Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR): Which solution is best?

Peerspot users review the highest reviewed solutions in the endpoint detection and response (EDR) market.

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Even very small businesses with few employees need to secure their endpoints and prevent unauthorised access to their system to limit the possibility of successful attacks. However, choosing an endpoint detection and response (EDR) solution isn’t always easy and there are many factors that decision makers need to consider.

Over 540,000 professionals have used Peerspot research to inform their purchasing decisions. Its latest paper looks at the highest rated EDR vendors, profiling each and examining what they can offer enterprise.

Here’s a breakdown of the key players currently active in the market:

Bitdefender GravityZone Ultra

Average Rating: 8.7

Top Comparison: Symantec Endpoint Security

Overview: Provides a full range of security capabilities, including threat detection, pre- and post- compromise visibility, alert triage, automatic response, advanced search, investigation, and more.

Carbon Black CB Defense

Average Rating:  7.8

Top Comparison: CrowdStrike Falcon

Overview: An EDR platform that consolidates security in the cloud using a single agent, console, and data set.

Check Point Harmony Endpoint

Average Rating: 8.9

Top Comparison: Symantec Endpoint Protection

Overview: Prevents impending threats from doing harm while at the same time enabling users to identify and deal with any harm that results from breaches.

Cisco Secure Endpoint

Average Rating: 9.1

Top Comparison: Microsoft Defender for Enterprise

Overview: A cloud-managed endpoint security solution that provides advanced protection against viruses, malware, and other cyber threats by detecting, preventing, and responding to threats.

CrowdStrike Falcon

Average Rating: 8.8

Top Comparison: BlackBerry Protect

Overview: The first and only company to unify next-generation antivirus (AV), EDR, and a 24/7 managed hunting service — all delivered via a single lightweight agent.

Cybereason Endpoint Detection & Response

Average Rating: 8.1

Top Comparison: CrowdStrike Falcon

Overview: Detects in real-time both signature and non-signature-based attacks and accelerates incident investigation and response.

Elastic Security

Average Rating: 7.5

Top Comparison: Graylog

Overview: Equips teams to prevent, detect, and respond to threats at cloud speed and scale — securing business operations with a unified, open platform.

Microsoft Defender for Endpoint

Average Rating: 8.0

Top Comparison: Symantec Endpoint Security

Overview: Complete endpoint security solution that delivers preventative protection, post-breach detection, automated investigation, and response.


Average Rating: 9.4

Top Comparison: CrowdStrike Falcon

Overview: Ensure that today’s aggressive dynamic enterprises are able to defend themselves more rapidly, at any scale, and with improved precision, by providing comprehensive, thorough security across the entire organisational threat surface.

Sophos Intercept X

Average Rating: 8.5

Top Comparison: Microsoft Defender for Enterprise

Overview: Stops the widest range of attacks with a unique combination of deep learning malware detection, exploit prevention, anti-ransomware, and more.

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