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1,530 Customers Surveyed

11,558 Data Points Collected

186 Published TechFacts

14 Published Charts

28 Published Case Studies



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Cisco Advanced Malware Protection Case Study

Tennant Company

Introduction

This case study of Tennant Company 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.”

“We have gone from rebuilding ten to twelve devices per day to only two or three per month. This alongside with CWS has been a very effective solution to block threats.”

“AMP for endpoint provides full visibility ‘outside’ the corporate network and give us real-time telemetry on what is happening on all of our endpoints. The portal has key insight, in particular, the ‘vulnerable applications’ report, which helps to focus in on known problems.”

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

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 Web (AMP on Cisco WSA, AMP on Cisco CWS)
    • 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:
    • Prevent breaches
    • Detect threats faster
    • Increase visibility into potential threats
    • Remediate advanced malware
    • Accelerate incident response
  • Evaluated the following companies prior to signing up with AMP for Endpoints:
    • Palo Alto
    • FireEye
  • Prevented/Detected/Defeated the following with AMP for Endpoints:
    • Advanced malware or advanced persistent threats (APTs)
    • Zero-day threats
    • Ransomware
    • Drive-by-attacks
  • Reduced threat detection time by by more than 6 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
    • Breach probability and business risk
    • Organization’s security posture
    • Investigation speed and/or quality
    • Visibility into endpoints, vulnerabilities, and threats
    • Time to remediation

Cisco AMP for Endpoints Customer Testimonial

Describe the business impact Cisco AMP for Endpoints has had on your organization:

The biggest impact has been with incident response and efficiency. Clearly seeing what is happening on our endpoints has been so beneficial.

Matt Lane, Engineer, Great Southern Bancorp

Cisco AMP for Endpoints Customer Research

Cisco AMP for Endpoints has helped my security team to better protect our environment from the following threats:

Cisco AMP for Endpoints has helped my security team to better protect our environment from the following threats:

Ransomware
72%
File-less malware
69%
Zero-day threats
59%
Cryptomining
49%
Drive-by-attacks
43%

Cisco AMP for Endpoints Customer Testimonial

Describe the business impact Cisco AMP for Endpoints has had on your organization:

Breach defense/prevention, incident response, staff productivity, and security operations efficiency by using API.

Security Officer, Large Enterprise Energy & Utilities Company

Cisco AMP for Endpoints Case Study

Archmill House Inc

Introduction

This case study of Archmill House Inc is based on a January 2020 survey of Cisco AMP for Endpoints customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“AMP for Endpoints has significantly reduced the number of false positives that we were receiving with prior solutions.”

“The speed at which it was deployed along with easy management has made it a great solution, and the onboarding process was fantastic. AMP for Endpoints is a great compliment to our other Cisco security services.”

“Fast setup and easy to manage along with very few false positives.”

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:
    • CrowdStrike
    • Carbon Black
    • BlackBerry Cylance
    • SentinelOne
    • 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
    • Umbrella
    • Email Security
    • NGFW (Next-Generation Firewall)
  • Rates Cisco AMP for Endpoints on the following features:
    • Antivirus feature: blocking known malware: extremely satisfied
    • Exploit prevention feature: protecting against file-less malware: extremely satisfied
    • Threat detection and response feature: continuous file monitoring (file and device trajectory): extremely satisfied
    • Threat intelligence: ability to understand unknown threats to their environment: very satisfied
    • Multi-platform/OS support: extremely 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 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: greater than 75%
    • Reduced costs and increased staff productivity by simplifying complex endpoint security management tasks: greater than 75%
  • Cisco AMP for Endpoints helped their security team to better protect their environment from:
    • Ransomware
    • 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 more than a week after implementing Cisco AMP for Endpoints.

Cisco AMP for Endpoints Customer Research

What security challenges were you looking to solve by investing in Cisco AMP for Endpoints?

I needed to protect against advanced threats
88%
I wanted to increase threat detection and remediation speed and accuracy
78%
I needed tools to enhance my threat hunting capabilities
56%
I needed to be able to respond to incidents faster
55%
I needed to improve security operations efficiency
52%


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