Splunk User Behavior Analytics Competitors and Alternatives

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Real User
Senior Security Engineer at a government with 1,001-5,000 employees
Aug 25 2019

What is most valuable?

It's a component that is easy to configure and easy to use. They have familiar and friendly dashboards for the users. You can make a lot of the dashboards if you want to… more»

How has it helped my organization?

It is a great product because it is intelligent and does everything for us. We have a LAN (Local Area Network) and sensitive, classified data and we have to be sure it is… more»

What needs improvement?

Actually, the most valuable aspect of Splunk is the data. You do not need to use your databases to perform all things from on all the servers we have. Splunk has three big… more»

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

There are a few things about the price. There are several packages but if you want to use it as an enterprise, you have to pay enterprise price. That is the initial price… more»

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

For SIEM (Security Information and Event Management), we used to use McAfee, and it was not good for us. And also we used ArcSight. But we also realized it could not do… more»

What other advice do I have?

From my experience and from the security perspective, I recommend this product for all the people that need good security for investigation. The Splunk team and products… more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We worked with McAfee and ArcSight, but Splunk turned out to be better.
Real User
Database Administrator with 501-1,000 employees
Mar 14 2018

What is most valuable?

* User behavioral analytics allows us to pinpoint abnormal or suspicious behavior among millions of events every day. * Log search allows us to dive deep into aggregated… more»

How has it helped my organization?

InsightIDR has allowed us to find potential security issues that we did not know existed, and get remediation quickly.

What needs improvement?

Threat Intelligence: It would be useful to import threat intelligence in YARA format along with known incorrect email addresses.

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

Accurately predict your licensing counts as this is a subscription based product.

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

We did not use a previous solution.

What other advice do I have?

The product is a shift in paradigm being cloud-based with cloud storage. Be prepared to set up several virtual collector servers within your network, if you have a large… more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We evaluated FireEye Helix, LogRhythm, Splunk, and IBM QRadar.
Real User
Founder at a tech services company with 1-10 employees
Mar 26 2019

What is most valuable?

The data collection and the integration with different products are valuable features.

How has it helped my organization?

We have seen a measurable decrease in the mean time to detect and respond to threats. It has also definitely added to what our customer had. We are integrating a lot of… more»

What needs improvement?

I would like to see some advanced analytics.

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

The monthly licensing fee is around $20,000. There aren't any costs in addition to the standard licensing fee.

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

We did not switch. This is the first time we have done such an installation.

What other advice do I have?

You can use this solution for limited use cases. But for more advanced use cases, there are other solutions which are better than ArcSight. I would rate this solution at… more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We looked at Splunk and HelpSystems. There were a few more vendors but I don't recollect all their names. Because of the number of integrations that ArcSight has, it was… more»
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