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1,484 Customers Surveyed

11,352 Data Points Collected

186 Published TechFacts

14 Published Charts

28 Published Case Studies



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Cisco AMP for Endpoints Case Study

Maple Lodge Farms Ltd.

Introduction

This case study of Maple Lodge Farms Ltd. is based on a January 2020 survey of Cisco AMP for Endpoints customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“Cisco AMP for Endpoints is a savior for zero-day attacks and both known and unknown malware. It streamlined our security operations with no hurdles, effectively improving the success of our business.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select Cisco AMP for Endpoints:

  • Invested in Cisco AMP for Endpoints because they:
    • Needed to protect against advanced threats
    • Needed to improve security operations efficiency
    • Wanted to increase threat detection and remediation speed and accuracy
    • Needed to be able to respond to incidents faster
    • Needed tools to enhance their threat hunting capabilities
  • Considered the following vendors before selecting Cisco AMP for Endpoints:
    • Sophos

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of Cisco AMP for Endpoints that the surveyed company uses:

  • Other Cisco Security products used in addition to Cisco AMP for Endpoints:
    • Umbrella
    • Email Security
    • NGFW (Next-Generation Firewall)
    • AnyConnect
    • ISE (Identity Services Engine)
  • Rates Cisco AMP for Endpoints on the following features:
    • Antivirus feature: blocking known malware: very satisfied
    • Exploit prevention feature: protecting against file-less malware: extremely satisfied
    • Threat detection and response feature: continuous file monitoring (file and device trajectory): very satisfied
    • Threat intelligence: ability to understand unknown threats to their environment: extremely satisfied
    • Multi-platform/OS support: very satisfied

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Cisco AMP for Endpoints:

  • Most prominent benefits realized from their investment in Cisco AMP for Endpoints:
    • Realized better overall protection/prevention against file-less malware, ransomware, and other advanced threats
    • Improved security operations efficiency
    • Experienced faster and more accurate threat detection and remediation
    • Experienced faster, more effective incident response
    • Enhanced threat hunting capabilities
  • Experienced the following after implementing Cisco AMP for Endpoints:
    • Reduced security risks: greater than 75%
    • Improved security operations efficiency: greater than 75%
    • Improved threat detection and remediation speed and quality: greater than 75%
    • Improved incident response speed and effectiveness: 50% to 74%
    • Reduced costs and increased staff productivity by simplifying complex endpoint security management tasks: 50% to 74%
  • Cisco AMP for Endpoints helped their security team to better protect their environment from:
    • Zero-day threats
    • Ransomware
    • Cryptomining
    • File-less malware
    • Drive-by-attacks
  • Their confidence in protecting their endpoints against malware and other threats has very significantly improved now that they have Cisco AMP for Endpoints as part of their security strategy.
  • Reduced their time to detection of threats by up to 12 hours after implementing Cisco AMP for Endpoints.

Cisco AMP for Endpoints Customer Research

In addition to Cisco AMP for Endpoints, what other Cisco Security products are you currently using?

AnyConnect
64%
Umbrella
62%
ISE (Identity Services Engine)
48%
NGFW (Next-Generation Firewall)
46%
Email Security
40%
Threat Response
38%
Threat Grid
28%
DUO (Multi-Factor Authentication/MFA)
27%
Stealthwatch
21%
I don’t own any of these Cisco Products
4%
Other
3%

Cisco AMP for Endpoints Case Study

S&P 500 Insurance Company

Introduction

This case study of a S&P 500 insurance company is based on a January 2020 survey of Cisco AMP for Endpoints customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“Both our breach detection capabilities and overall staff productivity increased significantly after adopting AMP for Endpoints.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select Cisco AMP for Endpoints:

  • Invested in Cisco AMP for Endpoints because they:
    • Needed to protect against advanced threats
    • Needed to improve security operations efficiency
    • Needed tools to enhance their threat hunting capabilities
  • Considered the following vendors before selecting Cisco AMP for Endpoints:
    • Microsoft
    • Carbon Black
    • TrendMicro

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of Cisco AMP for Endpoints that the surveyed company uses:

  • Other Cisco Security products used in addition to Cisco AMP for Endpoints:
    • Threat Response
    • Email Security
    • Threat Grid
    • NGFW (Next-Generation Firewall)
    • ISE (Identity Services Engine)
  • Rates Cisco AMP for Endpoints on the following features:
    • Antivirus feature: blocking known malware: very satisfied
    • Exploit prevention feature: protecting against file-less malware: very satisfied
    • Threat detection and response feature: continuous file monitoring (file and device trajectory): very satisfied
    • Threat intelligence: ability to understand unknown threats to their environment: very satisfied
    • Multi-platform/OS support: very satisfied

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Cisco AMP for Endpoints:

  • Most prominent benefits realized from their investment in Cisco AMP for Endpoints:
    • Realized better overall protection/prevention against file-less malware, ransomware, and other advanced threats
    • Improved security operations efficiency
  • Experienced the following after implementing Cisco AMP for Endpoints:
    • Reduced security risks: 50% to 74%
    • Reduced costs and increased staff productivity by simplifying complex endpoint security management tasks: 50% to 74%
  • Cisco AMP for Endpoints helped their security team to better protect their environment from:
    • Zero-day threats
    • Ransomware
    • Cryptomining
    • File-less malware
    • Drive-by-attacks
  • Their confidence in protecting their endpoints against malware and other threats has significantly improved now that they have Cisco AMP for Endpoints as part of their security strategy.
  • Reduced their time to detection of threats by more than a day after implementing Cisco AMP for Endpoints.

Cisco AMP for Endpoints Customer Testimonial

Secops efficiency.

Senior IT Manager, Global 500 Pharmaceuticals Company

Cisco AMP for Endpoints Customer Research

78% of respondents were either ‘Extremely satisfied’ or ‘Very satisfied’ with AMP for Endpoints’ Threat Detection and Response capabilities:

Please rate Cisco AMP for Endpoints in terms of your satisfaction for the following features:

Extremely satisfied Very satisfied Satisfied Not satisfied I don’t know / Not applicable
Antivirus: Blocking known malware

40%

36%

18%

4%

2%

Exploit prevention: Protecting against file-less malware

37%

36%

19%

4%

4%

Threat detection and response: Continuous file monitoring (file and device trajectory)

42%

36%

15%

5%

2%

Threat intelligence: Ability to understand unknown threats to your environment

32%

36%

23%

7%

2%

Multi-platform/OS support

28%

32%

22%

8%

10%

Cisco AMP for Endpoints Customer Testimonial

Cisco AMP for Endpoints allows our organization to focus on the core business of the company while Cisco AMP for endpoints keeps track of the processes on our devices real time.

System Administrator, Small Business Transportation Services Company



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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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