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Attribute Ratings

  • FireEye Security Suite is rated higher in 1 area: Likelihood to Recommend

Likelihood to Recommend

8.4

Snort

84%
5 Ratings
9.0

FireEye Security Suite

90%
3 Ratings

Likelihood to Recommend

Snort

If a colleague was looking to tighten down their network I can easily recommend Snort to them. It gives you some more peace of mind knowing that its always scanning traffic for malicious looking code. Even things your major firewalls and security hardware might miss, Snort has picked up. Its an easy recommendation for me.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

FireEye Security Suite

FireEye is the obvious solution if a company is having trouble with threats getting in via mail attachments. We use Office 365 and initially subscribed to their attachment scanning product. Users immediately started complaining it would take a minimum of 3 minutes and sometimes as long as 12 hours to receive their attachments. This rate of time was unacceptable. So we did a POC with FireEye and immediately saw that attachments were processed on average in 30 seconds but at the most, around 1.5 minutes. We were convinced after that.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

Snort

  • IPS detection.
  • DoS detection.
  • Packet logging.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

FireEye Security Suite

  • Deployment is fast and efficient with multiple architectural models.
  • Fireeye support has been great, quickly responding to issues and remaining very helpful.
  • The information afforded through NX, HX, and EX greatly improve our ability to triage and respond to threats of all sizes.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Snort

  • At times can be unstable with Cisco bugs, require frequent upgrading.
  • FTD images that are being pushed for ASAs are less efficient from an administration standpoint, no CLI.
Alan Matson, CCNA:S, MCP | TrustRadius Reviewer

FireEye Security Suite

  • Hard to configure
  • Needs more tools to analyze incidents
  • All modules need to be connected to each other
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Snort

General

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

Starting Price

FireEye Security Suite

General

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

Starting Price

Alternatives Considered

Snort

For our organization, the Cisco defense in depth concept works the best. While Cisco can be made to work with other vendors, we have found the best in depth protection by integrating Cisco products for maximum visibility. We had a Barracuda Web Filter, but it was difficult to maintain when you had limited scope on what you could block, so we created a whitelist only setup which required a lot of additional manpower. This wouldn't have covered new threats with DNS spoofing and the like.Sourcefire also integrated with our anti-malware platform (Cisco AMP) for even better visibility on what may be happening on the end users workstation. We are planning on adding in Cisco ISE to complete the approach and possibly stealthwatch to cover our bases in the future. The Palo Alto gear was interesting, but it was priced far out of our range.
David Myers | TrustRadius Reviewer

FireEye Security Suite

Advanced Threat Protection, or ATP in Office 365 was awful. Some attachments wouldn't be delivered at all while others took minutes and sometimes hours to be delivered after being scanned. It was causing us to lose business. FireEye processes attachments in less than 60 seconds in most cases. We now have buy in from employees to scan attachments since it's hardly noticeable to them
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Snort

  • Being open source, ROI on free is hard to beat for something that works.
  • I believe it greatly enhances the security of my network.
Curt Dickman | TrustRadius Reviewer

FireEye Security Suite

  • Stronger security posture
  • Faster security event response times
  • Global deployment can be difficult as hardware may not be be available in remote locations.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

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