CrowdStrike Falcon Primary Use Case
It is currently our antivirus and EDR platform that we use to export incidents to our SIEM and automation platform, SOAR. We use Demisto for our SOAR.
The solution is fully deployed in our organization. We are primarily Windows. There are four major hospital sites with a couple thousand endpoints each. We probably have 600 remote workers due to COVID-19. I would probably say there are 7,000 VDIs inside of Citrix. Then, the rest are probably small clinical sites with no more than 50 to 80 people at each one. They make up the bulk of the rest, and probably 99 percent of that is Windows or server-based. We only have maybe 30 Macintoshes in the whole system and about as many Linuxen.
We are using Windows agent 618.View full review »
Our main use case was looking for an endpoint solution that was able to follow our users anywhere. We have over 52,000 employees, and a majority of our people work in various places. Many employees are not in an office every day: They are at a client's sites, some work at home, some are traveling, etc. We really needed something that would give us visibility no matter where and when an employee was working.View full review »
We use it for our endpoint detection and response on our devices for both endpoints and servers. It has replaced our traditional antivirus. We are strictly using it now to do all our antivirus duties.
We are primarily a Windows environment, 95 percent Windows. Then, we have a little bit of Linux and Macs in there as well.View full review »
The product is inherently cloud-based.View full review »
The initial use case was for CrowdStrike to be a replacement for McAfee. We wanted to come up with something that was a lot more adaptive to emerging world threats and not just strictly signature-based. We wanted something focused a lot more on heuristic analysis and pattern analysis first, e.g., isn't just sheer signature. Additional use cases are workstation servers and as much as we can do in our OT environment.View full review »
We primarily use the solution as advanced threat protection. It is used to protect all endpoints, servers, etc.View full review »
Chief Security Officer at a financial services firm with 201-500 employees
We have several use cases including threat management, EDR, AV, and a SOC with 24x7 monitoring.View full review »
We are using it primarily for NGAV, but we also use their EDR product and Falcon OverWatch.
Most of our internal stuff is still on-prem. We do use SaaS for vendor products, but our internal environment is still mostly on-prem.View full review »
Dy General Manager at a real estate/law firm with 501-1,000 employees
The solution is primarily being used at our endpoint, which includes roaming users with laptops. It is being used in all of our servers at our data center. Our security team can monitor everything centrally using the Falcon dashboard. If there is an incident, our team can actually go to the root cause of the incident to try to solve it there.View full review »
We implemented CrowdStrike because we needed to identify a new solution to address a 100% remote workforce, both because of COVID, but in general, our workforce is very distributed around the country.View full review »
Director of IT at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
We use this product for endpoint security and threat remediation.View full review »
Sr. IT Support Executive at a hospitality company with 1,001-5,000 employees
We primarily use the product as a security solution.View full review »
We are using this solution for advanced threat protection, over and above any antivirus for approximately 1200 end-users, or endpoints. It is able to identify any anomalies and alert on that using the AI engine. That way, there's a small security team to make them more effective, to be able to get an alert, go in and look at what's going on.
Since I have been here, I have been keying into when people fall for phishing attacks and they either get blocked going to a website or their credentials get compromised, and somebody logs in to their Office 365 account. We were able to forensically identify that in two of the cases. Most recently, since I've been here looking at the more active response, to be able to identify and act a little bit more quickly.
Service at Four-U Office Inc
We primarily use the solution for real-time ransomware protection.View full review »
Senior Cyber Security Analyst with 1,001-5,000 employees
The primary use case is digital security investigations using the dashboard.View full review »
Director - IT Security Operations at a manufacturing company with 10,001+ employees
It blocks all the stuff bad actors are trying to do to our users.
All our end user systems and servers are on-prem and cloud workstations desktops everywhere.
We are using the latest version minus one release (N-1).View full review »
Director Of Information Technology at a financial services firm with 11-50 employees
We use this solution for threat protection and endpoint security.
Recently, we added on CrowdStrike OverWatch and Insightsoftware for better reporting. OverWatch monitors East-West issues that CrowdStrike Protect doesn't see. New next-generation endpoint security doesn't scan your PC. It doesn't scan files nightly. People have to get past that, it's so old school.
I have 50 end-users, one hundred endpoints, and workers of all types, both in-house and remote workers.View full review »
We use CrowdStrike Falcon as our EDR solution, including antivirus.View full review »
Chief Information Security Officer at a hospitality company with 5,001-10,000 employees
We have various use cases. We are protecting servers and endpoints that are utilizing this product to focus on advanced, persistent threats, with the goal of reducing the overhead on the endpoint for early detection.
Right now, we have not put enforcement, and we're moving to the next level of detection.
President and CEO at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
We primarily use the solution for our Windows and Macs.View full review »
We primarily use the solution for threat intelligence.View full review »
We use CrowdStrike for our endpoint security and we're about to tie it into vScaler. It's on every endpoint in the company and is used by everyone in the organization. It's anti-virus security software, so we'll continue to put it on every machine whether our company grows or shrinks.I'm the director of information technology in our company and we're a customer of CrowdStrike.View full review »
Sr Network Administrator at a construction company with 501-1,000 employees
Our primary use case is for endpoint protection.View full review »
Technical Architect at a consultancy with 10,001+ employees
The primary use case of this solution is as endpoint detection and response.View full review »
Head Of Infrastructure at a insurance company with 201-500 employees
We use CrowdStrike Falcon to secure the endpoints and servers that we have on-premise.View full review »
Consultant at a computer software company with 51-200 employees
It is used for stopping data breaches.
It is totally on the cloud. It cannot be deployed on-prem. They don't have any on-prem options.View full review »
Head of IT Department at a pharma/biotech company with 10,001+ employees
CrowdStrike Falcon is leading the market in EDR. They are the first that to have this kind of solution against malware. They have an advantage in respect to the rest of the competitors. They offer a certain amount to protect in case of malware or cyber-attacks. They have a policy or insurance connected to the service. That's the reason why we choose CrowdStrike over other solutions.View full review »
Especialista em SeguranÃ§a da InformaÃ§Ã£o - DFIR at a financial services firm with 501-1,000 employees
I am using CrowdStrike Falcon for system security.View full review »
Information Security Officer at a financial services firm with 51-200 employees
CrowdStrike Falcon is working on our production servers.View full review »
Analista de segurança de TI at a tech services company with 1-10 employees
I am using CrowdStrike Falcon for network protection. We have government customers.View full review »
Security Analyst at a computer software company with 10,001+ employees
We use CrowdStrike Falcon on all our devices, server, and workstations for security.View full review »