Venture Technologies Adopts Vade Secure to Protect 20,000 Hosted Email Users from Zero-Day Threats

Vade Secure’s AI-based predictive email defense solution allows IT solution providers to expand from basic anti-spam to comprehensive anti-phishing and anti-malware defense.

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Vade Secure, the global leader in predictive email defense, announced that NetSource/Venture Technologies, Inc. is deploying Vade Secure to 20,000 users of its VTCloud® Hosted Email service. The IT solution provider is replacing Barracuda Spam Firewall with Vade Secure’s AI-based email security solution to strengthen protection against zero-day phishing and malware attacks.

NetSource/Venture Technologies offers a variety of managed services hosted in three data centers across the United States, including the Microsoft Exchange-based VTCloud® Hosted Email service. The company had been using Barracuda’s on-premises anti-spam software but began searching for a cloud-based alternative because the product wasn’t effective at detecting new zero-day threats.

NetSource/Venture Technologies selected Vade Secure after a proof of concept demonstrated the solution’s superior catch rate. Over a two-week period, Vade Secure blocked 1,400 emails from 300 pilot accounts that had bypassed Barracuda. These emails ranged from basic spam to advanced phishing and malware attacks. In addition, Vade Secure’s graymail management capabilities proved highly effective at classifying low-priority emails, such as newsletters, notifications, and marketing messages. Lastly, Vade Secure’s architectural flexibility would allow Venture Technologies to deploy a cloud-based email security solution without disrupting existing processes for encrypting outbound emails using Zix.

“Adopting Vade Secure allows us to evolve from offering basic anti-spam to a more comprehensive security solution that protects our clients from the latest phishing, malware, and ransomware attacks,” said John Little, EVP, Cloud & Enterprise Solutions, Venture Technologies. “Vade Secure’s cloud-based solution was very easy to deploy and our users are experiencing an immediate reduction in email threats, as well as low-priority messages.”

Predictive email defense powered by artificial intelligence

Vade Secure’s predictive email defense solutions leverage smart patterns and artificial intelligence to block unknown, highly targeted attacks–including phishing, spear phishing, malware and ransomware–from the first email. The company leverages data from more than 500 million inboxes around the world to feed its machine learning models and ensure a best-in-class catch rate. Vade Secure supports leading email platforms, such as Microsoft Office 365, Microsoft Exchange, Google G Suite, and many others.

“Vade Secure continues to see strong demand from MSPs and MSSPs looking to expand and strengthen their security offerings,” said Adrien Gendre, Chief Solution Architect, Vade Secure. “We welcome NetSource/Venture Technologies to our partner ecosystem and look forward to helping make their clients’ lives easier with our best-in-class anti-phishing and anti-malware defense.”

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About NetSource/Venture Technologies

As a premier IT Solutions Provider, NetSource/Venture Technologies, Inc. delivers the best in Premise Infrastructure Solutions, Collaboration Solutions and VTCloud® Services and Business Applications Consulting Services to private and public organizations throughout the United States and abroad. We offer a powerful convergence of technology infrastructure and business applications- providing expanded services, security and reliability. We are a single source for everything that your business requires.

About Vade Secure

Vade Secure helps SMBs, enterprises, ISPs, and OEMs protect their users from advanced cyber threats, such as phishing, spear phishing, malware, and ransomware. The company’s predictive email defense solutions leverage artificial intelligence, fed by data from 500 million mailboxes, to block targeted threats and new attacks from the first wave. In addition, real-time threat detection capabilities enable SOCs to instantly identify new threats and orchestrate coordinated responses. Vade Secure’s technology is available as a native, API-based offering for Office 365; as cloud-based solutions; or as lightweight, extensible APIs for enterprise SOCs.

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