CrowdStrike Falcon Complete:
managed detection and response

CrowdStrike Falcon® Complete managed detection and response (MDR) stops breaches on endpoints, workloads and identities with expert management, threat hunting, monitoring and remediation.

Why Falcon Complete?

Immediate value and seamless extension of your team

Cybersecurity is not just a technology problem, it also requires around-the-clock expertise. Falcon Complete: managed detection and response (MDR) brings you focused expertise to stop threats through continuous vigilance.


Rapid response and
surgical remediation

Adversaries often inflict damage in hours, but it can take days for organizations to respond. Falcon Complete surgically eliminates threats across endpoints, cloud workloads and identities.

  • DETECT: <1 min
  • INVESTIGATE: <10 min
  • RESPOND: <60 min

Reduce risk and unlock enormous cost savings

Defending against today’s threats is a continuous challenge. Security teams must always wonder, “Am I doing enough?". Falcon Complete delivers predictable results at a fraction of the cost.

  • 403% ROI

CrowdStrike MDR Shines in 2022 MITRE ATT&CK® Evaluations

CrowdStrike Falcon® Complete MDR achieved the highest detection coverage, accurately and conclusively reporting 99% of the adversary techniques in the 2022 MITRE Engenuity ATT&CK Evaluations for Security Service Providers.

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“By analyzing the millions of data points generated by a vast and diverse customer base, often in real time, CrowdStrike is able to provide our team with a comprehensive and clear picture of exactly what is happening across the globe, 24/7. That’s an essential ingredient in protecting us from issues long before they become a problem.”

- Michael Taylor, IT Director at the Mercedes- AMG Petronas Formula One Team

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Falcon Complete features

People, process and technology are all key to stopping breaches

Layers of expertise

The Falcon Complete team is composed of seasoned security professionals with experience in incident handling, incident response, forensics, SOC analysis, identity protection and IT administration. The team has a global footprint, allowing true 24/7 coverage.

  • Experts in the CrowdStrike Falcon® platform: The Falcon Complete team holds CrowdStrike Certified Falcon Responder (CCFR) and CrowdStrike Certified Falcon Administrator (CCFA) certifications.
  • Experts in incident response: The Falcon Complete team has years of experience in digital forensics and incident response (DFIR).
  • Experts in threat hunting: The Falcon OverWatch team hunts and addresses undetected, sophisticated threats 24/7.
  • Experts in threat intelligence: Falcon Complete is powered by the CrowdStrike global threat intelligence team, bringing critical context to the response process.
Falcon Complete Expertise

Powered by the CrowdStrike Falcon® platform

CrowdStrike pioneered a new approach to endpoint protection, designed and built to overcome the limitations of legacy security solutions. The Falcon platform delivers the foundation for true next-generation endpoint protection.

  • 100% cloud-native. The Falcon platform delivers immediate time-to-value — no hardware, additional software or configuration is required, which drives down cost and complexity.
  • CrowdStrike Security Cloud. The CrowdStrike Security Cloud® is the brains behind the Falcon platform, providing complete real-time visibility and insight into everything happening on your endpoints throughout your environment.
  • Single lightweight agent. The intelligent, lightweight Falcon agent, unlike any other, blocks attacks while capturing and recording endpoint activity as it happens to detect threats fast.
  • Protection for endpoints, cloud workloads and identities. Enables frictionless endpoint, cloud workload and identity security, delivering real-time threat prevention and IT policy enforcement using identity, behavioral and risk analytics.
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Proactive management and optimization

CrowdStrike experts ensure your environment is continuously optimized to combat the latest threats, achieving the best levels of performance and protection from your Falcon platform investment and ensuring confidence that your endpoint, cloud workload and identity protection are always under complete control.

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  • Comprehensive control of unmanaged systems. Falcon Complete helps customers ensure all assets are properly grouped, sorted and protected.
  • Tight control over the Falcon agent. Falcon Complete ensures that the current Falcon agent is installed, delivering the best level of protection available.
  • Rigorous configuration management. Falcon Complete systematically applies proven, best-practice policies to endpoints and cloud workloads.
Proactive Management

24/7 monitoring and response

The Falcon Complete team monitors your Falcon platform 24 hours a day, seven days a week, investigating every security alert with the goal of identifying potential intrusions at their very earliest stages.

  • 24 hours/day active monitoring. Falcon Complete is always watching, ensuring that emerging threats are addressed in real time, as they happen.
  • Human eyes on detections. Falcon Complete investigates the full spectrum of detections in a timely manner, ensuring that intrusions are identified at the earliest possible stage.
  • <10 minutes: Average time to begin response. Falcon Complete builds and continuously tunes a repeatable playbook to ensure all threats are investigated quickly and efficiently.
24/7 Monitoring

Surgical remediation

When an intrusion is identified, the Falcon Complete team acts quickly and decisively, remotely accessing the affected system using native Falcon platform capabilities to surgically remove persistence mechanisms, stop active processes, block abuse of compromised accounts and clear other latent artifacts. Falcon Complete restores systems to their pre-intrusion state without the burden and disruption of reimaging systems.

  • Surgical remediation in under 60 minutes. Falcon Complete executes surgical remediation remotely, eliminating the cost and burden of reimaging.
  • Greatly reduced impact for the end user. Falcon Complete can often perform remediation without the user being aware that it has happened.
Surgical remediation

Transparent and secure collaboration

Falcon Complete delivers simple, transparent visibility and collaboration with CrowdStrike’s analysts ensuring you always have the information you need to make fast and effective decisions.

  • Message center: Provides secure bi-directional communication about emerging incidents as well as ad-hoc questions directly within the Falcon console. Keeping communications close to the Falcon data provides maximum efficiency, ensuring that the full context associated with emerging threats is never more than a click away.
  • Executive dashboards: Gain at-a-glance visibility into the day-to-day activity that Falcon Complete performs, including trends and actionable insights.
  • Message analyst: Fast access to CrowdStrike experts is embedded throughout the Falcon console. This helps analysts to more quickly understand threats, and get fast answers to their cybersecurity questions.
Transparent and secure collaboration

Components of Falcon Complete

Components of Falcon Complete

Struggling to protect cloud workloads?

CrowdStrike Falcon® Complete Cloud Workload Protection (CWP) provides managed protection for workloads and containers, enabling you to build, run, and secure applications with speed and confidence.

Cloud workloads

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The Falcon Complete difference

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Falcon Complete MDR

Falcon Complete stops breaches with our balanced combination of technology, expertise, and discipline, backed with our industry-leading Breach Prevention Warranty.


Other MDR

Competing solutions monitor and provide guidance as a “best effort”, but the responsibility and work to manage and respond to threats remains with your team.

Falcon Complete MDR Other MDR
Proactive platform management
24/7 monitoring
Operated by experts
Investigates all detections: critical, high, med, low
24/7 continuous threat hunting-based protection
Global threat intelligence team
Proactive surgical remediation
Backed by breach prevention warranty

Tested and proven leader

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Forrester has named CrowdStrike Falcon® Complete™ MDR service as a “Leader” in the Forrester Wave for Managed Detection and Response.

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CrowdStrike was named a “Leader” in the IDC MarketScape for MDR 2021 vendor assessment. CrowdStrike’s customers gave Falcon Complete a top rating of “beyond 5” for customer support. Learn more by downloading the excerpt.

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“CrowdStrike is the gold standard in MDR, fantastic detection and response service offering.” — Cybersecurity Consultant, Firm Size $1B-$3B

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