Microsoft Defender Threat Intelligence vs Sophos X-Ops comparison

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  • "Considering Microsoft is constantly changing licensing, I would give it a seven out of ten. It can be difficult to get your head around it, especially for small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs)."
  • "They offer two license plans: Microsoft Defender for endpoints and Microsoft Defender for businesses."
  • "The product’s pricing is worth it."
  • "The solution can be licensed, but most users would already have it in their Office 365 license."
  • "It is an expensive product."
  • "The tool is expensive as a stand-alone solution. However, it is not cheap when you purchase it as a bundle."
  • "I rate the product's price a six or seven on a scale of one to ten, where one is expensive, and ten is cheap."
  • "I use the product's default version, which is a free one and not the licensed version."
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    Top Answer:Microsoft Defender Threat Intelligence is a user-friendly software. It has efficient antivirus features.
    Top Answer:There could be more automation features included in the product.
    Top Answer:The solution is used for threat intelligence. The tool enables us to detect potential breaches and react to them proactively. Alerts are sent to our SOC team. Our SOC team investigates whether it's a… more »
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    Microsoft Defender Threat Intelligence is a comprehensive security solution that provides organizations with real-time insights into the latest cyber threats. Leveraging advanced machine learning and artificial intelligence capabilities, it offers proactive threat detection and response, enabling businesses to stay one step ahead of attackers. With Microsoft Defender Threat Intelligence, organizations gain access to a vast array of threat intelligence data, including indicators of compromise (IOCs), security incidents, and emerging threats. This data is collected from a wide range of sources, such as Microsoft's global sensor network, industry partners, and security researchers, ensuring comprehensive coverage and accuracy. The solution's advanced analytics and machine learning algorithms analyze this threat intelligence data in real-time, identifying patterns, trends, and anomalies that may indicate a potential security breach. By continuously monitoring the network and endpoints, Microsoft Defender Threat Intelligence can quickly detect and respond to threats, minimizing the impact of attacks and reducing the time to remediation. 

    Sophos X-Ops brings together deep expertise across the attack environment to defend against even the most advanced threats.
    Deep malware analysis and response expertise from the SophosLabs threat experts. Real-time intelligence from the Sophos Managed Threat Response threat hunting and neutralizations specialists. The frontline incident response experience of Sophos Rapid Response. World-leading deep learning capabilities from Sophos AI. Security operations expertise from the team running Sophos’ own defenses.

    Top Industries
    Computer Software Company29%
    Financial Services Firm21%
    Non Profit14%
    Manufacturing Company7%
    Computer Software Company20%
    Financial Services Firm9%
    Educational Organization8%
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    Small Business52%
    Midsize Enterprise5%
    Large Enterprise43%
    Small Business23%
    Midsize Enterprise13%
    Large Enterprise63%
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    Microsoft Defender Threat Intelligence is ranked 15th in ATP (Advanced Threat Protection) with 21 reviews while Sophos X-Ops is ranked 37th in ATP (Advanced Threat Protection). Microsoft Defender Threat Intelligence is rated 8.4, while Sophos X-Ops is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of Microsoft Defender Threat Intelligence writes "A native Microsoft solution the provides great ROI and continuously improves its offering". On the other hand, Microsoft Defender Threat Intelligence is most compared with Microsoft Sentinel, STAXX, ThreatConnect Threat Intelligence Platform (TIP), Cisco Threat Grid and Microsoft Defender for Office 365, whereas Sophos X-Ops is most compared with .

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