Cylance Pros and Cons

Cylance Pros

Donald Dindial
Owner at Terra Controls
Cylance is not a signature-based protection solution and instead works proactively using AI and ML models to patrol for malicious behavior.
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Donald Dindial
Owner at Terra Controls
Two or three years ago when the WannaCry virus struck, the people that were on Cylance were the ones that weren't affected.
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C.J. Oosthuizen
Head of Cloud Services and Projects at Grove Group
The solution is extremely scalable. It's got the hybrid functionality, it's got the system functionality and cloud functionality as well.
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CoFoundef9b2
Co-Founder, CEO at a tech services company with 11-50 employees
On the management side, we liked the way it displays things.
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Software4704
Software Engineer at a tech services company with 1-10 employees
It handles situations that the other threat management tools wouldn't find. It has worked well covering the weaker sides of the other products that we're integrating.
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reviewer1138518
Head of IT Operations at a manufacturing company with 1,001-5,000 employees
The Application Guard and ByteGuard are useful features.
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Sven Aurich
Wirtschaftspr├╝fer, CPA, Steuerberater at a financial services firm with 11-50 employees
The solution is stable.
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reviewer1300632
Technology Specialist at a tech vendor with 11-50 employees
Has good RAM capacity for the power I need
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reviewer1278807
Cyber Security Consultant at a tech services company with 10,001+ employees
The most valuable feature is the ability to respond to zero-day and unknown threats.
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reviewer1292046
Manager - Information Security & Projects at a insurance company with 201-500 employees
It is a bit early in our evaluation process to give proper feedback, although so far, the overall feedback is good.
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Cylance Cons

Donald Dindial
Owner at Terra Controls
Too many false positives are reported.
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Donald Dindial
Owner at Terra Controls
I would like to see them fix the alerting system so that the endpoint reporting is a bit more streamlined.
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C.J. Oosthuizen
Head of Cloud Services and Projects at Grove Group
I would say one thing that they might need to bring in is protection for mobile devices.
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CoFoundef9b2
Co-Founder, CEO at a tech services company with 11-50 employees
It should provide more details about the events that they have detected.
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Software4704
Software Engineer at a tech services company with 1-10 employees
I would like to see a better UI in terms of sifting through more specific data and providing analytics. A little bit more would be nice.
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reviewer1138518
Head of IT Operations at a manufacturing company with 1,001-5,000 employees
The OPTICS component could be made more user-friendly with respect to giving people more information.
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Sven Aurich
Wirtschaftspr├╝fer, CPA, Steuerberater at a financial services firm with 11-50 employees
The solution needs better dashboards that are easier to use.
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reviewer1300632
Technology Specialist at a tech vendor with 11-50 employees
It should have better support for Windows and Mac.
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reviewer1278807
Cyber Security Consultant at a tech services company with 10,001+ employees
Our customers would like to see more automation with respect to how threats are handled once they have been detected.
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reviewer1292046
Manager - Information Security & Projects at a insurance company with 201-500 employees
The detection component is something that they have to work on.
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