Check Point SandBlast Competitors and Alternatives

The top Check Point SandBlast competitors are
  • Palo Alto Networks WildFire
  • FireEye Network Security
  • Symantec Advanced Threat Protection
  • Fortinet FortiSandbox
  • Cisco Stealthwatch Enterprise
Read reviews of Check Point SandBlast competitors and alternatives
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Palo Alto Networks
Real User
Senior Systems Administrator/Network Engineer at a retailer with 1,001-5,000 employees
Apr 19 2017

What is most valuable?

* App-ID * Easy migration * Credential-based attack prevention * PBF easily configured * Whole team can use the firewall and understand it

How has it helped my organization?

* Much more visibility during an attack lifecycle; found a lot of infected hosts and vulnerabilities.

What needs improvement?

The GUI is better in 8.0, but I still feel it lacks the fast response most of us desire. Logs are much quicker.

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

It IS a bit expensive, but I think you get what you pay for. Value is there.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We previously used legacy Cisco ASA. We switched because it was buggy and had no visibility; it was not easy for the rest of my team to use.
Security Consultant at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
Jan 16 2018

What is most valuable?

The MVX Engine seems to be very capable against threats and the way it handles APTs is impressive. It has helped FireEye be the first ones to announce zero-days on many occasions.

How has it helped my organization?

Improved our systems and our customers' by providing better malware protection, defense against zero-day threats, and improved network security.

What needs improvement?

Management of the appliance could be greatly improved. They should take a leaf out of the book of Symantec's (Formerly Blue Coat) MAA appliances. The management is super-easy, most features are available through the GUI, and the administrator... more»
Steve Switzer
Real User
Information Security Analyst at a non-profit with 1,001-5,000 employees
Jun 05 2017

What do you think of Cisco Stealthwatch Enterprise?

Valuable Features: I value the feature which enables me to detect devices talking to suspect IPs. • Improvements to My Organization: We can now see what is going on in our network. • Room for Improvement: We need to be able to filter out internal IPs as non-threats. • Use of Solution: We have been using the product since 2008. • Stability Issues: We did not encounter any issues with stability. • Scalability Issues: We did not encounter any issues with scalability. • Customer Service and Technical Support: The technical support is good. • Previous Solutions: We did not use any other solution previously. • Initial Setup: The initial setup was relatively easy, though different devices need different configurations for the flow exports. •...

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