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Score 8.6 out of 100

CrowdStrike Falcon

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Score 9.1 out of 100

Feature Set Ratings

    Endpoint Security

    AWS Config

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    9.2

    CrowdStrike Falcon

    92%
    CrowdStrike Falcon Endpoint Protection ranks higher in 7/7 features

    Anti-Exploit Technology

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    9.3
    93%
    27 Ratings

    Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR)

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    9.7
    97%
    32 Ratings

    Centralized Management

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    9.3
    93%
    33 Ratings

    Hybrid Deployment Support

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.1
    81%
    4 Ratings

    Infection Remediation

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    9.2
    92%
    33 Ratings

    Vulnerability Management

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    9.0
    90%
    27 Ratings

    Malware Detection

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    9.5
    95%
    33 Ratings

    Attribute Ratings

    • CrowdStrike Falcon Endpoint Protection is rated higher in 1 area: Likelihood to Recommend

    Likelihood to Recommend

    8.7

    AWS Config

    87%
    6 Ratings
    9.3

    CrowdStrike Falcon

    93%
    36 Ratings

    Performance

    9.6

    AWS Config

    96%
    4 Ratings

    CrowdStrike Falcon

    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Support Rating

    AWS Config

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    9.4

    CrowdStrike Falcon

    94%
    13 Ratings

    Likelihood to Recommend

    AWS Config

    It's really good if your infrastructure services is all in AWS, that means everything could be audited and monitored using AWS config. You also can create alarms to notify you or your team about any changes on your AWS resources which is very useful to prevent abuse if you have a fairly large team. It's also very useful whenever some third party wants to audit your AWS resources, if you have a fairly comprehensive AWS config configured, the auditing process will be easy since they only need to look at your AWS config setup.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    CrowdStrike Falcon

    Anyone who is looking for a leader in endpoint protection should consider CrowdStrike Falcon for sure, regardless of specific use cases. Anybody who is operating on a very lean security team that doesn't have the capability to provide 24x7x365 coverage should absolutely consider Falcon Complete. I've worked with various MSSP's in the past, but Falcon Complete is one I would definitely not lose any sleep at night knowing we're in good hands.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Pros

    AWS Config

    • The ability to track changes in AWS is paramount, AWS config allows you to do this
    • Allows the auditing of an AWS account
    • Can view history of an account that has AWS config enabled
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    CrowdStrike Falcon

    • Endpoint Isolation - instead of hoping an adversary was blocked in time. CrowdStrike locks down the endpoint beyond using the Windows Firewall. Allowing a whitelist of IPs brings additional management of that endpoint to another level that most other tools don't have.
    • Rich Data Recording - CrowdStrike is best described as a giant tape recorder in the sky. When it lands on the box, it truly provides insight into the those that other tools could only dream of.
    • Extensive APIs - CrowdStrike understands that they are not your only security vendor, so they have API usage for everything in their platform to automate and integrate to your heart's desire.
    • Cloud Visibility - CrowdStrike's cloud monitoring capabilities are agnostic of cloud platform. No longer does one need to worry about putting all their eggs in one basket because the endpoint tool prefers one platform over another.
    Bryan Bowie | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Cons

    AWS Config

    • It's only AWS, no third party.
    • Not the most intuitive interface, but with a little getting used to it is OK.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    CrowdStrike Falcon

    • The ability to do a system-level scan like a traditional AV is missing and isn't a feature CrowdStrike is planning on implementing. Old school IT guys are going to be curious about this.
    • Host management and deletion are clunky and take 45 days for a machine to fall off your subscription license.
    Randy Munroe | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Pricing Details

    AWS Config

    General

    Free Trial
    Free/Freemium Version
    Premium Consulting/Integration Services
    Yes
    Entry-level set up fee?
    No

    Starting Price

    AWS Config Editions & Modules

    Additional Pricing Details
    With AWS Config, you are charged based on the number of configuration items recorded, the number of active AWS Config rule evaluations and the number of conformance pack evaluations in your account. A configuration item is a record of the configuration state of a resource in your AWS account. An AWS Config rule evaluation is a compliance state evaluation of a resource by an AWS Config rule in your AWS account, and a conformance pack evaluation is the evaluation of a resource by an AWS Config rule within the conformance pack.

    CrowdStrike Falcon

    General

    Free Trial
    Yes
    Free/Freemium Version
    Premium Consulting/Integration Services
    Yes
    Entry-level set up fee?
    No

    Starting Price

    $6.99 per endpoint/month (for 5-250 endpoints, billed annually)

    CrowdStrike Falcon Editions & Modules

    Edition
    Falcon Pro$6.991
    Falcon Enterprise$14.992
    Falcon Premium$17.992
    1. per endpoint/month (for 5-250 endpoints, billed annually)
    2. per endpoint/month (minimum number of endpoints applies)
    Additional Pricing Details

    Performance

    AWS Config

    AWS Config 9.6
    Based on 4 answers
    Would rate lower for other workloads but for AWS workloads its simple to set up, cost effective and customisable. Primary use case is compliance from a governance perspective.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    CrowdStrike Falcon

    No score
    No answers yet
    No answers on this topic

    Support Rating

    AWS Config

    No score
    No answers yet
    No answers on this topic

    CrowdStrike Falcon

    CrowdStrike Falcon 9.4
    Based on 13 answers
    When I receive support, it is always useful and informative. However, the support doesn't get back to me in the most timely manner. Often, by the time I hear back from support I have already resolved the issue. But for bigger issues, that need more in-depth help the support team has been incredibly valuable.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Alternatives Considered

    AWS Config

    I do not know or have used any other product in AWS cloud space that matches what AWS Config provides. We have some custom built monitoring and governance, however that is there because AWS Config does not provide it currently.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    CrowdStrike Falcon

    Crowdstrike Falcon Endpoint protection is based on AIML enhanced technology,l. It's cloud-based so users don't need to connect to their office network to get their policy synchronization done from Server to endpoints agents. Also, the Crowdstrike Falcon agent size is small and it consumes fewer resources of the machine.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Return on Investment

    AWS Config

    • A "Big Fish" company that is more concerned about the security of their data came aboard with us more easily since they trust us with the AWS config setup
    • Less time to debug or finding out issue on infrastructure whenever it happens
    • Easy and fast to roll back whenever changes that caused issues happen
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    CrowdStrike Falcon

    • CrowdStrike has cut our security costs.
    • Has given us more insight into our end points.
    • It has helped with our older PC's CPU usage.
    • Cut our cost and time from managing multiple platforms down to managing one platform with better insight than what we had with multiple security platforms.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

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