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CrowdStrike Falcon

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Score 8.9 out of 100
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Score 7.5 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

CrowdStrike Falcon

It's a great solution with a massive deployment scenario with a lot of endpoints, and where the time is an issue and you need to be protected ASAP - thanks to its cloud-based architecture you will be up and running in almost 10 minutes (literally). There are no signatures, further refinements, or additional hardware and servers required. An always or almost always offline [scenario] is not well-suited for Falcon Pro.
Victor Rivera | TrustRadius Reviewer

McAfee Enterprise Security Manager

McAfee is a good solution if you're in a medium/large company and if you're looking for a solution that can be customized and expanded. I also recommend if you have the most common log sources on your environment, since McAfee supports the major log sources (but lack a lot of small vendors).In my opinion, I wouldn't recommend McAfee for small companies, since it's not that easy to manage and maintain.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Endpoint Security

CrowdStrike Falcon
8.9
McAfee Enterprise Security Manager
Anti-Exploit Technology
CrowdStrike Falcon
8.9
McAfee Enterprise Security Manager
Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR)
CrowdStrike Falcon
9.3
McAfee Enterprise Security Manager
Centralized Management
CrowdStrike Falcon
9.2
McAfee Enterprise Security Manager
Hybrid Deployment Support
CrowdStrike Falcon
7.8
McAfee Enterprise Security Manager
Infection Remediation
CrowdStrike Falcon
9.0
McAfee Enterprise Security Manager
Vulnerability Management
CrowdStrike Falcon
8.6
McAfee Enterprise Security Manager
Malware Detection
CrowdStrike Falcon
9.3
McAfee Enterprise Security Manager

Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)

CrowdStrike Falcon
McAfee Enterprise Security Manager
8.6
Centralized event and log data collection
CrowdStrike Falcon
McAfee Enterprise Security Manager
8.5
Correlation
CrowdStrike Falcon
McAfee Enterprise Security Manager
7.5
Event and log normalization/management
CrowdStrike Falcon
McAfee Enterprise Security Manager
9.0
Deployment flexibility
CrowdStrike Falcon
McAfee Enterprise Security Manager
7.9
Integration with Identity and Access Management Tools
CrowdStrike Falcon
McAfee Enterprise Security Manager
10.0
Custom dashboards and workspaces
CrowdStrike Falcon
McAfee Enterprise Security Manager
7.4
Host and network-based intrusion detection
CrowdStrike Falcon
McAfee Enterprise Security Manager
9.8

Pros

CrowdStrike Falcon

  • Ransomware protection. We ran a ransomware simulation with obfuscated executables to hide malware signatures and CrowdStrike found and stopped 15 out of 15.
  • Malware/adware detection. Packaged adware in official installers are instantly blocked without interfering with the install of the primary application.
Randy Munroe | TrustRadius Reviewer

McAfee Enterprise Security Manager

  • McAfee Enterprise Security Manager has a large library of pre-made correlations that reduces the amount of work needed to make it functional.
  • This is a core McAfee product that is still getting support.
  • It has a substantial amount of compatibility and integration with other products.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

CrowdStrike Falcon

  • We get false positive detections when we run an email signature script for our users. These false positives can be a distraction. We've implemented a whitelist for those behaviors, but had some difficulty in figuring out how to configure CrowdStrike to recognize these executions since the file name and hash were always different (the executing file was firstname_lastname.exe, and that was too Vague to whitelist.
Mark Sauer | TrustRadius Reviewer

McAfee Enterprise Security Manager

  • If there is a requirement to integrate into other vendor products i.e. (log sharing) then this was very cumbersome.
  • Integration of vulnerability scanning that is available in other vendor products would be a good addition.
  • When integrating all of Intel's products a third party consultancy is usually required, where other vendor products can be configured without this additional cost.
Philip Clarke | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

CrowdStrike Falcon

CrowdStrike Falcon 8.6
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 Enterprise Security Manager

McAfee Enterprise Security Manager 6.7
Based on 2 answers
McAfee Enterprise Security Manager overall is a great tool. It is effective in today's setting, wherein lots of potential threats are lurking. Its operations within the network are seamless. Users won't even notice that a SIEM is working in the background. But in today's trend, most of the businesses is heading towards the migration to cloud, which McAfee should improve its integration with.
Brandon Macapelit, CISA | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

CrowdStrike Falcon

Overall I found CrowdStrike Falcon's EDR capabilities superior to their competitors. Also, the user interface has taken its time to mature and is very intuitive and has a natural flow. Policy configuration and assignment as well as the features and settings within the config were more complete and met all our requirements. Lastly, the agent plays nice with everything else running on systems. We hardly ever have issues of Falcon interfering with users or services, and false positives are kept at a minimum.
David Reyes | TrustRadius Reviewer

McAfee Enterprise Security Manager

We selected McAfee Enterprise Security Manager because the pricing is competitive in the industry. It is very reliable. The vendor offers good support in real time. Offers the results that we have been looking for. The ability to get the logs may be of last 2 years in a matter of seconds. The ability to retain logs for a very long time.
Neil Johnson | 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 Enterprise Security Manager

  • McAfee Antivirus is not a leader in the field and I don't recommend this product.
  • HIPS and Encryption are easy to manage.
  • Great tool for enterprise deployments.
Alex Waitkus, CISSP-ISSAP, OSCP | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

CrowdStrike Falcon

General

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

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 Enterprise Security Manager

General

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

McAfee Enterprise Security Manager Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

CrowdStrike Falcon
8.9
McAfee Enterprise Security Manager
7.9

Support Rating

CrowdStrike Falcon
8.6
McAfee Enterprise Security Manager
6.7

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