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We performed a comparison between Cofense Intelligence ThreatHQ and VirusTotal based on real PeerSpot user reviews.

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Pros
"For instance, if any phishing emails come into the environment and employees see it, we direct the email to Triage. The Triage system will investigate it through AI technology to see if it's a phishing email or not. If it is a phishing email, it will quarantine it and erase it from the environment."

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"The most valuable feature is the worldwide malware information database.""With VirusTotal, I can check for any hash, malware, file, domain, IP URL, or malicious URL, and Kaspersky stays clean."

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Cons
"If they continue improving and enhancing this solution, it could be even faster and more accurate."

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"VirusTotal is hard to understand because you need to know Google Docs to create queries, and it doesn't have documentation for that.""I would like to see an improved user interface and some automation."

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  • "The pricing is very economical."
  • "VirusTotal is an expensive solution."
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    Questions from the Community
    Top Answer:For instance, if any phishing emails come into the environment and employees see it, we direct the email to Triage. The Triage system will investigate it through AI technology to see if it's a… more »
    Top Answer:It depends on the feeds and the artificial intelligence tools being used. If they continue improving and enhancing this solution, it could be even faster and more accurate.
    Top Answer:We are integrators. We sell and implement this solution to our customers. We have about 10,000 people using this solution. The solution is deployed on the cloud.
    Top Answer:With VirusTotal, I can check for any hash, malware, file, domain, IP URL, or malicious URL, and Kaspersky stays clean.
    Top Answer:VirusTotal is hard to understand because you need to know Google Docs to create queries, and it doesn't have documentation for that. If you write a specific query, you can find data leaks, mail… more »
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    Also Known As
    Cofense Intelligence, PhishMe Intelligence
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    Overview

    Cofense Intelligence ThreatHQ provides real-world actionable threat intelligence for improved phishing defense and strategic planning. You can now easily track emerging trends in phishing, research active threats, and supplement your highest-priority investigations. Our improved intelligence interface empowers you to move beyond indicators of compromise and pursue an informed strategic defense against today’s phishing attacks.

    VirusTotal is a comprehensive online service that analyzes files and URLs to detect malware and other malicious content. It provides a centralized platform for users to scan suspicious files and URLs using multiple antivirus engines and various other tools. With its vast database of antivirus signatures and behavioral analysis capabilities, VirusTotal offers a powerful solution for identifying and mitigating potential threats.

    One of the key features of VirusTotal is its ability to scan files and URLs using more than 70 antivirus engines simultaneously. This multi-engine approach enhances the detection rate and reduces the chances of false positives. Users can simply upload a file or enter a URL to initiate the scanning process, and within seconds, they receive a detailed report highlighting any potential threats detected by the antivirus engines.

    In addition to antivirus scanning, VirusTotal also provides other analysis tools such as file and URL reputation checks, file behavior analysis, and static analysis. These tools help users gain deeper insights into the nature of the file or URL being analyzed, allowing them to make informed decisions about its safety.

    VirusTotal's extensive database of antivirus signatures and its continuous updates ensure that users have access to the latest threat intelligence. This enables the service to detect even the most recent and sophisticated malware strains. Furthermore, VirusTotal allows users to contribute to its database by submitting suspicious files, thereby enhancing the overall security ecosystem.

    The user-friendly interface of VirusTotal makes it accessible to both technical and non-technical users. The scan results are presented in a clear and concise manner, making it easy for users to interpret and take appropriate actions. Additionally, VirusTotal offers an API that allows developers to integrate its scanning capabilities into their own applications or workflows.

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    Computer Software Company16%
    Government10%
    Financial Services Firm9%
    Educational Organization7%
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    Small Business26%
    Midsize Enterprise15%
    Large Enterprise58%
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    Cofense Intelligence ThreatHQ is ranked 38th in Threat Intelligence Platforms with 1 review while VirusTotal is ranked 6th in Threat Intelligence Platforms with 2 reviews. Cofense Intelligence ThreatHQ is rated 0.0, while VirusTotal is rated 9.0. The top reviewer of Cofense Intelligence ThreatHQ writes "Secures the business for customers quickly and accurately". On the other hand, the top reviewer of VirusTotal writes "A highly stable solution that can be used to manually investigate data leaks, compromised information, and malware". Cofense Intelligence ThreatHQ is most compared with Microsoft Defender for Office 365, whereas VirusTotal is most compared with Cuckoo Sandbox, Microsoft Defender for Endpoint, MetaDefender, ANY.RUN and Recorded Future.

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