We performed a comparison between Check Point CloudGuard Posture Management and Microsoft Defender for Cloud based on real PeerSpot user reviews.Find out in this report how the two Cloud-Native Application Protection Platforms (CNAPP) solutions compare in terms of features, pricing, service and support, easy of deployment, and ROI.
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Check Point CloudGuard Posture Management is a CWPP (Cloud Workload Protection Platform) tool that enables your organization to automate governance across multi-cloud assets and services. These services include visualization and assessment of security posture, misconfiguration detection, and enforcement of security best practices and compliance frameworks. This solution is one of the leading cloud native security solutions on the market and is suitable for companies of all sizes.
Check Point CloudGuard Posture Management Features
Check Point CloudGuard Posture Management has many valuable key features. Some of the most useful ones include:
Check Point CloudGuard Posture Management Benefits
There are many benefits to implementing Check Point CloudGuard Posture Management. Some of the biggest advantages the solution offers include:
Reviews from Real Users
Below are some reviews and helpful feedback written by PeerSpot users currently using the Check Point CloudGuard Posture Management solution.
An Advisory Information Security Analyst at a financial services firm says, "Security visibility accuracy is tremendous, letting us see who is trying to access what. I love the work involved in maintaining and scaling security services and configurations across multiple public clouds using this solution, versus using native native cloud security controls. It is so much better.”
PeerSpot user Schillebeeks B., Owner at AD Internet Consulting, mentions, "The two most valuable features for us are the central firewall administrator and the real-time cloud compliance monitoring."
Another reviewer, a Senior Security Engineer at an insurance company, states, "The audit feature is the most valuable for compliance reasons. It gives you a full view of the whole environment, no matter how many accounts you have in AWS or Azure. You have it all under one umbrella."
Mantu S., Sr. Technology Architect at Incedo Inc., comments, "Auto remediation is a very effective feature that helps ensure less manual intervention."
Microsoft Defender for Cloud protects your Azure and hybrid resources. Microsoft uses a wide variety of physical, infrastructure, and operational controls to help secure Azure—but there are additional actions you need to take to help safeguard your workloads. Turn on Azure Security Center to strengthen your cloud security posture. Within Azure Security Center, use Azure Defender to protect your hybrid cloud workloads. With Azure Security Center, you can:
- Assess and visualize the security state of your resources in Azure, on-premises, and in other clouds with Azure Secure Score
- Simplify enterprise compliance and view your compliance against regulatory requirements
- Protect all your hybrid cloud workloads with Azure Defender, which is integrated with Security Center
- Use AI and automation to cut through false alarms, quickly identify threats, and streamline threat investigation
To learn more about our solution, ask questions, and share feedback, join our Microsoft Security, Compliance and Identity Community.
Check Point CloudGuard Posture Management is ranked 3rd in Cloud-Native Application Protection Platforms (CNAPP) with 21 reviews while Microsoft Defender for Cloud is ranked 2nd in Cloud-Native Application Protection Platforms (CNAPP) with 30 reviews. Check Point CloudGuard Posture Management is rated 8.6, while Microsoft Defender for Cloud is rated 8.2. The top reviewer of Check Point CloudGuard Posture Management writes "Security visibility accuracy is tremendous, letting us see who is trying to access what". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Microsoft Defender for Cloud writes "Provides good recommendations and makes policy administration easy". Check Point CloudGuard Posture Management is most compared with Prisma Cloud by Palo Alto Networks, Amazon GuardDuty, Qualys VM, Threat Stack Cloud Security Platform and Prisma SaaS by Palo Alto Networks, whereas Microsoft Defender for Cloud is most compared with Microsoft 365 Defender, Prisma Cloud by Palo Alto Networks, Amazon GuardDuty, Trend Micro Cloud One Workload Security and Trend Micro XDR. See our Check Point CloudGuard Posture Management vs. Microsoft Defender for Cloud report.
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