Agari Active Defense vs. CrowdStrike Falcon

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Agari Active Defense
Score 7.1 out of 10
N/A
Agari Active Defense is a service to enable users to gain actionable intelligence, understand threats, and reduce risk from Business Email Compromise (BEC) attacks. The BEC Threat Intelligence service aims helps teams understand the specific threats an organization faces, develop a proactive defense, and reduce the risk and liability of financial loss. Agari was acquired by HelpSystems in May, 2021, and is now a HelpSystems brand.N/A
CrowdStrike Falcon
Score 9.2 out of 10
N/A
CrowdStrike offers the Falcon Endpoint Protection suite, an antivirus and endpoint protection system emphasizing threat detection, machine learning malware detection, and signature free updating. Additionally the available Falcon Spotlight module delivers vulnerability assessment with no performance impact, no additional agents, hardware, scheduled scans, firewall exceptions or admin credentials.
$6.99
per endpoint/month (for 5-250 endpoints, billed annually)
Pricing
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Editions & Modules
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Falcon Pro
$6.99
per endpoint/month (for 5-250 endpoints, billed annually)
Falcon Enterprise
$14.99
per endpoint/month (minimum number of endpoints applies)
Falcon Premium
$17.99
per endpoint/month (minimum number of endpoints applies)
Offerings
Pricing Offerings
Agari Active DefenseCrowdStrike Falcon
Free Trial
NoYes
Free/Freemium Version
NoNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoYes
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
Additional Details
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Community Pulse
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Top Cons
Features
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Endpoint Security
Comparison of Endpoint Security features of Product A and Product B
Agari Active Defense
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Ratings
CrowdStrike Falcon
8.7
79 Ratings
3% above category average
Anti-Exploit Technology00 Ratings8.871 Ratings
Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR)00 Ratings9.377 Ratings
Centralized Management00 Ratings8.578 Ratings
Hybrid Deployment Support00 Ratings8.24 Ratings
Infection Remediation00 Ratings8.874 Ratings
Vulnerability Management00 Ratings8.257 Ratings
Malware Detection00 Ratings9.277 Ratings
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Score 7.9 out of 10
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Score 8.9 out of 10
Medium-sized Companies
CrowdStrike Falcon
CrowdStrike Falcon
Score 9.2 out of 10
Sophos Intercept X
Sophos Intercept X
Score 8.9 out of 10
Enterprises
CrowdStrike Falcon
CrowdStrike Falcon
Score 9.2 out of 10
BeyondTrust Endpoint Privilege Management
BeyondTrust Endpoint Privilege Management
Score 9.0 out of 10
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User Ratings
Agari Active DefenseCrowdStrike Falcon
Likelihood to Recommend
8.0
(1 ratings)
9.2
(82 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
-
(0 ratings)
9.7
(3 ratings)
Usability
-
(0 ratings)
9.7
(2 ratings)
Support Rating
-
(0 ratings)
10.0
(9 ratings)
In-Person Training
-
(0 ratings)
9.0
(1 ratings)
Implementation Rating
-
(0 ratings)
10.0
(1 ratings)
User Testimonials
Agari Active DefenseCrowdStrike Falcon
Likelihood to Recommend
Fortra
In the case of an on going or retro active phishing attack, Agari Active Defense does extremely well in identifying the participants. Also, Agari Active Defense is capable of removing any of the detected items from the recipients inbox while blocking the senders and prevent any future entries. The variety of the emails continue to enter many organizations and Agari Active Defense helps stand as a first line of defense against phishing.
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CrowdStrike
I would highly recommend CrowdStrike Falcon to any organization serious about bolstering its cybersecurity defenses. The platform's effectiveness in threat detection, proactive mitigation, and scalability make it a valuable asset in today's ever-evolving threat landscape. Despite some learning curves and integration challenges, the return on investment and the overall security enhancement justify its strong recommendation.
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Pros
Fortra
  • Phishing detection
  • VIP or HVT alerts
  • Tactics and Intel
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CrowdStrike
  • The Log analysis is very detailed and easy to use.
  • Prevent and block all type of malwares.
  • Great threat intelligence which is very up-to-date with the recent cyber attacks
  • very user friendly in access and management
  • Automated feature of detecting, taking action and closing incidents using fusion workflow.
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Cons
Fortra
  • Raw data extraction
  • Reporting for Executives
  • Clustering
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CrowdStrike
  • Sometimes updates to sensor versions fail, which requires manual intervention by internal staff members
  • The variety of different administrative privilege levels is vast and sometimes confusing
  • Proactive notifications confirming the health of the environment would be great instead of just reporting on potential issues
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Likelihood to Renew
Fortra
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CrowdStrike
Crowdstrike has a large suite of tools built for helping the engineers triage and respond to security event whenever identified. The ability to customize the security policies and implement more granular policies to different devices based on the functionality is unmatched. Crowdstrike provides so much of ability in a decent budget which ascertains the value for money or ROI.
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Usability
Fortra
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CrowdStrike
I think it is a complete and very trustful XDR platform, with very few False Positives. It is very well supported by highly skilled professionals on all levels: from pre-sales engineers, Customer Account Managers and support engineers.
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Support Rating
Fortra
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CrowdStrike
Support is generally pretty fast and gets right to the issue. We haven't had to use them much, fortunately, but the issues and questions we've had are usually answered quickly. The customer success manager/account manager you're assigned will also follow up with you on a regular cadence to ensure you're getting the most out of the subscription. There's not a whole lot of room to improve, other than the general confusion about what is/what is not covered in custom packages you're subscribed to. The initial purchase took much longer because of a package name changes and realignments of different modules into those packages.
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In-Person Training
Fortra
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CrowdStrike
There is limited amount of learning that can be completed in an in-person training available. In my opinion, the self-paced learning provided by Falcon portal is more useful over in-person training. The support from Falcon is great and useful to overcome difficulties, if any.
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Online Training
Fortra
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CrowdStrike
The training provided by Crowdstrike Falcon is complete in terms of the depth of technical knowledge and teaches the users about going through with the platform. There are lots of jargons for different tools that Crowdstrike Falcon has and this training teaches them all which helps in managing the platform better. Plus, the regular knowledge checks are also very helpful for the end user.
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Implementation Rating
Fortra
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CrowdStrike
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Alternatives Considered
Fortra
Agari Active Defense hold true to its name. As a products that performs in the first line of defense it is capable of determining certain times as malicious and preventing from enter the enterprise. With easy to use functions and tuning the product is capable to adjust to the environment and act on command of an analyst as threat are detected.
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CrowdStrike
CrowdStrike Falcon's cloud-native architecture gives it an edge in terms of scalability, ease of deployment, and real-time threat intelligence updates. The user interface of Falcon is intuitive and offers clear visibility into our organization's threat landscape. Our team felt more comfortable navigating Falcon's dashboard. CrowdStrike Falcon's API and integration capabilities meant we could easily incorporate it into our existing tech stack, enhancing our other tools. Falcon's seemed more flexible for our specific needs.
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Return on Investment
Fortra
  • Mitigation of risk in regards to Phishing
  • Cost of maintenance on SOC tool
  • Features are easy and training is acceptable
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CrowdStrike
  • Centralized resource management means we need less tools to do the same job.
  • EDR data is massive and has to be factored into the overall cost of the product. You are exponentially punished for more devices.
  • CS has allowed larger coverage over devices and has discovered massive pockets of no protections.
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