The best, cloud-based SEGs provide multiple forms and layers of protection against email-borne threats. Unlike with many older email security products, these solutions’ defensive capabilities protect against much more than broadly distributed threats that arrive with incoming mail. They protect against data exfiltration and spoofing, analyze URLs and file attachments, deliver threat intelligence, and much more. Given how many attacks are email-based, cloud-based SEGs are a key foundational component of a strong cyber defense.
To help you become more informed and to help organizations make the best choice of a SEG, this Buyer’s Guide will detail the ten most important capabilities organizations should seek in a solution.