    5 projects | | 27 Apr 2021
    An additional benefit of using a CI workflow is adding automated tests. In this scenario, I’ve added a step leveraging tfsec to scan for static code vulnerabilities. In the example below, tfsec warns against creating an Azure network security rule which is fully open. This will halt and fail the workflow unless I provide an ignore comment to accept the warning.
  • Terraform v15.0 with AWS (EKS deployment)
    7 projects | | 17 Apr 2021
    · Provision an EKS Cluster (AWS) · Terraform v15.0 · Terraform Registry · Pre-Commit · Terraform Pre-commit · Terraform-docs · Tflint · Tfsec
  • A way to restrict options for devs in AWS
    2 projects | /r/devops | 2 Apr 2021
    Using terraform, create a skeleton directory that they can review for how EC2 instances should be created. Use tools like or other scanners/linters to validate that your developers followed this process and didn't uncheck something.
  • Gopher Gold #15 - Wed Oct 14 2020
    16 projects | | 14 Oct 2020
    tfsec/tfsec (Go): 🔒🌍 Static analysis powered security scanner for your terraform code
  • A note from our sponsor - WorkOS | 22 Feb 2024
    The APIs are flexible and easy-to-use, supporting authentication, user identity, and complex enterprise features like SSO and SCIM provisioning. Learn more →


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