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Likelihood to Recommend

Check Point Endpoint Media Encryption and Port Protection (Pointsec)

Encryption software applies to all industries, the way you have to see the big picture is asking yourself, "How important is our data?".
Bonn Chavez | TrustRadius Reviewer

McAfee MDP

The program really excels at basic mobile protection against malware and viruses. It offers some unique features as its anti-theft application that can help keep mobile devices from being used by unauthorized users. It works well when providing basic security for mobile devices out in the field or in remote work situations. However, it companies may need more extensive or additional security applications to ensure adequate protection
Bruce Emmerling | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

Check Point Endpoint Media Encryption and Port Protection (Pointsec)

  • The product works with Windows, Linux, and OS X.
  • The management of Pointsec has really become very simple and centralized for all IT to handle with ease.
  • Preboot encryption keys in the form of a password, by inserting a USB drive containing the key and/or using a one-time password generating device such as an RSA token.
Bonn Chavez | TrustRadius Reviewer

McAfee MDP

  • The program does well with virus and malware scanning abilities.
  • It also has a unique anti-theft feature that can help secure mobile devices.
  • The program offers multiple privacy roles that allows sharing of different levels of access to applications.
Bruce Emmerling | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Check Point Endpoint Media Encryption and Port Protection (Pointsec)

No answers on this topic

McAfee MDP

  • The program could use some improvement in its setup and installation process.
  • Another area needing improvement could be its interactive interface.
  • Perhaps a learning tutorial or guide could be added to the application.
Bruce Emmerling | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Check Point Endpoint Media Encryption and Port Protection (Pointsec)

Symantec Encryption, a few management points led me to evaluate and not go with it.
Bonn Chavez | TrustRadius Reviewer

McAfee MDP

McAfee Mobile Data Protection offers basic security measures for mobile computing devices without a high cost or extensive training. However, it also may lack some needed features such as data encryption utilized by other products. While its interface is not perfect, it is easier to learn than more feature robust products on the market.
Bruce Emmerling | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Check Point Endpoint Media Encryption and Port Protection (Pointsec)

  • Decreasing vulnerability to attack is the key, it's the game to play and Pointsec plays it very well.
  • Key management systems and the various recovery options are very well thought out.
  • Full disk encryption vs. file or folder encryption system. With FDE data is encrypted automatically when it's stored on the hard disk making this the best solution.
Bonn Chavez | TrustRadius Reviewer

McAfee MDP

  • McAfee Mobile Data Protection provides a fairly easy and low cost security measure for providing basic to medium security for mobile devices. While not perfect, it does it basic job fairly well.
  • The program may require a bit of a learning curve for some end users with its interface and installation processes. This may require some additional training or support.
  • The program lacks some of the more advanced data protection abilities found in other competitor products. The result may be a need for additional security applications.
Bruce Emmerling | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Check Point Endpoint Media Encryption and Port Protection (Pointsec)

General

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

McAfee MDP

General

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

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