Most Helpful Review
Find out what your peers are saying about Carbon Black CB Defense vs. Microsoft Windows Defender and other solutions. Updated: November 2019.
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The most valuable feature is that it detects and stops malicious executables.
The offline networking is the most important feature. Some of our users are engineers that work offsite, and they can still be on the solution, which is also great.
The number of false-positives is very, very low compared to other products using AI.
The biggest feature out of CarbonBlack is its ability to dive in with more depth. You can look at the entire kill chain and understand, not only if an alarm or identified incident is truly a true security issue versus a false positive, and it allows us to backtrack and figure out why it actually happened and how it got into the environment.
The data analysis is the most valuable because of the whitelist database. It is different than standard IDS solutions.
It actually does some heuristics, and some behavioral analysis.
The most valuable asset is the time-lining capability for any breach activity.
This product has the capability of uploading scripts to the tool and this is a very comprehensive feature.
The most valuable feature is that we can use the solution right out of the box without too much configuration.
The most valuable features are that it's easy to use and the updates are very simple.
Defender is integrated into the operating system. It's integrated with everything. You don't have to spend time analyzing what you have to do to be sure that the integration is okay between the security tool and all the other apps. This, from my point of view, is the main advantage.
The most valuable feature of this solution is that it's easy to deploy Microsoft Windows. The performance is good and the management tools are very good. We are quite happy with the solution.
I like the real-time protection features. Windows Defender will detect if there's a threat like a Trojan or something like that but Kaspersky lets it run normally.
This is a very go, proactive solution to threat protection using advanced analysis.
It's really stable. I've used a lot of stuff, a lot of products, like ESET and Kaspersky. None of them are comparable with this one. This one is much better.
Within its class I think, it has a high and decent detection rate.
This solution works well but needs lots of tuning and optimization.
The endpoint machines need improvement.
The implementation of the solution should be improved. It takes too much time.
Carbon Black needs to do a better job of proving their platform in the industry, and providing a bit more access to do industry testing with real world examples to help prove their platform.
The UI interface needs improvement. The management needs further work in future versions.
The tech support communicates, but it's just not with movement.
I would personally give the tech support a rating of seven out of ten.
Adding an application and a device control feature would be a great help for this solution.
There's scanning going on that occasionally topples the memory, causing everything to freeze. This should be fixed.
I would like to be able to set up any kind of protection I want in the firewall, any IP address or any number.
The solution needs to improve its ransomware. It's not so good. It could also use some general performance optimization for the computers the solution operates on, to ensure it does not slow down the devices.
The management console could be better.
The system can always be simplified and have a better integration check. More detailed reports would be good. When it does the integrated check, it just shows if the system is okay but I want to know what happened.
Updates are not coming out of preview quickly enough and it is holding back on the development of the product.
The end-user also cannot do some advanced actions on it. It's a little bit complicated for our end-user, so it needs to be simplified.
There's a lot of manual effort involved to configure what we need.
Pricing and Cost Advice
Carbon Black might be a touch more expensive than Symantec. They tend to get a premium for their capabilities. They're sort of an industry leader in a lot of areas with the functionality that they provide.
I am not really involved in the pricing of this product. But, from my understanding, it is OK for us.
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.
The cost/benefit factor has great relevance in Cb Defense implementations.
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Also Known As
|Bit9, Confer||Windows Defender, Microsoft System Center Endpoint Protection|
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.
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