John-MainaNavision Consultant and user support at NCPD
Anonymous UserAn Owner at a computer software company
We asked business professionals to review the solutions they use. Here are some excerpts of what they said:
"Defender is integrated into the operating system. It's integrated with everything. You don't have to spend time analyzing what you have to do to be sure that the integration is okay between the security tool and all the other apps. This, from my point of view, is the main advantage."
"The most valuable features are that it's easy to use and the updates are very simple."
"The most valuable feature is that we can use the solution right out of the box without too much configuration."
"Automatic scanning and cleaning of viruses is the best and most valuable feature helping this tool to thrive. If any viruses are found, they are cleaned automatically."
"We have liked the fact that it comes with Microsoft Windows 10 and it is constantly updated with all new virus definitions. It is also updated with new security features on a regular basis."
"It's absolutely free to use."
"The fact that it's from Microsoft, you don't have many false positives, unlike products from other vendors might have."
"The patch management is very easy, as it can be done automatically or added to a schedule."
"The antivirus aspect of the solution is very good."
"The internet security was a plus, and it's pretty good."
"The solution needs to improve its ransomware. It's not so good. It could also use some general performance optimization for the computers the solution operates on, to ensure it does not slow down the devices."
"I would like to be able to set up any kind of protection I want in the firewall, any IP address or any number."
"There's scanning going on that occasionally topples the memory, causing everything to freeze. This should be fixed."
"With increase of cyber threats and cybersecurity issues, I would recommend that the product be developed like an AI product with more features which can counter any threat in the coming eras."
"There is no behavior analytics for devices and endpoints. There is no behavior-based protection."
"The anti-ransomware features need to be improved upon."
"I would like to have a dashboard that shows an overview of the results for the enterprise."
"I would like to see better integration with their other security products to give better visibility from a higher level."
"Occasionally when you open a ticket, there's a lack of understanding that prevents the solution from being resolved directly."
"I don't like the password manager of Norton Security Premium."
"The product is free of charge and comes integrated into Windows."
"The solution is free."
"This product is included in the pricing for Windows."
"If you don't purchase the advanced threat protection then there is no additional charge."
"It is affordable and comes in the Office 365 bundle."
"Microsoft Defender ATP is expensive."
"I pay for it through the Windows Professional or Standard license. It is a one-time cost for me, and I use the same license."
"When compared with other vendors, the pricing is very high."
"As I have been a long-time customer, I was given a fair price of $49.95 per month for the first four to six months."
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Microsoft Defender for Endpoint is ranked 2nd in Anti-Malware Tools with 56 reviews while Norton Security Premium is ranked 10th in Anti-Malware Tools with 2 reviews. Microsoft Defender for Endpoint is rated 8.0, while Norton Security Premium is rated 8.6. The top reviewer of Microsoft Defender for Endpoint writes "Reduces admin overhead and allows us to define and roll out policies from a central console". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Norton Security Premium writes "Secure, stable, and well priced". Microsoft Defender for Endpoint is most compared with Symantec End-User Endpoint Security, CrowdStrike Falcon, ESET Endpoint Security, Cortex XDR by Palo Alto Networks and SentinelOne, whereas Norton Security Premium is most compared with Malwarebytes, Symantec End-User Endpoint Security, CrowdStrike Falcon, Trend Micro Apex One and Blackberry Protect.
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