Compare Carbon Black CB Protection vs. WatchGuard Application Control

Carbon Black CB Protection is ranked 1st in Application Control with 2 reviews while WatchGuard Application Control is ranked 2nd in Application Control with 2 reviews. Carbon Black CB Protection is rated 8.0, while WatchGuard Application Control is rated 9.0. The top reviewer of Carbon Black CB Protection writes "Offers a sense of security that any malicious malware is going to be blocked". On the other hand, the top reviewer of WatchGuard Application Control writes "Easy control for both site access and traffic management". Carbon Black CB Protection is most compared with McAfee Application Control, whereas WatchGuard Application Control is most compared with .
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I use the console to check for threats and I find it to be very user-friendly.If any malicious activity, like VAT viruses, anything RNE, ZOD malware, or something similar, comes in we know that unless we approve it, it's going to be blocked.

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The most valuable feature of this solution is traffic management.The solution is very stable. We've never had any problems with stability. Once a year we do a reboot just as a precaution. The solution never stops running otherwise.

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I would like to see the addition of some more features that are in other, similar solutions.Another issue is that even sometimes if you approve, for example, Adobe as a publisher, you say any product or anything that's from Adobe has to run. It generally runs, but especially in a large environment and with a lot of users, sometimes, due to some certification validation issues or some other issue, it might stop the process from running. Genuine processes like Adobe and Chrome can get blocked. so that needs to be improved.

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There is no message displayed for the user on the desktop informing them that access to a web page has been blocked by Application Control.The solution needs to improve the interface. I'm not able to easily find things using it.

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The pricing for this product is competitive and our customers who told us that often, Carbon Back is the cheaper solution.

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Carbon Black is a leading provider of next-generation endpoint security. Carbon Black serves more than 3,700 customers globally, including 33 of the Fortune 100. As a cybersecurity innovator, Carbon Black has a strong heritage of innovative technology leadership in multiple endpoint security categories, including application control, endpoint detection and response (EDR), and next-generation antivirus (NGAV). Leveraging its big data and analytics cloud platform - the Cb Predictive Security Cloud - Carbon Black solutions enable customers to defend against the most advanced cyber threats, including malware, ransomware, and non-malware attacks. Deployed via the cloud, on premise, or as a managed service, customers use Carbon Black solutions to lock down critical systems, hunt threats, and replace legacy antivirus.

Organizations of all sizes rely on various applications for daily business operations, but how do you ensure only sanctioned applications are being used on your network? With WatchGuard Application Control, you have the power to limit application usage, and keep unproductive, inappropriate, and dangerous applications off your network.

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Kaas Tailored, Core-Mark, Indeed, Hologic, Landmark Credit Union, Project WorldwideChester School District, Kensington Close Hotel
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