Maximize your trial

The CrowdStrike Falcon® platform protects your endpoints from cyber attacks, breaches, ransomware, and more. Learn how to get the most out of your 15-day free trial.

Maximize your trial

Set up for success

You’ll have 15 days to experience the power of the CrowdStrike Falcon® platform for free. After a quick and easy installation,
you’ll be on your way to seeing the power of next-generation cybersecurity.

I’ve requested a trial —
what's next?

You will receive an approval or denial email within 24 hours of your trial request. If approved, your trial starts on the day the activation email is sent and lasts for 15 days.

I’ve been approved for a trial —
what's next?

Follow the directions outlined in your activation email to set up your account. Make sure to bookmark the login URL so you can easily access the trial.

I’ve logged in —
what's next?

Choose between a simplified Main View or technical view of the Falcon platform. Then, set up your protection policies, install the sensor and explore.

Installing the CrowdStrike Falcon sensor

This step is critical in order to protect your environment and takes under 10 minutes to complete. Use the videos in the Falcon console for simple instructions. Remember, your Mac, Windows, and Linux systems are not protected until the sensor is installed.

Test the Falcon platform against advanced attacks

The CrowdStrike Falcon trial includes access to a virtual malware lab allowing you to safely test malware samples and advanced attack techniques. See how CrowdStrike Falcon® Prevent, our next-generation anti-virus solution, protects your environment from attacks.

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Need help?

If you have questions, would like a trial extension, or need assistance, our trial team is ready to help. Reach out to the trial team at

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