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Decision Kit
Decision Kit


Snyk offers security scanning of open source components, container scanning, and license compliance.

GitLab Ultimate offers not only these capabilities but also Static and Dynamic Application Security Testing. GitLab Ultimate automatically includes broad security scanning with every code commit including Static and Dynamic Application Security Testing, along with dependency scanning, container scanning, and license management.

Comparison to GitLab

Although Snyk is a good fit for customers who need to identify vulnerabile packages in open source components, it does not provide a broad range of scanning types. Customers are likely to choose GitLab if they want an all-in-one product that can do SAST, DAST, and Fuzzing in addition to SCA. They are also likely to choose GitLab if they value having their scanning tightly integrated with the development workflow.

Strengths and Weaknesses

  GitLab Snyk
Strengths   •     Provides a full range of code scanning types (SAST, DAST, etc) within a single solution
  •     Integrated security as part of DevOps workflow for all developers
  •     Security leadership by being a CVE Numbering Authority
  •     Extremely easy to use, provides a clean UX and design
  •     Strong capabilities to customize, prioritize, and remediate vulnerabilities
  •     Security leadership through conferences and acquisition of DevSecCon
Weaknesses   •     Requires users to use GitLab for CI if they are not doing so already   •     Does not provide a full suite of code scanning to adequately detect all vulnerabilities - no SAST or DAST
  •     The entire workflow and UI is separate from the developer’s typical day-to-day work

High-level Comparison of Scanning Capabilities

  GitLab Snyk
Vulnerability scanning
License compliance

Detailed Comparison of SCA Features

  GitLab Snyk
Dependency scanning
Package scanning
License compliance
Support for scanning containerized applications
Ability to scan running containers in production roadmap  
Basic prioritization (low, med, high, etc)
Advanced prioritization (code reachability and ability to weaponize)  
Custom prioritization rules  
Basic auto-suggested fixes (upgrade package)
Advanced fixes (patch vulnerability w/o upgrade)  
Scan when an MR is opened or pipeline is run
Scan on a schedule  
Gating - prevent deployment to enforce license compliance or vulnerability standards
Alerts and notifications (Slack, Jira, etc) roadmap
Basic report dashboard (count of H, M, L)
Extensive report dashboard (track vulnerabilities and exposure over time)  
On demand ability to run scans from a cli  
Feature Comparison


极狐GitLab支持在 CI/CD 流水线中轻松地运行静态应用安全测试 (SAST),检查易受攻击的源代码或应用程序包含的库中的已知安全问题,并将结果显示在合并请求和流水线视图中。此特性作为 Auto DevOps 的一部分来提供缺省的安全。

Learn more about Static Application Security Testing


极狐GitLab 允许您在流水线中运行密钥检测,检查是否有包含未察觉的密钥和证书代码提交。检查结果将被展示在合并请求和流水线中。这一特性将作为 Auto DevOps 的一部分来提供默认安全策略。

Learn more about Secret Detection


极狐GitLab 自动检测该应用所包含的库中已知的安全问题,从而保护您的应用在动态使用依赖项时免遭漏洞影响。检测结果会显示在合并请求和流水线视图中,此特性作为 Auto DevOps 一部分来提供缺省的安全性。

Learn more about Dependency Scanning


在应用运行后,极狐GitLab 支持在 CI/CD 流水线中运行动态应用安全测试(DAST),通过扫描您的应用以确保诸如 XSS 或无效身份验证之类的威胁不会影响到它。检测结果会显示在合并请求和流水线视图中,此特性作为 Auto DevOps 一部分来提供缺省的安全性。

Learn more about application security for containers

Interactive Application Security Testing

IAST combines elements of static and dynamic application security testing methods to improve the overall quality of the results. IAST typically uses an agent to instrument the application to monitor library calls and more. GitLab does not yet offer this feature.

Cloud Native Network Firewall

Cloud native network firewall provides container-level network micro segmentation which isolates container network communications to limit the “blast radius” of compromise to a specific container or microservice. A container-aware virtual firewall identifies valid traffic flows between app components in your cluster and limits damage by preventing attackers from moving through your environment when they have already compromised one part of it.

Learn more about Container Network Security


在为您的应用程序构建 Docker 镜像时,极狐GitLab 可以运行安全扫描以确保它没有任何已知的代码交付环境中的漏洞。结果随后显示在合并请求和流水线视图中。此功能作为 Auto DevOps 的一部分来提供缺省的安全策略。

Learn more about container scanning



Learn more about License Compliance


一直等待下一次 CI 流水线的运行来检查您的站点是否存在漏洞,或是重现以前发现的漏洞是不合理的。极狐GitLab 提供了按需动态应用安全测试(DAST)来扫描正在运行的应用,它可以独立于代码更改和合并请求执行。

Learn more about On-demand DAST

按需 DAST 扫描的站点配置文件

通过按需 DAST 扫描快速重用配置文件,而不是每次需要运行时重新配置。将不同的扫描配置文件与站点配置文件混合,以快速执行涵盖应用程序和 API 不同区域或不同深度的扫描。

Learn more about application security for containers