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We performed a comparison between McAfee Complete Data Protection and Sophos SafeGuard based on real PeerSpot user reviews.

Find out in this report how the two Endpoint Encryption solutions compare in terms of features, pricing, service and support, easy of deployment, and ROI.

To learn more, read our detailed McAfee Complete Data Protection vs. Sophos SafeGuard report (Updated: September 2022).
635,513 professionals have used our research since 2012.
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Pros
"The console allows us to manage not only endpoint protection, but DLP, and also integration with MVISION Cloud.""Technical support is very helpful.""It is part of the DLP and works well for that use case.""McAfee Complete Data Protection provides stability and is a good product.""With respect to data loss prevention, I think it is helpful to the customer.""The most important feature of McAfee Complete Data Protection to my customers is the ePO or the management console. It's easy to use and it's scalable. You can also generate the reports you want on the console. It's a mature management console. The features that McAfee Complete Data Protection has, for example, anti-spam features and other features can also be found on other solutions, but the most unique feature you can find in the solution is the ePO itself, the management console.""Complete Data Protection lets us define roles in our data products. It helps us identify something suspicious on the client's device.""I have found the USB part most valuable."

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"The solution has a great VPN.""Security-wise, it's one of the best.""I like the support most of all.""The malware protection and the scanning features are most valuable in this solution.""It's easy to use. You have to pay extra for additional, but the basic product is fantastic. It will be a good solution for you, depending on your requirements.""It's a straightforward solution.""It's the best solution on the market.""The solution can block a virus attack and prevent it from moving across the system."

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Cons
"They could be better in terms of Complete Data Protection.""Some clients still receive spam and malware in their attachments, so the data protection isn't working correctly. We have configured it and enabled the features in the client's system, but some policies have failed to work once or twice.""There are some features that do not work with Mac.""We are looking for more granular control over the policies.""The disk encryption can be improved.""There are compatibility issues with the Chrome browser.""As a new technology, it does need to grow.""The price is a little high and could be better."

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"There are times that this solution takes up too much memory that needs to be resolved. If it is not fixed it will definitely create issues in the future.""It would be ideal if the solution had different features within one agent.""You have to pay extra for some additional features, like data extraction. It would be nice if everything was available in one bundle.""The Office 360 integration could be improved.""It's a good product, but some are not happy with the boot BCN, and the point-to-point VPN requires the best protection.""SafeGuard's user interface is ugly and doesn't provide reports, so we have to go into the database and get information from there by creating queries.""The solution's ability to integrate with other solutions, such as a DLP, should be addressed.""The integration could be a little better."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
  • "I think the price could be a little bit less."
  • "McAfee Complete Data Protection is a little bit expensive."
  • "We currently have a contract option with McAfee Complete Data Protection."
  • "The cost of McAfee Complete Data Protection isn't that high but isn't that cheap as well, so it's in the middle."
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  • "Licensing is on a yearly basis and the pricing could be better."
  • "It would be great if the price of the solution was lower than the current price. If we are to sell this particular solution to smaller businesses and not just enterprise businesses it needs to be lower."
  • "We pay around $10 a year for each endpoint, including support."
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    Questions from the Community
    Top Answer:Microsoft BitLocker is very intuitive and easy to maintain. It is basically the global standard solution for drive encryption and successfully fulfills regulatory needs in terms of data protection… more »
    Top Answer:SafeGuard's best feature is its stability.
    Top Answer:We pay around $10 a year for each endpoint, including support. There are no additional fees.
    Top Answer:There's a problem with the premise console because the endpoints need to connect to the local network, but with the pandemic, many users are working from home, and their machines aren't synchronized… more »
    Ranking
    3rd
    out of 26 in Endpoint Encryption
    Views
    4,223
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    Reviews
    9
    Average Words per Review
    475
    Rating
    7.9
    2nd
    out of 26 in Endpoint Encryption
    Views
    2,408
    Comparisons
    1,811
    Reviews
    11
    Average Words per Review
    370
    Rating
    8.6
    Comparisons
    Also Known As
    SafeGuard, SafeGuard Encryption
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    Overview

    Sensitive data is constantly at risk of loss, theft, and exposure. Many times, the data simply walks right out the front door on a laptop or USB device. Companies that suffer such a data loss risk serious consequences, including regulatory penalties, public disclosure, brand damage, customer distrust, and financial losses. According to a Ponemon Institute report, 7% of all corporate laptops will be lost or stolen sometime during their useful life. The rapid proliferation of mobile devices with large storage capacities and often internet access is opening up even more channels for data loss or theft, so protecting sensitive, proprietary, and personally identifiable information must be a top priority. McAfee Complete Data Protection Suites address all of these concerns and many more.

    Protect your confidential information and comply with regulatory mandates safely and securely with SafeGuard Enterprise, Utimaco's comprehensive modular information protection platform. SafeGuard Enterprise is a modular information protection control platform that enforces policy-based security for PCs and mobile devices across mixed environments. SafeGuard Enterprise offers full transparency to end-users and is easy to administer from a single central console.
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    Sample Customers
    Xcel Energy
    Rushmoor Borough Council
    Top Industries
    REVIEWERS
    Government18%
    Computer Software Company18%
    Pharma/Biotech Company9%
    Transportation Company9%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company21%
    Comms Service Provider11%
    Financial Services Firm10%
    Government9%
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    Financial Services Firm27%
    Insurance Company18%
    Marketing Services Firm18%
    Non Tech Company9%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company20%
    Comms Service Provider19%
    Government11%
    Retailer6%
    Company Size
    REVIEWERS
    Small Business45%
    Midsize Enterprise27%
    Large Enterprise27%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business16%
    Midsize Enterprise15%
    Large Enterprise70%
    REVIEWERS
    Small Business56%
    Midsize Enterprise22%
    Large Enterprise22%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business28%
    Midsize Enterprise22%
    Large Enterprise50%
    Buyer's Guide
    McAfee Complete Data Protection vs. Sophos SafeGuard
    September 2022
    Find out what your peers are saying about McAfee Complete Data Protection vs. Sophos SafeGuard and other solutions. Updated: September 2022.
    635,513 professionals have used our research since 2012.

    McAfee Complete Data Protection is ranked 3rd in Endpoint Encryption with 11 reviews while Sophos SafeGuard is ranked 2nd in Endpoint Encryption with 11 reviews. McAfee Complete Data Protection is rated 7.8, while Sophos SafeGuard is rated 8.6. The top reviewer of McAfee Complete Data Protection writes "Very configurable with adaptive threat protection and frequent updates". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Sophos SafeGuard writes "Good stability and performance, easy to use, and has one pane of glass that does everything". McAfee Complete Data Protection is most compared with Microsoft BitLocker, Symantec Endpoint Encryption, Cisco Secure Endpoint, Trend Micro Endpoint Encryption and Check Point Full Disk Encryption Software Blade, whereas Sophos SafeGuard is most compared with Microsoft BitLocker, Trend Micro Endpoint Encryption, Symantec Endpoint Encryption, Cisco Secure Endpoint and McAfee Total Protection for Data Loss Prevention. See our McAfee Complete Data Protection vs. Sophos SafeGuard report.

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