Check Point ThreatCloud vs. VirusTotal

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Check Point ThreatCloud
Score 8.8 out of 10
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Check Point Software Technologies provides threat intelligence via the Check Point ThreatCloud.N/A
VirusTotal
Score 8.4 out of 10
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Chronicle, a security company supported by Alphabet (Google), offers VirusTotal, a malware scanning and threat intelligence service.N/A
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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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Check Point ThreatCloudVirusTotal
Likelihood to Recommend
8.6
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User Testimonials
Check Point ThreatCloudVirusTotal
Likelihood to Recommend
Check Point Software Technologies
If you have the Check Point environment and want to utilize the Checkpoint environment, you should use the [Check Point] ThreatCloud. Without [Check Point] ThreatCloud, there’s no way to stop the 0days or APTs. However, [Check Point] ThreatCloud relies on the Checkpoint infrastructure to be used and integrated. If you have other firewall and/or endpoint vendors, [Check Point] ThreatCloud is not the best service to be used. Checkpoint also offers 24x7 threat cloud-managed security services to [...] organizations. Threat cloud-managed security services leverage the threat cloud decreasing the detection time and false-positive rates via increasing protection rates.
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Chronicle
VirusTotal is perfectly suited as a tool to help security professionals analyze files and URLs that require further analysis to determine security risks in the environment. It truly is a must-have in this world we live in!
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Pros
Check Point Software Technologies
  • anti virus
  • anti bot
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Chronicle
  • Fast file scanning
  • No agent required
  • Available from anywhere
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Cons
Check Point Software Technologies
  • SOAR integration, Checkpoint does not have built in SOAR
  • Automation throughout the findings of [Check Point] ThreatCloud
  • Special team for threat intelligence
  • K8s threat cloud integration and K8S forensics
  • Native SIEM integration
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Chronicle
  • I'm not sure VirusTotal can improve this themselves but just keeping up with the evolving "known" threat landscape is tough so even though VirusTotal is very good, nothing is 100% effective in this space.
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Alternatives Considered
Check Point Software Technologies
As Checkpoint next generation firewalls were already implemented in the network, ThreatCloud was easy to implement and had better features and reputation than competitors
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Chronicle
Honestly, we have always used VirusTotal, its a leader in the industry and meets our needs perfectly so we have never had the need to look elsewhere
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Return on Investment
Check Point Software Technologies
  • High score rates [are] seen on breach systems after deploying systems integrated with [Check Point] ThreatCloud
  • Catch rates are very high compared to other vendors
  • One missing thing is the detection for localized URLs and IPs
  • Purchasing within the 3-year perspective is cheap compared to other solutions; ROI is generally six months
  • [Check Point] ThreatCloud eliminates the need [for] other additional services that may need to be deployed like dedicated IPS, Dedicated Sandbox, DNS solution, etc.
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Chronicle
  • Extremely useful to confirm if a file is suspicious or not
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