Sophos Intercept X Questions

reviewer1804872 - PeerSpot reviewer
User at Security Signal Devices, Inc.
Hello!  I'm on the purchasing side of things and my IT department has requested the renewal of the Sophos Central Intercept X Advanced user and server subscriptions.  I don't mind paying a fair price for the renewal, but I am finding that the cost to renew is double what was paid in 2019: $24K ...
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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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Udhayakumar Murugan - PeerSpot reviewer
Udhayakumar Murugan
Information Technology Administrator at Enterstellar Softwares(OPC) Pvt Ltd
Hi, I work as an Information Technology Administrator. So far, we have been using Windows Defender and right now, we're planning to update our endpoint security.  We've chosen Sophos Intercept X and Symantec Endpoint Protection.  Can anyone advise which is the better solution?
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Eric Rise - PeerSpot reviewer
Eric RiseHaving used both I'd go with something other than either of these two solutions… more »
reviewer1644681 - PeerSpot reviewer
reviewer1644681I would recommend going with Sophos Intercept X Advance. Additionally if you… more »
Mostafa  - PeerSpot reviewer
Mostafa @Udhayakumar Murugan, First, I don't know the budget of yours (which is… 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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Theodoros Theodorou - PeerSpot reviewer
Theodoros Theodorou
IT Manager at a wellness & fitness company with 51-200 employees
I am an IT Manager for a company that provides access to professional indemnity and medico/dento-legal assistance. Do you know if Sophos Intercept X and Carbon Black can be used side by side on endpoints? Thanks! I appreciate the help.
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Brian Allison - PeerSpot reviewer
Brian AllisonOfficially the answer is Intercept X and anti-virus from other mfgs. can… more »
Antonio Lightbourne - PeerSpot reviewer
Antonio LightbourneI’m not sure but if you are using Sophos Intercept X I would suggest just adding… more »
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it_user434868 - PeerSpot reviewer
Senior Director of Delivery at a tech services company with 51-200 employees


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.

Miriam Tover - PeerSpot reviewer
Miriam Tover
Senior Delivery Ops Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
Aug 12 2022

Hi Everyone,

What do you like most about Sophos Intercept X?

Thanks for sharing your thoughts with the community!

Miriam Tover - PeerSpot reviewer
Miriam Tover
Senior Delivery Ops Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
Aug 12 2022

Please share with the community what you think needs improvement with Sophos Intercept X.

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)
Aug 12 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!

Miriam Tover - PeerSpot reviewer
Miriam Tover
Senior Delivery Ops Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
Aug 12 2022

If you were talking to someone whose organization is considering Sophos Intercept X, what would you say?

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

EPP (Endpoint Protection for Business) Questions
ΔΗΜΗΤΡΙΟΣ ΠΑΓΩΝΗΣ - PeerSpot reviewer
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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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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Evgeny Belenky - PeerSpot reviewer
Evgeny Belenky
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)


What are the top trends that you predict about the Endpoint Protection Platform (EPP) solutions for this year?

ITSecuri7cfd - PeerSpot reviewer
ITSecuri7cfdMore regular a/v collapsed into endpoint protection, move from console to cloud… more »
3 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!

Giusel - PeerSpot reviewer
IT Engineer at UTMStack
Oct 03 2022
Hi, community! Usually, when professionals administer the network, they use an Active Directory tool and a cybersecurity solution (e.g., EPP, anti-virus, or SIEM) separately. Are you aware of SIEM platforms that integrate these tools?
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Avraham Sonenthal - PeerSpot reviewer
Avraham SonenthalI agree with the users who mentioned Splunk. Splunk is a log message management… more »
Norman Freitag - PeerSpot reviewer
Norman FreitagHi @Giusel, I agree with Shibu Splunk it's probably the best fit (or single… more »
Robert Cheruiyot - PeerSpot reviewer
Robert CheruiyotHi @Giusel, With the rise in insider threats, the idea of UEBA is becoming a… more »
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Edwin Omondi Ambogo - PeerSpot reviewer
Edwin Omondi Ambogo
Senior Technologist at LAIKIPIA UNIVERSITY
Hello dear community, My organization (a university with 500+ employees and ~5000 students) is looking for an endpoint security solution. Currently, we have Seqrite Endpoint Security, Comodo Advanced Endpoint Protection and Kaspersky Endpoint Security on the table for our consideration.  Which ...
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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 »
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reviewer1603851 - PeerSpot reviewer
Hello peers, I am working as an IT member at a research company with 200 employees (at most). I am looking at the pros and cons of SCCM and BigFix software.  At the moment, we are using BigFix just for updating and I think if we switch to SCCM that would be a more complicated and costly soluti...
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Kumar Mahadevan - PeerSpot reviewer
Kumar MahadevanSCCM is very robust but you need more time and people to manage it.  For a… more »
Kirk Stephen - PeerSpot reviewer
Kirk StephenWe have 1500 users and even with a reasonable sized support team we find SCCM… more »
Muhammad Waseem - PeerSpot reviewer
Muhammad WaseemHi Ihsan,  Hope you are doing well, As per my experience to deploy SCCM for… more »
5 Answers
Rony_Sklar - PeerSpot reviewer
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
There are many cybersecurity tools available, but some aren't doing the job that they should be doing.  What are some of the threats that may be associated with using 'fake' cybersecurity tools? What can people do to ensure that they're using a tool that actually does what it says it does?
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SimonClark - PeerSpot reviewer
SimonClark Dan Doggendorf gave sound advice. Whilst some of the free or cheap… more »
Dan Doggendorf - PeerSpot reviewer
Dan DoggendorfThe biggest threat is risks you think you have managed are not managed at all so… more »
Javier Medina - PeerSpot reviewer
Javier MedinaYou should build a lab, try the tools and analyze the traffic and behavior with… more »
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Rony_Sklar - PeerSpot reviewer
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 »
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Rony_Sklar - PeerSpot reviewer
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

Why should businesses invest in endpoint security?

What tips do you have for businesses to ensure that they have the right endpoint security measures in place?

Enayat Galsulkar - PeerSpot reviewer
Enayat GalsulkarThe endpoint is the weakest link on the network Since we put in all the best… more »
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Rony_Sklar - PeerSpot reviewer
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
Hi peers, What is the difference between a compromise assessment and threat hunting?  How do each contribute to Endpoint Protection?
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Geoffrey Poer - PeerSpot reviewer
Geoffrey PoerA Compromise Assessment (CA) is an active and generally scheduled engagement… more »
Nikki Webb - PeerSpot reviewer
Nikki WebbThreat hunting typically comes before a compromise assessment. Threat Hunting… more »
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Rony_Sklar - PeerSpot reviewer
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

Which EPP provider does the best job at ransomware protection? Which provider is best at proactively defending against unknown threats?

Paresh Makwana - PeerSpot reviewer
Paresh MakwanaCylance: One of the fastest growing vendors in the Endpoint Security market,… more »
Steve Pender - PeerSpot reviewer
Steve PenderSentinelOne is my recommended solution. The SentinelOne Endpoint Protection… more »
reviewer1272021 - PeerSpot reviewer
reviewer1272021There are several good ones and it depends on budget, integrations needed, staff… more »
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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 »
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it_user788799 - PeerSpot reviewer
User with 10,001+ employees

We recently moved our AV solution from McAfee VSE to the new next Gen Cb Defense and I would like to know thoughts on running Windows Defender along with it? Like a fall back option that runs a traditional AV.

it_user656826 - PeerSpot reviewer
‎ICT Director with 201-500 employees

I am looking information to compare Malwarebytes for Business VS Webroot Endpoint.

What do you recommend to use: Malwarebytes for Business or Webootr endpoint?

it_user647277 - PeerSpot reviewer
Chief Operations Officer with 1-10 employees
Traditionally, having more than one anti-virus / anti-malware product, particularly with built-in firewall can provide conflicts that render part of one or both of the products to be ineffective. However, since Cylance appears to work very differently, I am hopeful that Cylance can be used alongs...
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Mostafa  - PeerSpot reviewer
System Administrator at Suez Canal Insurance

What is the best for ransomware infection? 

Alex Vakulov - PeerSpot reviewer
Alex VakulovInstall all security updates, create an incident response plan, use whitelisting… more »
Siddharth Narayanan - PeerSpot reviewer
Siddharth NarayananIPS & Blocking unwanted extensions at gateway level.
Nadeem Syed - PeerSpot reviewer
Nadeem Syedthere are different solutions for ransomware these days. Best i have found is… more »
7 Answers
Ariel Lindenfeld - PeerSpot reviewer
Ariel Lindenfeld
Sr. Director of Community
Sep 27 2022

Let the community know what you think. Share your opinions now!

it_user400131 - PeerSpot reviewer
it_user400131evaluation of endpoint protection should look at what the product offers for… more »
it_user762459 - PeerSpot reviewer
it_user762459Key points for me are speed, scale & reporting, and I generally classify my… more »
J Rice - PeerSpot reviewer
J RiceBeing more advanced than a signature-based system. Its ability to detect lateral… more »
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