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Score 8.8 out of 100
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Score 8.5 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

CrowdStrike Falcon

There aren't many scenarios where I wouldn't recommend CrowdStrike. You'll have the ability to create protection policies for different parts of your environment so that sensitive machines have as much protection as possible, and low-risk machines aren't overly locked down. The only reason I can't see someone choosing CrowdStrike is over a matter of budget. It's not the most expensive, nor is it the cheapest.
Randy Munroe | TrustRadius Reviewer

CylancePROTECT

CylancePROTECT is very well suited for companies ready to make the next step away from signature-based antivirus to algorithm/machine-learning solutions. We did many demos of Cylance prior to purchase (along with an in-house stress test) of subjecting virtual machines to zero-day attacks with our current antivirus solutions against Cylance, and we were able to see the results of Cylance blocking all known threats, whereas our current antivirus failed spectacularly
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Endpoint Security

CrowdStrike Falcon
8.8
CylancePROTECT
8.1
Anti-Exploit Technology
CrowdStrike Falcon
9.0
CylancePROTECT
7.9
Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR)
CrowdStrike Falcon
9.2
CylancePROTECT
7.9
Centralized Management
CrowdStrike Falcon
8.8
CylancePROTECT
8.1
Hybrid Deployment Support
CrowdStrike Falcon
7.7
CylancePROTECT
6.9
Infection Remediation
CrowdStrike Falcon
9.0
CylancePROTECT
8.3
Vulnerability Management
CrowdStrike Falcon
8.2
CylancePROTECT
8.7
Malware Detection
CrowdStrike Falcon
9.6
CylancePROTECT
8.7

Pros

CrowdStrike Falcon

  • Detects and automatically blocks dangerous behavior on endpoints that could be indicative of malicious activity, like executing programs from the deleted items folder, executing a SSH command in silent mode from different places in the OS, etc.
  • Monitors endpoints continuously for known malware, evaluates dangerous behaviors and blocks execution based on risk tolerance settings, uses AI to draw correlations on multiple attack vectors, and has a human malware hunting element to detect known or newly detected attack vectors.
  • Is easy to deploy across a large organization and manage centrally by as few as 1 person part time.
  • This was the fastest and easiest implementation of an enterprise grade security system I have ever done. I pushed software to the endpoints on a Friday afternoon, and was complete by Noon on Monday, as each workstation came online, the installer completed, and we were protected.
Mark Sauer | TrustRadius Reviewer

CylancePROTECT

  • Easily managed from the cloud portal.
  • Doesn't require a connection to the cloud to be totally effective against threats.
  • Very easy to deploy in a domain environment.
  • Very easy to administer.
  • Notification when or if a threat is detected.
  • The client itself is protected from being stopped at the local PC level, a common thing that most threats do is stop the AV service from running.
  • Very easy to track what your top threats have been and mitigate them.
Eric Rise | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

CrowdStrike Falcon

  • Falcon isn't continuously scanning the machine, if something is downloaded and viewed as safe it won't be re-checked later.
  • More dashboards and information on vulnerabilities on the machines would be helpful.
  • More reports that could be given to executives would also be beneficial. There are some now, but the options are rather limited.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

CylancePROTECT

  • It would be great if there was a way for an administrator to make a file as safe from the end user device when a false positive has occurred (which is rare). At present and administrator has to log into the web console, create an exception and then wait 60-120 seconds for this to be effective on the end user device, still great, but this can be frustrating for users that are urgently trying to use the file.
  • Executive reporting could be better. Just a single page dashboard report that could be included in other monthly reporting.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

CrowdStrike Falcon

No score
No answers yet
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CylancePROTECT

CylancePROTECT 10.0
Based on 1 answer
It's simply been the best product I've used and tested within the past four years.
Eric Rise | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

CrowdStrike Falcon

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

CylancePROTECT

CylancePROTECT 10.0
Based on 1 answer
  1. Great product
  2. Great technology
  3. Great people
  4. Great leader (Stuart McClure)
  5. Great Service
I work with hundreds of complex suppliers in healthcare and tech, and this company is more than just an extension of our business.
Shaun van Niekerk, CISSP | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

CrowdStrike Falcon

CrowdStrike Falcon 8.5
Based on 12 answers
  • Ease of implementation.
  • Overall protection capabilities.
  • Real-time system inventory function.
  • Insight and intelligence of not only the threat, but the potential of the threat.
  • Support staff of their managed service is excellent.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

CylancePROTECT

CylancePROTECT 7.9
Based on 4 answers
I have only used CylancePROTECT support one time and they were very fast and responsive with the answers that solved my issue. That is the only reason I gave them a 7 as I have only had one interaction with them.
Brandon Engel | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

CrowdStrike Falcon

Business requirements, mainly. The most important/useful items we appreciate is ease of use and customer service and this product exceeds expectations in that regard. Other offers cover legacy systems and remain with that solution. However, the granularity that you can introduce to an environment is outstanding, all that without losing the simplicity of use.
Samuel Hadid | TrustRadius Reviewer

CylancePROTECT

Cylance, I believe is the only one that uses the predict and prevent execution of advanced threats and malware at the endpoint. Cylance is by far a superior product.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

CrowdStrike Falcon

  • A significant increase in responsiveness to data security incidents.
  • The frequency and extent of data security issues have been drastically reduced.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

CylancePROTECT

  • We have the piece of mind that our endpoints are protected.
  • We have more time to work on other projects as we don't have to worry about computers being on to have scheduled scans.
  • Our computers CPU and RAM aren't going to be taken up with big process like typical anti-virus programs do.
Andrew Vawdrey | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

CrowdStrike Falcon

General

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

CylancePROTECT

General

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

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

CrowdStrike Falcon
8.9
CylancePROTECT
8.5

Likelihood to Renew

CrowdStrike Falcon
CylancePROTECT
10.0

Usability

CrowdStrike Falcon
CylancePROTECT
10.0

Support Rating

CrowdStrike Falcon
8.5
CylancePROTECT
7.9

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