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AQtive Guard getting started๐Ÿ”—

This guide will help you get started with AQtive Guard. Follow the links here to learn how to:

  • Perform a cryptographic analysis and refresh your cryptography inventory.
  • Monitor your cryptographic health and assets.

If youโ€™re new to AQtive Guard, we recommend starting with the Fundamentals section of this guide. It provides an introduction to the key concepts and terminology that youโ€™ll encounter in the AQtive Guard platform.

Analysis overview๐Ÿ”—

To perform an inventory and analysis, you’ll need the following elements:

  • Sensor - an analysis starts by scanning a network, application, or filesystem to generate a trace file.
  • Profile - the selected profile defines the criteria for determining whether an instance of discovered cryptography adheres to policy standards.
  • Project - a place to run and manage related analyses.
  • Slot - a container for the active analysis and its configuration, along with an archive of previous versions.

Analysis steps๐Ÿ”—

The following steps provide a high-level overview of running an analysis in a new project. Visit the links for additional information and step-by-step instructions.

  1. Log in to the AQtive Guard web interface.
  2. Select a sensor for the network, application, or filesystem you want to scan. Refer to the Sensors section of this guide for available sensors.
  3. Perform a scan to generate a trace file. Refer to the Getting started instructions for the sensor you selected.
  4. Create a new project and select a profile.
  5. Create a new slot and upload the trace file to run an analysis.

The generated report is saved as the active report in the new slot, and the dashboard and inventory data are updated.

Monitor cryptographic health๐Ÿ”—

Results of an analysis are aggregated in the Dashboard data. Use the dashboard to monitor your cryptographic health & inventory at the organization level. As you review the data, itโ€™s easy to dive deeper into specific instances and details.

Validate remediation๐Ÿ”—

Once you resolve an instance, you can regenerate a scan and run an analysis within the same project and slot. This allows you to verify that the instance has been successfully remediated.


You can export data and leverage integrations to facilitate automation and remediation.