Darktrace vs. Palo Alto Networks Prisma Cloud

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Darktrace
Score 8.7 out of 10
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Darktrace AI interrupts in-progress cyber-attacks, including ransomware, email phishing, and threats to cloud environments. It's able to detect and establish baselines for your organization so it can make the distinction between what is and what isn't normal network activity for your organization. This allows it to tackle complex cyber-attacks as they happen and prevent future cyber-attacks from happening.N/A
Palo Alto Networks Prisma Cloud
Score 8.0 out of 10
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Prisma Cloud, from Palo Alto Networks (based on technology acquired with Evident.io, or the Evident Security Platform) is presented as a comprehensive Cloud Native Security Platform (CNSP) that delivers full lifecycle security and full stack protection for multi- and hybrid-cloud environments. The solution is dedicated to reducing attack surface and checking for vulnerabilities against known or custom signatures of threats and provides daily risk reports, and also detects what users were…N/A
Pricing
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Free Trial
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Free/Freemium Version
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Premium Consulting/Integration Services
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Small Businesses
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Score 8.3 out of 10

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Medium-sized Companies
InsightIDR
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Score 8.6 out of 10
CrowdStrike Falcon
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Score 9.2 out of 10
Enterprises
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Score 8.6 out of 10
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User Ratings
DarktracePalo Alto Networks Prisma Cloud
Likelihood to Recommend
8.5
(11 ratings)
8.7
(5 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
9.5
(2 ratings)
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(0 ratings)
Usability
9.0
(1 ratings)
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(0 ratings)
Support Rating
9.4
(2 ratings)
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User Testimonials
DarktracePalo Alto Networks Prisma Cloud
Likelihood to Recommend
Darktrace
Darktrace is a product well suited for the vast majority of infrastructures and helps monitoring and responding to threats based on the network in a very elastic way. This is a product based on on-premise infrastructures that hosts its machines locally, of course it can be technically difficult to monitor an entire On-Cloud infrastructure but even there there's room for sensors and monitoring, not to mention the SaaS and mail integration that completes the product.
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Palo Alto Networks
Finding specific Cloud Vendor specific Cloud resource configuration, tags, network information and etc. is fairly easy to do. Cloud alert capabilities are pretty good and with proper knowledge top notch alerts can be created. Only downside I can think of is ease of use.
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Pros
Darktrace
  • Uses it Al model UEBA to detect anomalies in the behaviour of not only the users in a corporate network but also the routers, servers, and endpoints in that network.
  • Provides a visualisation of both egress and outbound network traffics flowing in and out of the organisation.
  • Darktrace comes with it autonomous AI model detection and responses capabilities.
  • Darktrace as an AI next generation NDR solution, prevents ,contains and quarantines malicious traffics from and into the corporate network.
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Palo Alto Networks
  • Vulnerability assessment using Twistlock
  • Enhancing Security by scanning workload based on different Security standards and provide a compliance report
  • CF template integration with CI/CD pipeline to identify any security issue before workload are deployed
  • IAM/UEBA features additional to enchaining security posture
  • Auto remediation
  • Integration is simple and solution is supported on multiple cloud
  • Customized dashboard/queries
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Cons
Darktrace
  • There are few areas that I would say need to be improved; their customer support portal allows you to log tickets with any suggestions or things you feel the product is missing, and they will generally show you how to achieve what you want, or in some cases, introduce it as a feature in a later update.
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Palo Alto Networks
  • 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.
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Likelihood to Renew
Darktrace
It's a powerfull product that help administrators to provide email security to our organization.
Good metrics about received emails that help us to determine in doubt case if the email is a false positive or it's malware.
They're improving the product releasing continuous updates and have mobile phone app to manage it.
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Palo Alto Networks
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Usability
Darktrace
Darktrace comes with a simple usability interface with easy navigation and organisation.
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Palo Alto Networks
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Support Rating
Darktrace
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.
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Palo Alto Networks
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Alternatives Considered
Darktrace
We did NOT select Darktrace. OSSIM/AlienVault is a more mature product and it provided better intelligence and reporting. The end user interface is much easier to use - and you can tell built form engineers who have had to do the work. My suggestion for anyone considering Darktrace, is to get the price upfront; do a 30/60 onsite trail; and do the same thing, at the same time, with AlienVault. AlientVault will win every time. I say that because that's exactly what I did.
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Palo Alto Networks
Our organization didn't consider any other tool, and so far we are pretty much satisfied with Prisma Cloud.
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Return on Investment
Darktrace
  • One big positive is how it helps us with the security assessments that clients have done on us. They are looking to see if we know how we might have unusual/malicious traffic running on the network.
  • If you have a small network and only need 1 appliance, it can be a good ROI and peace of mind.
  • You could go down a hole in trying to spend time looking at all of your traffic with this software. You need to focus only on what it is showing as potential bad traffic.
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Palo Alto Networks
  • Investigation time is severely reduced
  • Has potential to identify misconfigurations
  • Hard to setup
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