Compare Cisco NGIPS vs. Tripwire Enterprise

Cisco NGIPS is ranked 6th in Intrusion Detection and Prevention Software with 11 reviews while Tripwire Enterprise is ranked 14th in Intrusion Detection and Prevention Software with 1 review. Cisco NGIPS is rated 8.0, while Tripwire Enterprise is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of Cisco NGIPS writes "Offers valuable SSL decryption, URL filtering, and ITSM inspection features". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Tripwire Enterprise writes "Enables us to do vulnerability assessments for our customers and has good scalability ". Cisco NGIPS is most compared with Trend Micro TippingPoint NGIPS, Darktrace and McAfee Network Security Platform, whereas Tripwire Enterprise is most compared with Change Tracker Gen7 R2, Claroty Platform and Darktrace.
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Pros
The solution is very powerful coupled with Firepower.Technical support is quite good. With firewalls, the last cases I had with Cisco were professionally handled quite quickly and it was great.This is a stable solution.We primarily use this solution as an application filter and for IPS.The most valuable feature of this solution is its modularity, so whenever you need to upgrade or add another service, you don't need to buy another box.It has aligned the features in accordance to our strategic needsThe initial setup wasn't complex or complicated.The solution is stable. This is one of the good things in Firepower. Especially if we use ESE with it.

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We use Tripwire Enterprise as a tool to test the vulnerability of a network. That is the most valuable feature of the product for us.

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The pricing is very expensive. They should make their equipment more affordable.Overall, it lacks user-friendliness. It could be easier to manage. I can train any customer using FortiGate or Palo Alto in a few days, but with Cisco, it takes much more time because the systems aren't easy to use.I would like to see integration with monitoring tools such as Nagios or BMC.The inclusion of bandwidth management features would improve this product.If there was a software-based solution for scaling up then it would be much better.The aspect of private party integration solutions could be improved.More flexibility with the dashboards is needed because some of them are not fully developed.There are some features not found in Firepower, like data loss prevention, and SSO, to have a connection between Cisco and Active Directory which was introduced on other products.

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The main way that it can be improved is through better reporting.

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Pricing and Cost Advice
Cisco products are always expensive, but if you can afford the price then it's a great solution.Licensing fees for this solution are $3,500 USD, and there are no additional costs.The price for additional throughput is the highest in the industry.We buy the licensing on a yearly basis, when we renew our contract. It is around $14,000.

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Also Known As
Sourcefire NGIPS, Firepower NGIPS
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Overview

Cisco Firepower NGIPS provides network visibility, threat intelligence, automation and industry leading threat effectiveness. Gartner has ranked Firepower NGIPS as a Magic Quadrant Leader for seven years running, and the independent NSS Labs testing organization consistently rates it as a “Recommended” IPS solution for eight years.

Tripwire’s Security Configuration Management solution, Tripwire Enterprise, provides unequalled depth and granularity of continuous Endpoint intelligence, including system state and file integrity data across a broad range of endpoint, server and network platforms. It’s built upon one of industry's most robust, proven change detection technology with capabilities to definitively detect anomalous system and file changes, and provides early indicators of threat and breaches, including any endpoint data exfiltration. If a targeted attack occurs, Tripwire detects changes in real-time leveraging out-of-the-box Cybercrime Controls. Finally, Tripwire maintains a complete state history for investigation and forensics and can answer with confidence if a critical system has or has not been breached, when it was breached and what occurred on that system.
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Sample Customers
American Electric Power, Huntington Bank, Keycorp, Nationwide, Transunion, Marriott, Inova Health, Ford, Thomson Reuters, Dow Chemical, Equifax, Chevron, Walmart, Coca ColaAAA, Agora, Allstate, Capital One, Chevron, City of London, Discount Tire, Essential Power, General Mills, Griffith University, Idaho Power, JWT, Los Angeles World Airports, Matria Healthcare, Marquette University, PayPal, PMI Group, Rothschild Bank AG Zurich, Sony, State of Ohio, United Healthcare, Vodafone, WestJet
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