McAfee Complete Endpoint Protection vs. Microsoft Windows Defender

As of June 2019, McAfee Complete Endpoint Protection is ranked 6th in Endpoint Protection for Business with 11 reviews vs Microsoft Windows Defender which is ranked 4th in Endpoint Protection for Business with 1 review. The top reviewer of McAfee Complete Endpoint Protection writes "All the features with an easy to learn interface that anyone can use". The top reviewer of Microsoft Windows Defender writes "Has good detection rates, is low on system resources, doesn't interfere or hamper workflows, and it's easy to use". McAfee Complete Endpoint Protection is most compared with Symantec Endpoint Protection (SEP), Microsoft Windows Defender and Carbon Black CB Defense. Microsoft Windows Defender is most compared with Symantec Endpoint Protection (SEP), ESET Endpoint Security and Norton Security Premium.
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Pros
Anyone can use it, the protection is good, and they have all of the features.The loss prevention feature would be the most valuable.It has improved my organization because it helps with visibility, in terms of security. We can see the actual attack and can contain it. The antivirus can detect that.The reporting capabilities are a valuable feature. In enables more visibility on our network.This is a good solution for antivirus and malware protection.The product helps us by contacting us if there are any virus attacks on our system.We receive good protection with this solution.It has been protecting us for many years, and we hope it will continue to do so for many years to come.

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Ensures that I'm working with a product that gets updated regularly without me having to remember to do it. Since it's a Microsoft product, I'm confident that it requires a low use of system resources. The benefit of that being that my computer isn't constantly being drained.

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Cons
Its pricing needs to be improved.We have a lot of problems with the user experience and it's difficult to implement. MacAfee's better than the ancient anti-virus solutions but it's a little slow to resolve. Many files with malware were destroyed through the network, and MacAfee doesn't detect anything.The endpoint has room for improvement because it's restrictive, it's very sensitive. Sometimes it can delete something that you need and so sometimes you have to disable the antivirus.The DAC (Dynamic Application Containment) component of this product needs improvement.One of the drawbacks is that it is not 100% secure.Tech support is not as helpful as they were in the past.Tech support is not as helpful as they were in the past.Although they have increased the complexity, it has affected the scanning speed.

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It would be nice to have a paid upgrade that would provide additional screening of the day-to-day activities.

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Pricing and Cost Advice
It's fairly priced compared to other products on the market.This product is costly.The pricing is comparable to other solutions on the market.No comment.Pricing is fair.

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McAfee Endpoint Protection, Total Protection for Endpoint, Intel Security Total Protection for Endpoint, MCAFEE Complete Endpoint ProtectionWindows Defender, Microsoft System Center Endpoint Protection
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Overview

McAfee Complete Endpoint Protection allows you to protect all of your devices with intelligent, collaborative security, in one easy-to-manage, integrated solution. Our integrated endpoint security framework helps remove redundancies, enables fast, proven performance and offers an architecture to align both current and future security investments. With a flexible choice of cloud-based or a local management console, security administrators also get true centralized management that simplifies ongoing tasks, deployment and monitoring.

Windows Defender Pro is your first line of defense against spyware and other unwanted software. And in Windows 7, it's easier to use, with simpler notifications, more scanning options, and less impact on your computer's performance.
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inHouseIT, Seagate TechnologyAl-Imam Mohammad Ibn Saud Islamic University, Auckland Transport, Erste Bank Group, Urban Software Institute, NJVC, Sheraton Hotels and Resorts
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