Product Comparison

Barracuda Sentinel vs Vade Secure for Office 365

Common Comparisons

Overall Score
Spear Phishing Protection
Business Email Compromise
AI Adaptiveness

Summary

Review date: December 7th 2018

Snapshot: Sentinel prevents Spear Phishing, Account Takeover, and Business Email Compromise.

Who are Barracuda?

Barracuda is an email security vendor that provides cloud based security solutions that aim to be easy to buy, deploy and use. They have security solutions for email, networks, data and applications used by customers around the world. Barracuda Sentinel is a cloud based cyber fraud protection service. It’s powered by three AI systems that work within Outlook to scan both incoming and outgoing messages for threats within the email network. Sentinel has a focus on stopping social engineering styled threats like business email compromise and phishing attacks.

For: Medium and enterprise sized customers looking for powerful protection against phishing and social engineering attacks.

Not For: Small companies looking for email filtering to stop basic levels of spam.

Features:

  • AI systems provide real time protection against phishing attacks by recognising business communication patters
  • Admins get real time notifications for security threats and malicious emails are automatically quarantined
  • Comprehensive, powerful protection against social engineering attacks like business email compromise and CEO fraud
  • Protections against account takeover , with email accounts automatically blocked if they are compromised
  • Domain Fraud protection with DMARC authentication and analysis
  • Comprehensive analytics into security threats and threat detection reports
  • Powerful scanning provides URL and attachment protection

Expert Insight:

Barracuda Sentinel is a powerful solution for blocking phishing attacks and social engineering styled threats. Advanced machine learning algorithms allow the platform to learn an organisations communication habits and become able to spot security threats automatically. This means businesses get strong protections from phishing attacks and business email compromise, in real time. It does take a few weeks for the AI system to become installed however, meaning this service cannot be trailed before deployment.

Sentinel also offers businesses protection against Domain Fraud with DMARC authentication. The platform has a good range of administration features, with threat quarantined automatically and analytics available into threats. The platform also offers strong outbound email security, with accounts suspected of being compromised automatically blocked. Barracuda Sentinel is a strong choice for businesses looking for powerful phishing protection, especially those who already use products in the Barracuda family.

Overall Score
Spear Phishing Protection
Business Email Compromise
AI Adaptiveness

Summary

Review date: October 5th 2018

Snapshot: Vade Secure offer powerful AI powered phishing protection, fully integrated with Office 365.

Who are Vade Secure?

Vade Secure are a cloud based email security vendor offering AI powered email security that works within the email inbox as a post-delivery protection service. It’s fully integrated with Office 365 offering a native user experience. Vade Secure’s AI systems are powered by a data set fed by over 500 million mail boxes around the world, in real time. Vade Secure argue that O365 offers spam protection, but their platform is a necessary layer of security to prevent social engineering styled attacks such as business email compromise and phishing.

For: Customers using Office 365 for spam filtering, but who want extra protection against spear phishing and business email compromise attacks.

Not For: Customers using Gmail, or on-premise Exchange.

Features:

  • Platform is fully integrated with Office 365 working straight out of the inbox with no new platform needed for a quarantine
  • Easy installation with API-based architecture and instant deployment
  • Real-time anti phishing protection, with URL scanning to prevent malicious email threats
  • AI systems perform real time analysis of network communications by learning communication patterns and detecting anomalies, which provides powerful protection from phishing attacks
  • Algorithms scan all incoming and outgoing email and attachments to identify unknown malware
  • Automated protection means that the service is easy to manage and deploy for admins

Expert Insight:

Vade Secure is a powerful tool for businesses using Office 365 who want an extra layer of security to stop phishing and other social engineering styled attacks. AI systems powered by global intelligence research learn the unique communications habits of a business. It uses this information to spot anomalies and scan all incoming and outgoing email for malicious content.

The platform offers powerful real time threat protection, scanning attachments and URLs within the email network. It’s a very easy to use service, working natively within Office 365 so there is no complex no platform to learn. It’s easy for admins to deploy, with no hardware or software to install. It’s also easy to manage, with the AI systems automatically blocking email threats. This is an easy to use platform offering strong protection from phishing attacks. If your organisation is currently using Office 365 for spam filtering and is looking for an extra layer of protection to stop phishing attacks, Vade Secure is strong option to consider.

Overall Score
Spear Phishing Protection
Business Email Compromise
AI Adaptiveness

Summary

Review date: December 7th 2018

Snapshot: Sentinel prevents Spear Phishing, Account Takeover, and Business Email Compromise.

Who are Barracuda?

Barracuda is an email security vendor that provides cloud based security solutions that aim to be easy to buy, deploy and use. They have security solutions for email, networks, data and applications used by customers around the world. Barracuda Sentinel is a cloud based cyber fraud protection service. It’s powered by three AI systems that work within Outlook to scan both incoming and outgoing messages for threats within the email network. Sentinel has a focus on stopping social engineering styled threats like business email compromise and phishing attacks.

For: Medium and enterprise sized customers looking for powerful protection against phishing and social engineering attacks.

Not For: Small companies looking for email filtering to stop basic levels of spam.

Features:

  • AI systems provide real time protection against phishing attacks by recognising business communication patters
  • Admins get real time notifications for security threats and malicious emails are automatically quarantined
  • Comprehensive, powerful protection against social engineering attacks like business email compromise and CEO fraud
  • Protections against account takeover , with email accounts automatically blocked if they are compromised
  • Domain Fraud protection with DMARC authentication and analysis
  • Comprehensive analytics into security threats and threat detection reports
  • Powerful scanning provides URL and attachment protection

Expert Insight:

Barracuda Sentinel is a powerful solution for blocking phishing attacks and social engineering styled threats. Advanced machine learning algorithms allow the platform to learn an organisations communication habits and become able to spot security threats automatically. This means businesses get strong protections from phishing attacks and business email compromise, in real time. It does take a few weeks for the AI system to become installed however, meaning this service cannot be trailed before deployment.

Sentinel also offers businesses protection against Domain Fraud with DMARC authentication. The platform has a good range of administration features, with threat quarantined automatically and analytics available into threats. The platform also offers strong outbound email security, with accounts suspected of being compromised automatically blocked. Barracuda Sentinel is a strong choice for businesses looking for powerful phishing protection, especially those who already use products in the Barracuda family.

Overall Score
Spear Phishing Protection
Business Email Compromise
AI Adaptiveness

Summary

Review date: October 5th 2018

Snapshot: Vade Secure offer powerful AI powered phishing protection, fully integrated with Office 365.

Who are Vade Secure?

Vade Secure are a cloud based email security vendor offering AI powered email security that works within the email inbox as a post-delivery protection service. It’s fully integrated with Office 365 offering a native user experience. Vade Secure’s AI systems are powered by a data set fed by over 500 million mail boxes around the world, in real time. Vade Secure argue that O365 offers spam protection, but their platform is a necessary layer of security to prevent social engineering styled attacks such as business email compromise and phishing.

For: Customers using Office 365 for spam filtering, but who want extra protection against spear phishing and business email compromise attacks.

Not For: Customers using Gmail, or on-premise Exchange.

Features:

  • Platform is fully integrated with Office 365 working straight out of the inbox with no new platform needed for a quarantine
  • Easy installation with API-based architecture and instant deployment
  • Real-time anti phishing protection, with URL scanning to prevent malicious email threats
  • AI systems perform real time analysis of network communications by learning communication patterns and detecting anomalies, which provides powerful protection from phishing attacks
  • Algorithms scan all incoming and outgoing email and attachments to identify unknown malware
  • Automated protection means that the service is easy to manage and deploy for admins

Expert Insight:

Vade Secure is a powerful tool for businesses using Office 365 who want an extra layer of security to stop phishing and other social engineering styled attacks. AI systems powered by global intelligence research learn the unique communications habits of a business. It uses this information to spot anomalies and scan all incoming and outgoing email for malicious content.

The platform offers powerful real time threat protection, scanning attachments and URLs within the email network. It’s a very easy to use service, working natively within Office 365 so there is no complex no platform to learn. It’s easy for admins to deploy, with no hardware or software to install. It’s also easy to manage, with the AI systems automatically blocking email threats. This is an easy to use platform offering strong protection from phishing attacks. If your organisation is currently using Office 365 for spam filtering and is looking for an extra layer of protection to stop phishing attacks, Vade Secure is strong option to consider.