Compare Palo Alto Threat Prevention vs. Splunk User Behavior Analytics

Palo Alto Threat Prevention is ranked 7th in Intrusion Detection and Prevention Software with 10 reviews while Splunk User Behavior Analytics is ranked 4th in Intrusion Detection and Prevention Software with 10 reviews. Palo Alto Threat Prevention is rated 8.6, while Splunk User Behavior Analytics is rated 8.2. The top reviewer of Palo Alto Threat Prevention writes "Enables us to control the amount of bandwidth an application is allowed to consume and is extremely scalable". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Splunk User Behavior Analytics writes "Easy to configure and easy to use solution that integrates with many applications and scripts ". Palo Alto Threat Prevention is most compared with Darktrace, Trend Micro TippingPoint NGIPS and Cisco Stealthwatch, whereas Splunk User Behavior Analytics is most compared with Darktrace, Cisco Stealthwatch and Microsoft ATA. See our Palo Alto Threat Prevention vs. Splunk User Behavior Analytics report.
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Pros
With the IP address flag, I was able to see that I was being hacked. The moment there was an interaction between somebody on my network and that IP, the solution was able to flag it, and we were able to protect ourselves.The most valuable features are the simplicity, transparency, and overall ease of management.I find the malware protection very handy.The application control and vulnerability protection are the most valuable features.The initial setup was straightforward. It's quite easy. Deployment took one to two weeks.The most valuable feature of Palo Alto Threat Prevention for our company is the next generation firewall.Most of the features of Palo Alto Threat Prevention are alright. I recommend features like content filtering, IP address, & intelligent firewalls. The reporting feature is very good.One of the most valuable features is the anti-malware protection.

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This intelligent user behavior analytics package is easy to configure and use while remaining feature filled.The solution is definitely scalable.The most valuable features are the indexing and powerful search features.The solution is extremely scalable. Our customers are regularly scaling up after installing Splunk.It's straightforward in terms of configuration and troubleshooting and log management and monitoring as well. These are the edge points in addition to it being a modular solution where you can capitalize on your current licenses with extra licensing models, which can match the customer's business requirement and it can help the customer to design or to actually plan for their own roadmap.The most valuable feature is being able to take data and put it into other systems so that we could see the output, and to see where we need to apply our focus.Because of some of the visualizations that we utilize, we are able to understand strange, unusual traffic on our networks.The most valuable features are its data aggregation and the ability to automatically identify a number of threats, then suggest recommended actions upon them.

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Sometimes when you want to group a set of ports, and communicate with Palo Alto, you cannot group TCP and UDP ports together. This needs to be adjusted.The price of licenses should be lowered to make it less costly to scale our solution.I think they can use some improvement on FID.The solution needs to improve its local technical support services. There is no premium support offered in our market.It's not so easy to set up a test environment, because it's not so easy to get the test license. The vendor only gives you 90 days for a test license; it's a tough license to get.The organization mail security solutions could be improved. There is no mail security solution available.Generally, to deploy it will take some downtime, about a day.Right now we are focusing on email. If Palo Alto can increase the features related to email filtering and the new malware, it would help us protect our systems.

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The ability to do more complicated data investigation would be a welcome addition for pros, though the functionality now gives most people what they need.In the future I would like to see simplified statistics and analytical threats.The correlation engine should have persistent and definable rules.They should work to add more built-in correlation searches and more use cases based on worldwide customer experiences. They need more ready-made use cases.The solution is much more expensive than relative competitors like ArcSight or LogRhythm. It makes it hard to sell to customers sometimes.The initial setup was complex because some of the configurations that we required needed customization.It could be easier to scale the solution if you are using it on-premise, not in the cloud.There are occasional bugs.

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If you want to have all of the good features then you have to pay extra for licensing.It is an expensive solution and I would like to see a drop in price.It's not too expensive.The pricing and the licensing are pretty competitive at this stage. As a reseller, I would like to see the price come down a little bit so I can compete better against other firewalls because we do that all the time.

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Pricing varies based on the packages you choose and the volume of your usage.The licensing costs is around 10,000 dollars.There are additional costs associated with the integrator.My biggest complaint is the way they do pricing... You can never know the pricing for next year. Every single time you adjust to something new, the price goes up. It's impossible to truly budget for it. It goes up constantly.I hope we can increase the free license to be more than 5 gig a day. This would help people who want to introduce a POC or a demo license for the solution.

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Caspida, Splunk UBA
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Overview

Threats do not discriminate between application delivery vectors, requiring an approach that has full visibility into all application traffic, including SSL encrypted content, with full user context. Threat Prevention leverages the visibility of our next-generation firewall to inspect all traffic, automatically preventing known threats, regardless of port, protocol or SSL encryption.

Splunk User Behavior Analytics is a behavior-based threat detection is based on machine learning methodologies that require no signatures or human analysis, enabling multi-entity behavior profiling and peer group analytics – for users, devices, service accounts and applications. It detects insider threats and external attacks using out-of-the-box purpose-built that helps organizations find known, unknown and hidden threats, but extensible unsupervised machine learning (ML) algorithms, provides context around the threat via ML driven anomaly correlation and visual mapping of stitched anomalies over various phases of the attack lifecycle (Kill-Chain View). It uses a data science driven approach that produces actionable results with risk ratings and supporting evidence that increases SOC efficiency and supports bi-directional integration with Splunk Enterprise for data ingestion and correlation and with Splunk Enterprise Security for incident scoping, workflow management and automated response. The result is automated, accurate threat and anomaly detection.
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Sample Customers
University of Arkansas, JBG SMITH, SkiStar AB, TRI-AD, Temple University, Telkom Indonesia8 Securities, AAA Western, AdvancedMD, Amaya, Cerner Corporation, CJ O Shopping, CloudShare, Crossroads Foundation, 7-Eleven Indonesia
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Software R&D Company25%
Comms Service Provider20%
Manufacturing Company19%
Marketing Services Firm7%
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Software R&D Company22%
Financial Services Firm17%
Comms Service Provider14%
Insurance Company7%
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