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Score 7.2 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

McAfee Endpoint Security

It provides great web security and will protect your devices against viruses and malware when paired with other security software and hardware. For instance, we have multiple layers of security set up so if McAfee misses something then one of our other barriers will catch the infection or intrusion before it reaches the network. I would not suggest using this product as a standalone agent because I do not think it will be as effective when working by itself. The dashboard also makes it convenient to manage devices, policies, and settings from wherever you are so it's an ideal solution for any IT department to use. I would just suggest using something else as a backup so your network isn't left vulnerable.
Roberta Jones | TrustRadius Reviewer

Norton

For a stand-alone business this should do the trick, but if using across multiple clients (multi-tenancy not an option). Default settings within the program will cause performance issues if not tweaked, meaning someone with networking experience may be necessary. Not ideal for MSP's unless they only have a few clients, as the manageability must be done within "the walls" of each company.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Endpoint Security

McAfee Endpoint Security
7.3
Norton
Anti-Exploit Technology
McAfee Endpoint Security
6.8
Norton
Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR)
McAfee Endpoint Security
6.9
Norton
Centralized Management
McAfee Endpoint Security
8.8
Norton
Hybrid Deployment Support
McAfee Endpoint Security
7.8
Norton
Infection Remediation
McAfee Endpoint Security
6.8
Norton
Vulnerability Management
McAfee Endpoint Security
6.2
Norton
Malware Detection
McAfee Endpoint Security
7.8
Norton

Pros

McAfee Endpoint Security

  • The detection level is better than Windows defender.
  • The e-policy orchestration management console that comes with it enables us to oversee the devices remotely, run scans on the endpoints, and update their virus definitions forcibly.
  • It sends regular updates and therefore each endpoints stays safe individually.
  • Furthermore, it has a very easy to understand interface.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Norton

  • Advanced protection against web attacks that take advantage of software vulnerabilities. Stops threats that traditional antivirus techniques do not recognize. Filter unwanted e-mails through professionally robust antispam protection
  • Block phishing websites and authenticate trusted sites. Protects, stores and manages logins and personal information. Prevent hackers from spying and stealing information. Identify unsafe websites in search results.
  • It is one of the most effective antivirus when blocking and removing viruses
  • It helps protect and monitor the home network. Automatically protects the PC when it connects to public wireless networks.
SERGIO CHAVES | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

McAfee Endpoint Security

  • My biggest flak with McAfee Endpoint Security is that it is quite resource-intensive. It does tend to make the system a little slow. You get security at the expense of your machine's speed.
  • Even though the drive encryption makes the system more secure, it takes a lot of time to first enter the very long password, and then for it to decrypt the whole machine. This sometimes clashes with Windows update and causes a lot of complications which leads to boot loops.
Tanish Pruthi | TrustRadius Reviewer

Norton

  • It uses a lot of RAM which can cause issues in other areas of computer use.
  • If you chose to un-install it can be difficult to get rid of all traces of the program.
  • The initial configuring can be challenging for the average user as the manuals are overwhelming. Better tutorials would be helpful.
Sasha Luse | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

McAfee Endpoint Security

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Norton

Norton 9.0
Based on 3 answers
Depends on pricing and company size. In case of growing will probably switch to Symantec Endpoint Protection Cloud or Symantec Endpoint Protection.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

McAfee Endpoint Security

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Norton

Norton 9.0
Based on 1 answer
Well organised interface.
dhruv gupta | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

McAfee Endpoint Security

McAfee Endpoint Security 8.0
Based on 6 answers
The support is pretty good, and I haven't had any issues with getting the highest quality technical support when there are issues. Tech support representatives that I have dealt with know the product quite well and have solved many issues that I have had with the product in the past. The only issue I have with support is that it can be quite expensive.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Norton

Norton 9.0
Based on 2 answers
Security software with very good features that works in the background.
Price suitable for companies of any size and easy to install and use.
Amberly Crain | TrustRadius Reviewer

Implementation Rating

McAfee Endpoint Security

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Norton

Norton 8.5
Based on 2 answers
Would like a manual or online version that is simple to understand and explains in detail what choices we have and why to make these choices.
Rebecca Neilson | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

McAfee Endpoint Security

If you have Cisco tools and equipment globally in place and just for the clients additionally McAfee you should have a deeper look. We wanted to install end-2-end security over all networks and hardware. This was a big point for Cisco. For a managed client team, Cisco is a step which they do not want in the first round.
Ralf Richter | TrustRadius Reviewer

Norton

Using a hosted model, we know we are always getting the best core cybersecurity, but for the endpoints, we don't need something as complex as FireEye, and we wanted more than Lookout was able to provide. Lookout was terrific, and it came already installed with many of our phones. But we chose to proactively seek out a cyber solution that mapped to our policies.
Jackie Bassett | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

McAfee Endpoint Security

  • The first thing is protection. According to my career I have to always deal with the internet. If I was not a user of this software many times I would have lost all of my documents due to a virus attack. Many times we plug USB devices to a PC and after scanning the USB I saw many threats using this software. So if I am not a user of this software I would have lost my documents many time. Thank you McAfee Endpoint security!
  • Another thing is this software is always concerned about our privacy. It means this is not only a virus blocker it’s anti-hacker software. They place extra effort to our privacy. They auto detect email and block the emails which email trying to steal our data.
  • Another thing is the save our passwords. So we don’t have to waste our time to type passwords we can simply enter an account through facial recognition or fingerprint. So no one can access my account without my permission. It’s helped make my work easy and I don’t have to memorize my password.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Norton

  • It has helped prevent any private company information including banking and accounting information from being obtained by hackers. This helps prevent attacks on our accounts which would cause huge issues for our company.
  • It helps keep our computers from crashing due to viruses which would halt any operations on that computer and cause extra hours for our I.T. Department to fix.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

McAfee Endpoint Security

General

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

Norton

General

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

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

McAfee Endpoint Security
8.0
Norton
9.1

Likelihood to Renew

McAfee Endpoint Security
Norton
9.0

Usability

McAfee Endpoint Security
Norton
9.0

Support Rating

McAfee Endpoint Security
8.0
Norton
9.0

Implementation Rating

McAfee Endpoint Security
Norton
8.5

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