CrowdStrike Falcon Questions

reviewer1799568 - PeerSpot reviewer
CIO & Information manager at a leisure / travel company with 501-1,000 employees
Hi peers,   I work as the CIO & Information Manager in the gaming and gambling industry. The company has 650 employees and >30.000 customers. I'm not able to find a study where Darktrace is compared against Crowdstrike Falcon (or other solutions for endpoint security, e.g. Sentinel One)....
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reviewer1405356 - PeerSpot reviewer
reviewer1405356Hi @reviewer1799568, Most of these comparisons are opinions and some tests are… more »
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Netanya Carmi - PeerSpot reviewer
Netanya Carmi
Content Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
How does Crodwstrike Falcon compare with Sophos Intercept X? Which is better and why?
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Netanya Carmi - PeerSpot reviewer
Netanya Carmi
Content Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
Netanya Carmi - PeerSpot reviewer
Netanya Carmi
Content Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
Netanya Carmi - PeerSpot reviewer
Netanya Carmi
Content Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

Which would you choose?

Henrique Barjas - PeerSpot reviewer
Henrique BarjasThe CrowdStrike solution delivers a lot of information about incidents. It has a… more »
2 Answers
Netanya Carmi - PeerSpot reviewer
Netanya Carmi
Content Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
Netanya Carmi - PeerSpot reviewer
Netanya Carmi
Content Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
Which would you choose - Crowdstrike Falcon or Cortex XDR?
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reviewer1650858 - PeerSpot reviewer
reviewer1650858Cortex XDR by Palo Alto vs. CrowdStrike Falcon Both Cortex XDR and Crowd… more »
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Ron Dutta - PeerSpot reviewer
Ron Dutta
Director Information Technology at McCullough Robeertson Lawyers
Hi community members,  I work as the Director of Information Technology at a legal firm and I'm looking at replacing our Symantec EDR with either SentinelOne or CrowdStrike but can't seem to get any balanced views other than those from each vendor.   Currently, I'm doing a POC on both and am in...
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ITSecuri7cfd - PeerSpot reviewer
ITSecuri7cfdWe RFI/POC'd them all.  Sentinel One came out on top for every aspect of the… more »
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Bertha Asare - PeerSpot reviewer
Bertha Asare
Information Technology Security Analyst at rapid micro bio
Hello, I'm working at a Biotechechnological company and I have been researching Endpoint Protection (EPP) solutions.  I need some help from the community to understand which product has a better reputation: Carbon Black CB Defense or CrowdStrke Falcon. Please share your advice.  Thanks in adva...
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Dennis  Cary - PeerSpot reviewer
Dennis CaryThey are both fantastic tools for protection, however, Carbon Black's… more »
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Michael LeBron - PeerSpot reviewer
Michael LeBron
Systems Engineer at Fortinet

Hi,

I'm looking for a comparison between these 2 products: CrowdStrike Falcon and Fortinet FortiEDR. In addition, business cases and customer testimonials will be a plus. 

Can anyone assist with this information?

Thank you.

Rony_Sklar - PeerSpot reviewer
Rony_Sklar
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
CrowdStrike Falcon and Microsoft Defender ATP are popular tools for EDR. Have you done a POC on these two tools, or had experience using them? If so, please share some insights on how these products perform, and which you would recommend.
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R.G. - PeerSpot reviewer
R.G.In a nutshell, Microsoft as most of its products tend to be behind the leaders… more »
Steve Pender - PeerSpot reviewer
Steve PenderSentinelOne is my recommended solution. The SentinelOne Endpoint Protection… more »
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Alfonso Minaya - PeerSpot reviewer
Alfonso Minaya
Product Director at a tech services company with 501-1,000 employees

I am a product director at a tech services company with 501-1,000 employees. 

I am currently researching Carbon Black CB Defense, CrowdStrike, and SentinelOne. What are the biggest differences between the three? Which would you recommend?

Thanks! I appreciate the help. 

reviewer1275819 - PeerSpot reviewer
reviewer1275819A short answer: Perhaps the biggest IMO is SentinelOne is the only one of these… more »
ShreekumarNair - PeerSpot reviewer
ShreekumarNairDo evaluate www.cynet.com and you will find that Cynet is way ahead in the way… more »
ABHILASH TH - PeerSpot reviewer
ABHILASH THCrowdstrike USPs compared to CB and SentinelOne: 1. Very powerful Machine… more »
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Miriam Tover - PeerSpot reviewer
Miriam Tover
Senior Delivery Ops Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
One of the most popular comparisons on IT Central Station is CrowdStrike vs Cylance. People like you are trying to decide which one is best for their company. Can you help them out? What is the biggest difference between CrowdStrike and Cylance? Which of these two solutions would you recommend ...
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ABDULRAHMAN ALBATARNI - PeerSpot reviewer
ABDULRAHMAN ALBATARNIBoth Cylance and CrowdStrike are amongst the few top of the market in terms or… more »
Dan Brunnquell - PeerSpot reviewer
Dan BrunnquellI never used Cylance. We installed CrowdStrike on 6/6/19 and aside from a test… more »
reviewer1066482 - PeerSpot reviewer
reviewer1066482I had a great experience having deployed CrowdStrike to tens of thousands of… more »
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Janet Peng - PeerSpot reviewer
Janet Peng
Manager of IT at a financial services firm with 10,001+ employees

Hi. I need to compare CrowdStrike and Carbon Black. What is the advantage of CrowdStrike over Carbon Black and vice versa? For an enterprise, how do I decide which one is better for my needs?

NachiketSathaye - PeerSpot reviewer
NachiketSathayePointers are based on the tests performed during the evaluation a few months… more »
Rodney Lee - PeerSpot reviewer
Rodney LeeI agree with some of the comments. Crowdstrike is way ahead of CB. However, both… more »
it_user1071018 - PeerSpot reviewer
it_user1071018While Carbon Black is great for good detections and incident Response… more »
10 Answers
Miriam Tover - PeerSpot reviewer
Miriam Tover
Senior Delivery Ops Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
Nov 10 2022

Hi,

We all know it's really hard to get good pricing and cost information.

Please share what you can so you can help your peers.

it_user434868 - PeerSpot reviewer
Senior Director of Delivery at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
Nov 10 2022

If you were talking to someone whose organization is considering CrowdStrike Falcon, what would you say?

How would you rate it and why? Any other tips or advice?

Miriam Tover - PeerSpot reviewer
Miriam Tover
Senior Delivery Ops Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
Nov 10 2022

How do you or your organization use this solution?

Please share with us so that your peers can learn from your experiences.

Thank you!

Nachiket Sathaye - PeerSpot reviewer
Nachiket SathayeWe are currently using this solution as a replacement for our antivirus… more »
Kunal Gupta - PeerSpot reviewer
Kunal GuptaWe are currently using this solution as an ERD tool to control and remediate… more »
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it_user434868 - PeerSpot reviewer
Senior Director of Delivery at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
Oct 11 2022

Please share with the community what you think needs improvement with CrowdStrike Falcon.

What are its weaknesses? What would you like to see changed in a future version?

Miriam Tover - PeerSpot reviewer
Miriam Tover
Senior Delivery Ops Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
Nov 10 2022

Hi Everyone,

What do you like most about CrowdStrike Falcon?

Thanks for sharing your thoughts with the community!

EDR (Endpoint Detection and Response) Questions
Fernando Elias Gonzalez Hernandez - PeerSpot reviewer
Fernando Elias Gonzalez Hernandez
Cyber Security Manager at Maxitransfers LLC
Nov 09 2022
Hi, I'm looking for an EDR with low resource consumption and very robust for 270 computers. Any suggestions? Thank you--- <Original question> Estoy buscando un EDR con bajo consumo de recursos y muy robusto para 270 equipos de computo Sugerencias? Gracias
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Howard Haynes - PeerSpot reviewer
Howard HaynesI highly recommend SentinelOne. It is extremely effective and has very low… more »
✔ Fernando Collado Herrera - PeerSpot reviewer
✔ Fernando Collado HerreraHi Fernando, Nice to meet you!  From Sofistic we can help you with SOC and… more »
Pieter Plas - PeerSpot reviewer
Pieter PlasHi Fernando, I’m very happy with Kaspersky. Good value  for your money. Good… more »
12 Answers
Evgeny Belenky - PeerSpot reviewer
Evgeny Belenky
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
Sep 12 2022

Hello community members,

Could you please share 2-3 of the top pain points you've been experiencing during the Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR) solution purchase?

Have you been able to overcome them? How?

Thanks for sharing your experience with other peers.

Shibu Babuchandran - PeerSpot reviewer
Shibu BabuchandranHi @Evgeny Belenky​, A few points that need emphasis when deciding on the EDR… more »
Fernando Elias Gonzalez Hernandez - PeerSpot reviewer
Fernando Elias Gonzalez Hernandez- Platforms that are only in English. - Platforms that don't allow Web and IP… more »
6 Answers
reviewer1740369 - PeerSpot reviewer
User at Jkumar infra
Sep 19 2022
Hello all, An anti-virus (AV) works based on the file signature mechanism and an Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR) tool is behavior-based.  Do we need to use both EDR and AV solutions or EDR-only to protect our IT assets?  Thanks.
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Shibu Babuchandran - PeerSpot reviewer
Shibu BabuchandranHi @reviewer1740369​, When evaluating EDR vs. antivirus, it’s important to… more »
Shibu Babuchandran - PeerSpot reviewer
Shibu BabuchandranHi @reviewer1740369​, Hope this will be helpful when you have to take a call… more »
Carsten Dan Petersen - PeerSpot reviewer
Carsten Dan PetersenThe short answer is no. EDR includes EPP (EndPoint Protection) which is more… more »
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ΔΗΜΗΤΡΙΟΣ ΠΑΓΩΝΗΣ - PeerSpot reviewer
ΔΗΜΗΤΡΙΟΣ ΠΑΓΩΝΗΣ
User at Remedy
Sep 19 2022
Hi community professionals, I am looking for your advice on whether it makes sense to use both an endpoint antivirus and an EDR solution simultaneously? What are the pros and cons of using each one or both simultaneously? *In terms of products, I've been looking at CrowdStrike Falcon, Microsoft...
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ChandanMunshi - PeerSpot reviewer
ChandanMunshiEDR (or XDR) is the new coinage for endpoint security technology.  Although… more »
reviewer1406157 - PeerSpot reviewer
reviewer1406157Next-Generation Antivirus (NGAV) uses a combination of artificial intelligence… more »
Alex S - PeerSpot reviewer
Alex SThe “Antivirus” protection technology is replaced by EDR which does include a… more »
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Evgeny Belenky - PeerSpot reviewer
Evgeny Belenky
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
Hi infosec professionals, What are the main architectural differences between those two technologies? What are the relations between the two of them? Are they complementary? What does an XDR solution provide that SIEM doesn't and vice versa? Thanks for sharing your knowledge with the community!
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David Swift - PeerSpot reviewer
David SwiftSIEM focuses on correlation - detection, both known (and with UEBA), unknown/0… more »
Shibu Babuchandran - PeerSpot reviewer
Shibu BabuchandranHope the below will be helpful Key differences between… more »
Kevin Mabry - PeerSpot reviewer
Kevin MabryA SIEM is basically a solution/product that collects all security and syslog… more »
6 Answers
Shibu Babuchandran - PeerSpot reviewer
Shibu Babuchandran
Regional Manager/ Service Delivery Manager at ASPL INFO Services

Hi community,

What is EDR? How different is it from Endpoint protection solutions?

Thanks in advance!

Evgeny Belenky - PeerSpot reviewer
Evgeny Belenky
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

Hi community,

What top trends and changes do you predict about XDR products/solutions for 2022?

Evgeny Belenky - PeerSpot reviewer
Evgeny Belenky
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

Which one is better and in which use cases? 

Satish Singh - PeerSpot reviewer
Satish Singh
Cloud Security Architect at Kyndryl
Hi dear professionals, I'm working as the Cloud Security Architect at a Tech Sevices company with 10,000+ employees and I'm looking for suggestions about on-premise endpoint security solutions.  Please recommend the best product/solution that fits the requirements below (salient features and ex...
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Eric Rise - PeerSpot reviewer
Eric RiseSatish, Thank you for your well-thought-out and detailed question on this… more »
6 Answers
Samy Adel - PeerSpot reviewer
Samy Adel
Senior ICT Helpdesk Administrator at CACC Cargolinx

Hello,

I'm working as a Senior ICT Helpdesk Administrator at a Logistics & Supply Chain company with 500+ employees.

Which Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR) product would you recommend purchasing and why?

I appreciate the help!

Darshil Sanghvi - PeerSpot reviewer
Darshil SanghviHi @Samy Adel ​ I just wanted to know some more details about your… more »
Georges-Emmanuel TOPE - PeerSpot reviewer
Georges-Emmanuel TOPEIf you are already using Windows 10 for the clients, you may benefit from a… more »
Cheri Smith - PeerSpot reviewer
Cheri SmithWithout really knowing what type of system you are running I'm going to stab… more »
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Edgardo Arrieta - PeerSpot reviewer
Edgardo Arrieta
Cybersecurity and Cyber Defense Manager at ecopetrol
Aug 05 2022

Hi peers,

Our company is looking for the best EDR or XDR solution for the company with 9K+ employees.

What would be your professional advice to us? Why this or another solution should be our choice?

Thanks in advance!

Steve Pender - PeerSpot reviewer
Steve Pender@Edgardo Arrieta ​  I would confidently recommend SentinelOne as it is the… more »
Tom Foale - PeerSpot reviewer
Tom FoaleI deploy and would recommend Deep Instinct. It has a 99%+ detection rate, even… more »
David Ozuna - PeerSpot reviewer
David OzunaSophos, if you have people to admin the tool, if not Sophos with MTR.
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Navin Rehnius - PeerSpot reviewer
Navin Rehnius
Security Engineer at a tech services company with 201-500 employees

What is the difference between Incident Detection Response (IDR) e.g. in Rapid7 InsightIDR and Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR) in other solutions?

Thanks.

John Rendy - PeerSpot reviewer
John RendyHi @Navin Rehnius, The IDR focus is on the correlation of the host system… more »
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Constance Chinonzo - PeerSpot reviewer
Constance Chinonzo
Networks and Hardware Manager at ZIMSEC
I intend to deploy a new endpoint solution.  I already have a CISCO ASA firewall and have to decide on the Sophos central endpoint or Kaspersky endpoint (I am moving from the Symantec endpoint).  In your opinion, which endpoint solution is more effective in terms of protection and remote admini...
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Evgeny Belenky - PeerSpot reviewer
Evgeny Belenky
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
Colonial Pipeline has confirmed it paid a $4.4m (£3.1m) ransom, according to BBC. Earlier this month, Hugh has written about it in this article: The Colonial Pipeline Ransomware Attack: Preventing the Next Cybercrime Disruption of Critical Infrastructure.  Dear community, let's share your p...
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ITSecuri7cfd - PeerSpot reviewer
ITSecuri7cfdAt minimum, do the basics. Patch or mitigate vulnerabilities by isolating the… more »
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Prem - PeerSpot reviewer
Prem
Analyst at a security firm with 501-1,000 employees

I'm an Analyst, Managed Security Services in a Legal firm. Where can I find information about pricing of multiple EDR solution and the support levels provided?

Rony_Sklar - PeerSpot reviewer
Rony_Sklar
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

With remote work having become the norm for many, what security should businesses have in place? Do you have suggestions of specific products that businesses should look at?

Philippe Panardie - PeerSpot reviewer
Philippe PanardieThere is not a single answer. In our company, we use only company devices for… more »
Omer Mohammed - PeerSpot reviewer
Omer MohammedWearing a mask while accessing your service is not a joke hardening tunneling… more »
Letsogile Baloi - PeerSpot reviewer
Letsogile BaloiSecurity is a multi-layered problem and as always the human end is the weak… more »
3 Answers
PaulBecker - PeerSpot reviewer
PaulBecker
Senior Manager- Security Monitoring and Incident Response at Clarios
I'm a Senior Manager- Security Monitoring and Incident Response at a large manufacturing company.  I am looking for thoughts from those who may have done a comparative analysis on these two products within the last 6 months or so.  Realizing these technologies have advanced rapidly over the past...
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Steve Pender - PeerSpot reviewer
Steve PenderIf you're looking for a NextGen, Machine Learning & AI-driven Active EDR with… more »
ITSecuri7cfd - PeerSpot reviewer
ITSecuri7cfdWe didn't consider either of these after demo and comparison from reviews of… more »
NeilCesario - PeerSpot reviewer
NeilCesarioHiya Paul, I'm a bit biased as we are partnered with Cynet Security. We've done… more »
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Rony_Sklar - PeerSpot reviewer
Rony_Sklar
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
How can businesses ensure that they are protected from EternalBlue attacks? Is this a job for EDR software?
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Marc Vazquez - PeerSpot reviewer
Marc VazquezThe best part of AI products like Sentinel one is they are monitoring for this… more »
Dr Trust Tshepo Mapoka - PeerSpot reviewer
Dr Trust Tshepo MapokaEternalBlue exploits officially named MS17-010 by Microsoft is a vulnerability… more »
Nikki Webb - PeerSpot reviewer
Nikki WebbEternalBlue exploits a vulnerability in outdated versions of Microsoft Server… more »
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Rony_Sklar - PeerSpot reviewer
Rony_Sklar
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

How can businesses protect themselves against Mimikatz malware?

Technicalconsult568 - PeerSpot reviewer
Technicalconsult568Mimiktaz is a post exploitation tool that dumps passwords from memory… more »
Steve Pender - PeerSpot reviewer
Steve PenderMimikatz is a tool developed by Benjamin Delpy that is used to gather credential… more »
Bryan Hurd - PeerSpot reviewer
Bryan HurdBesides having Microsoft Defender which detects this threat, also the newest… more »
6 Answers
Rony_Sklar - PeerSpot reviewer
Rony_Sklar
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

Hi community,

There are many EDR solutions out there. In your opinion, what are the most important features that an EDR solution should have these days? 

Additionally, what are good questions to ask vendors when researching EDR solutions? 

Akhil Kumar - PeerSpot reviewer
Akhil KumarThat's true that there are many EDR solutions out there, According to me the… more »
Ian Keller - PeerSpot reviewer
Ian KellerThe answers given by Presh and Akhil are all spot one so I wont touch on those… more »
Paresh Makwana - PeerSpot reviewer
Paresh MakwanaMost Important feature is Prevention – First, this means Effectiveness… more »
6 Answers
Rony_Sklar - PeerSpot reviewer
Rony_Sklar
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

Can EDR replace antivirus, or are both needed?

ShreekumarNair - PeerSpot reviewer
ShreekumarNairYou can use EDR solutions to track, monitor, and analyze data on endpoints to… more »
Matthias De Toffol - PeerSpot reviewer
Matthias De ToffolHello EDR can replace a normal AntiVirus and can offer even more, as they can… more »
Nikki Webb - PeerSpot reviewer
Nikki WebbEDR can replace antivirus, if you get the right EDR solution. A solution that… more »
18 Answers
Frank Yang - PeerSpot reviewer
Frank Yang
Sales Director at a tech services company with 5,001-10,000 employees

I work at a tech services company with 5,000 - 10,000+ employees. 

We are currently researching EPP and EDR solutions. What are the main differences between EPP and EDR? 

Thanks! I appreciate the help. 

Om Salamkayala - PeerSpot reviewer
Om SalamkayalaI think most of the comments cover all the key points. EDR-End point… more »
Owais Yousuf - PeerSpot reviewer
Owais YousufEndpoint Detection and Response (EDR) is a category of security tools that are… more »
Dr Trust Tshepo Mapoka - PeerSpot reviewer
Dr Trust Tshepo MapokaEPP (Endpoint Protection Platform) covers traditional anti-malware scanning. EPP… more »
23 Answers
Ariel Lindenfeld - PeerSpot reviewer
Ariel Lindenfeld
Sr. Director of Community
PeerSpot