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Avanan

Overview

What is Avanan?

Avanan, from Check Point since the August 2021 acquisition, connects security technologies to enterprise cloud applications in order to improve protection of sensitive corporate data and IP. According to the vendor, Avanan's one-click deployment allows customers to deploy a new…

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Recent Reviews

TrustRadius Insights

Users have found this product to be incredibly versatile and useful in a variety of situations. One common use case is for work …
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Great

7 out of 10
February 09, 2023
We use it for our email security and to take control of our spam. We get a lot of cold emails and it would be overwhelming sometimes to go …
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Security On Clicks

7 out of 10
November 01, 2022
Since we had a small BU with different domains, those working remotely with Covid in place and teams using various collaboration tools …
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Cloud email security solution

8 out of 10
August 25, 2022
This tool protects our mailboxes from phishing email attacks. My most favourite feature is hyperlink check which checks the hyperlinks in …
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Avanan - Review - 2022

8 out of 10
July 13, 2022
We used this Avanan checkpoint tool to validate its functionality and email protection and to be able to compare it against other security …
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Avanan Review

9 out of 10
April 07, 2022
Avanan has been a very comprehensive email security which allows the organization is safe and free from any phishing attacks. It is also …
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Awards

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Popular Features

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  • Threat Detection (106)
    9.2
    92%
  • Management Tools (106)
    8.6
    86%
  • Customizability (106)
    8.4
    84%
  • Anti-malware (105)
    8.3
    83%

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Pricing

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Advanced Anti-Phishing

$4.00

Cloud
per user per month

Complete Malware Protection

$5.00

Cloud
per user per month

Full-Suite Protection

$8.00

Cloud
per user per month

Entry-level set up fee?

  • No setup fee
For the latest information on pricing, visithttp://www.avanan.com/pricing

Offerings

  • Free Trial
  • Free/Freemium Version
  • Premium Consulting/Integration Services
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Product Demos

A short Avanan introduction demo.

YouTube

Office 365 Malware Demo

YouTube
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Features

Secure Email Gateway

Secure email gateway software prevents the transmission of emails that contravene company policy or contain malware, phishing attacks, spam or other unwanted emails

8.2
Avg 8.4
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Product Details

What is Avanan?

Avanan, from Check Point since the August 2021 acquisition, connects security technologies to enterprise cloud applications in order to improve protection of sensitive corporate data and IP. According to the vendor, Avanan's one-click deployment allows customers to deploy a new security solution in seconds. Because it requires no appliance, agent or gateway proxy, Avanan can begin protecting any cloud application immediately, with no effect on users.

Avanan Features

Secure Email Gateway Features

  • Supported: Anti-malware
  • Supported: Customizability
  • Supported: Data Loss Protection
  • Supported: Threat Detection
  • Supported: Sandboxing
  • Supported: End-to-End Encryption
  • Supported: Management Tools

Additional Features

  • Supported: Anti-Phishing
  • Supported: Malware Protection
  • Supported: Data Leakage Prevention
  • Supported: Shadow IT
  • Supported: Account Takeover Protection
  • Supported: Post Delivery Protection

Avanan Screenshots

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Avanan Technical Details

Deployment TypesSoftware as a Service (SaaS), Cloud, or Web-Based
Operating SystemsUnspecified
Mobile ApplicationNo

Frequently Asked Questions

Reviewers rate Threat Detection highest, with a score of 9.2.

The most common users of Avanan are from Mid-sized Companies (51-1,000 employees).
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Comparisons

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Reviews and Ratings

(171)

Community Insights

TrustRadius Insights are summaries of user sentiment data from TrustRadius reviews and, when necessary, 3rd-party data sources. Have feedback on this content? Let us know!

Users have found this product to be incredibly versatile and useful in a variety of situations. One common use case is for work presentations. Customers have reported that the product's intuitive interface and powerful features make it easy to create visually appealing slideshows and deliver engaging presentations. Another popular use case is for educational purposes. Teachers and students have praised the product for its ability to enhance learning experiences by incorporating multimedia elements and interactive features into lessons. Additionally, many users have found value in using the product for personal projects such as creating photo albums or sharing travel experiences with friends and family. Overall, the product's flexibility and range of features make it a valuable tool for a wide range of applications.

Users have provided several recommendations for Avanan Cloud Email Security based on their experiences. The most common recommendations include proper implementation and assistance. Users suggest taking the time to properly implement Avanan Cloud Email Security or seeking help from someone knowledgeable in configuring and managing the tool. This ensures that the product is effectively utilized and maximizes its benefits.

Another frequent recommendation is to take advantage of Avanan's Proof of Concept (POC) option. Users recommend evaluating how well Avanan fits in their environment by running demos alongside other email security gateway vendors to compare advantages and see Avanan's capabilities firsthand.

Lastly, users acknowledge that while Avanan may be a bit expensive, it is still considered worth the investment given the cost of a security breach. They highlight the solid security capabilities of Avanan, including eliminating SPAM, phishing risky URLs, and reducing phishing emails. Users also appreciate Avanan's API-based solution for filtering unwanted messages as well as its comprehensive security platform and integration with Microsoft DLP.

Overall, users highly recommend Avanan Cloud Email Security as an effective solution for protecting cloud-based email and document services, reducing spam, preventing security attacks, and securing organizations against advanced threats.

Attribute Ratings

Reviews

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Score 5 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
  • It blocks emails that are malicious. Therefore, there is a low probability that hackers can access a person's personal information or company data.
  • It is a software that is easy to use.
  • Internal emails within the company are also scanned to ensure that they are not spam or malicious.
  • Avanan email security should be available on mobile devices since many people access their email using their phones.
Sumesh Gansar | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
  • Impressive Slide down menus
  • Responsive Security dashboard and design
  • Unified search query box helping find users much quicker.
  • The server uptime status is not very easily visible as it is tucked at the top right
  • Initially some threat free emails were blocked which was a major hindrance for us. But overtime, these errors reduced
  • The initail set up and implementation could be faster
February 09, 2023

Great

Score 7 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
  • Security
  • Spam help
  • Ease of hse
  • Slow
  • Interface
  • Expensive
November 01, 2022

Security On Clicks

Score 7 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
  • Protection from threats before reaching the inbox and protection from external threats
  • Regularly helps from phishing attacks
  • Helps to set up policies across domains on emails with granularity
  • They should introduce a mobile phone app that suffices the prevention from threats.
  • They still haven't implemented the ability to simply block by TLD extension.
  • UI/UX has room to improve and can be made more friendly.
Score 8 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
  • Block malicious emails from external which contain malware
  • Prevent email phishing, spams sending to internal users
  • Prevent internal users from sharing confidential documents by removing sharing
  • Block email sending out with sensitive information like personal information, credit card numbers,...
  • Reduce false positive when blocking legitimate email
  • High price
  • More friendly GUI
Score 8 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
  • If any threat is detected it will send an alert
  • Easy to use
  • It acts as overprotective and flags non threat emails. Threat alerts are not trustable at all times.
Score 8 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
  • A very important feature is that it protects all the collaborative tools of the mail solution, such as office 365.
  • It has protection against ransonware.
  • An easy tool to implement.
  • I would like to find more documentation to implement and learn about the tool without the need to do a trial.
  • I would also like to be integrated into the infinity checkpoint portal.
  • They should pay attention to improving the level of support.
Ronald Lanton | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
  • Blocks phishing threats.
  • Has great dashboard which helps in handling multiple users.
  • Can work collaboratively with Office365 and Slack.
  • The price is a little high considering small scale industries.
  • Sometimes detects regular mails as spam too even though contact is trusted.
  • Can improve the dashboard to help improve the user experience.
Meenakshi Jain | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
  • Avanan protects against phishing mails which are very common nowadays.
  • It even safeguards against Malware which is important to protect my system from any ransomware attacks.
  • Avanan has good connectivity with Gsuite, Microsoft Outlook, and all well-known email service providers.
  • Avanan sometimes flags important mails as security risk which could be improved.
  • Its support team is a bit slow, maybe because of its large customer base, but it can be improved.
  • Their UI/UX can also be improved to introduce more modern design.
Damindu Weerasooriya | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
  • Malware protection
  • File scanning on the entire cloud
  • Multiple checkpoints to detect account hijacking
  • Basic plan is lack of sandboxing features
  • They could improve spam filters to automatically whitelist our frequent mail addresses
  • They should consider adding more collaborative tools other than Slack and Office
April 07, 2022

Avanan Review

Score 9 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
  • Reduce phishing attacks
  • API integrations
  • Anomaly detections
  • API integrations are complex
  • SmartDLP require more time for data classifications
  • Dashboard is not very user-friendly
Score 9 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
  • Simple interface and a secure Firewall.
  • Easy to use password manager.
  • Good protection of the webcam.
  • VPN (with unlimited data).
  • Cloud storage.
  • Ransomware protection.
  • Difficulty regarding Mac optimization and cleanup tools.
  • Advanced backups on Mac are quite time consuming.
Marta Budzan | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 8 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
  • Protects businesses from malware and phishing attacks
  • Easy implementation
  • User-friendly
  • Security email virus attack mitigation
  • It can sometimes block emails that are not phishing attempts or do not appear to be initially.
  • It sometimes has difficulty running various queries at same time.
  • It can crash on occasion when overwhelmed.
Score 8 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
  • Office 365 integration
  • DLP functionality
  • Effectively blocks phishing and spam mails
  • Reports threats to system admins
  • Dashboard view
  • UI needs to be improved and more polished
  • Blocks some legit mails sometimes
Wendy Durf | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
  • Data backup on Avanan is excellent
  • Great data encryption system
  • Easy data processing and data migration is amazing
  • Quick operations reports creation
  • Avanan Cloud deployment may be a trick operation for the new user
  • The data pulling from third party platforms
  • Providing insights from big data
Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
  • Protects against spam
  • Protects against viruses
  • Great protection against infected URLs
  • The login page has some bug that needs to be improved
  • Sometime it's not easy to find why a particular email has been blocked
  • Some legitimate emails are still blocked by Avanan, even after establishing rules
Neeraj Kumar Gupta | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
  • phishing attacks detection
  • breach detection
  • in bound and out-bound detection
  • phishing reporting and alerts
  • post delivery protection
  • spoofing protection
  • email protection on cloud setups could be done better
  • more filtered alerts can help more quick resolution
  • better customization can help fast protection
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