SoftLayer Credentials

Bridgecrew Policy ID: BC_GIT_15
Severity: LOW

SoftLayer Credentials


SoftLayer Technologies, Inc. (now IBM Cloud) was a dedicated server, managed hosting, and cloud computing provider, founded in 2005 and acquired by IBM in 2013. SoftLayer initially specialized in hosting workloads for gaming companies and startups, but shifted focus to enterprise workloads after its acquisition.

Fix - Buildtime

IBM Cloud

Step 1: Revoke the exposed secret.

Step 2: Clean the git history.

Step 3: Inspect IBM Cloud logs to ensure the key was not utilized during the compromised period.