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- GitLab vs. GitHub Solutions to Common Technical Decision Maker (TDM) Problems
- GitLab DevSecOps Capabilities Missing in GitHub
- GitLab SAST vs GitHub Code Scanning
GitLab vs. GitHub Solutions to Common Technical Decision Maker (TDM) Problems
💚Complete Support 💛Partial Support 💔No Support
|TDM Problem||The DevOps Solution||GitLab||GitHub|
|Safeguarding against application attacks||Distinct Native Security Scanning||💚
SAST, DAST, Fuzz-testing, Secret Scanning,Dependency Scanning, Container scanning, License Compliance and vulnerability management all in one for a single cost.
⚠ Only SAST, Secret Scanning and Dependency Scanning. Additional Security Test and Scans require 3rd party plugins resulting in added cost and technical support and maintenance gaps.
|Effectively assessing and managing security risk||Comprehensive Security Risk Indicators & Vulnerabilities Actions||💚
Assess security posture (grade), sort and manage vulnerabilities, indicate risk associated with vulnerabilities (critical, high, medium and low).
⚠ No security posture or vulnerability risk indicators which prevents a proper understanding of security risk.
|Checking for security vulnerabilities when isolated from the Internet||Offline Security Scanning||💚
Run GitLab Scanners on self-managed GitLab Instances that are installed on air-gapped environments.
⚠ No native support for Security Scanning in offline deployments which introduces challenges in adhering to strict security protocols that require code building and testing in air-gapped environments.
GitLab DevSecOps Capabilities Missing in GitHub
|View all security issues in a single pane of glass within project context||Security Dashboard|
|Proactively scan for vulnerabilities||Dependency scanning, Container Scanning|
|Preview App before Merge to reduce defects, shorten development time||Preview changes with review apps. Environments Autostop for review apps|
|Security Test running applications||Dynamic Application Security Testing|
GitLab SAST vs GitHub Code Scanning
|GitHub Code Scanning||GitLab SAST|
|Supported Languages||View Here||View Here|
|Number of predefined vulnerabilities||2,000+||Varies- Based on Scan Tool|
|Custom vulnerability definitions||Yes||Yes|
|Display security results in pull/merge request||Yes||Yes|
|Event triggered scans||Yes||No, planned|
|Auto SAST setup and configuration||No||Yes|
|Vulnerability Filtering based on threshold||No||Yes|