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Case study Axcess Financial © 2019 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco and the Cisco logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Cisco and/or its affiliates in the U.S. and other countries. To view a list of Cisco trademarks, go to this URL: www.cisco.com/go/trademarks. Third-party trademarks mentioned are the property of their respective owners. The use of the word partner does not imply a partnership relationship between Cisco and any other company. (1110R) The Results Recaptured time and peace-of-mind By implementing a secure internet gateway in conjunction with next-gen endpoint security Axcess has reduced its exposure to threats and greatly improved its ability to detect, respond and remediate when necessary. "Cisco Umbrella was the fastest implementation I've ever experienced," noted Hynes. "We were instantly blocking malware and phishing attempts without having to deploy clients, reconfigure our environment, or deal with infrastructure. In the past, accomplishing half as much would have required the efforts of several full-time IT teammates working over many months." Hurst too recalls an immediate impact. "The combination of Umbrella and AMP for Endpoints led to a sudden, significant drop in threats and time spent on remediation; what used " The combination of Umbrella and AMP for Endpoints led to a sudden, significant drop in threats and time spent on remediation; what used to take days can now be done in 10 minutes." Joe Hurst IT Security Engineer Axcess Financial to take days can now be done in 10 minutes," he says. "We've gained the visibility to see threats that previously would have gone undetected, and we can track each threat's history to learn exactly where it's been and who may have come into contact with it." "Employees who work remotely and take devices off-campus are protected no matter where they are with the Umbrella Roaming Client and AMP for Endpoints," says Hurst. "We don't have to worry about the possibility of any threats users may have picked up in their travels infecting our network when they reconnect." Hynes reflects on the impact of the overall implementation: "We've been able to recapture time for strategic projects that help move the whole business forward." Hynes says, "We have greater confidence in our security as we continue migrating to the cloud and use more software as a service (SaaS) applications like Office 365."

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