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Score 8.8 out of 100
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Score 8.8 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

BitLocker

It is well suited especially for users that access or store sensitive/confidential data on their computers. In the case of where users are accessing confidential data over the network, it is highly recommended to use Bitlocker to encrypt the computer. In the case where users are storing confidential data on their computer, it should be a requirement that BitLocker is used/enabled.It would be less appropriate if someone was using a computer and they were not dealing with any sensitive data, or in cases where the computer is used for recreational purposes (browsing the web, playing games, etc).
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Sophos Intercept X

Sophos Intercept X is what I would consider the premier antivirus, anti-malware, anti-ransomware software on the market today. It is easy to stand up and deploy thanks to the management side being in the cloud - there's just a small download that can be deployed via script to any computer on your domain. It scales easily from small businesses all the way up to large enterprises and comes in at a cost-effective price point for anyone along that spectrum.
Beau Sorensen | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Endpoint Security

BitLocker
Sophos Intercept X
8.8
Anti-Exploit Technology
BitLocker
Sophos Intercept X
9.0
Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR)
BitLocker
Sophos Intercept X
9.1
Centralized Management
BitLocker
Sophos Intercept X
8.8
Hybrid Deployment Support
BitLocker
Sophos Intercept X
8.0
Infection Remediation
BitLocker
Sophos Intercept X
9.0
Vulnerability Management
BitLocker
Sophos Intercept X
8.4
Malware Detection
BitLocker
Sophos Intercept X
9.2

Pros

BitLocker

  • On my customer's machines, it's convenient that BitLocker can be set up to automatically open an encrypted volume so that my customer doesn't have to enter the passphrase every time they log in.
  • BitLocker is compatible with NTFS and ReFS which gives you options for your storage.
  • There doesn't really appear to be any performance penalty for encrypted volumes, so it is a seamless experience.
Roger Mialkowski | TrustRadius Reviewer

Sophos Intercept X

  • Sophos is a little too good at DLP. But it is indeed very good at not allowing our data to leave our endpoints without strict adherence to policy.
  • Sophos is very good at protecting endpoints against viruses and other malware.
  • Sopho is really good at informing us of what is happening on our endpoints. OOTB reporting is way better than expected.
Jane Updegraff | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

BitLocker

  • Encryption is not resumed after being suspended sometimes
  • Sometimes it take a long time to encrypt a disk
  • Encrypting secondary drives can be tricky
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Sophos Intercept X

  • The migration from on-prem sophos to cloud sophos, could have been a little more seamless
  • Would love to get more insight on what was blocked or flagged and what it was trying to do
  • Better and more granular feature management from group policies
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

BitLocker

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Sophos Intercept X

Sophos Intercept X 10.0
Based on 1 answer
We have gotten a great product for the price. Easy to maintain and set up on new devices. Support is great and easy to work with and understand.
Ryhlen Schoeberl | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

BitLocker

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Sophos Intercept X

Sophos Intercept X 9.0
Based on 2 answers
Very easy to use
Steven Hiersche, Jr. | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

BitLocker

BitLocker 7.9
Based on 3 answers
I give it a nine because encryption always leaves room for improvement, and it must change as security threats evolve and improve, and having an ever-evolving system is essential.
Kaitlyn Delacruz | TrustRadius Reviewer

Sophos Intercept X

Sophos Intercept X 8.2
Based on 23 answers
Most of the support reps are fantastic. There have been a few though that have had to be escalated via Account Manager when they haven't followed up but this is a rare instance, and often followed up by the Support Manager for APAC.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Implementation Rating

BitLocker

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Sophos Intercept X

Sophos Intercept X 9.0
Based on 2 answers
Best thing was the help pushing out via group policy and was able to get instructions for that on sophos site
Ryhlen Schoeberl | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

BitLocker

BitLocker Drive Encryption solution offering is cheaper than the one that McAfee offers, it will help you with specific business concerns like "how many encrypted assets do I have?" it's easy to maintain, easy to deploy, and easy to track. It's best suited for companies that are not trying to go far away on the disk encryption matter
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Sophos Intercept X

Best in class... PERIOD... Bit Defender is a good AV product by itself, but it lacks in Next Gen Heuristic detection. It has allowed malware to get past it in our client environments, even with Admin permissions restricted. Sophos is hands down a superior product when paired with Intercept X. Again, if you don't buy the whole stack, you're selling yourself (and your security) short. We live in a world where security is no longer a single product
Alex Farling | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

BitLocker

  • Protects against data loss and theft, which can be very expensive if PII, SPI, PHI is involved. Fines for this type of loss can be very high, along with the costs of notification, and discovery.
  • Cost is included in Windows O/S, without needing additional licensing costs.
Richard Russell | TrustRadius Reviewer

Sophos Intercept X

  • It keeps us safe from malware attacks, thus giving us peace of mind to focus on our work, thereby increasing productivity
  • It provides protection against ransomware attacks that are usually very expensive to resolve once they occur and usually leads to loss of important files and resources.
Frank William | TrustRadius Reviewer

Screenshots

BitLocker

Pricing Details

BitLocker

General

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

BitLocker Editions & Modules

Edition
Windows 10 Home$100.001
  1. One Time Fee
Additional Pricing Details

Sophos Intercept X

General

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

Sophos Intercept X Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

BitLocker
8.6
Sophos Intercept X
9.1

Likelihood to Renew

BitLocker
Sophos Intercept X
10.0

Usability

BitLocker
Sophos Intercept X
9.0

Support Rating

BitLocker
7.9
Sophos Intercept X
8.2

Implementation Rating

BitLocker
Sophos Intercept X
9.0

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