Cloudflare Spectrum vs Security Monkey: What are the differences?
Cloudflare Spectrum: DDoS protection for TCP services. Extend the power of Cloudflare's DDoS, TLS, and IP Firewall to not just your web servers, but also your other TCP-based services, keeping them online and secure. Reduce the ability for attackers to snoop and steal sensitive data. Protect your origin and all TCP services you expose to the Internet; Security Monkey: Monitors AWS and GCP accounts for policy changes. Security Monkey monitors your AWS and GCP accounts for policy changes and alerts on insecure configurations. Support is available for OpenStack public and private clouds. Security Monkey can also watch and monitor your GitHub organizations, teams, and repositories.
Cloudflare Spectrum and Security Monkey can be categorized as "Security" tools.
Some of the features offered by Cloudflare Spectrum are:
- DDoS Protection for TCP Services - ensures all your TCP services are protected against Layer 3 and 4 DDoS attacks, remaining online and performant
- Secure TCP traffic with TLS - encrypts services running on TCP to prevent unencrypted data, such as user credentials, from falling into the wrong hands
- IP Address & Range Blocking - integrates with Cloudflare’s IP Firewall, allowing you to block or challenge IP addresses or entire IP ranges from reaching your TCP services
On the other hand, Security Monkey provides the following key features:
- Single UI to browse and search all accounts, regions, and cloud services
- Custom account types
- Custom watchers
Security Monkey is an open source tool with 3.67K GitHub stars and 695 GitHub forks. Here's a link to Security Monkey's open source repository on GitHub.