We performed a comparison between McAfee Total Protection for Data Loss Prevention and Sophos SafeGuard 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.
"The most valuable features of McAfee Total Protection for Data Loss Prevention are the DLP. The DLP, data loss prevention is the most important feature right now that users are looking for."
"The most valuable feature right now is the user control."
"Enables customization of file types and for different scenarios."
"You can manage your compliance in line with legislation such as GDPR and POPIA."
"This solution has a rich set of policies."
"Offers some good protection features."
"McAfee Total Protection for Data Loss Prevention is a very stable product."
"It can scale."
"The malware protection and the scanning features are most valuable in this solution."
"It's the best solution on the market."
"I like its ease of use the most. The management console is really nice. I like having one pane of glass that does everything. It does the Sophos anti-virus and encryption. Everything that you need is in one place. It is easy to use, and it is also pretty fast. It provides some pretty good details, and it lets you know who has access to a file. You can also add additional people to the encrypted documents, which is pretty good. Its stability and performance are also very good."
"The solution can block a virus attack and prevent it from moving across the system."
"It's a straightforward solution."
"I like the support most of all."
"SafeGuard's best feature is its stability."
"The solution has a great VPN."
"Our client is not very happy with the lack of support, the skills, and the effectiveness of the tool."
"McAfee needs to clarify its rules."
"The UI needs to be simplified."
"We need to do a lot of configuration."
"There are a lot of vulnerabilities and viruses and malware can proliferate."
"The solution takes up too much CPU and memory."
"In my experience, it's not really user-friendly for me, in terms of how I navigate with the ePolicy Orchestrator. They need to upgrade their management console."
"Lacks GDPR regulations to enhance security."
"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."
"The dashboards lack sufficient information."
"It's a good product, but some are not happy with the boot BCN, and the point-to-point VPN requires the best protection."
"The solution lacks direct connectivity to Azure AD."
"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."
"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 solution's ability to integrate with other solutions, such as a DLP, should be addressed."
McAfee Total Protection for Data Loss Prevention is ranked 5th in Data Loss Prevention (DLP) with 13 reviews while Sophos SafeGuard is ranked 4th in Endpoint Encryption with 9 reviews. McAfee Total Protection for Data Loss Prevention is rated 7.0, while Sophos SafeGuard is rated 8.8. The top reviewer of McAfee Total Protection for Data Loss Prevention writes "Good compliance management but the support is lacking and the effectiveness needs to be improved". 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 Total Protection for Data Loss Prevention is most compared with Microsoft BitLocker, Forcepoint Data Loss Prevention, Microsoft Purview Data Loss Prevention, Cisco Secure Endpoint and Symantec Endpoint Encryption, whereas Sophos SafeGuard is most compared with Microsoft BitLocker, Trend Micro Endpoint Encryption, Cisco Secure Endpoint, Symantec Endpoint Encryption and Digital Guardian. See our McAfee Total Protection for Data Loss Prevention vs. Sophos SafeGuard report.
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