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Dependabot vs Snyk: What are the differences?

What is Dependabot? Automated dependency updates for Ruby, JavaScript, Python, Elixir, Java, PHP and Rust. Dependabot helps you keep your dependencies up to date. Every day, it checks your dependency files for outdated requirements and opens individual PRs for any it finds. You review, merge, and get to work on the latest, most secure releases.

What is Snyk? Fix vulnerabilities in Node & npm dependencies with a click. Fix vulnerabilities in Node & npm dependencies with a click.

Dependabot and Snyk belong to "Dependency Monitoring" category of the tech stack.

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    Finds lots of real vulnerabilities

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What is Dependabot?

Dependabot helps you keep your dependencies up to date. Every day, it checks your dependency files for outdated requirements and opens individual PRs for any it finds. You review, merge, and get to work on the latest, most secure releases.

What is Snyk?

Automatically find & fix vulnerabilities in your code, containers, Kubernetes, and Terraform

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