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"Its most valuable features are its scalability and advanced threat protection for customers.""I am told that we get over 100 million emails a month. This filters them down and allows only somewhere about three million emails, which is a great help.""For the initial first level of support, we provide it from our side. If there's escalation required, we use Cisco tech for the AMP. And again, they are perfect. I mean, one of the best, compared to any other vendors.""The most valuable features of this solution are the IPS and the integration with ISE.""The simplicity of use is its most valuable feature. You can very clearly see things.""The stability of the solution is perfect. I believe it's the most stable solution on the market right now.""I am really satisfied with the technical support.""It is a very stable program."

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"We swtiched to Kaspersky Endpoint Security because we found our previous solution did not meet our requirements.""We have gained advanced threat protection without investing more into that area.""It performs quite well as a firewall protection provider.""The centralized management is a nice features. It gives us the leeway to deal with other things as protection is being carried on in the background. We do not have to keep on watching as long as we have the right updates. It also saves us time.""The blocking feature is the most valuable feature.""It helps to improve our security for our mobile and VMware infrastructure. The remote tasks are great.""We used to have a lot of phishing attacks and all these kind of things for end-users so we decided that we needed endpoint security. We evaluated some solutions and found that Kaspersky is the most appropriate in terms of endpoint security and the speed of the user machine. The encryption is a major factor from our end.""The signature update is done securely."

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"We use Sophos Intercept X for Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS) and Intrusion Prevention Systems (IPS) in our organization.""It is easy to change the size of its capabilities, i.e. to expand processes or scale the size of users.""We most value the price and interface quality with Sophos Intercept X. We focus on solution quality.""The most valuable feature is the supervisory side of it where we can watch the throughputs, and even the loading of the device, to see how much traffic is happening.""A valuable feature offered by Sophos is called Naked Security, and it entails the control managed by the firewall on the site regarding the desktop client interfacing with our cloud client.""It is a practically maintenance free intelligent system that independently protects environments from malicious attacks.""All of the features are very important for anyone who is supporting a large number of computers.""After that, the client switched to Sophos to get the protection they lacked. It either works or it doesn’t and Sophos works."

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"We would like to have an API integration with a SIEM solution, because as far as I know, it currently hasn't yet been released.""I would like them to add whatever makes filtering more advanced in scanning and blocking for malware in emails.""The solution needs more in-depth analytics.""In the next version of this solution, I would like to see the addition of local authentication.""The initial setup is a bit complex because you need to execute existing antiviruses or security software that you have on your device.""In the next release, I would for it to have back up abilities. I would like the ability to go back to a point in time to when my PC was uninfected and to the moment of when the infection happened.""The reporting and analytics areas of the solution need to be improved.""I would like more seamless integration."

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"I think it would be good for them to consider and cloud integration capabilities.""It's does not have the architecture or structure to scale up.""I would like to have more forensic features. For example, if we are hit by an attack, I would like to have tools to investigate what kind of attack, who has attacked, how it was attacked, and what we could do to stop this kind of attack in the future. I would like to have more forensics capability built into Kaspersky.""I would like to see better reporting.""If someone has the older version of the solution, and wants to install a newer version, they must remove all of the previous applications. Otherwise, there will be issues with the solution.""It needs more computer resources. They should have more anti-spam features.""The reports aren't so good. To make it a perfect ten they should improve the reports and web interface.""There should be some AI involved. We already have machine learning involved in recent releases but machine learning should be more enhanced in the upcoming versions."

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"They should work on the logs and events. Sophos Intercept X needs to increase the interface test so that it can export to a live event.""Technical support can be improved. There could be shared support, i.e. where someone in Egypt can respond.""Sophos needs to create a YouTube channel with educational material for technicians or engineers.""In terms of the site-to-site VPN elements, they tend to concentrate. It's quite simple when there are Meraki devices at both ends of the VPN but if there is another user at one end, on another device, it can be a bit tricky. So they could really simplify that process a bit.""The initial setup was not very user-friendly.""The product defends very well on its own but could possibly use enhancement in giving users more controls.""The price of this solution can be improved.""They might want to offer an MSP model for licensing, to offer the solution as a software as a service."

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"The costs of 50 licenses of AMP for three years is around $9,360.""The price is very good.""The visibility that we have into the endpoint and the forensics that we're able to collect give us value for the price. This is not an overly expensive solution, considering all the things that are provided. You get great performance and value for the cost.""Whenever you are doing the licensing process, I would highly advise to look at what other Cisco solutions you have in your organization, then evaluate if an Enterprise Agreement is the best way to go. In our case, it was the best way to go. Since we had so many other Cisco products, we were able to tie those in. We were actually able to get several Cisco security solutions for less than if we had bought three or four Cisco security solutions independently or ad hoc.""In our case, it is a straightforward annual payment through our Enterprise Agreement.""Our company was very happy with the price of Cisco AMP. It was about a third of what we were paying for System Center Endpoint Protection.""There are a couple of different consumption models: Pay up front, or if you have an enterprise agreement, you can do a monthly thing. Check your licensing possibilities and see what's best for your organization.""The Enterprise Agreement is like an all-you-can-eat buffet of Cisco products. In that vein, it was very affordable."

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"It is a cost-effective product.""The licensing is fine, and it is well within reasonable rates.""It's a little more expensive compared to other competitors like Symantec.""For 300 nodes, we pay about 15,000 Malaysian Ringgit ($3,500 USD)."

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"We renew the license for one year at $10,000.""The price is pretty good.""When you start going to the EDR technologies and the MTR, it is a little bit expensive. It's a very good technology, and obviously, you're going to pay for it, but the pricing could do a little bit of work.""We were able to eliminate the ransomware using the one-month, full-featured trial license.""Licensing is based on the number of users. They give a discount for editors who are considered as important members. From what I know, Sophos products are not expensive. If you have a license extension, you just need to contact the editor or partner to change the mode of licensing or extend the license to cover more people.""Intercept X for endpoints is around $35 per user per year. The server version is $95 per server per year.""I find the pricing to be a little bit expensive, although it is acceptable, for now."

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Top Answer: The solution's integration capabilities are excellent. It's one of the best features.
Top Answer: Nice to have URL management, password protection of the app, more details of the machine & user running the app.
Top Answer: The primary use case is for endpoint protection. For the larger deployments, we use it for our policy enforcement as… more »
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Top Answer: I’m not sure but if you are using Sophos Intercept X I would suggest just adding the Sophos EDR component.
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Overview

Advanced Malware Protection (AMP) is subscription-based, managed through a web-based management console, and deployed on a variety of platforms that protects endpoints, network, email and web Traffic. AMP key features include the following: Global threat intelligence to proactively defend against known and emerging threats, Advanced sandboxing that performs automated static and dynamic analysis of files against more than 700 behavioral indicators, Point-in-time malware detection and blocking in real time and Continuous analysis and retrospective security regardless of the file's disposition and Continuous analysis and retrospective security.

Kaspersky Endpoint Security is a multi-layered endpoint protection platform, based on true cybersecurity technologies. This tightly integrated solution combines fully scalable protection capabilities for physical, virtual and cloud-based endpoints including desktops, servers, mobile devices and embedded systems. Every endpoint can be managed through one unified console, giving you a complete security overview, no matter how extensive your infrastructure. Kaspersky Endpoint Security delivers a reliable, enterprise-ready security platform, providing data to automatically enrich your SOC. Endpoint vulnerabilities and protection are managed together through one console, improving efficiency and reducing your TCO. It protects you from ransomware, exploits and even the most advanced forms of cyberthreats. It has Easy and effective centralized web, device and application controls reduce your attack surface and help keep users safe. And FIPS 140.2 certified full disk encryption helps fully protect confidential data on stationary and mobile devices.

Sophos Intercept X stops the widest range of attacks with a unique combination of deep learning malware detection, exploit prevention, anti-ransomware, and more.

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Find out what your peers are saying about Kaspersky Endpoint Security vs. Sophos Intercept X and other solutions. Updated: September 2020.
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Kaspersky Endpoint Security is ranked 10th in Endpoint Protection (EPP) for Business with 17 reviews while Sophos Intercept X is ranked 9th in Endpoint Protection (EPP) for Business with 20 reviews. Kaspersky Endpoint Security is rated 8.0, while Sophos Intercept X is rated 8.4. The top reviewer of Kaspersky Endpoint Security writes "A mature product offering good protection and very good features". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Sophos Intercept X writes "Reliable, scalable and very simple to set up". Kaspersky Endpoint Security is most compared with Symantec End-user Endpoint Security, Bitdefender GravityZone Ultra, ESET Endpoint Security, Microsoft Windows Defender and Trend Micro Deep Security, whereas Sophos Intercept X is most compared with CrowdStrike Falcon, Bitdefender GravityZone Ultra, Carbon Black CB Defense, Microsoft Windows Defender and Symantec End-user Endpoint Security. See our Kaspersky Endpoint Security vs. Sophos Intercept X report.

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