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Brody Wright
Real User
System Analyst at a hospitality company with 1,001-5,000 employees
May 07 2018

What is most valuable?

* The software uses very few resources; it is almost invisible to the end user. * Behavioral Monitoring stops known malicious events before they even begin. * The whitelist: Being a Casino, we have some odd software packages. Being able to whitelist them is a must. * The option to quarantine a device and use the cloud-based portal to gain a “shell” on the infected machine. With this, we can dump… more»

How has it helped my organization?

During the company’s transition, we had a memory scraper infiltrate our network, and with the help of Carbon Black, we isolated the outbreak to a few point of sale machines.. We saw a step-by-step account of how the software was introduced into the environment, the host it originated from, and the destination address it was connecting too. Carbon Black stopped the spread in its tracks.

What needs improvement?

It works the way we want and how we want. For one improvement, an easier integration with an AlienVault USM appliance would be good. The directions for Splunk are spot on, but it is difficult to find anything on integration with AlienVault,
Jayandra Wickramasinghe
Senior Systems engineer at SAT
Apr 18 2018

What is most valuable?

Carbon Black Cb Defense has a nice component called Alert Triage. It has helped to detect threats across the data. It contains full details of the process execution "kill chain" and "go live" for… more»

How has it helped my organization?

Carbon Black Cb Defense improved our endpoint level security. It helped to identify endpoint and infrastructure loopholes.

What needs improvement?

It would be a better solution if Carbon Black Cb Defense had an on-promise solution and a virus auto delete or quarantine.

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

The cost is a considerable factor, but the benefit factor is the most important. When you compare it with other products, the price is high. Carbon Black will negotiate the price.

What other advice do I have?

I have done a few PoCs and implementations with Carbon Black Cb Defense.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We evaluated McAfee and Symantec.

What is Carbon Black CB Defense?

CB Defense is an industry-leading next-generation antivirus (NGAV) and endpoint detection and response (EDR) solution. CB Defense is delivered through the CB Predictive Security Cloud, an endpoint protection platform that consolidates security in the cloud using a single agent, console and data set. CB Defense is certified to replace AV and designed to deliver the best endpoint security with the least amount of administrative effort. It protects against the full spectrum of modern cyber attacks, including the ability to detect and prevent both known and unknown attacks. CB Defense leverages the powerful capabilities of the CB Predictive Security Cloud, applying our unique streaming analytics to unfiltered endpoint data in order to predict, detect, prevent, respond to and remediate cyber threats. In addition, CB Defense provides a suite of response and remediation tools, including Live Response, which allows security personnel to perform remote live investigations, intervene with ongoing attacks and instantly remediate endpoint threats. For peace of mind, CB Defense customers can also leverage CB ThreatSight, Carbon Black’s managed threat alert service, to validate alerts and uncover new threats.

Also known as
Bit9, Confer
Carbon Black CB Defense customers

Netflix, Progress Residential, Indeed, Hologic, Gentle Giant, Samsung Research America

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