Compare Cisco Sourcefire SNORT vs. Darktrace

Cisco Sourcefire SNORT is ranked 8th in Intrusion Detection and Prevention Software with 1 review while Darktrace which is ranked 3rd in Intrusion Detection and Prevention Software with 3 reviews. Cisco Sourcefire SNORT is rated 9.0, while Darktrace is rated 7.6. The top reviewer of Cisco Sourcefire SNORT writes "Enables us to prevent and detect intrusion in our network and actually decrease our SLA". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Darktrace writes "Improved our monitoring capabilities and has a good graphical user interface ". Cisco Sourcefire SNORT is most compared with Cisco Stealthwatch, Fortinet FortiWeb and Darktrace, whereas Darktrace is most compared with Cisco Stealthwatch, Vectra AI and ExtraHop Reveal(x).
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Pros
Solid intrusion detection and prevention that scales easily in very large environments.

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What I like about Darktrace, is that you can quickly identify threats.The most valuable feature is the alerts. The alerts are meaningful. The event rolls up into meaningful and actionable alerts rather than just being noise.

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Cons
Integration with other components — even Cisco's own products — can be enhanced to improve administrative experience.

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The program is quite expensive.I would like for the product to work on the endpoints as well. I would like to see enhanced visibility into the endpoints and network but this solution only sits on the network itself.

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9.0
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Top Comparisons
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Overview

Snort is an open-source, rule-based, intrusion detection and prevention system. It combines the benefits of signature-, protocol-, and anomaly-based inspection methods to deliver flexible protection from malware attacks. Snort gained notoriety for being able to accurately detect threats at high speeds.

Darktrace is the world’s leading machine learning company for cyber security.

Created by mathematicians from the University of Cambridge, Darktrace’s Enterprise Immune System uses AI algorithms that mimic the human immune system to defend enterprise networks of all types and sizes.

Our self-learning approach is the first non-consumer application of machine learning to work at scale, across all network types, from physical, virtualized, and cloud, through to IoT and industrial control systems.

By applying its unique, unsupervised machine learning, Darktrace has identified 30,000 previously unknown threats in over 2,000 networks, including zero-days, insider threats and subtle, stealthy attacks.

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Sample Customers
CareCore, City of Biel, Dimension Data, LightEdge, Lone Star College System, National Rugby League, Port Aventura, Smart City Networks, Telecom Italia, The Department of Education in Western AustraliaIrwin Mitchell, Open Energi, Wellcome Trust, FirstGroup plc, Virgin Trains, Drax, QUI! Group, DNK, CreaCard, Macrosynergy, Sisley, William Hill plc, Toyota Canada, Royal British Legion, Vitol
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Manufacturing Company11%
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