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CrowdStrike Falcon

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Score 8.9 out of 100
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Score 9 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

Palo Alto Networks Prisma Cloud

Well suited: If the user is developing or supporting applications with micro-services architecture, which are in turn deployed in a multi-cloud infrastructure, Palo Alto Networks Prisma Cloud could be one of the best tools available to transparently monitor the environments and at the same time improve the security posture of the applications.Less appropriate: If the user is working with VMs at the moment and has most of the workload sitting on-premises in physical data centers, then Palo Alto Networks Prisma Cloud would not be of much help.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Endpoint Security

CrowdStrike Falcon
8.9
Palo Alto Networks Prisma Cloud
Anti-Exploit Technology
CrowdStrike Falcon
8.9
Palo Alto Networks Prisma Cloud
Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR)
CrowdStrike Falcon
9.3
Palo Alto Networks Prisma Cloud
Centralized Management
CrowdStrike Falcon
9.2
Palo Alto Networks Prisma Cloud
Hybrid Deployment Support
CrowdStrike Falcon
7.8
Palo Alto Networks Prisma Cloud
Infection Remediation
CrowdStrike Falcon
9.0
Palo Alto Networks Prisma Cloud
Vulnerability Management
CrowdStrike Falcon
8.6
Palo Alto Networks Prisma Cloud
Malware Detection
CrowdStrike Falcon
9.3
Palo Alto Networks Prisma Cloud

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

Palo Alto Networks Prisma Cloud

  • Efficient and real-time--Palo Alto Networks Prisma Cloud monitors the multi-cloud environment in real time without any lag. The radar in the tool is a single pane of glass for all the containers and images in all your environments. Radar gives a 50,000 foot view at a glance and lets you know what the pain points are in the environment and where more focus is required.
  • Serverless functions and static repositories are supported out of the box. The user needs to make a successful connection, and after that, the tool continuously monitors the functions and repositories at all times and provides alerts and incidents in case something major is happening in the environment.
  • Minimalistic Graphical User Interface--Lets the user do a lot with fewer clicks. You can easily navigate through the tool with relatively few clicks and get your work done.
  • A number of authentication mechnisms are supported out of the box, one of which--AD authentication--is the most popular.
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

Palo Alto Networks Prisma Cloud

  • Real-time supports would be much appreciated. At the moment they have a third-party ticketing support tool, which can be replaced with real-time support, which can be provided to the user at the time of the issue.
  • The user should be provided with all the learning material by the Palo Alto team at the time of license purchase. This would save a lot of users' time, which is taken up by research and finding the correct documents from the website.
  • Themes can be introduced in the feature set, which would help the user customize the software as per their needs.
Anonymous | 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

Palo Alto Networks Prisma Cloud

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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

Palo Alto Networks Prisma Cloud

Palo Alto Networks Prisma Cloud was the first choice made by our organization so far for enhancing security in a multi-cloud environment.
Anonymous | 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

Palo Alto Networks Prisma Cloud

  • A good amount of positive impact has been brought with this tool--not only increasing the security posture but also helping to make more efficient applications.
Anonymous | 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

Palo Alto Networks Prisma Cloud

General

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

Palo Alto Networks Prisma Cloud Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

CrowdStrike Falcon
8.9
Palo Alto Networks Prisma Cloud
9.0

Support Rating

CrowdStrike Falcon
8.6
Palo Alto Networks Prisma Cloud

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