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61% of Respondents Would Value the Integration of Web Security with the Mimecast Secure Email Gateway

How much would you value a web security solution that is tightly integrated with the Mimecast Secure Email Gateway with Targeted Threat Protection?

Not valuable: 5%
Somewhat valuable: 19%
Neutral: 32%
Valuable: 29%
Very valuable: 13%
Other: 2%

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Regarding web security, my organization currently uses a:

Cloud-based web security solution: 27%
On-premises web security solution: 32%
A mix of on-premises and cloud-based solution: 37%
None: 4%

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The primary reason my organization requires web filtering is to:

Block access to malicious web sites: 69%
Support acceptable web use policies: 22%
Log historical access to web sites visited: 1%
Other: 8%

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Corporate Issued Mobile Devices Require Protection When Off the Corporate Network

How important would it be to protect corporate-issued mobile devices with the same web security system and policies that apply on your corporate network?

Not important: 6%
Somewhat important: 21%
Neutral: 14%
Important: 38%
Very important: 21%

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Organizations Have Many Key Requirements for Their Web Security Systems

Please select the features of a web security system that are important to you

Blocking malicious web sites with high efficacy
97%
Inspection of file downloads suspected of containing malware
93%
Having control of site(location), user, and group-specific policies
80%
Having a comprehensive reporting dashboard
76%
Capability to extend web security to devices when they are off the corporate network
75%
100% uptime SLA for the web security service
71%
Historical web access audit logging
70%
Fast deployment and setup (Less than 60 minutes)
56%
Integration with Mimecast Secure Email Gateway with Targeted Threat Protection
47%

Mimecast Customer Research

42% of Respondents See Integration with Mimecast SEG as a Key Value!

How much would you value a web security solution that is tightly integrated with the Mimecast Secure Email Gateway with Targeted Threat Protection?

Not valuable: 5%
Somewhat valuable: 19%
Neutral: 32%
Valuable: 29%
Very valuable: 13%
Other: 2%

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The Transition to the Cloud is Underway, But Has a Way to Go

Regarding web security, my organization currently uses a:

Cloud-based web security solution: 27%
On-premises web security solution: 32%
A mix of on-premises and cloud-based solution: 37%
None: 4%

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No Surprise, But Security is #1 Reason for Web Filtering!

The primary reason my organization requires web filtering is to:

Block access to malicious web sites: 69%
Support acceptable web use policies: 22%
Log historical access to web sites visited: 1%
Other: 8%

Mimecast Customer Research

Only 11% of Organizations Agree that O365 Alone Provides Sufficient Email Security

The email security provided by Microsoft Office 365 on its own is sufficient.

Strongly disagree: 21%
Disagree: 41%
Neutral: 27%
Agree: 7%
Strongly agree: 4%

Mimecast Customer Research

83% of Organizations Saved Hours of IT Time Every Month Since Deploying Internal Email Protect

Since deploying Mimecast Targeted Threat Protection Internal Email Protect, approximately how many hours of IT time do you save per month?

0 hours: 17%
1-10 hours: 49%
11-20 hours: 23%
21-30 hours: 6%
30+ hours: 6%

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Credential Harvesting Attacks are Running Rampant

In the last 12 months has your organization encountered threats caused by attackers infiltrating and compromising your users’ email accounts?

Yes: 51%
No: 49%

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The primary reason my organization decided to deploy Mimecast’s Targeted Threat Protection – Internal Email Protect was we:

Experienced security incidents that involved attackers compromising our employees’ email credentials and then accessing our email systems to spread the attack: 33%
Had incidents where our employees were sending sensitive data via email in violation of organizational policy or causing a data breach: 4%
Were concerned that we were not sufficiently monitoring our internal or outbound email: 33%
Needed to remediate and remove emails that were sent internally via email: 2%
Required the capability to continuously monitor inbound file attachments and have them removed if they were found to be malicious post-delivery: 17%
Other: 11%

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84% of Internal Email Protect Users Would Recommend it to Their Peers

I would recommend Mimecast Targeted Threat Protection – Internal Email Protect to my peers.

Strongly disagree: 4%
Disagree: 1%
Neutral: 12%
Agree: 38%
Strongly agree: 46%

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Internally Generated Email Represents the Majority of Email Traffic at Most Organizations

Out of my organization’s overall email traffic, I estimate internally generated email (internal to internal and internal to external) accounts for:

0-25%: 8%
26-50%: 39%
51-75%: 46%
76-100%: 7%

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Lean IT Security Teams Are Heavy Users of Internal Email Protect

My organization currently has the following number of personnel whose primary job function is IT security:

0: 17%
1-5: 63%
6-15: 10%
16-30: 3%
30+: 7%

Mimecast Customer Research

Eliminating storage costs is biggest advantage over legacy, on-premises archive solutions.

The biggest advantage over on-premises solutions is:

Eliminating storage costs
30%
Control of corporate data while maintaining enterprise security
27%
Better disaster recovery
20%
More agility
16%

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All your archive challenges, solved.

The biggest challenge I solved by deploying Mimecast is:

Integrated backup and archiving
20%
Automated retention for compliance
19%
Improved management efficiencies and bottomless storage
18%
Simplified e-discovery and legal holds
14%
Delivered better access to information
13%
Cost savings over legacy solution
6%

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Over half of Mimecast customers achieve ROI in less than 18 months.

Using Mimecast Cloud Archive, I estimate my Return on Investment (ROI) was/is:

12 - 18 months
33%
24 months +
25%
18 - 24 months
23%
<12 months
19%

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46% of Mimecast Archive Customers save 10+ hours /week on self-service search

Since deploying Mimecast Cloud Archive, how many man hours do you save per month by enabling self-service access to end-users and legal/compliance teams.

<10: 54%
10 - 15: 23%
15 - 20: 10%
20+: 13%

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Targeted Threat Protection Reduces Security Incidents

Since deploying Targeted Threat Protection, in a typical month, how much of a reduction in security incidents has your IT team recognized?

0-10 incidents per month: 63%
10-20 incidents per month: 25%
20-30 incidents per month: 7%
30+ incidents: 4%

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47% of Mimecast Targeted Threat Protection customers save 10+ hours per month responding to security incidents.

Since deploying Targeted Threat Protection, in a typical month, how many man-hours has your IT department saved from responding to security incidents?

0-5 hours per month: 52%
5-10 hours per month: 31%
10-15 hours per month: 11%
20+ hours per month: 5%



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