SE Labs Email Security Services Test
Email remains arguably the most common delivery vehicle for malware (92.4% of all malware according to the 2018 Verizon DBIR), social engineering attacks like business email compromise (30,787 incidents reported by the FBI in July 2018) and more. SE Labs tested email security services from Fortinet, Proofpoint, Microsoft and others. FortiMail earned their top AAA rating.
ICSA Certified for Advanced Threat Defense
With data breaches continuing to make headlines, new product and solutions designed to detect and prevent the advanced attacks often at the root of these breaches have emerged. To help organizations assess the effectiveness of these new offerings, ICSA Labs, an independent division of Verizon (author or the annual Data Breach Investigations Report or DBIR), recently introduced a new independent, Advanced Threat Defense certification, and Email certification.
Virus Bulletin Antispam Testing
For more than seven years, VBSpam has been conducting continual independent comparisons of antispam solutions. Fortinet FortiMail has participated in roughly 40 VBSpam tests, including six in 2015, so that organizations can see the level of effectiveness they can expect in real-world environments. FortiMail has routinely earned the highest VBSpam+ rating, with results similar to the test excerpt here.
NSS Labs Breach Prevention Systems (BPS) Test 2017
NSS Labs introduced a new group test, BPS focused on detecting and blocking exploits, advanced malware, and evasions. This helps validate the advanced threat response cycle of prevent-detect-mitigate across a number of threat vectors including web, email, and endpoint. Fortinet's Security Fabric consisting of FortiSandbox, FortiGate, FortiMail, and FortiClient integrated together, earned a Recommended award by achieving a block rate of 99.6% and offering the lowest 3-year TCO.