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CrowdStrike Falcon

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Score 9.2 out of 100
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Score 7.7 out of 100

Feature Set Ratings

    Endpoint Security

    9.2

    CrowdStrike Falcon

    92%

    McAfee Advanced Threat Defense

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    CrowdStrike Falcon Endpoint Protection ranks higher in 7/7 features

    Anti-Exploit Technology

    9.3
    93%
    27 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR)

    9.7
    97%
    32 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Centralized Management

    9.3
    93%
    33 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Hybrid Deployment Support

    8.1
    81%
    4 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Infection Remediation

    9.2
    92%
    33 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Vulnerability Management

    9.0
    90%
    27 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Malware Detection

    9.5
    95%
    33 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Attribute Ratings

    • CrowdStrike Falcon Endpoint Protection is rated higher in 2 areas: Likelihood to Recommend, Support Rating

    Likelihood to Recommend

    9.3

    CrowdStrike Falcon

    93%
    36 Ratings
    8.9

    McAfee Advanced Threat Defense

    89%
    4 Ratings

    Likelihood to Renew

    CrowdStrike Falcon

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    10.0

    McAfee Advanced Threat Defense

    100%
    1 Rating

    Support Rating

    9.3

    CrowdStrike Falcon

    93%
    13 Ratings
    7.0

    McAfee Advanced Threat Defense

    70%
    2 Ratings

    Likelihood to Recommend

    CrowdStrike Falcon

    Anyone who is looking for a leader in endpoint protection should consider CrowdStrike Falcon for sure, regardless of specific use cases. Anybody who is operating on a very lean security team that doesn't have the capability to provide 24x7x365 coverage should absolutely consider Falcon Complete. I've worked with various MSSP's in the past, but Falcon Complete is one I would definitely not lose any sleep at night knowing we're in good hands.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    McAfee Advanced Threat Defense

    It is suited for people who are looking to secure their PCs from malware attacks. There is also email threat prevention where it will detect unwanted mails which come through our inbox. The sandbox feature comes in handy when you want to test new applications that will prevent it spreading to multiple systems in an environment if it is malicious. It has good customer support for all our technical queries. Since pricing is quite high, small-scale organizations can't afford it.
    vinoth kumar | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Pros

    CrowdStrike Falcon

    • Endpoint Isolation - instead of hoping an adversary was blocked in time. CrowdStrike locks down the endpoint beyond using the Windows Firewall. Allowing a whitelist of IPs brings additional management of that endpoint to another level that most other tools don't have.
    • Rich Data Recording - CrowdStrike is best described as a giant tape recorder in the sky. When it lands on the box, it truly provides insight into the those that other tools could only dream of.
    • Extensive APIs - CrowdStrike understands that they are not your only security vendor, so they have API usage for everything in their platform to automate and integrate to your heart's desire.
    • Cloud Visibility - CrowdStrike's cloud monitoring capabilities are agnostic of cloud platform. No longer does one need to worry about putting all their eggs in one basket because the endpoint tool prefers one platform over another.
    Bryan Bowie | TrustRadius Reviewer

    McAfee Advanced Threat Defense

    • Its basic strength is its detecting power, which detects viruses within a fraction of seconds.
    • It repairs threats efficiently in less time.
    • Works quite smoothly in the background.
    Alexendra Wishpaw | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Cons

    CrowdStrike Falcon

    • The ability to do a system-level scan like a traditional AV is missing and isn't a feature CrowdStrike is planning on implementing. Old school IT guys are going to be curious about this.
    • Host management and deletion are clunky and take 45 days for a machine to fall off your subscription license.
    Randy Munroe | TrustRadius Reviewer

    McAfee Advanced Threat Defense

    • It is costly
    • The software is slow
    muphulusi dzivhani | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Pricing Details

    CrowdStrike Falcon

    General

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

    Starting Price

    $6.99 per endpoint/month (for 5-250 endpoints, billed annually)

    CrowdStrike Falcon Editions & Modules

    Edition
    Falcon Pro$6.991
    Falcon Enterprise$14.992
    Falcon Premium$17.992
    1. per endpoint/month (for 5-250 endpoints, billed annually)
    2. per endpoint/month (minimum number of endpoints applies)
    Additional Pricing Details

    McAfee Advanced Threat Defense

    General

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

    Starting Price

    McAfee Advanced Threat Defense Editions & Modules

    Additional Pricing Details

    Likelihood to Renew

    CrowdStrike Falcon

    No score
    No answers yet
    No answers on this topic

    McAfee Advanced Threat Defense

    McAfee Advanced Threat Defense 10.0
    Based on 1 answer
    Because I am satisfied with the overall performance of the software
    muphulusi dzivhani | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Support Rating

    CrowdStrike Falcon

    CrowdStrike Falcon 9.3
    Based on 13 answers
    When I receive support, it is always useful and informative. However, the support doesn't get back to me in the most timely manner. Often, by the time I hear back from support I have already resolved the issue. But for bigger issues, that need more in-depth help the support team has been incredibly valuable.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    McAfee Advanced Threat Defense

    McAfee Advanced Threat Defense 7.0
    Based on 2 answers
    Personally, I have only called our internal IT team about needing changes to permissions, not McAfee itself, but our IT team can make the changes though it seems to take them longer than I would think it needs to take. As someone who administers a different program, with different permissions, I would feel they should be able to make the exceptions faster and easier.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Alternatives Considered

    CrowdStrike Falcon

    Crowdstrike Falcon Endpoint protection is based on AIML enhanced technology,l. It's cloud-based so users don't need to connect to their office network to get their policy synchronization done from Server to endpoints agents. Also, the Crowdstrike Falcon agent size is small and it consumes fewer resources of the machine.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    McAfee Advanced Threat Defense

    McAfee Advanced Threat Defense is much more efficient than other competitors out there. They also provide good customer support for our technical queries. McAfee Advanced Threat Defense provides multiple features compared to other software. Email threat prevention is something which we cant expect with all antivirus, and McAfee Advanced Threat Defense does provide that to protect from email threat attacks. It is also simple to implement.
    vinoth kumar | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Return on Investment

    CrowdStrike Falcon

    • CrowdStrike has cut our security costs.
    • Has given us more insight into our end points.
    • It has helped with our older PC's CPU usage.
    • Cut our cost and time from managing multiple platforms down to managing one platform with better insight than what we had with multiple security platforms.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    McAfee Advanced Threat Defense

    • Its high pricing is unsuitable for our business.
    • We no longer stress about any undesired invasion.
    • Our data is safe and sound.
    Alexendra Wishpaw | TrustRadius Reviewer

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