Falcon Prevent: Cloud-native Next-Generation Antivirus (NGAV)

Falcon Prevent offers the ideal AV replacement solution by combining the most effective prevention technologies with full attack visibility and simplicity — you’ll be up and ready immediately.
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Why Choose Falcon Prevent

  • Better Protection

    Better Protection

    CrowdStrike's next-gen antivirus protects against all types of attacks from commodity malware to sophisticated attacks with one solution — even when offline.

  • Fast & Easy Deployment

    Fast & Easy Deployment

    Falcon Prevent is fully operational in seconds, no need for signatures, fine-tuning, or costly infrastructure.

  • Optimal Performance

    Optimal Performance

    From initial deployment through ongoing day-to-day use, Falcon Prevent operates with near zero impact on the endpoint.

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State-of-the-art prevention

State-of-the-art prevention

  • Machine learning and artificial intelligence detect known and unknown malware and ransomware
  • Behavior-based indicators of attack (IOAs) prevent sophisticated fileless and malware-free attacks
  • Exploit blocking stops the execution and spread of threats via unpatched vulnerabilities
  • Threat intelligence prevention blocks activities known to be malicious

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Full attack visibility at a glance

Full attack visibility at a glance

  • Provides unparalleled alert context and visibility
  • Unravels an entire attack in one easy-to-grasp process tree enriched with contextual and threat intelligence data
  • Events include detailed terminology from the MITRE ATT&CK framework to pinpoint the exact tactics and techniques being used

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Protection everywhere

Protection everywhere

  • Broad platform support including Windows, Windows Server, macOS and Linux
  • Lightweight Falcon agent that runs on each endpoint includes all the prevention technologies required to protect the endpoint, whether it is online or offline
  • Covers the numerous gaps that are often left by legacy AV solutions

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Simple, fast and lightweight

Simple, fast and lightweight

  • Cloud-native platform operates without constant signature updates, complex integrations or on-premises equipment
  • Lightweight agent bears little impact on endpoints — from initial install to day-to-day use. No reboot required after installation
  • Minimal CPU overhead restores system performance and end-user productivity

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For technical information on installation, policy configuration and more, please visit the CrowdStrike Tech Center.

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Product Validation

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Third-Party Validation

Since 2016, CrowdStrike has demonstrated a strong commitment to continuous industry collaboration, scrutiny, and testing. Time and time again, CrowdStrike has been independently certified to replace legacy solutions.

  • Named a Leader

    Read this critical report to learn why CrowdStrike was named a “Leader” in the 2019 Forrester Wave with the top ranking in strategy and high scores in 17 criteria.

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  • Positioned as a Leader

    Download this complimentary report to learn the analysis behind CrowdStrike’s positioning as a Leader and what we believe it could mean for your organization’s cybersecurity posture.

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  • Awarded level 1 certification

    Download the report to learn how CrowdStrike Falcon was awarded a level 1 certification from MRG Effitas and was found to stop 99.7% of “in the wild” threats with zero false positives

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Visit our third-party evaluations page to see how CrowdStrike performed against the industry’s most rigorous tests and trials.

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Falcon Prevent For Home Use

Enable employees who use a home system to access corporate resources to work safely and productively. To learn more, visit the Falcon Prevent for Home Use FAQ.

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