TechValidate Research on Cisco Email Security

Cisco Email Security Case Study

Educational Institution


This case study of a educational institution 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.


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

  • Chose Cisco Email Security to protect their G Suite email with Cisco because of the added protection that Advanced Malware Protection brings.
  • Protects sensitive information in outgoing emails with:
    • Google’s built in tools
  • Evaluated the following vendors prior to choosing Cisco Email Security:
    • Symantec
    • Trend Micro

Use Case

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

  • Purchased Advanced Malware Protection (AMP) after purchasing Cisco Email Security.
  • Using the following Cisco products in addition to Cisco Email Security:
    • AMP for Endpoints or AMP on another product
    • AnyConnect
    • Cloudlock
    • Next Generation Firewall (NGFW)
    • Umbrella
    • Web Security Appliance (WSA)


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
    • Remediated stealthy malware faster

About This Data

This data was sourced directly from verified users of Cisco Email Security by TechValidate.

TechValidate verifies the identity and organizational affiliation of all participants that contribute to published research data. When research participants so desire, we also guarantee their anonymity so that they may share information honestly and freely.

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