dockle VS gitleaks

Compare dockle vs gitleaks and see what are their differences.


Container Image Linter for Security, Helping build the Best-Practice Docker Image, Easy to start (by goodwithtech)


Scan git repos (or files) for secrets using regex and entropy 🔑 (by zricethezav)
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dockle gitleaks
2 10
1,897 9,807
3.1% -
6.4 8.9
6 days ago 3 days ago
Go Go
Apache License 2.0 MIT License
The number of mentions indicates the total number of mentions that we've tracked plus the number of user suggested alternatives.
Stars - the number of stars that a project has on GitHub. Growth - month over month growth in stars.
Activity is a relative number indicating how actively a project is being developed. Recent commits have higher weight than older ones.
For example, an activity of 9.0 indicates that a project is amongst the top 10% of the most actively developed projects that we are tracking.


Posts with mentions or reviews of dockle. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-05-29.


Posts with mentions or reviews of gitleaks. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-05-10.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing dockle and gitleaks you can also consider the following projects:

trufflehog - Find credentials all over the place

trivy - Scanner for vulnerabilities in container images, file systems, and Git repositories, as well as for configuration issues and hard-coded secrets

hadolint - Dockerfile linter, validate inline bash, written in Haskell

sops - Simple and flexible tool for managing secrets

git-all-secrets - A tool to capture all the git secrets by leveraging multiple open source git searching tools

shhgit - Ah shhgit! Find secrets in your code. Secrets detection for your GitHub, GitLab and Bitbucket repositories:

teller - A secrets management tool for developers built in Go - never leave your command line for secrets.

Windows-Toolkit - PS one-liner cmdlets for Windows security

argocd-image-updater - Automatic container image update for Argo CD

berglas - A tool for managing secrets on Google Cloud

dnstake - DNSTake — A fast tool to check missing hosted DNS zones that can lead to subdomain takeover