The emails you want are only the tip of the iceberg compared to what you get.
Within the Email Security Gateway (ESG) marketplace, there are numerous vendors with varying options. Each of these vendors claim to be the best fit for your organization and it can be difficult to determine which vendor to choose.
Today, ESG technology offers a wide variety of security and IT related functions. An ESG must serve a multitude of functions for the organization as well as meet an array of requirements, all of which can be hard to accurately assess and include confidently.
IT security always struggles with costs. An email gateway can become expensive, but it is vital and a strong case must be made for implementation, improvement, or replacement scenarios.
Get it out to the cloud: Cloud adoption among business functions is already high. Moving email to the cloud is just another step. Take this into consideration when selecting an ESG.
The professional attack: They are advancing day in and day out. Advanced Persistent Threats (APTs) and Zero-Day attacks are changing the way organizations deal with threats. Recognize the need for greater visibility and tools that stay on top of these developments.
Impact and Result
Gain visibility into your organization’s email related security incidents and email volumes.
Identify your organization’s requirements of an ESG.
Understand what’s new within the ESG market to properly evaluate all capabilities and functions of an ESG.
Evaluate ESG vendors and products based on your enterprise requirements.
Implement an ESG with supporting policies and processes.
Develop standard operating procedures around gateway and email handling to ensure high security value and sustainable benefits from the ESG.