APTs/cyberespionage
Bradley Barth,
Apr 27, 2017

Executive Insight - Network Security

Product Reviews

IRONSCALES IronTraps

Verdict: This is an excellent approach to first phase interdiction for ransomware attacks and shows a solid understanding of the ransomware process and how to manage its delivery through phishing.

SC Magazine Recommended

Sophos Intercept X and Endpoint Protection

Verdict: This is a solid anti-ransomware tool, priced right and well-supported. It certainly deserves your attention. We make this our Recommended product for multi-featured products this month.

SC Magazine Best Buy

Trend Micro Smart Protection Complete

Verdict: This is absolutely a world-class anti-ransomware product in a world-class ecosystem. Using the associated products, you can build out a solid security framework in your enterprise. For its completeness and solid competence, we make this our Best Buy this month.

WatchPoint CryptoStopper

Verdict: A promising product not quite ready for prime time.

Barracuda Advanced Threat Protection BATP

Verdict: This is not for the faint-hearted, but if you opt for this you can be assured that it and Barracuda will serve you very well, indeed.

Mimecast Email Security Gateway with Target Threat Protection

Verdict: Because this is a rather specialized approach to the ransomware problem and, in our experience, one of a very small handful of services that get this right, we make this one our Recommend product for specialized products this month.

SC Magazine Best Buy

Anomali ThreatStream

Verdict: Solid threat intelligence product with a prodigious collection of resources. Fits well into just about threat and intelligence analysis tool set. At a price that is hard to beat, we make this our best Buy.

SurfWatch Threat Analyst

Verdict: In a sensitive environment – such as a financial institution that can afford the resource – this is a very solid contender. There is a whole lot to like about it and it may be one of the most powerful tools on the market.

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