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TechValidate Research on Cisco Advanced Malware Protection

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1,066 Customers Surveyed

8,057 Data Points Collected

68 Published TechFacts

3 Published Charts

12 Published Case Studies



Selected Research Highlights


Cisco Advanced Malware Protection Case Study

TMB Bank Public Company

Introduction

This case study of TMB Bank Public Company is based on a March 2017 survey of Cisco Advanced Malware Protection customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“Deploying AMP for Endpoints alongside other AMP deployments has helped my organization uncover threats faster and improve overall security effectiveness.”

“AMP for Endpoints helps prevent ransomware and all APT in my organization by reducing threats and improving our security posture.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select Cisco Advanced Malware Protection:

  • Chose AMP for Endpoints for the following reasons:
    • Superior protection from advanced threats and hackers
    • Rapid time to detection of threats
    • Endpoint visibility into file activity and threats
    • Ability to continuously monitor file behavior
    • Retrospective alerting to uncover stealthy attacks
    • Ability to quickly understand the threat and what it’s trying to do
    • Simple, easy to use management interface

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of Cisco Advanced Malware Protection that the surveyed company uses:

  • Deployed the following in addition to AMP for Endpoints:
    • AMP for Networks (AMP on Cisco Firepower NGIPS)
    • Cisco Umbrella (OpenDNS Umbrella)
    • Cisco Threat Grid

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Cisco Advanced Malware Protection:

  • Was able to do the following with AMP for Endpoints:
    • Improve security effectiveness
    • Prevent breaches
    • Detect threats faster
    • Increase visibility into potential threats
    • Remediate advanced malware
    • Accelerate incident response
    • Reduce management complexity using Cisco AMP’s integrated architecture
  • Evaluated the following companies prior to signing up with AMP for Endpoints:
    • Carbon Black
    • Palo Alto
    • Symantec
  • Prevented/Detected/Defeated the following with AMP for Endpoints:
    • Advanced malware or advanced persistent threats (APTs)
    • Zero-day threats
    • Ransomware
    • Malicious email attachments
  • Reduced threat detection time by more than 6 hours with AMP for Endpoints.
  • Experienced improvements in the following areas after deploying AMP for Endpoints:
    • Mean time to detection of previously unseen and/or unknown threats
    • Breach probability and business risk
    • Organization’s security posture
    • Executive confidence in the security of the organization
    • Investigation speed and/or quality
    • Visibility into endpoints, vulnerabilities, and threats
    • Fewer false alerts
    • Time to remediation

Cisco Advanced Malware Protection Customer Research

Better Together: AMP for Endpoints + AMP for Email Strengthens Security

AMP enables my organization to:

Improve security effectiveness
88%
Detect threats faster
86%
Increase visibility into potential threats
79%

Cisco Advanced Malware Protection Customer Testimonial

Along with quarantining executables via email, AMP has meant we have not had a crypto attack in a year!

Nick Currie, Network Administrator, ABN Group

Cisco Advanced Malware Protection Customer Statistic

Improve Your Security with AMP for Email & AMP for Endpoints

97% of customers who purchased AMP for Email agreed with the following statement:

“Deploying AMP for Endpoints alongside AMP for Email has helped my organization uncover threats faster and improve overall security effectiveness.”

Cisco Advanced Malware Protection Customer Research

Gain Visibility with AMP and Threat Grid

Using AMP for Endpoints with Threat Grid enables my organization to:

Detect threats faster
88%
Increase visibility into potential threats
88%
Improve security effectiveness
87%
Accelerate incident response
72%

Cisco Advanced Malware Protection Case Study

Saudi Arabia National Guard

Introduction

This case study of Saudi Arabia National Guard (SANG) is based on an April 2017 survey of Cisco Advanced Malware Protection customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“Deploying AMP for Endpoints alongside other AMP deployments has helped my organization uncover threats faster and improve overall security effectiveness.”

“AMP for Endpoint increased endpoint visibility by 90%, detected 90% more threats, and reduced incident response time to less than a day.”

“AMP for Endpoints is awesome APT for endpoints!”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled organization to evaluate and ultimately select Cisco Advanced Malware Protection:

  • Chose AMP for Endpoints for the following reasons:
    • Superior protection from advanced threats and hackers
    • Endpoint visibility into file activity and threats
    • Ability to continuously monitor file behavior
    • Simple, easy to use management interface

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of Cisco Advanced Malware Protection that the surveyed organization uses:

  • Deployed the following in addition to AMP for Endpoints:
    • AMP for Networks (AMP on Cisco Firepower NGIPS)
    • Cisco Threat Grid

Results

The surveyed organization achieved the following results with Cisco Advanced Malware Protection:

  • Was able to do the following with AMP for Endpoints:
    • Improve security effectiveness
    • Prevent breaches
    • Increase visibility into potential threats
  • Evaluated the following company prior to signing up with AMP for Endpoints:
    • TrendMicro
  • Prevented/Detected/Defeated the following with AMP for Endpoints:
    • Advanced malware or advanced persistent threats (APTs)
    • Zero-day threats
    • Ransomware
    • Malicious email attachments
  • Reduced threat detection time by by more than an hour with AMP for Endpoints.
  • Experienced improvements in the following areas after deploying AMP for Endpoints:
    • Mean time to detection of previously unseen and/or unknown threats
    • Executive confidence in the security of the organization
    • Visibility into endpoints, vulnerabilities, and threats
    • Fewer false alerts
    • Time to remediation


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About Cisco Advanced Malware Protection

Get global threat intelligence, advanced sandboxing, and real-time malware blocking to prevent breaches with Cisco Advanced Malware Protection (AMP). But because you can’t rely on prevention alone, AMP also continuously analyzes file activity across your extended network, so you can quickly detect, contain, and remove advanced malware.

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