Apigee Sense vs. Salt Security API Protection Platform

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Apigee Sense
Score 8.5 out of 10
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Apigee Sense from Google (acquired in late 2016) protects APIs from unwanted request traffic, including attacks from malicious clients. Apigee Sense analyzes API request traffic, identifying patterns that might represent unwanted requests.N/A
Salt Security API Protection Platform
Score 8.5 out of 10
Enterprise companies (1,001+ employees)
For API-driven organizations, Salt Security is an API security platform that protects internal, external, and third-party APIs. The Salt C-3A Context-based API Analysis Architecture combines coverage and AI-powered big data to discover APIs and exposed sensitive data - continuous and automatic discovery stop attackers in their tracks - block attackers by integrating with inline devices provide remediation insights - for developers to improve API security…N/A
Pricing
Apigee SenseSalt Security API Protection Platform
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Apigee SenseSalt Security API Protection Platform
Free Trial
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Free/Freemium Version
NoNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoNo
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
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User Ratings
Apigee SenseSalt Security API Protection Platform
Likelihood to Recommend
9.0
(3 ratings)
8.5
(6 ratings)
User Testimonials
Apigee SenseSalt Security API Protection Platform
Likelihood to Recommend
Google
Deployment is very easy and the configuration is excellent and the Apigee Sense is ready to go. The platform has an effective centralized Cloud monitoring capabilities and the data visual analytics that are generated are useful to the business production. Excellent portals and the features are easy to custom when starting with the platform and the project documentation tools are reliable.
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Salt Security
Salt is highly recommended for anyone who wants to discover, monitor and protect their APIs against various types of attacks. Salt should not be used as a SIEM.
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Pros
Google
  • Data integration is excellent.
  • Secure environment for the organization data management.
  • Traffic monitoring.
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Salt Security
  • PII identification in API traffic.
  • Divergence between API traffic and documentation (swagger files).
  • Potential attacks with information to take counter measures.
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Cons
Google
  • The Apigee Sense deployment to the new users is not an easy operation.
  • Visualization analytics for complex project data.
  • Cloud multiple services management.
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Salt Security
  • The platform could have more options for exporting detailed data from attackers' dashboards.
  • The Attackers dashboard could also have more options of filters in order to support the investigations of the attack.
  • The OAS analysis could present a more detailed view of the found issues.
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Alternatives Considered
Google
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Salt Security
We tried controls offered by the IaaS providers but these were hard to manage and did not provide the visibility we wanted. We also protected APIs with a normal WAF but this was only helpful for assets we knew about and API attacks were not caught by the WAF.
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Return on Investment
Google
  • Using the software is quite easy to monitor network traffic.
  • Application performance management.
  • Cloud data management functionalities.
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Salt Security
  • Salt Security API Protection Platform has provided detailed information that is helping us to identify and investigate attacks in our environment
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