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Find out what your peers are saying about Digital Guardian vs. Microsoft Defender for Endpoint and other solutions. Updated: November 2020.
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"The technical support is really terrific.""In Digital Guardian, they have the cloud correlation servers that give you visibility work like EBR and the correlation server works very well for security analysis.""It can scale from 100 to 10,000. There's no problem with the scalability.""The feature we call desktop recording is the most valuable aspect of the solution. Not only can we collect data from the user's usage, but we also capture his screenshots when he is trying to steal the data."

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"The patch management is very easy, as it can be done automatically or added to a schedule.""Provides good vulnerability assessment.""It shows us the risky sign-ins, and if a user's password has been compromised.""What I like most is the protection against phishing emails and anti-spam."

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"I would like to see the workflow, to get all the rules and policies set up, be less complicated.""The room for improvement with Digital Guardian is that it will be better with the Linux agent because it is the only DLP solution for Linux workstations. It still needs to upgrade the agents to the latest version for the Linux kernel.""There are a lot of issues with the current version of the Endpoint agent. It's not stable, it's resource-consuming, and there are some performance issues. If they could improve the stability of the agent it would be great.""Some features on Mac and Linux are not complete currently. For example, some device control features haven't been transferred over to the other systems. If they could have their Windows features also available on Mac and Linux, that would be perfect. Some of our customers have a Mac environment for their RD environment. Having the solution fully capable of handling everything in a Mac environment is crucial."

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"I would like to see better integration with their other security products to give better visibility from a higher level.""The GUI is very complex and could be more user friendly.""I am not sure if I will be using this product in the future because of the price.""If they integrate with the EDR then it will benefit this solution.""The scanning is slow when it is working with incoming emails."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
"Digital Guardian has both, subscription and perpetual licenses, but I think when everything (all technologies) will go to the cloud they will only offer subscriptions.""If I compare Digital Guardian with Symantec, the license cost is lower, but McAfee can be cheaper than Digital Guardian. It depends on how many licenses you plan to buy and how big the project is. The cost is not so high as Symantec, but not as cheap as McAfee. They can easily sell the solution for price."

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"If you don't purchase the advanced threat protection then there is no additional charge.""Microsoft Defender ATP is expensive.""When compared with other vendors, the pricing is very high.""We sell this product as part of Office 365 and it is not expensive."

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Top Answer: It can scale from 100 to 10,000. There's no problem with the scalability.
Top Answer: There are a lot of issues with the current version of the Endpoint agent. It's not stable, it's resource-consuming, and there are some performance issues. If they could improve the stability of the… more »
Top Answer: Data security is now one of the most important aspects for any organization. Our customers are looking for a DLP solution that can help them protect data. It's both endpoint and network, and "network"… more »
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Microsoft Defender ATP, Microsoft Defender Advanced Threat Protection
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Overview

Digital Guardian Endpoint Data Loss Prevention (DLP) protects sensitive data on all your endpoints. It protects intellectual property and personal information. An endpoint agent that captures and records all system, user and data events on or off the network. It has a granular control of all data movement that can be configured to automatically block, justify or encrypt sensitive data in or attached to email, files moved to removable drives, cloud storage, or web - malware and malware-free - before sensitive data is lost. It has a built-in advanced data classification that creates and modifies classification and usage policies through content inspection, context-awareness and user classification. It provides design policies with controls that won't block actions that comply with corporate policy so employees remain productive while the data stays safe.

Microsoft Defender ATP includes a configuration score to help you dynamically assess the security state of your enterprise network, identify unprotected systems, and take recommended actions to improve the overall security of your organization.

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The Fifth Avenue Theatre, Jabil CircuitPetrofrac, Metro CSG, Christus Health
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Computer Software Company26%
Comms Service Provider23%
Financial Services Firm7%
Media Company6%
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Comms Service Provider22%
Computer Software Company22%
Government7%
Financial Services Firm5%
Find out what your peers are saying about Digital Guardian vs. Microsoft Defender for Endpoint and other solutions. Updated: November 2020.
448,076 professionals have used our research since 2012.

Digital Guardian is ranked 3rd in Data Loss Prevention with 4 reviews while Microsoft Defender for Endpoint is ranked 30th in Endpoint Protection (EPP) for Business with 5 reviews. Digital Guardian is rated 7.0, while Microsoft Defender for Endpoint is rated 7.2. The top reviewer of Digital Guardian writes "The classification engine enables you to set up inspection rules to determine whether data has PII". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Microsoft Defender for Endpoint writes "Good with vulnerability assessment and integrates well with Office 365 and Azure". Digital Guardian is most compared with Forcepoint Data Loss Prevention, Symantec Data Loss Prevention, Cisco AMP for Endpoints, CrowdStrike Falcon and Code42 Next-Gen DLP, whereas Microsoft Defender for Endpoint is most compared with CrowdStrike Falcon, Cortex XDR by Palo Alto Networks, Tanium and FireEye Endpoint Security. See our Digital Guardian vs. Microsoft Defender for Endpoint report.

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