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Score 8.6 out of 100

Feature Set Ratings

    Endpoint Security

    9.2

    CrowdStrike Falcon

    92%

    Carbon Black App Control

    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 1 area: Likelihood to Recommend

    Likelihood to Recommend

    9.3

    CrowdStrike Falcon

    93%
    36 Ratings
    9.0

    Carbon Black App Control

    90%
    2 Ratings

    Support Rating

    9.3

    CrowdStrike Falcon

    93%
    13 Ratings

    Carbon Black App Control

    N/A
    0 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

    Carbon Black App Control

    Cb Protect is best suited somewhere where you want to maximize the lockdown of workstations. So moving past no local admin rights to blocking specific applications and peripherals. The idea would be to have a list of applications you want to run, and then anything else is not able to be used. As stated prior, if you have a very fluid environment where you are having all sorts of new applications installed frequently (I feel for you!!) this is still do-able, but it misses the general idea. I think especially in environments that are more sensitive to new applications, like banks, healthcare systems etc, this is a good fit. The ability to look at application levels, drift, unapproved software etc is very useful.
    David Myers | 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

    Carbon Black App Control

    • Ease of use
    • One dashboard to review all the information
    • Advanced threat protection
    Tom Mockus | 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

    Carbon Black App Control

    • Cost - Cb Protect is part of now a 3 fold protection offering by Carbon Black. The other parts give you visibility and a more traditional antivirus (Conifer I believe). Once you price all three together, things get expensive. You get what you pay for I guess, as alternatives cost less, but you do lose out on features.
    • On-Prem - I don't believe this has changed, but when we first set up the only option was on-prem. This has a LOT of benefits, but with more mobile users, it can become a bit of a hassle for management and updating policies. A cloud option, or cloud connector would be nice.
    • Application whitelisting outperforms traditional AV/Malware protection but also takes a bit more babysitting. You end up spending a lot of time looking at new programs etc coming down the pipe. A great example is products that self update. These can become a pain as the product updates typically don't show up as signed, or not signed the way Protect looks for, so you end up whitelisting them as they come up, and depending on how often and how many you have in the environment it can be annoying.
    • Protect is nice, but you really need to also have Response to see a holistic view. Else you're going endpoint to endpoint if you are breached/infected, and that gets tedious quickly. However this also adds to the cost.
    David Myers | 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

    Carbon Black App Control

    General

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

    Starting Price

    Carbon Black App Control Editions & Modules

    Additional Pricing Details

    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

    Carbon Black App Control

    No score
    No answers yet
    No answers on this topic

    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

    Carbon Black App Control

    VMware Carbon Black App Control [(formerly Cb Protection)] is just much more advanced and gives administrators much more insight into the security framework. The cost is higher but at the same time the features are much more advanced. It is also easy to move throughout the program and to set up and configure the system.
    Tom Mockus | 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

    Carbon Black App Control

    • Protect took care of our objective, which was to protect the endpoints against rogue software and to help with preventing users from installing software that wasn't necessary/desired.
    David Myers | TrustRadius Reviewer

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