Proofpoint Email Protection Competitors and Alternatives

Read reviews of Proofpoint Email Protection competitors and alternatives
Consultant
Senior Information Security Consultant at KPMG
Jul 18 2017

What is most valuable?

The Anomaly-based spam detection is a very good feature of Barracuda Spam & Virus Firewall, since it not only keeps track of the Anomalies, but also protects and notifies any illegitimate attachments, content, as well as the suspicious... more»

How has it helped my organization?

Based on a true case, we had been receiving emails from different countries on a bulk scale containing malware. Before the installation of Barracuda, we were only able to identify the threat on the Endpoint level, but after installing the... more»

What needs improvement?

Two things: 1) The backup and recovery of the rule set stored in the device. 2) In denial of service condition, the events-per-second flow creates little jerk in term of delay. When we are considering the enterprise security, we are... more»
Real User
Senior Network Administrator at a tech services company
Feb 28 2018

What is most valuable?

On-box DKIM and DMARC features let us secure our email flows and reduce the risk of our domains being used for spamming. Administration of the email domains and custom filters are easily done via the web interface.

How has it helped my organization?

The system enables end users to manage their own whitelists/blacklists and provides our service desk with the means to troubleshoot email delivery issues with ease.

What needs improvement?

The user interface could be updated. Better dashboards and more interactive overviews would be nice, but the current functionality is sufficient.
Reseller
Senior Network Security Engineer at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
Jan 22 2018

What is most valuable?

Simplified Alert Dashboard is straightforward to navigate.

What needs improvement?

1. Granular reporting Need more attributes for each alert; e.g. protocol, time, type of attack, etc. These attributes could be used for report generation or to aid as search criteria. 2. Rule base Create an option to create/add/edit rules in the existing policy. Most importantly, create room to add exceptions to false positive alerts. 3. Use one appliance for... more»

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