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2019-08-18T07:52:00Z

What advice do you have for others considering Darktrace?

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If you were talking to someone whose organization is considering Darktrace, what would you say?

How would you rate it and why? Any other tips or advice?

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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

We use the on-premises deployment model. It's a quite clever solution. It has a lot of potential, but I'd advise those considering to hold off implementing the solution until after a newer version is released. I'd rate the solution seven out of ten. If they added automation and included it in the price, I'd rate it higher.

2019-12-05T06:53:00Z
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Real User

Darktrace is a good product and it can be implemented on premises. Someone who wants to take care of the lateral movement and configure it, will love what it offers. I rate this solution a seven out of ten. I would like to see supervised machine running in the future.

2019-08-18T07:52:00Z
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Top 20Real User

Darktrace is a pretty good company. The only thing that they need to really work on is just being able to get rid of some of those false positives. Once the solution is tuned up, it pretty much just runs. I would advise making sure that you do a really good PoC of the product so that you can be sure that it makes sense in your environment. I would rate it a nine out of 10.

2021-09-08T17:13:58Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

My advice to those wanting to implement this solution is if they want to experience artificial intelligence, advanced cybersecurity, and high-level detection, this solution is the one. I rate Darktrace a nine out of ten.

2021-07-02T14:56:56Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

We're just a customer and an end-user. Overall, I'd rate the solution at an eight out of ten. We've mostly been quite happy with the product. I'd recommend it to other users and organizations.

2021-06-09T16:47:11Z
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We are a partner. I'm not sure which version of the solution we're using. My understanding is that it is version 5. I would recommend the solution to others. However, it's important to ensure you use the solution in order to set up your processes correctly and to the benefit of the organization. So far, I would rate the solution at an eight out of ten.

2021-04-20T11:35:11Z
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Real User

I would absolutely recommend using Darktrace. Overall, on a scale from one to ten, I would give this solution a rating of eight.

2021-02-25T15:22:52Z
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Real User

I would rate Darktrace a seven out of ten. It is a good solution, but it requires some improvements.

2021-02-24T10:23:12Z
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Top 20Real User

In terms of our organization, we are a massive IT organization or financial services company. We've got a very small ITP, but we've got a lot of data. We are not sure about Darktrace in terms of its capacity to deal with huge data, but it is probably too early for me to give some sort of indication of what is not big. At the moment, they are delivering on the set objective in terms of what I want to achieve as a CIO, and I'm quite happy with some of the deliverables that are coming through at the moment. In terms of what our requirements were and what we expect in terms of what we want them to deliver, they have delivered. Within the next two to three years, I would probably be able to provide a different perspective after we've matured within the Darktrace environment. At the moment, they've delivered the actual scope of work. There is nothing really that they're not delivering on as promised. So, at the moment, I'm quite happy with where we are. I would rate Darktrace a nine out of ten.

2021-02-22T19:35:00Z
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Top 20Real User

Because of all it does, Darktrace is a very good solution, and it doesn't take a lot of time to implement and to get results. You can learn the behavior of the network and take actions, not based in signatures. I think this is very, very good. On a scale of one to ten, I would give Darktrace a nine.

2021-02-01T20:46:00Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

It's a good solution. I would suggest that if it's suitable for your requirements, get it. I would rate this solution a nine out of 10.

2021-01-23T16:56:26Z
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Top 20Real User

I would recommend this solution. You need to have a good plan for its initial installation. It requires a lot of work in the network. I would rate Darktrace an eight out of ten.

2021-01-10T14:17:19Z
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Top 5Real User

We have been using it for a few weeks. As of now, we plan to keep using it. I would recommend this solution for big companies. I would rate Darktrace a seven out of ten.

2020-12-23T13:30:35Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReseller

We are resellers and integrators of Darktrace. I would rate Darktrace a nine out of ten.

2020-12-16T12:57:41Z
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Top 20Reseller

Over the past years, I have seen some customers say, "No, I have Endpoint protection. I have intrusion prevention. I have a firewall. I don't need anything like that." My advice is that first of all, open your mind to new solutions because this type of solution will catch everything that the rest of the solutions that you have won't catch. That's the first thing. The second thing is that do not limit the work of the people who work with Darktrace by saying that you know your network because we can assure you that you don't know your network and the threats that are inside and outside the network and the size of the network. We always start with Darktrace Enterprise Immune System, which is the first model. The reason for this is that it is easier to adopt the Antigena model at the second stage because the solution by itself needs to learn inside of the network and what is good and what is bad. When we place Antigena, the deployment stages are exactly the same as when you first deploy the Enterprise Immune System in order to let it learn. After the solution starts learning, it will take at least a couple of months or probably three months to deploy Antigena. Therefore, it doesn't make sense to make customers spend more money on a solution in the initial stages and go for a solution that they would not be using initially. This also provides the appropriate sizing of the network. Most of the time, the customer needs to acquire more services from us in order to support all the infrastructure that they have. I would rate Darktrace a ten out of ten. I am a very happy user and a happy seller of Darktrace.

2020-12-16T00:58:27Z
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Top 20Real User

They are currently working on improving their interface by including AI to help simplify things, but it does not work on real-time data. Rather, it works on historical events. This is definitely a product that I can recommend, although I would probably be using it together with a SOC service or somebody else who can manage it properly. I would rate this solution a seven out of ten.

2020-11-30T14:46:27Z
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Top 20Real User

On a scale from one to ten where one is the worst and ten is the best, I would rate Darktrace as an eight-out-of-ten.

2020-09-10T07:35:38Z
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Real User

If someone asked me for advice about the product I would definitely highly recommend it to those who need this type of solution. It is really good. It has given us a view of our company and it has actually caught a couple of people that were doing data exfiltration and stealing data from our company. We caught them doing it in the act in live time, which is just incredible. On the scale from one to ten where one is the worst and ten is the best, I would definitely rate this product at the moment as a ten. It is a perfect solution for our needs.

2020-08-26T07:13:00Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

I would rate this solution an eight out of ten.

2020-08-06T06:44:46Z
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Top 20Real User

I would suggest to anyone considering this option to identify if this is going to be a monitoring tool to supplement an existing system or if this is going to be another product in your existing security suite of tools. I would rate this product an eight out of 10.

2020-01-26T09:26:00Z
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Top 20Real User

Based on our experience with DarkTrace, I would advise that if they are comparing prices, ROI and everything, I think Darktrace is better than FireEye. On a scale of 1 to 10 I can rate it a 6. I give it a 6 because it's been a year learning everything, and technology, attacks and patents are changing everyday.

2019-12-31T09:39:00Z
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Real User

We're very pleased with Darktrace so it is a bit difficult to pinpoint areas for improvement. It covers all of our needs and from what I can see, it does the basics very well. There are many advanced features, also. This is a solution that I definitely recommend. It offers a proof of value rather than a proof of concept, where they run the tool in your network, let it learn and then catch any vulnerabilities. Then you will actually see the value of the solution, either potentially blocking any exploitive threats or not, but its a really good thing to go through. To do this, I think that you have to go through an actual partner unless you're in a location where Darktrace has a physical office. In any event, I strongly recommend going through the proof of value to see if you like it. If there is a charge then it is definitely worth it. I would rate this solution an eight out of ten.

2019-12-23T07:05:00Z
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Reseller

My advice to others is always to keep an open mind and to find out as much as you can about the program to see if it offers what you are looking for. I rate Darktrace eight out of ten.

2019-08-21T06:36:00Z
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Reseller

My advice to people and organizations considering this as a solution is: go buy it. They shouldn't waste their time fussing and looking around at other solutions. It works. I've done administrating for several years, and this is the one solution that works. It complements what you have, whatever that is. It is like a plug-and-play component. There is no solution that does what it does. You even have some excellent systems like Cisco's Stealthwatch — these are just the three packet analysis technologies. Darktrace is actually DPI (Deep Packet Inspection), which in my markets is now called the threat level buttons. It is really an advanced product and everything just works ridiculously well. If I had to rate the product on a scale of one to ten (ten is the best) I'd give it an actual ten. It is the only product I use that I would give a full ten. It's hard to achieve a ten as you have to be better than everything and everyone else. It does deliver on what it says it can do.

2019-08-20T05:12:00Z
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Real User

My advice to someone considering this solution is to install it, conduct a pilot, and see. You need to see how easy it is to implement and you need to add it to install. You need to see what kinds of results it provides and compare it to your existing tool kit. The product demonstrates its actual capabilities when it's actually working. It's difficult to comprehend what it can actually do but it does give you an added level of visibility. It has good capabilities. I would rate it an eight out of ten. Cross-correlation with the endpoint based activities would be useful, like the ability to look at the deep supervised learning engine of the artificial intelligence unit and being able to take input data from the endpoints in order to apply the rules. It works on supervised learning and rules but I would like to be able to do things on different feeds as well. It has a very good graphical user interface. The ability to get a console on the mobile phone and being able to respond and do basic incident response capabilities remotely is also a good feature.

2019-08-18T07:52:00Z
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