Carbon Black Reviews

Karthik Balakrishnan
Consultant
Senior Security Consultant at a manufacturing company with 10,001+ employees
Oct 21 2018

What is most valuable?

Carbon Black Defense has a higher detection ratio because it's cloud-based and it also does a lookup to virus total, so it is out of like 65 vendors that are normally… more»

How has it helped my organization?

It has improved the number of alerts or the number of threat events that we are able to recognize in our environment. And it also highlights the usage of potentially… more»

What needs improvement?

It is still evolving, as we see. We started using the version 3.0. We've been migrating and upgrading as well, laterally, until version 3.2. So, we have been seeing a lot… more»

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

I just told you the price point that's one of the factors, basically because that is what the higher management gave us as an input. But, we didn't play a major role in… more»

If you previously used a different solution, which one did you use and why did you switch?

We did a comparison of products and analyzed how many of them are getting detected on a weekly basis. We also did a trend chart for a monthly threat review. Which… more»

What other advice do I have?

In terms of the fixes from what the behavior was with the environment, it has been evolving. And the only thing that could be improved is enabling Carbon Black to be a… more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We also had a review of FireEye HX as well, but we chose this in terms of the utility and also in terms of the cost involved. So that is the reason why we chose CB… more»

Carbon Black Questions

Janet Peng
Manager of IT at a financial services firm with 10,001+ employees
Jul 10 2019
Hi. I need to compare CrowdStrike and Carbon Black. What is the advantage of CrowdStrike over Carbon Black and vice versa? For an enterprise, how do I decide which one is better for my needs?
NachiketSathayePointers are based on the tests performed during the evaluation a few months… more»
Gerald OstrofskyIn a nutshell: Carbon Black: - Using the PSC is like your home alarm system… more»
Siddharth NarayananSince both are an EDR solution, I would suggest analyzing which provides end to… more»
Miriam Tover
Content Specialist
IT Central Station
Apr 23 2019
One of the most popular comparisons on IT Central Station is BigFix vs Carbon Black Cb Defense. People like you are trying to decide which one is best for their company. Can you help them out? What is the biggest difference between BigFix and Carbon Black Cb Defense? Which of these two solutions… more»
MarkPhinickThese are complementary solutions. Cb Defense is a combination of next-gen AV… more»
Martin CarnegieBigFix and Carbon Black are really two different products from a functionality… more»
Miriam Tover
Content Specialist
IT Central Station
May 23 2019
One of the most popular comparisons on IT Central Station is Carbon Black Cb Defense vs ESET Endpoint Security. People like you are trying to decide which one is best for their company. Can you help them out? What is the biggest difference between Carbon Black Cb Defense and ESET Endpoint… more»
Richard SchunkI would not recommend either but instead recommend Palo Alto Networks Endpoint… more»
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