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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 Customer Testimonial

With Advanced Malware Protection, we have gone from rebuilding ten to twelve devices per day to only two or three per month. AMP, alongside with Cisco Cloud Web Security, has been a very effective solution to block threats.

Scott Shipley, IT Manager, Tennant Company

Cisco Advanced Malware Protection Customer Testimonial

Threat Grid’s detonation sandbox and file analysis information has been priceless.

Jake Gosz, IT Systems Analyst, Bemis

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 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

Atos IT Services

Introduction

This case study of Atos IT Services 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 offers an easy-to-use interface, real-time endpoint monitoring, and ‘threat by group’ to determine problem areas. AMP for Endpoints provides Cloud Malware Analysis with Threat Grid and enables easy applying of whitelists/blacklists and exclusions.”

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 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:
    • Palo Alto
    • Symantec
    • McAfee
  • Prevented/Detected/Defeated the following with AMP for Endpoints:
    • Advanced malware or advanced persistent threats (APTs)
    • Ransomware
    • Malvertising
    • Malicious email attachments
  • Reduced threat detection time by by more than 12 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
    • Executive confidence in the security of the organization
    • Investigation speed and/or quality
    • Visibility into endpoints, vulnerabilities, and threats
    • Time to remediation

Cisco Advanced Malware Protection Case Study

Abu Dhabi Gas Development Company Limited

Introduction

This case study of Abu Dhabi Gas Development Company Limited 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 has successfully mitigated all ransomware attacks within the last 2 years of deployment. It has also provided increased visibility across all of the endpoints and also reduces my response time to incidents down to hours. "

“AMP for Endpoints gives in a simple dashboard – without a lot of technical language – the threats, details, and actions that need to be taken. It also has the technical breakdown of threats and technologies for advanced users. It provides information about threats in a simple to understand manner.”

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:
    • Endpoint visibility into file activity and threats
    • 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)
    • AMP for Firewall (AMP on a Cisco ASA or NGFW Firewall)
    • AMP for Email (AMP on Cisco ESA)
    • 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
  • Evaluated the following company prior to signing up with AMP for Endpoints:
    • Palo Alto
  • Prevented/Detected/Defeated the following with AMP for Endpoints:
    • Advanced malware or advanced persistent threats (APTs)
    • Ransomware
    • Malicious email attachments
  • Experienced improvements in the following areas after deploying AMP for Endpoints:
    • Breach probability and business risk
    • Executive confidence in the security of the organization
    • Investigation speed and/or quality
    • Visibility into endpoints, vulnerabilities, and threats
    • 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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