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CrowdStrike Falcon

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Score 8.9 out of 100
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Score 7.4 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

Symantec Advanced Threat Protection

It is valuable software for when it comes to a large or medium organization, since it helps to protect the endpoints, but as the number of servers increases its value increases. However, it is important to keep in mind that when it comes to low end devices, its protection can affect their performance. This is because it is not a software with a very light agent.
Emma Jones Smith | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Endpoint Security

CrowdStrike Falcon
8.9
Symantec Advanced Threat Protection
Anti-Exploit Technology
CrowdStrike Falcon
8.9
Symantec Advanced Threat Protection
Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR)
CrowdStrike Falcon
9.3
Symantec Advanced Threat Protection
Centralized Management
CrowdStrike Falcon
9.2
Symantec Advanced Threat Protection
Hybrid Deployment Support
CrowdStrike Falcon
7.8
Symantec Advanced Threat Protection
Infection Remediation
CrowdStrike Falcon
9.0
Symantec Advanced Threat Protection
Vulnerability Management
CrowdStrike Falcon
8.6
Symantec Advanced Threat Protection
Malware Detection
CrowdStrike Falcon
9.3
Symantec Advanced Threat Protection

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

Symantec Advanced Threat Protection

  • USB Control. Only allow certain usb devices to be connected and allow on certain users to have the ability to us usb keys.
  • Easy of Administration, configuration and installation.
  • Support is excellent. When I've called in for help they go above and beyond to help you resolve you issue or answer your questions on a certain configuration.
Randy MacFarland | 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

Symantec Advanced Threat Protection

  • I don't like that I have to maintain the client and keep it up to date. Updating the client is not a very easy process.
  • Deploying the client could be easier. They have a deployment tool, but it doesn't really get to all PCs, which means I still have to manually deploy it.
  • Because the product has so much customization, it can also be very difficult to set up and understand.
Andrew Bouwhuis | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

CrowdStrike Falcon

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Symantec Advanced Threat Protection

Symantec Advanced Threat Protection 7.0
Based on 2 answers
Symantec Advanced Threat Protection has done a sufficient job at identifying true positives. However, the UI could be improved and the amount of false positives is a little too frequent for my liking
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

CrowdStrike Falcon

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Symantec Advanced Threat Protection

Symantec Advanced Threat Protection 7.0
Based on 2 answers
There is a small learning curve, but compared to other AV products it is fairly simple and easy to catch onto
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

Symantec Advanced Threat Protection

Symantec Advanced Threat Protection 8.0
Based on 3 answers
Support responds fast for higher priority issues, they have always been good at solving the problems we encounter.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Implementation Rating

CrowdStrike Falcon

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Symantec Advanced Threat Protection

Symantec Advanced Threat Protection 8.0
Based on 1 answer
No, besides to review documentation prior to beginning. That is what helped lead to a smooth implementation
Anonymous | 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

Symantec Advanced Threat Protection

The alternatives we tested we all good contenders with comparable features to Symantec Advanced Threat Protection. In the end there we a few minor pros that pushed us over the edge; The GUI was more easy to navigate, the set-up appeared to be simpler and the Symantec name gave us more confidence in their threat detection capabilities.
Dylan Eikelenboom | 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

Symantec Advanced Threat Protection

  • Some digital assets were lost due to failures to detect various threats.
  • We had to use other products in combination in order to trust that all threats were actually detected, taking extra time. We couldn't use just SATP.
  • Ability to quickly manage/deploy via AD made maintenance of the application itself quick and easy.
David Crawford | 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

Symantec Advanced Threat Protection

General

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

Symantec Advanced Threat Protection Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

CrowdStrike Falcon
8.9
Symantec Advanced Threat Protection
7.8

Likelihood to Renew

CrowdStrike Falcon
Symantec Advanced Threat Protection
7.0

Usability

CrowdStrike Falcon
Symantec Advanced Threat Protection
7.0

Support Rating

CrowdStrike Falcon
8.6
Symantec Advanced Threat Protection
8.0

Implementation Rating

CrowdStrike Falcon
Symantec Advanced Threat Protection
8.0

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