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Sansec vs Sucuri

Learn about the differences between Sansec and Sucuri. Both are solid security products, but serve a different audience.

Target audience

Sucuri offers a generic scanner that runs on any platform, while Sansec eComscan is a specialized security monitor for medium to large eCommerce stores. Because eComscan is platform aware, it will alert you to platform-specific vulnerabilities and malware that a generic scanner would miss. Sansec is Adobe partner and Magento security specialist since 2015. Sansec is usually the first to identify a new risk or threat that concerns the Magento platform.

Alerting speed & cluster support

Sansec eComscan runs continously on your store servers, alerting right away in case of an intrusion. The Sucuri scanner is launched periodically from the Sucuri servers, with a scanning interval of up to 3 days. Because Sucuri launches the scanner with a request to your front-end, you do not control which server in your auto-scaling cluster is actually getting scanned. In the worst case, some of your servers may not get scanned at all. Sansec supports specific scanning of file, database, web and application servers.

Vendor security

Both solutions are frequently updated to accommodate new threats. Sansec uses cryptographic signing to verify legitimate updates. Sucuri pushes unsigned code to your servers.

Scanning depth

Sucuri scans files & database records. Sansec eComscan also monitors background processes, scheduled tasks, eCommerce extensions, database triggers and functions.

 SansecSucuri
Audienceecommerce onlygeneric
Application aware
Cluster & autoscaling support
Vulnerability scanning
Extension scanning
Process scanning
Alert speed< hour< 3 days
Adobe partner
PricingStarts at EUR 99/monthStarts at $199/year

This page was last updated at May 27th, 2022

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