Gitrob Alternatives

    Gitrob is described as 'tool to help find potentially sensitive files pushed to public repositories on Github' and is an app in the Development category. There are eight alternatives to Gitrob for Mac, Windows, Linux, Self-Hosted solutions and SaaS. The best alternative is Gitleaks, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Gitrob are GitGuardian (Free Personal), truffleHog (Free, Open Source), Repo-supervisor (Free, Open Source) and repo-security-scanner (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Apr 24, 2019

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      Audit git repos for secrets. Gitleaks provides a way for you to find unencrypted secrets and other unwanted data types in git source code repositories.
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      GitGuardian is a cybersecurity startup solving the issue of secrets sprawling through source code, a widespread problem that leads to some credentials ending up in compromised places or even in the public space.


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      Searches through git repositories for secrets, digging deep into commit history and branches. This is effective at finding secrets accidentally committed.
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      It happens sometimes that you can commit secrets or passwords to your repository by accident. The recommended best practice is not commit the secrets, that's obvious. But not always that obvious when you have a big merge waiting to be reviewed.
    1. CLI tool that finds secrets accidentally committed to a git repo, eg passwords, private keys.


    2. detect-secrets is an aptly named module for (surprise, surprise) detecting secrets within a code base.
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      rules to identify files containing juicy information like usernames, passwords etc.
    3. git-secrets scans commits, commit messages, and --no-ff merges to prevent adding secrets into your git repositories.
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