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Score 9.1 out of 100
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Score 7.7 out of 100

Feature Set Ratings

    Endpoint Security

    9.2

    CrowdStrike Falcon

    92%

    Symantec Cloud Workload Protection

    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

    8.2
    82%
    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

    9.6
    96%
    33 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Attribute Ratings

    • CrowdStrike Falcon Endpoint Protection is rated higher in 1 area: Likelihood to Recommend

    Likelihood to Recommend

    9.3

    CrowdStrike Falcon

    93%
    36 Ratings
    8.0

    Symantec Cloud Workload Protection

    80%
    2 Ratings

    Support Rating

    9.5

    CrowdStrike Falcon

    95%
    13 Ratings

    Symantec Cloud Workload Protection

    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Likelihood to Recommend

    CrowdStrike

    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.
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    Broadcom

    The high level of IT expertise was recognized when using Symantec Cloud Workload Protection as security software when forming a business partnership with a major IT company. In addition, since it is possible to centrally manage the control of USB devices to each employee's PC, it is of great help to the head of the company's security department to be able to handle it with one hand.
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    Pros

    CrowdStrike

    • 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.
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    Broadcom

    • Ultimate Protection
    • Ransomware resiliency
    • Better Policy management
    • Cloud model with Offline Agent deployment
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    Cons

    CrowdStrike

    • 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.
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    Broadcom

    • Occasionally, the security system would detect the introduction of a dedicated tool or system from another company that is generally not available.
    • With a 16GB laptop, the PC will be slow when scanning.
    • While developing, I feel a little inconvenience that the PC freezes when scanning runs behind the scenes.
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    Pricing Details

    CrowdStrike Falcon

    Starting Price

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

    Editions & Modules

    CrowdStrike Falcon editions and modules pricing
    EditionModules
    Falcon Pro$6.991
    Falcon Enterprise$14.992
    Falcon Premium$17.993

    Footnotes

    1. per endpoint/month (for 5-250 endpoints, billed annually)
    2. per endpoint/month (minimum number of endpoints applies)
    3. per endpoint/month (minimum number of endpoints applies)

    Offerings

    Free Trial
    Free/Freemium Version
    Premium Consulting/Integration Services

    Entry-level set up fee?

    No setup fee

    Additional Details

    Symantec Cloud Workload Protection

    Starting Price

    Editions & Modules

    Symantec Cloud Workload Protection editions and modules pricing
    EditionModules

    Footnotes

      Offerings

      Free Trial
      Free/Freemium Version
      Premium Consulting/Integration Services

      Entry-level set up fee?

      No setup fee

      Additional Details

      Support Rating

      CrowdStrike

      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.
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      Broadcom

      No answers on this topic

      Alternatives Considered

      CrowdStrike

      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.
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      Broadcom

      No answers on this topic

      Return on Investment

      CrowdStrike

      • 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.
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      Broadcom

      • Positive - ROI for long term deployment
      • Negative - Support
      • Negative - Offline infra protection
      • Positive - Product Features
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