TechValidate Research on Cisco Email Security

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702 Data Points Collected

96 Published TechFacts

2 Published Charts

74 Published Case Studies



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Cisco Email Security Case Study

Food and Agriculture Organization

Introduction

This case study of a food and agriculture organization is based on a June 2018 survey of Cisco Email Security customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled organization asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“Cisco Email Security efficiently keeps spam and threads under control. The number of spam drastically decreased by 80%. The threats are efficiently detected so the number of incidents reduced by 80%. This translates into money savings for the organization.”

“Cisco Email Security is reliable and it is efficient in detecting and spotting threats. It is very, very efficient in reducing the number of spam messages.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled organization to evaluate and ultimately select Cisco Email Security:

  • Chose Cisco Email Security to protect their Office 365 email because Cisco has:
    • Stronger protection from advanced email threats (business email compromise (BEC), advanced malware and/or phishing)
    • Better spam efficacy
    • Global presence and more comprehensive threat intelligence
  • Protects sensitive information in outgoing emails with:
    • Cisco data loss prevention (DLP) for email
    • Microsoft Office 365 built-in tools
  • Evaluated the following vendor prior to choosing Cisco Email Security:
    • Barracuda

Use Case

The key feature and functionality of Cisco Email Security that the surveyed organization uses:

  • Bought Advanced Malware Protection (AMP) and Cisco Email Security at the same time.

Results

The surveyed organization achieved the following results with Cisco Email Security:

  • Achieved the following with Cisco Email Security:
    • Protected users from threats in incoming email to prevent breaches
    • Contained the impact of threats due to faster detection
    • Remediated stealthy malware faster
    • Prevented data loss of sensitive content in outgoing email

Cisco Email Security Case Study

Medium Enterprise Computer Software Company Adds Cisco Email Security to Protect Office 365 Mailboxes

Introduction

This case study of a medium enterprise computer software company is based on a February 2018 survey of Cisco Email Security customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“We are able to stop threats before they enter the organization. Plus, we use Advanced Malware Protection (AMP) to ensure that our critical email system is protected.”

“What we like best is AMP and the integration of many other solutions across a common security framework.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select Cisco Email Security:

  • To protect against advanced threats (ransomware, business email compromise (BEC) or phishing)
  • To enhance Microsoft O365 email security (Exchange Online Protection)
  • To integrate with other Cisco security products

Purchased Cisco Email Security over the following competitive solution:

  • Symantec

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of Cisco Email Security that the surveyed company uses:

  • Currently deploying Cisco Email Security using cloud email security.
  • Reasons for deploying Cisco Email Security in the cloud or partly in the cloud:
    • Ease in managing with no hardware to maintain
    • Automatic software updates
    • Deployment flexibility (moving to the cloud at you own pace)
    • DR to queue mail if on-prem system is unavailable
  • Currently uses Cisco Email Security 11.0.
  • Other Cisco security products used in addition to Cisco Email Security:
    • Advanced Malware Protection (AMP)
    • Web Security Appliance (WSA)
    • Next Generation Firewall (NGFW)
    • Next-Generation Intrusion Prevention System
    • Identity Services Engine (ISE)
    • Stealthwatch
    • AnyConnect

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Cisco Email Security:

  • Is extremely satisfied with their purchase of Cisco Email Security.
  • Cisco Email Security enables the organization to:
    • Prevent security breaches
    • Detect threats faster
    • Remediate advanced malware

Cisco Email Security Customer Research

What were the primary reasons you chose Cisco Email Security to protect your email?

Protection from advanced threats (ransomware, business email compromise (BEC) or phishing)
83%
Enhance Microsoft O365 email security (Exchange Online Protection)
26%
Improve spam efficacy
69%
Prevent data loss and and encrypt sensitive content for compliance reasons
29%
Integration with other Cisco security products
37%

Cisco Email Security Customer Satisfaction Rating

An IT Manager at a medium enterprise environmental services & equipment company would be very likely to recommend Cisco Email Security for this reason:

Performance and reliability.

Cisco Email Security Customer Research

What does Cisco Email Security enable your organization to do?

Prevent security breaches
67%
Detect threats faster
73%
Remediate advanced malware
55%
Accelerate incident response
21%
Prevent data loss/leaks
39%
Secure sensitive information in transit with encryption
48%

Cisco Email Security Customer Testimonial

Faster management and it’s easier to respond to questions and search logs. We are also able to customize the user experience to utilize the junk email folder.

IT Systems Analyst, S&P 500 Energy & Utilities Company



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About Cisco Email Security

Defend against ransomware, business email compromise, spoofing, phishing, and spam while protecting sensitive data with data loss prevention (DLP) and encryption.

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