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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

Georgetown University

Introduction

This case study of Georgetown University 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.”

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
    • 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 organization 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)

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
    • Detect threats faster
    • Increase visibility into potential threats
    • Remediate advanced malware
    • Accelerate incident response
    • Reduce management complexity using Cisco AMP’s integrated architecture
  • Prevented / Detected / Defeated the following with AMP for Endpoints:
    • Advanced malware or advanced persistent threats (APTs)
    • Zero-day threats
    • Ransomware
    • Malvertising
    • Drive-by-attacks
    • Malicious email attachments
    • File-less or memory-only malware
  • Reduced threat detection time 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
    • Investigation speed and/or quality

Cisco Advanced Malware Protection Customer Testimonial

AMP’s zero day threat detection lets me sleep at night.

IT Manager, U.S. Oil and Gas Company

Cisco Advanced Malware Protection Case Study

Yokogawa Electric Corporation

Introduction

This case study of Yokogawa Electric Corporation 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 provides easy deployment and compatibility with cloud management interface improving the security of the company dramatically.”

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
    • 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 company uses:

  • Deployed the following in addition to AMP for Endpoints:
    • AMP for Firewall (AMP on a Cisco ASA or NGFW Firewall)

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
    • Detect threats faster
  • Evaluated the following companies prior to signing up with AMP for Endpoints:
    • TrendMicro
    • Symantec
    • McAfee
  • Prevented/Detected/Defeated the following with AMP for Endpoints:
    • Zero-day threats
    • Malvertising
    • 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
    • Visibility into endpoints, vulnerabilities, and threats

Cisco Advanced Malware Protection Customer Statistic

Reduce Time to Detection with AMP and Threat Grid

76% of surveyed customers who have deployed AMP and Threat Grid reduced their time to detection of threats by 12 hours or more.

76%

Cisco Advanced Malware Protection Customer Research

Challenges solved with AMP for Endpoints

AMP for Endpoints enables my organization to:

Improve security effectiveness
86%
Detect threats faster
79%
Increase visibility into potential threats
74%

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%


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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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