We performed a comparison between Cisco Sourcefire SNORT and Palo Alto Networks Threat Prevention based on real PeerSpot user reviews.
Find out in this report how the two Intrusion Detection and Prevention Software (IDPS) solutions compare in terms of features, pricing, service and support, easy of deployment, and ROI.
"It is quite an intelligent product."
"Cisco Sourcefire SNORT is easy to configure and the reporting is great. It's also very user-friendly."
"The stability of Palo Alto Networks Threat Prevention is good."
"You can scale the product."
"Everything has been okay with the solution. We are using all of the features."
"I like the solution's interface."
"It's very easy to use and configure. What is nice about Palo Alto is that even if you don't understand how to use it, you can just click on upload and upload everything that needs to be blocked."
"Edge protection is a valuable feature."
"I did not experience any pain points that required improvement. Maybe a couple of false-positives, but that's about it."
"The implementation could be a bit easier."
"The technology firewall anomaly network could stand improvement."
"The pricing has improved with the newer generation of their Firewalls, but the price could always be lower. In comparison with other solutions, I believe they're quite competitive."
"The cost involves the price of the hardware, which is expensive. However, most of the Palo Alto solutions are expensive."
"The initial setup is complex."
"In terms of what needs improvement, the only thing I don't like is the support."
Snort is an open-source, rule-based, intrusion detection and prevention system. It combines the benefits of signature-, protocol-, and anomaly-based inspection methods to deliver flexible protection from malware attacks. Snort gained notoriety for being able to accurately detect threats at high speeds.
Threats do not discriminate between application delivery vectors, requiring an approach that has full visibility into all application traffic, including SSL encrypted content, with full user context. Threat Prevention leverages the visibility of our next-generation firewall to inspect all traffic, automatically preventing known threats, regardless of port, protocol or SSL encryption.
Cisco Sourcefire SNORT is ranked 15th in Intrusion Detection and Prevention Software (IDPS) with 2 reviews while Palo Alto Networks Threat Prevention is ranked 8th in Intrusion Detection and Prevention Software (IDPS) with 6 reviews. Cisco Sourcefire SNORT is rated 7.6, while Palo Alto Networks Threat Prevention is rated 9.0. The top reviewer of Cisco Sourcefire SNORT writes "Intelligent with good threat detection capabilities but could be easier to implement". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Palo Alto Networks Threat Prevention writes "Reliable with good IPS and helpful support". Cisco Sourcefire SNORT is most compared with Check Point IPS, Fortinet FortiGate IPS, Cisco NGIPS, Darktrace and Cisco Secure Network Analytics, whereas Palo Alto Networks Threat Prevention is most compared with Check Point IPS, Darktrace, Cisco Secure Network Analytics, Forcepoint Next Generation Firewall and Cisco NGIPS. See our Cisco Sourcefire SNORT vs. Palo Alto Networks Threat Prevention report.
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