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Solution Comparison for Nine Secure Email Gateways

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.

Published: 18 January 2019

ID: G00353163

Analyst(s): Patrick Hevesi Mario de Boer Mark Judd

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

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