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Security Scorecard Authentication Guide
Security Scorecard Authentication Guide

How to authenticate SecurityScorecard for use with Tines

Updated over a week ago

SecurityScorecard uses data from publicly available commercial and open-source feeds across the internet to get an “outside-in, hacker perspective of a company’s cybersecurity posture.” A score is a moment-in-time capture of the security profile of a company.

First, get a SecurityScorecard API key

  1. Login to your SecurityScorecard account at

  2. Click on the menu in the top right and select "My Settings"

  3. Select "API" and then click on "Generate New API Token"

  4. Read the warning message and click "Confirm"

  5. Copy your API token

Lastly, create a SecurityScorecard credential in Tines

  1. Login to your Tines tenant

  2. Navigate to the team that will be using the API and click "Credential"

  3. Click "+ New Credential" and select "Text"

  4. Input the values for the SecurityScorecard credential

    1. Name: SecurityScorecard

    2. Description: Optional

    3. Value: Your API token

  5. Optional

    1. Domains: Ensure this credential can only be used when making HTTP requests to specific domains.

    2. Access: What other teams can also use the API

  6. Click "Save"

For more on creating credentials in Tines, click here.

You can find a selection of SecurityScorecard stories in the story library

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