Cisco Sourcefire SNORT vs Trend Micro Deep Discovery comparison

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We performed a comparison between Cisco Sourcefire SNORT and Trend Micro Deep Discovery 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.
To learn more, read our detailed Cisco Sourcefire SNORT vs. Trend Micro Deep Discovery Report (Updated: November 2022).
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We asked business professionals to review the solutions they use.
Here are some excerpts of what they said:
Pros
"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 solution is stable."

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"The performance and stability are great.""It is a very good solution. It is very light, and it is quite quick to figure out the problem in your network.""One of the most valuable features is the performance, since, so far, we have not faced any issues with Deep Discovery.""The product is very easy to install.""The most valuable features are monitoring for advanced persistent threats, the system runs in a sandbox allowing for effective zero-day exploits management, and the Inspector has a built-in sandbox.""I like the sales operations testing. and support.""Initial setup is easy. It can be done by yourself."

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Cons
"The cloud can be improved.""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."

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"The scalability is sometimes limited.""This solution could be improved with faster technical support and cheaper licensing prices.""Trend Micro can improve the pricing in general. There is nothing else they can add or improve in the solution.""I would like to see integration with third-party tools to improve the visibility of the dashboards.""The solution could be more secure.""The solution could be more stable and offer more security.""The solution needs to be able to integrate better with third-party infrastructure."

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  • "Overall, the price is good."
  • "The price of the solution is lower compared to the competition."
  • "The licensing cost is a bit pricey. We pay a yearly subscription."
  • "Its price is fine, but Trend Micro can improve the pricing in general. It is a hardware solution. It is based on the number of nodes, and according to the number of nodes, clients decide which box they should acquire. They have to renew their license every year. It is subscription-based."
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    Questions from the Community
    Top Answer:We bought the appliance, which comes with a license as well. While I don't know the exact pricing, most of these products are through subscription. In our case, we bought the complete appliance with… more »
    Top Answer:I did not experience any pain points that required improvement. Maybe a couple of false-positives, but that's about it.
    Top Answer:We use Cisco Sourcefire SNORT for intrusion prevention cases. Within our organization, there are roughly 1,000 people using this solution.
    Top Answer:The most valuable features are the protection and that it is fast.
    Top Answer:I would like to see them create a rule where It could integrate with the network and start mitigating with auto-detection.
    Top Answer:The primary use case of this solution is to protect the equity, command, and control and botnet infections.
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    Also Known As
    Sourcefire SNORT
    Trend Micro Deep Discovery Inspector, Trend Micro Deep Discovery Analyzer
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    Overview

    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.

    Deep Discovery is available as a physical or virtual network appliance. It’s designed to quickly detect advanced malware that typically bypasses traditional security defenses and exfiltrates sensitive data. Specialized detection engines and custom sandbox analysis detect and prevent breaches.

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    Sample Customers
    CareCore, City of Biel, Dimension Data, LightEdge, Lone Star College System, National Rugby League, Port Aventura, Smart City Networks, Telecom Italia, The Department of Education in Western Australia
    Allied Telesis, Atma Jaya Catholic University of Indonesia, Babou, Blekinge County Council, Delacour, Hiroshima Prefectural Government, Live Nation Entertainment Inc., Mazda Motor Logistics Europe, McGill University Health Centre, Mikuni Corporation, OKWAVE, Sinar Mas Land, SWICA, UTOC Corporation
    Top Industries
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Comms Service Provider21%
    Computer Software Company16%
    Government11%
    Financial Services Firm6%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company22%
    Comms Service Provider17%
    Government8%
    Financial Services Firm8%
    Company Size
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    Small Business31%
    Midsize Enterprise38%
    Large Enterprise31%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business22%
    Midsize Enterprise14%
    Large Enterprise64%
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    Small Business46%
    Midsize Enterprise15%
    Large Enterprise38%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business22%
    Midsize Enterprise17%
    Large Enterprise60%
    Buyer's Guide
    Cisco Sourcefire SNORT vs. Trend Micro Deep Discovery
    November 2022
    Find out what your peers are saying about Cisco Sourcefire SNORT vs. Trend Micro Deep Discovery and other solutions. Updated: November 2022.
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    Cisco Sourcefire SNORT is ranked 16th in Intrusion Detection and Prevention Software (IDPS) with 3 reviews while Trend Micro Deep Discovery is ranked 8th in Intrusion Detection and Prevention Software (IDPS) with 7 reviews. Cisco Sourcefire SNORT is rated 7.6, while Trend Micro Deep Discovery is rated 8.6. 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 Trend Micro Deep Discovery writes "Maximizes bandwidth, offers little degradation of performance and is simple to set up". Cisco Sourcefire SNORT is most compared with Check Point IPS, Fortinet FortiGate IPS, Palo Alto Networks Threat Prevention, Cisco NGIPS and Darktrace, whereas Trend Micro Deep Discovery is most compared with Darktrace, Trend Micro TippingPoint Threat Protection System, Fortinet FortiGate IPS, Palo Alto Networks URL Filtering with PAN-DB and Palo Alto Networks Threat Prevention. See our Cisco Sourcefire SNORT vs. Trend Micro Deep Discovery report.

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