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This case study of an educational institution is based on a May 2020 survey of Cisco Umbrella customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled organization asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.
“Most of our remote workers use Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI), which in turn uses Umbrella for DNS services to help lower malware infections.”
“Helped automate malware prevention and improved security operations efficiency.”
The business challenges that led the profiled organization to evaluate and ultimately select Cisco Umbrella:
Saw the following results after deploying Cisco Umbrella:
Saw a reduction in security incidents
Saw a reduction in malware, ransomware, and other threats
Improved threat detection and alert prioritization
The key features and functionalities of Cisco Umbrella that the surveyed organization uses:
Agrees that deploying Cisco Umbrella helped their team address security alerts faster while reducing the cost of remediation.
Their confidence in protecting their organization against malware and other threats significantly improved now that they have Cisco Umbrella as part of their security strategy.
The surveyed organization achieved the following results with Cisco Umbrella:
Saw value in in less than 1 week after deploying Cisco Umbrella.
Reduced malware infections by 25 – 49% after using Cisco Umbrella.
Saved 1-5 hours/per week in prioritizing tasks for their security stack and/or reallocating time because Cisco Umbrella helped them reduce security alerts on their other security tools.
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Industry: Educational Institution
About Cisco Umbrella
As the industry’s first Secure Internet Gateway in the cloud, Cisco Umbrella provides the first line of defense against threats on the internet. Because Umbrella is delivered from the cloud, it is the easiest way to protect all of your users in minutes.
Cisco Umbrella, a cloud-delivered security service, simplifies network security by helping you secure internet access and control cloud app usage across your network, branch offices, and roaming users. Umbrella unifies DNS-layer protection, secure web gateway, firewall, and cloud access security broker (CASB) functionality, to help you secure SD-WAN and embrace direct internet access, easily.