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We asked business professionals to review the solutions they use. Here are some excerpts of what they said:
"The core business of Cisco Umbrella is non-malware. That's all it does: block the malware on the gateway."
"The most valuable feature of this solution is its reliability."
"Using this solution has meant that we've needed to make fewer firewall changes."
"The most valuable feature is that it secures our network against blacklisted or malicious websites."
"The most valuable features are the protection against ransomware and phishing."
"It will protect, give you more robustness, and faster responses, compared to any firewalls or any of the proxy web servers."
"The most valuable feature for us is the DNS-based protection."
"It analyzes the domain security helps us implement the securest policy."
"The solution is very stable and reliable."
"I like CloudLock because when data gets sent out, I do not want it to get out of the environment. In today's world, a lot of users will remotely use the application. It screens all of the sensitive data. That data will really be as part of the environment that you do not want it to be part of. CloudLock is protection for sensitive data."
"Its hands-off security and the fact that we don't have to maintain it are the most valuable features."
"Monitoring is the most valuable feature because we can easily monitor all kinds of stuff coming over the network. We can check the dashboard and work accordingly."
"This solution provides a DLP on the cloud and very few people have a scanning device for data at rest."
"The performance is good."
"The remediation process is easy compared to other platforms."
"It has predefined or preconfigured rules, which are getting periodically updated. They are providing continuous improvements and periodically updating all search queries that they are looking for. That is one thing that helps us to stay vigilant and focused. If we query our AWS account for any breaches or vulnerabilities with any of the cloud tests, and it alerts us based on these predefined rules. It also provides an option to configure our own rules, and based on these rules, it can query the cloud trail logs, pull the information, and trigger alerts in real-time. I haven't explored this feature much because there are multiple accounts, and we don't have enough time to explore this feature. It also provides multiple integrations. When vulnerabilities or breaches are happening, you should be aware of them immediately. It provides integration with tools such as Slack, PagerDuty so that you can get alerted as soon as the high severity stuff comes up. For example, you have a security group that has allowed public traffic on port 22. As TechOps, you should be aware of this immediately. You cannot scan each machine or look into all security groups to identify it. So, Prisma helps us and alerts us when this kind of high-priority stuff comes up. It has different statistics, analytics, and graphs for data. The description of alerts is also pretty good. They describe what are the possible causes for this and what are the solutions. From Prisma Cloud, you can directly go to the AWS account. When you click on an alert, a resource, or a resource ID, it takes you to the AWS console where you need to log in. If you are already logged in, it will take you to that instance directly, and you can fix the issue there. I have found this feature very useful."
"It is easy to use, easy to integrate, and is stable. It's scalable as well."
"Prisma SaaS is very easy to use; it's common sense — it's the best-in-class."
"The solution's technical support is not very good."
"Security, overall, can always be improved."
"I would like to see DLP integration in the next release of this solution."
"Support for multiple domains is important to us."
"I would like to see a graphical representation of the entire network."
"It would be useful if they had a malware protection engine running inside their own VM."
"This solution does not give us full, 360-degree protection."
"I would like to see integration with SecurNX in the future."
"The solution needs to have better integration capabilities. I have a lot of customers asking about how they can integrate it better."
"The only improvement is that it has to be a bigger part of an end-user device. It should look at how endpoints appear on the EDR rather than creating a separate agent. We have to integrate the source code into the system endpoint and make it an agent."
"They automatically update and they should give us time to fully understand what they're updating so that we can make sure it doesn't impact production."
"One thing that would help is if we could get a guide. With Cisco, for example, you can just type the problem regarding your Cisco product and you will easily get your solution. In Palo Alto, however, it's not easy to find the solutions."
"I would like to see support for custom applications."
"The price can be reduced to make it more competitive."
"My clients would like to see a more feature-rich product."
"We are using the SaaS offering. We use our applications for microservices. We use Twistlock to scan containers, and it displays these results in Prisma, which is a good feature because we can see vulnerabilities with respect to these containers. We can see everything in a very detailed manner. However, when you have different environments for a single application, such as DEV, QA, PROD, and TEST, all these environments run multiple containers, which can lead to a very high number of containers. In such a scenario, it shows you the alerts for all those containers that have vulnerabilities. If you show the results of all the containers that share the same image, it is not going to add any value. Therefore, they should narrow down the alerts based on a container. It should show information for a single container. Otherwise, the person who is looking at the results gets the impression that he has to fix all these issues. This is something that they can improve."
"When it comes to integration mechanisms, Prisma SaaS does not support reverse proxy type of integrations."
"Lacks a hybrid model which has API plus in-line security."
"There is a one-time cost of approximately $800 USD per user, and then a yearly support fee of about $50 per user."
"Our costs were negotiated, and they are okay."
"Our licensing fees are on a yearly basis."
"Licensing fees are paid on a yearly basis."
"Cisco has a model called ELA. With ELA, if you buy the solution you will have the complete security portfolio and you can pay it yearly or after three years, it depends on the contract."
"I am not sure, I don't have the numbers in front of me, but I think it's $1.00 or so per device/month."
"Cisco uses subscription models for the pricing and there are three subscription plans."
"The licensing part for Umbrella is really flexible."
"Actually the solution is very expensive. I don't know the particulars since the purchasing team dealt with it."
"The pricing for this solution is on the higher end."
"Compared to other products, the price is slightly high."
"The licensing fees are paid on a yearly basis and for what we get, the price is good."
"Prisma SaaS is more expensive than similar solutions but I think it's worth it."
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CloudLock is ranked 12th in Cloud Access Security Brokers (CASB) with 2 reviews while Prisma SaaS by Palo Alto Networks is ranked 3rd in Cloud Access Security Brokers (CASB) with 9 reviews. CloudLock is rated 7.0, while Prisma SaaS by Palo Alto Networks is rated 8.2. The top reviewer of CloudLock writes "Screens sensitive data but it should be a bigger part of an end-user device". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Prisma SaaS by Palo Alto Networks writes "Useful predefined rules, multiple integrations, descriptive alerts, and great stability". CloudLock is most compared with Netskope CASB, Microsoft Cloud App Security, Zscaler Internet Access, Bitglass and Forcepoint CASB, whereas Prisma SaaS by Palo Alto Networks is most compared with Zscaler Internet Access, Netskope CASB, Microsoft Cloud App Security, Check Point CloudGuard Posture Management and Bitglass. See our CloudLock vs. Prisma SaaS by Palo Alto Networks report.
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