Compare Fortinet FortiSandbox vs. Symantec Advanced Threat Protection

Fortinet FortiSandbox is ranked 8th in Advanced Threat Protection with 10 reviews while Symantec Advanced Threat Protection is ranked 6th in Advanced Threat Protection with 5 reviews. Fortinet FortiSandbox is rated 8.0, while Symantec Advanced Threat Protection is rated 8.2. The top reviewer of Fortinet FortiSandbox writes "Provides very good security and is easily adaptable to customer requirements ". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Symantec Advanced Threat Protection writes "Offers elaborate detection features and provides information linked to each of the attacked computers". Fortinet FortiSandbox is most compared with Palo Alto Networks WildFire, Check Point SandBlast and FireEye Network Security, whereas Symantec Advanced Threat Protection is most compared with FireEye Network Security, Palo Alto Networks WildFire and Check Point SandBlast. See our Fortinet FortiSandbox vs. Symantec Advanced Threat Protection report.
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Pros
The initial setup is straightforward.The analysis engine is a very valuable feature.What I find most valuable, is that it is easy to use.The technical support is very good.he solution's GUI is good.The solution is very good because it catches a lot of threats in emails.The most valuable feature is the protection and the way it works, the technology is what I like the most.The most valuable feature was the EDR, endpoint detection and response.

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The most valuable feature is Click-time URL protection.They manage to solve detection quite nicely. There is some rather elaborate detection compared to other providers.Technical support is very responsive. You just have to open a ticket. They respond in a timely manner. Their response is good. I'm satisfied.It has certainly helped out our audit efforts because we each stay compliant in terms of various security standards.Real-time threat analysis is quick and takes action on threats immediately.The great advantage in using this product is it creates multiple services.Currently we have 800-plus nodes connected with this solution, without any issues. The solution is scalable.

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The integration is limited. The solution needs to offer better integration with multiple vendors.Product could include a user interface and be made simpler for customers to configure.Something that needs to improve, is the end-point protection.Most people are confused about how to use the right integration of the right Fortinet product.At least once a week we have a false alarm. This needs to be adjusted so that we get fewer of these occurrences.The response time from technical support should be improved.The licensing can be very confusing. It needs to be simplified.In the next release, I would like to see machine learning and anti-exploitation included.

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There are limits with respect to blocking files by hash value or blocking IP addresses, and these limits should be removed.It's a strange situation where the infrastructure of the consumer or customer is behind some kind of firewall and they have always used some kind of customized proxy. In this situation, the ATP has a very tough time to pass the information to the cloud and back. To fix, it requires a more elaborate and complex configuration for that particular case.The administration interface needs a lot of improvement. It should be UI based, and simple. They need to improve it. It's pretty much not that friendly compared to what we were using as Bitdefender before. It's okay but is improving, actually.An improvement could be made on the reporting because then it would be easier to collect information and submit it for compliance.There are some ‎features that would add value to this product. One of them would be a graphical presentation of threats that the system has encountered.It should be able to collect information if the agent is disabled.It also needs network-based threat protection for shared folders and files.

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The solution is not expensive at all.There are additional costs, which isn't included in the licensing fee.There are no costs in addition to the standard licensing fees.

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The pricing of this solution is inexpensive and affordable.Pricing is good. It is nice to have a great product at a fair price.

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Overview

Today’s threats are increasingly sophisticated and often bypass traditional malware security by masking their malicious activity. A sandbox augments your security architecture by validating threats in a separate, secure environment. FortiSandbox offers a powerful combination of advanced detection, automated mitigation, actionable insight, and flexible deployment to stop targeted attacks and subsequent data loss. It's also a key component of our Advanced Threat Protection solution.

Symantec Advanced Threat Protection is a single unified solution that uncovers, prioritizes, and remediates advanced attacks. The product fuses intelligence from endpoint, network, and email control points, as well as Symantec’s massive global sensor network, to stop threats that evade individual security products. It leverages your existing Symantec Endpoint Protection and Symantec Email Security.cloud investments, so it does not require the deployment of any new agents. You can deploy a new installation of Symantec Advanced Threat Protection and start to discover suspicious activity in under an hour. Using the proven technology in Symantec Insight reputation based detection, Symantec SONAR behavioral analysis with the new Symantec Cynic sandbox and file analysis platform, Symantec Advanced Threat Protection provides better detection and prioritization than other vendors, allowing security analysts to “zero in” on just those specific security events of importance.

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