Agent contains all the code quality analyzers and other utilities needed to analyze your source code. Agent will create an encrypted file that you will need to upload to the portal. This file only contains the application name and data needed to finalize the scanning. No source code or other information is ever uploaded to the portal.
How to identify the version of agent you are using to scan your application ?
You can retrieve this info in the CSV file in the headers, or eventually in the first screen when you launch the local agent as shown below
How to Identify the latest/current Agent version that can be downloaded from the platform?
Simply navigate to the Applications Scans tab and you will see the version as highlighted below -
CAST HIGHLIGHT - CLI - How to find the version of CLI you are using to scan your application