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We performed a comparison between CoSoSys Endpoint Protector and Microsoft Purview Data Loss Prevention based on real PeerSpot user reviews.

Find out in this report how the two Data Loss Prevention (DLP) solutions compare in terms of features, pricing, service and support, easy of deployment, and ROI.
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Pros
"The most valuable features are the ability to prevent access to external devices, and also site blocking.""Its robust security audit and compliance functionalities prove especially beneficial for businesses in sectors like BFSI (Banking, Financial Services, and Insurance) and Information Technology.""One unique feature is drive encryption. We have portable devices, and they have a password vault. If you transfer any data to your device, you can use the password vault to protect it.""There are a lot of features, but the main feature is that I can use a device serial number to unlock any particular machine or for all machines. If I have a phone, like a Samsung phone, I can whitelist that specific phone for full access wherever it is plugged into any of our devices. This is the same with a USB, because most USBs come in bulk and have the same serial number. I can then whitelist that particular USB to be read-write with full access.""The most valuable features are Device Control, Content-Aware Protection, Enforced Encryption, and eDiscovery.""We like that content-aware and device controls can easily be managed. They're not complicated. You don't need to be a rocket scientist to understand them.""Endpoint Protector's best features are its protection and user-friendliness.""All of the features are effective, but the highlight feature of the product was the data layer inspection. When we talk about a DLP product, data packet inspection is very important. Securing data at rest is easy, but securing data in transit is challenging. We used it comprehensively to secure end drives, data transfers, secure hard drives, and end-user machines. It proved monumental in our operations."

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"For Purview's natively integrated compliance across Azure, Dynamics 365, and Office 365, I would give it a 10 out of 10. It provides all the insights and information.""The product is easy to configure.""It has helped our clients to reduce the time to action on insider threats because it can be integrated.""Microsoft Purview Data Loss Prevention's responses are faster. Its installation is also reliable. The security score helps with the security part.""One of the valuable features of Purview is the ability to create a legal hold on a user's account within the compliance portal. That's pretty useful when it comes to any litigation or if you want to redeem the content within a mailbox, OneDrive, or a generic public SharePoint site.""The product can block the uploads to cloud services.""The product has improved compliance and confidence. We are aware of the data that is leaving our organization. It provides confidence in data management and information storage.""The auto-labeling feature is definitely the most valuable feature. It goes in and labels the documents for you in different repositories. It covers the Outlook and Exchange repositories along with SharePoint and OneDrive. It is really helpful in those areas."

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Cons
"One of the areas where there is room for improvement is support. It takes time for them to respond. They need to respond on time. Instead of sending an email, I think it would be very helpful to say, 'Let's set up a WebEx to see what's really going on,' instead of the back and forth of email.""CoSoSys Endpoint Protector's network-level DLP and integration with mail servers need improvement.""Because it is only an Endpoint Protector at this point in time, it does not have a network DLP component. There's only an endpoint DLP component. In the future, it would be good if a network DLP component could be embedded and extended to have network DLP capabilities.""It would be helpful if they offered discounted pricing for long-term contracts to serve customers who are interested in committing for periods of three years, five years, or longer.""There are times when the server needs to be updated, and it would help if I got a notification for when the newest version comes out, because at the moment, I'm going in every now and then and checking. Sometimes it comes out and I didn't know it had come out.""We are using it to only apply media restrictions. When we are installing a new agent, we have to install EPP manually on a device. It would be great if the installations can be done from the server instead of me going to each PC or device to implement EPP or using a policy. They should have some sort of system so that a domain admin can install EPP on all PCs from a central manager.""Customization could be a lot better.""Endpoint Protector would be improved with more DLP templates."

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"The platform can be challenging to navigate and has the potential for improvement.""They do not provide language options beyond the ones already available, so our language option is missing.""A site can have different containers where you store data. We have always wanted to apply compliance, labels, and policies at the container level, rather than to an outer shell or at the site level. That is something we have been looking forward to and I believe Microsoft is already planning something like that.""The scalability, in terms of the portal, could be more user-friendly. Sometimes I have faced difficulties in identifying the options.""There is no AIP for Linux systems. That's a setback. Another thing it's lacking is libraries to work with Python. It has libraries for C# and C++, for example, but not for Python and, these days, Python is very useful.""There is a need for improvements, particularly in ensuring that file-based recognition is more reliable and comprehensive.""Technical support is awful.""The support is poor."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
  • "This is a budget-friendly solution that covers all the aspects of host-level DLP."
  • "The price of Endpoint Protector by CoSoSys is more or less the same as other competing solutions."
  • "It has a fair price. They just changed recently from perpetual licensing. When I bought it, I bought it on perpetual license, then they changed the whole company policy to go to subscription. It was a bit of a shock to us because we haven't upgraded it that many times. However, after speaking to CoSoSys directly, they gave us a very good renewal price."
  • "I don't have any issue with the licensing and pricing. I would love for it to be cheaper, but at the same time I'm getting a lot from it."
  • "[The pricing] is reasonable compared to what's out there."
  • "Pricing is quite reasonable. For smaller organizations, it lets them get into the product domain, whereas a lot of vendors won't even talk to them. CoSoSys is just about at that sweet spot of being serious enough that you have to budget for it, but at the same time, affordable enough that the value is well worth it."
  • "The minimum number of licenses they sell is 50 or 150 users."
  • "For what it's doing, the cost is somewhat high for us, but it's the cost of doing business with the clients that we have."
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  • "It is a part of our Microsoft licensing. We pay for a yearly renewal. Its price is reasonable for the size of the organization we are. It is fairly competitive, and you get what you pay for. We have an E5 license, and a part of understanding the E5 license is to see what all you get with it. If you really look at it from that standpoint, you get a lot of value. You have Defender and all its security features in there as well. Their licensing is fairly flexible. They have different programs. We've seen ones where you could pay for up to three to five years in advance. There is also a monthly pay-as-you-go type of deal, but we're doing a yearly renewal and fixing the budget."
  • "Microsoft Purview Data Loss Prevention is part of a bundle and is not sold as a standalone product."
  • "The product has the best price-to-performance ratio."
  • "It's a little bit pricey compared to competitors, but it's not too high."
  • "We are using the E3 license for Microsoft 365 with the E5 compliance license add-on."
  • "The pricing is reasonable."
  • "I am satisfied with the tool's pricing."
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    Questions from the Community
    Top Answer:Its robust security audit and compliance functionalities prove especially beneficial for businesses in sectors like BFSI (Banking, Financial Services, and Insurance) and Information Technology.
    Top Answer:The only aspect that prevents it from being a perfect solution is the occasional slower response time.
    Top Answer:The most valuable features are identifying sensitive data and issuing alerts.
    Top Answer:The Endpoint DLP engine has a lot of delays. The just-in-time protection feature does not always work as expected, mainly when working with network files in a more classic environment.
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    Also Known As
    Microsoft Endpoint Data Loss Prevention, MS Endpoint DLP, Microsoft Endpoint DLP
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    Overview

    Content Aware Protection
    Scanning data in motion
    Monitor, control and block file transfers. Detailed control through both content and context inspection.

    Device Control
    USB & peripheral port control
    Lockdown, monitor and manage devices. Granular control based on Vendor ID, Product ID, Serial Number and more.

    Enforced Encryption
    Automatic USB encryption
    Encrypt, manage and secure USB storage devices by safeguarding data in transit. Password-based, easy to use and very efficient.


    eDiscovery
    Scanning data at rest
    Discover, encrypt and delete sensitive data. Detailed content and context inspection through manual or automatic scans

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    Comms Service Provider20%
    Energy/Utilities Company13%
    Financial Services Firm13%
    Marketing Services Firm13%
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    Computer Software Company18%
    Financial Services Firm11%
    Manufacturing Company10%
    Comms Service Provider6%
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    Manufacturing Company25%
    Computer Software Company17%
    Energy/Utilities Company8%
    Retailer8%
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    Financial Services Firm17%
    Computer Software Company13%
    Manufacturing Company10%
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    Midsize Enterprise36%
    Large Enterprise20%
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    Midsize Enterprise18%
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    Buyer's Guide
    CoSoSys Endpoint Protector vs. Microsoft Purview Data Loss Prevention
    May 2024
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    CoSoSys Endpoint Protector is ranked 8th in Data Loss Prevention (DLP) with 25 reviews while Microsoft Purview Data Loss Prevention is ranked 1st in Data Loss Prevention (DLP) with 13 reviews. CoSoSys Endpoint Protector is rated 8.4, while Microsoft Purview Data Loss Prevention is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of CoSoSys Endpoint Protector writes "Makes management and upgrades easier and provides better control". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Microsoft Purview Data Loss Prevention writes "Automation has given us consistent analytics and improved quality of insights into user activity". CoSoSys Endpoint Protector is most compared with Forcepoint Data Loss Prevention, Safetica ONE, Symantec Data Loss Prevention, Zscaler DLP and Netwrix Data Loss Prevention, whereas Microsoft Purview Data Loss Prevention is most compared with Symantec Data Loss Prevention, Forcepoint Data Loss Prevention, Microsoft Intune, Amazon Macie and Microsoft Defender for Endpoint. See our CoSoSys Endpoint Protector vs. Microsoft Purview Data Loss Prevention report.

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