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Google Cloud Security Command Center: Node.js Client

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Cloud Security Command Center helps security teams gather data, identify threats, and act on them before they result in business damage or loss. It offers deep insight into application and data risk so that you can quickly mitigate threats to your cloud resources and evaluate overall health. With Cloud Security Command Center, you can view and monitor an inventory of your cloud assets, scan storage systems for sensitive data, detect common web vulnerabilities, and review access rights to your critical resources, all from a single, centralized dashboard.

Using the client library

  1. Select or create a Cloud Platform project.

  2. Enable billing for your project.

  3. Set up authentication with a service account so you can access the API from your local workstation.

  4. Install the client library:

     npm install --save @google-cloud/security-center
  5. Try an example:

async function quickstart(
  organization = 'YOUR_ORGANIZATION' // Your GCP organization
) {
  const sc = require('@google-cloud/security-center');

  // Create a client
  const client = new sc.SecurityCenterClient();

  const formattedParent = client.organizationPath(organization);
  const reqSource = {};
  const request = {
    parent: formattedParent,
    source: reqSource,

  const [source] = await client.createSource(request);
  // The newly created source.
  console.log('Source created.');

The Cloud Security Command Center Node.js Client API Reference documentation also contains samples.


This library follows Semantic Versioning.

This library is considered to be in beta. This means it is expected to be mostly stable while we work toward a general availability release; however, complete stability is not guaranteed. We will address issues and requests against beta libraries with a high priority.

More Information: Google Cloud Platform Launch Stages


Contributions welcome! See the Contributing Guide.


Apache Version 2.0


What's Next

Read more about the client libraries for Cloud APIs, including the older Google APIs Client Libraries, in Client Libraries Explained.