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Pros
"Some of the valuable features I have found are the online documentation of the solution is well organized and thorough. I like the simplicity of bypass and the visualization of the active components.""The triage feature that shows you the whole chain of the malware is useful.""The product allows us to focus on endpoint and antivirus protection.""The initial setup is very easy.""The visibility provided has been great.""The threat analysis functionality is good.""I like its reporting.""I like its protection very much. It protects and allows us to lock the environment pretty tightly. Nothing that is not approved through Carbon Black can run in the environment. There is no default. Everything goes through Carbon Black Protect, and everything has to be first approved. Every software is considered to be guilty before prove innocent."

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"The features that I have found most valuable are that the search capabilities are easy to use. The dashboards are good. The reports are good. It is just simple from a deployment standpoint - that was easy."

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"Based on all the security roles and the release privilege, it could take time for an application to be whitelisted and approved for use.""There are many different controls that are needed to be put into place for upgrading that makes it difficult. Having to re-engineer your IT infrastructure to match their software, as opposed to having it integrate and work independently causes difficulties. When there is an update to any software everyone has to be involved.""Occasionally, we'll have issues with the latest version and they'll basically tell us that they will improve it in the next iteration. They need to work on their version release quality.""It could be a bit complicated. You have to be very familiar with Carbon Black to understand what it is doing and why it is doing. I would like to have more explanations and simplification in the user interface. It would be good to get help and see more explanations. It should tell us that a software is blocked and the reason for it. It would be good to be able to build chains in terms of what caused what, what worked, and what caused an issue. We are now moving from Carbon Black to Cortex XDR. While choosing antivirus software, we were also looking at Carbon Black because it also has an antivirus package, and it is next-generation, but we were told that Carbon Black doesn't support firewalls. We have Palo Alto firewalls. We would have chosen this solution if it supported firewalls, in particular next-generation firewalls, but unfortunately, it doesn't. Therefore, we decided on Cortex XDR because it integrates with Palo Alto firewalls.""With the on-prem one, the bug has been reported by the community in early January or February, something like that, at the beginning of the year, and it's still not addressed. They have released two versions since then, and yet neither of them addresses this specific issue.""When you view the triage, it will show you everything within a given time frame, and not only the attack that caused the alert, which is what I want to see. It shows you all the events during that time, and that can be quite confusing.""At this point, we're test-bedding several other providers right now to see if there's anything that does equally or better and that comes at a better price point.""The solution needs expanded endpoint query tools."

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"There are some automated network response portions that we want to turn up."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
"It's reasonable in price""The price for the solution is completely at government level, meaning one which is very high.""We have branches, we have different companies, but we cannot buy less than 100 licenses. This does not make sense to me... It should be more flexible. I can understand their saying, "Okay, to be a customer you need 100," but to add on to that number it should be something very straightforward. If I need to add five, for example, I shouldn't need to add 100.""The pricing [is] more or less the same as other similar solutions."

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Questions from the Community
Top Answer: Carbon Black offers two different levels of Endpoint Detection and Response. One is the VM Carbon Black Cloud Endpoint Standard (CB Defense), and the other is the Carbon Black Endpoint Detection and… more »
Top Answer: I think the one thing you want to do is to review how much each solution will help you reduce your investigative workload... Each and every organization will have its own strength and requirements. If… more »
Top Answer: IMO, it depends on whether you have abilities to validate and/or correlate telemetries - these guys brings out quite a lot of telemetry alerts for you to work on...
Top Answer: The features that I have found most valuable are that the search capabilities are easy to use. The dashboards are good. The reports are good. It is just simple from a deployment standpoint - that was… more »
Top Answer: In terms of what could be improved, there are a lot of things identified and there is a lot of continuous improvement. A lot of the things are of a short time frame and a lot are way out. There was a… more »
Top Answer: I am a security consultant. I work for an MSSP, a managed service provider. I go in and evaluate what the deficiencies are. We don't sell any of these services. We're not a manufacturer, we're not a… more »
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Overview

CB Defense is an industry-leading next-generation antivirus (NGAV) and endpoint detection and response (EDR) solution. CB Defense is delivered through the CB Predictive Security Cloud, an endpoint protection platform that consolidates security in the cloud using a single agent, console and data set. CB Defense is certified to replace AV and designed to deliver the best endpoint security with the least amount of administrative effort. It protects against the full spectrum of modern cyber attacks, including the ability to detect and prevent both known and unknown attacks. CB Defense leverages the powerful capabilities of the CB Predictive Security Cloud, applying our unique streaming analytics to unfiltered endpoint data in order to predict, detect, prevent, respond to and remediate cyber threats. In addition, CB Defense provides a suite of response and remediation tools, including Live Response, which allows security personnel to perform remote live investigations, intervene with ongoing attacks and instantly remediate endpoint threats. For peace of mind, CB Defense customers can also leverage CB ThreatSight, Carbon Black’s managed threat alert service, to validate alerts and uncover new threats.

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Netflix, Progress Residential, Indeed, Hologic, Gentle Giant, Samsung Research America
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Manufacturing Company13%
Construction Company13%
Wholesaler/Distributor13%
Healthcare Company13%
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Computer Software Company27%
Comms Service Provider16%
Government6%
Financial Services Firm5%
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Computer Software Company33%
Comms Service Provider11%
Government7%
Manufacturing Company5%
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Midsize Enterprise6%
Large Enterprise47%
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Large Enterprise38%
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Carbon Black CB Defense is ranked 1st in Security Incident Response with 21 reviews while Secureworks Red Cloak Threat Detection and Response is ranked 5th in Security Incident Response with 1 review. Carbon Black CB Defense is rated 7.6, while Secureworks Red Cloak Threat Detection and Response is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of Carbon Black CB Defense writes "Centralization via the cloud allows us to protect and control people working from home". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Secureworks Red Cloak Threat Detection and Response writes "Simple deployment with good reports and dashboard". Carbon Black CB Defense is most compared with CrowdStrike Falcon, Microsoft Defender for Endpoint, SentinelOne, Carbon Black CB Response and Blackberry Protect, whereas Secureworks Red Cloak Threat Detection and Response is most compared with Carbon Black CB Response, Splunk Phantom, FireEye Helix, IBM Resilient and Cisco SecureX.

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