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General Manager at a tech services company with 11-50 employees
Jul 14 2019

What is most valuable?

I find QRadar and the Active Threat Defense the most valuable. The ATP, Active Theft Protection, is very good. They've got very solid detection rates from P2. Those and some of the other programs are very valuable.

What needs improvement?

The Centralized Management could be improved. The deployment is very limited. They can improve on reporting as well. If they can improve threat incident analysis, that would be great. The solution itself is pretty comprehensive at this stage, and the features that we would like to be added to these are available as separate purchases, so I wouldn't that there's anything new that I need in there… more»

What other advice do I have?

I've been using this solution for more than twenty years. While Endpoint Protection has only existed for the past couple of years, the Symantec antivirus, I have been working with more than twenty years. It used to be Symantec antivirus and then it changed a couple of years ago to Symantec Endpoint Protection. So, we've been using it obviously since its inception. In terms of advice to others, I… more»
Imtiaz Hussain
Real User
Malware Hunter and Incident Responder at Computer Network Systems
Jul 02 2019

What is most valuable?

In Symantec Endpoint Protection, the most valuable feature I like is the good performance. With Symantec, I always know this tool will be reliable and with the latest protection.

How has it helped my organization?

Symantec is top of all of the antivirus tools. I couldn't find any single incident that happened. Symantec was not the leader previously, McAfee and Kaspersky were. This is a new game.

What needs improvement?

The device control level and application control level should improve. I am finding a lot of issues when I block the devices, like a printer or scanner. In the classes of the devices for the application control, the most important issue is the hashing. Nowadays all the vendors, like Cisco firewalls… more»

What other advice do I have?

In my personal experience, most people use Symantec. In my whole life, I couldn't find any problems with Symantec. In the ransomware protection, though, I found many issues. Many people were having infections but the virus sometimes was not detected. Even the Kaspersky software could not detect it… more»

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