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Symantec Named Leader in Enterprise Email Security in Q2 2019 Forrester Wave Report

Symantec has been positioned as a Leader in Enterprise Email Security in the Q2 2019 Forrester Wave Report.

Forrester is an independent research firm that assesses companies and their products based on strategy, market presence, and performance across 32 evaluation criteria. The results of the assessments are represented graphically, based on the strength of the current offering and each company’s strategy. Each is assigned to one of four categories: Challenger, Contender, Strong Performer, or Leader.

For the latest Forrester Wave Report on Enterprise Email Security, the products of 12 security vendors were assessed: Barracuda, Cisco, Clearswift, Forcepoint, Microsoft, Mimecast, Proofpoint, Retarus, Sophos, Symantec, Trend Micro, and Zix.

Each solution was researched and analyzed and given a score to determine the effectiveness of the solutions at reducing and manage security risk. Symantec scored highest out of all 12 products tested as part of the latest Enterprise Email Security report.

Customers rated Symantec highly for customer support and ease of use, with Forrester praising the solution for the ease of integration into other solutions within the Symantec portfolio, such as web security, data loss prevention, and the company’s browser isolation technology through the Symantec Integrated Cyber Defense (ICD) Platform.

Symantec Email Security processes more than 2.4 billion emails each and every day and the company has the largest civilian threat network in the world – The Symantec Global Intelligence Network – which combines telemetry from more than 175 million endpoints, 80 million proxy users, and 57 million attack sensors in 157 countries.

“In our view, Forrester highlights the critical need to protect against phishing, fraudulent email, malicious website links and data loss,” said Symantec Senior VP of Email Security, Patrick Gardner “We believe that we were recognized in large part due to our integrated technology portfolio including email isolation, email authentication, website security and DLP, combined with our threat intelligence network to help protect users’ email security across-the-board.”

Author: Steve Alder is the editor-in-chief of HIPAA Journal. Steve is responsible for editorial policy regarding the topics covered on HIPAA Journal. He is a specialist on healthcare industry legal and regulatory affairs, and has several years of experience writing about HIPAA and other related legal topics. Steve has developed a deep understanding of regulatory issues surrounding the use of information technology in the healthcare industry and has written hundreds of articles on HIPAA-related topics.