Solution Comparison for Nine Secure Email Gateways


Published: 18 January 2019 ID: G00353163

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Summary

Email is the preferred channel for targeted and untargeted attacks for users and their client endpoints. This document provides technical professionals with a tool for selecting SEG products to protect their enterprises’ email against attacks, compromise, malware infestation, phishing and spoofing.

Table of Contents

  • Solution Comparison
  • Solution Assessments
    • Barracuda
      • Strengths
      • Weaknesses
    • Cisco
      • Strengths
      • Weaknesses
    • Forcepoint
      • Strengths
      • Weaknesses
    • Fortinet
      • Strengths
      • Weaknesses
    • Microsoft
      • Strengths
      • Weaknesses
    • Mimecast
      • Strengths
      • Weaknesses
    • Proofpoint
      • Strengths
      • Weaknesses
    • Symantec
      • Strengths
      • Weaknesses
    • Trend Micro
      • Strengths
      • Weaknesses
  • Additional Guidance
    • Verify and Optimize Current SEG Configurations
    • Prefer Vendors With Outbound, Inbound and Internal Detection and Remediation Capabilities
    • Prioritize Vendors That Offer End-User Training and Simulation Testing
    • Scrutinize POC Findings From Vendors and Verify the Detection Numbers
  • Methodology and Criteria
    • Methodology
    • Criteria
  • Gartner Recommended Reading
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