sops VS gitleaks

Compare sops vs gitleaks and see what are their differences.


Simple and flexible tool for managing secrets (by mozilla)


Scan git repos (or files) for secrets using regex and entropy 🔑 (by zricethezav)
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sops gitleaks
43 2
8,690 8,661
2.7% -
4.9 8.2
19 days ago 9 days ago
Go Go
Mozilla Public License 2.0 MIT License
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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 sops. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-11-13.


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 2021-12-06.

What are some alternatives?

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

sealed-secrets - A Kubernetes controller and tool for one-way encrypted Secrets

Vault - A tool for secrets management, encryption as a service, and privileged access management

vault-secrets-operator - Create Kubernetes secrets from Vault for a secure GitOps based workflow.

git-crypt - Transparent file encryption in git

helm-secrets - A helm plugin that help manage secrets with Git workflow and store them anywhere

argocd-operator - A Kubernetes operator for managing Argo CD clusters.

atlantis - Terraform Pull Request Automation

argo-cd - Declarative continuous deployment for Kubernetes.

terraform-provider-sops - A Terraform provider for reading Mozilla sops files

v2ray-core - A platform for building proxies to bypass network restrictions.

terraform-provider-azurerm - Terraform provider for Azure Resource Manager

rancher - Complete container management platform