Kaspersky Endpoint Detection and Response Alternatives and Competitors

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Real User
Sr. Information Security Manager at a computer software company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Oct 13 2020

What is most valuable?

I find all of the features to be valuable. It's a cool and very informative tool. The management console analyzes, stops, and prevents the spread of malware. You only need to work with the console… more »

How has it helped my organization?

Previously, we had some processes related to incident response which required more steps. We needed to upload to VirusTotal, Sandbox, et cetera. Now, this process is shortened because all of the… more »

What needs improvement?

In terms of improvement, they should work on agents' updates because that is not a strong part. It's not their strong point. It's not straightforward to upgrade agents. I send them questions about it… more »

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

There are actually three versions of this product: the user version, professional, and professional plus. If analysts need to see something, like what the users are doing, what processes are running… more »

What other advice do I have?

We can see the difference between traditional antivirus and what we can do with SentinelOne. Even if the price is a little bit more, we can see what we can do with it. We can use EDR, stop network… more »

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We have the option to choose different vendors. We briefly looked at other vendors. We looked at Carbon Black, Kaspersky, and ESET EDR. We evaluated them one year ago. These vendors are comparable to… more »
mckenn
Real User
Team Lead Implementation Services/Systems Integration Engineer at Trinidad Systems Limited
Jul 29 2020

What is most valuable?

One of the most valuable features is the Threat Emulation and Threat Extraction. These features are able to scan email attachments before the user is able to access the… more »

How has it helped my organization?

In the past, we have experienced virus problems on our network. It has come in through email attachments, USB drives, internet websites, and so on. The current solution… more »

What needs improvement?

As I understand there will be a URL filtering feature included with the browser agent in the future. This will allow URL filtering without the need for a Gateway Device… more »

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

Setup costs can be kept to a minimum as Check Point offers Cloud Management which eliminates the need for on-premise hardware cost.

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

We did use a different solution in the past. It was not performing well and we were always getting infected by malicious software. they made us switch to Checkpoint… more »

What other advice do I have?

Check Point Endpoint Security just works. You will not be disappointed.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We did evaluate Avast. Which was not performing well. We also evaluated Kaspersky. Their client was a bit to resource-intensive.
Hassan_MOUSSAFIR
Real User
Chief Information Security Officer at Wafa assurance
Sep 20 2020

What is most valuable?

It provides a feature for scanning and analyzing endpoints, which is a value-add for our infrastructure. With the advancements in the Advanced Persistent Threats (APTs), Sophos Intercept X analyzes an APT and the behavior of the endpoints… more »

What needs improvement?

It would be a value-add if they can include integration with other technologies or solutions, like Fortinet, Blue Coat, etc.

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

Licensing is based on the number of users. They give a discount for editors who are considered as important members. From what I know, Sophos products are not expensive. If you have a license extension, you just need to contact the editor… more »

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

We migrated from Kaspersky to Sophos Intercept X. While deploying Sophos Intercept X, we found a lot of vulnerability and risky endpoints that Kaspersky didn't cover.

What other advice do I have?

I would recommend using this solution. It is an antivirus and anti-ransomware solution. It has many functions and features. Antivirus is its major feature. The anti-ransomware module is its advanced function. It has been a good solution so… more »
Saifuddin Ebrahim
Real User
Senior System Engineer at a computer software company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Aug 30 2020

What is most valuable?

The threat intelligence on offer is the solution's most valuable aspect. The solution is very stable. The solution can scale easily. The pricing is very competitive.

What needs improvement?

The solution overall is a good product, and we don't see too much room for improvement. Support, particularly related to after-sales and after deployment, could be improved a bit. If you need to… more »

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

The price is very reasonable and quite competitive in the market.

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

We used to use Carbon Black. We switched due to the fact that this solution offered us better partnership offers.

What other advice do I have?

We are working with all the versions for the most part, due to the fact that we are partners of CrowdStrike and we position CrowdStrike to our customers. We also use the solution for our company. I'd… more »

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

Before choosing this solution, and switching from Carbon Black, we looked at Endgame and Kaspersky.
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