Cortex XDR by Palo Alto Networks Pros and Cons

Cortex XDR by Palo Alto Networks Pros

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reviewer1237689
Network Designer at a computer software company with 1,001-5,000 employees
The initial setup is pretty easy.
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reviewer1388277
Senior Information Security Architect at a tech services company with 201-500 employees
It collects and caches and the knowledge of machine learning from different customers to take to the cloud. It makes it better to use for everybody. It allows for quick learning and updates and can, therefore, offer zero-day malware security. This sharing of metadata helps make the solution very safe.
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ConsulSec67
Security Consultant at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
It's very stable. I've never experienced downtime for the ASM console or ASM core.
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Jeff Wolach
Vice President / Chief Technology Officer at Sinnott Wolach Technology Group
The ability to kind of stitch everything together and see the actual complete picture is very useful. I guess you'd call it a playbook. Some people call it the forensics analysis of what was happening on particular endpoints when they detected some malicious behavior, and what transpired before that to cause that. It is also very user friendly. The way they have done everything and integrated all the solutions that they've purchased over the years to make it a very seamless, effective product is very good. One thing about Palo Alto is that they take the products or services that they purchase and make them seamless for the end user as compared to some companies that purchase other companies and then just kind of have their products off to the side or keep different interfaces. Palo Alto doesn't do that.
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Darshil Sanghvi
Technology Consultant at a tech services company with 501-1,000 employees
It can automatically correlate events and logs, which is very helpful for an IT administrator. It can correlate different kinds of malware activities over a network, agent, or host system. You do not need to do it manually. It is a good feature. It is also a user-friendly solution. We have deployed it on the cloud because our space does not provide any flexibility for on-premises deployment, but Palo Alto has added some flexibility to install it on-premises. It must be like the same Cortex XDR agent for all the VPN services, web filtering services, and everything else.
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MJ
reviewer1371849
CIO/CTO at a manufacturing company with 501-1,000 employees
They have a new GUI which is just fantastic.
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CS
reviewer1451712
Cybersecurity Incident Response Analyst at a computer software company with 5,001-10,000 employees
Provides behavior-based detection which offers many benefits over signature-based detection.
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KostiantynFrolov
Lead Security Engineer at ESKA
The solution doesn't need a high level of technical training.
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Fred TANG
System Manager at a consumer goods company with 10,001+ employees
Being a cloud solution it is very flexible in serving internal and external connections and a broad range of devices.
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Traps677
Consultant at a mining and metals company with 51-200 employees
We have a complete overview of all our PCs and it's very easy to handle and to use the interface. It has a lot of benefits for us.
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Cortex XDR by Palo Alto Networks Cons

CM
reviewer1237689
Network Designer at a computer software company with 1,001-5,000 employees
In reporting they should have a customizable dashboard due to the fact that C-level people don't like reporting to the IT department. They prefer to have a real-time dashboard. That kind of dashboard needs to have various customizations.
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reviewer1388277
Senior Information Security Architect at a tech services company with 201-500 employees
The solution can never really be an on-premises solution based simply on the way it is set up. It needs metadata to run and improve. Having an on-premises solution would cut it off from making improvements.
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ConsulSec67
Security Consultant at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
In the next release, I would like to see more UI improvements. Their UI is a bit basic. When we are speaking about Palo Alto Networks they are the big company, so they can improve the UI a little bit. The UI, the reports, the log system can all be improved.
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Jeff Wolach
Vice President / Chief Technology Officer at Sinnott Wolach Technology Group
A little bit more automation would be nice.
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Darshil Sanghvi
Technology Consultant at a tech services company with 501-1,000 employees
It is not a suitable solution if you are looking for a single product with multiple features such as DLP, encryption, rollback, etc.
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MJ
reviewer1371849
CIO/CTO at a manufacturing company with 501-1,000 employees
There's an overall lack of features.
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CS
reviewer1451712
Cybersecurity Incident Response Analyst at a computer software company with 5,001-10,000 employees
There are a large number of false positives.
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KostiantynFrolov
Lead Security Engineer at ESKA
Cortex does not offer an on-premises solution. However, some customers would prefer not to be on the cloud. It would be ideal if it could offer something on-prem as well.
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Fred TANG
System Manager at a consumer goods company with 10,001+ employees
The connection to the internet has not performed as expected.
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Traps677
Consultant at a mining and metals company with 51-200 employees
Currently, if you use Palo Alto endpoint protection as the only solution it's very complicated to remove pre-existing threats.
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Learn what your peers think about Cortex XDR by Palo Alto Networks. Get advice and tips from experienced pros sharing their opinions. Updated: May 2021.
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