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Score 8.1 out of 100
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Score 8.7 out of 100

Attribute Ratings

  • Darktrace is rated higher in 1 area: Support Rating
  • Elastic Security is rated higher in 1 area: Likelihood to Recommend

Likelihood to Recommend

7.0

Darktrace

70%
8 Ratings
9.0

Elastic Security

90%
1 Rating

Support Rating

9.4

Darktrace

94%
4 Ratings
7.0

Elastic Security

70%
2 Ratings

Likelihood to Recommend

Darktrace

I think if you manage a large number of mailboxes, you need a reliable solution to protect corporate email from any threat. This solution uses AI to analyze emails to check if they're safe or if it's a risk for the organization. It has a good UI (all in English), and the more you're using it, the more you get. There are a lot of metrics and indicators to help the email security admin.
Antonio Rodriguez | TrustRadius Reviewer

Elastic Security

I believe Endgame is well suited to organizations that have their own Cybersecurity department. Its not well suited for organizations that don't have a Cybersecurity department.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

Darktrace

  • Monitors your network for unusual behaviour; as it learns what is normal for your network, you don't need to worry too much about things that are normal for your organisation, but might be considered odd in other places, triggering as alarms. It can also detect more subtle changes such as a device accessing a server but at an unusual time.
  • There are a large number of models that are used to create the alerts, which can all be customised, and you can also create your own from scratch, to allow you to tailor it perfectly to your situation.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Elastic Security

  • Identify 0-day malware.
  • Provides a few forensic details on endpoints.
  • Very easy to administer.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Darktrace

  • Really had a poor time of identifying devices and what the device's purpose was - a simple nmap scan did a better job. The problem is they expect you to fine-tune the results - which is exactly what you would expect - but day one it found over 2,000 servers (and I only have 112).
  • Really had a hard time separating network traffic into locations - I use distinct subnets for my buildings, but there was no good way to create a logical map of my traffic internally. Did not garner a sense of trust that it was seeing everything.
  • Sat through a few "analyst" reports - which showed me possible threats in my environment. I am already using a few open source tools, and they actually found more than the analyst reports. Also, there was no way to get the reports on your own - you had to work through their analysts to get the information.
Matthew Frederickson | TrustRadius Reviewer

Elastic Security

  • I would love that it provided more memory analysis details.
  • Being able to edit sensor profiles after creating them.
  • I would love it if it provided more automation features.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Darktrace

General

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

Starting Price

Elastic Security

General

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

Starting Price

Support Rating

Darktrace

Darktrace 9.4
Based on 4 answers
Darktrace support is excellent in my experience. They send a competent engineer on-site to provide on-boarding training. They were also very responsive in responding to questions and concerns. Having an individual point of contact who is a competent network and security engineer is not a common experience, at least for me.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Elastic Security

Elastic Security 7.0
Based on 2 answers
Even though their support is good, I think there are some areas where they need to provide more thorough solutions to issues, some of their solutions are pretty basic and have already been tried.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Darktrace

The Darktrace user interface was improved. Darktrace provides more metrics and more info to decide if an email is malicious or not in doubt case. Darktrace provides a lot of info about the email being analyzed, if there was a previous communication between both parts before for example, it's so easy to deploy.
Antonio Rodriguez | TrustRadius Reviewer

Elastic Security

Endgame is based on the MITRE framework which has proven to be a successful framework to identify various attack patterns that attackers use. Also, compared to the others it's easier to administer and manage.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Darktrace

  • Darktrace is covering some lack of security issues.
  • Darktrace helps the company to follow some compliance obligations.
  • Darktrace can't solve all issues. It needs to work with other Security tools (e.g Splunk).
Fabio Silva | TrustRadius Reviewer

Elastic Security

  • Being able to identify threats we couldn't identify before.
  • Easier management of endpoints.
  • Being able to immediately isolate endpoints remotely that have high severity threats.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

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