AlienVault OSSIM vs. Check Point CloudGuard Cloud Native Security Platform

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
AlienVault OSSIM
Score 8.8 out of 10
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OSSIM leverages the power of the AlienVault Open Threat Exchange by allowing users to both contribute and receive real-time information about malicious hosts. AlienVault OSSIM is an open source Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) product. It is a unified platform providing: Asset discovery Vulnerability assessment Intrusion detection Behavioral monitoring SIEM OSSIM provides the basis for AlienVault's proprietary Unified Security…N/A
Check Point CloudGuard Cloud Native Security Platform
Score 8.8 out of 10
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Check Point Software Technologies offers the CloudGuard Cloud Native Security platform, a cloud security option for securing IaaS and PaaS infrastructure. The solution provides unified cloud native security for assets and workloads, to give users the confidence to automate security, prevent threats, and manage posture – everywhere – across a multi-cloud environment.N/A
Pricing
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Free Trial
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Free/Freemium Version
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Premium Consulting/Integration Services
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Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
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Features
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Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Comparison of Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) features of Product A and Product B
AlienVault OSSIM
7.5
10 Ratings
4% below category average
Check Point CloudGuard Cloud Native Security Platform
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Ratings
Centralized event and log data collection9.49 Ratings00 Ratings
Correlation7.010 Ratings00 Ratings
Event and log normalization/management8.110 Ratings00 Ratings
Deployment flexibility8.210 Ratings00 Ratings
Integration with Identity and Access Management Tools9.36 Ratings00 Ratings
Custom dashboards and workspaces9.49 Ratings00 Ratings
Host and network-based intrusion detection9.29 Ratings00 Ratings
Data integration/API management5.32 Ratings00 Ratings
Behavioral analytics and baselining5.42 Ratings00 Ratings
Rules-based and algorithmic detection thresholds5.33 Ratings00 Ratings
Response orchestration and automation6.32 Ratings00 Ratings
Reporting and compliance management8.44 Ratings00 Ratings
Incident indexing/searching6.43 Ratings00 Ratings
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User Ratings
AlienVault OSSIMCheck Point CloudGuard Cloud Native Security Platform
Likelihood to Recommend
9.3
(10 ratings)
7.0
(1 ratings)
Usability
8.0
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Support Rating
7.9
(3 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
User Testimonials
AlienVault OSSIMCheck Point CloudGuard Cloud Native Security Platform
Likelihood to Recommend
AT&T Cybersecurity
If this is your first experience with a SIEM, this one can get you started. Take the time to learn the ins and outs of the product and you'll most likely be satisfied with it if your company is an SMB. If you need compliance reports, OSSIM is too small for you, you'll need to go with USM or USM Anywhere.
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Check Point Software Technologies
Checkpoint Cloud Guard Native Security Platform is much better in native cloud infra security requirements. It works well, and the manageability of said product is good. But If you are having some hybrid kind of environment, it is not suitable, and the products have more complexity to deploy. There are so many other players to do well in this segment.
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Pros
AT&T Cybersecurity
  • Asset discovery. Once installed in a centric, network-accessible server, OSSIM can poll all your endpoints with common protocols (SSH, SNMP, WMI) to detect and discover site-wide assets to monitor. You only need to group them by your own criteria once added to the product.
  • SIEM Event Correlation. You can define quite complex correlation rules to detect possible suspicious or malicious actions or attempts in your network, in order to categorize them as real threats or as false positives, thus streamlining your risk assessment and management.
  • Ease of installation. The entire AlienVault OSSIM is self-contained in an ISO file, which can be burned into a DVD or just mounted in your server of choice (physical or virtual) for deployment. The installation process is automated and quote verbosed, with options for static IP, email messaging and others.
  • Ease of access. Being AlienVault OSSIM a self-contained appliance, it can be accessed via web by any device that supports a web browser, being that desktops, workstation, mobile devices, etc. The OSSIM dashboard and other features are automatically rearranged to adapt to the particular device being in use.
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Check Point Software Technologies
  • Cloud Native integration.
  • Excellent and Clean UI.
  • Cloud Infra Security Management.
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Cons
AT&T Cybersecurity
  • Creating custom rules is a bit complicated
  • Reporting could be improved
  • Agent has caused conflicts with a couple of our other applications
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Check Point Software Technologies
  • Deployment method.
  • Technical support.
  • Cloud-based manageability.
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Usability
AT&T Cybersecurity
AlienVault OSSIM is far easy to use and manage - provided you know what you're doing. As any SIEM application, there is some background knowledge required in order to take advantage of the product's functionalities, such as the log correlation and analysis. Other than that, the application is quite usable and robust.
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Check Point Software Technologies
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Support Rating
AT&T Cybersecurity
Everything is done through MSSP and installation pro services. Once those hours are burned up, then you're on your own without a lot of help. Typically the pro services hours aren't enough to get past 60 days and MSSP are hit and miss. We had a miss for installation helpers.
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Check Point Software Technologies
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Alternatives Considered
AT&T Cybersecurity
Originally my organization leveraged alien value due to the lower cost of entry and ability to manage it as a service provider. Unfortunately, after several years of working with this tool, it became unwieldy to use as it felt that almost every useful report had to be created by hand. As other tools have come out with the ability to do automated responses such as Stellar Data processor, we have begun to evaluate alternatives.
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Check Point Software Technologies
We have performed all research and evaluation for all competitive players as well we did POC for every product. Based on our comparison chart, we found Check Point Cloud Guard Native Security Platform much better and works extremally well compared to all other peers. It has a robust architecture and has really good features.
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Return on Investment
AT&T Cybersecurity
  • It satisfied a requirement of our audit team (internal and external).
  • Custom written alerts allow us to be proactive for some events.
  • Stable product means we don't spend a lot of time keeping it up and running.
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Check Point Software Technologies
  • Negative - ROI.
  • Positive - Good product with UI.
  • Negative - Technical Support.
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