Miercom conducted an independent third party validation of the Symantec Advanced Threat Protection: Network appliance, the Cisco SourceFire and the FireEye 1310. Security Effectiveness testing verified the detection and blocking of multiple malware threats including, legacy, Advanced Evasion Techniques, Advanced Persistent Threats, BotNet, RATs, active threats and malicious documents. The Symantec ATP (SATP:N) solution demonstrated its ability to detect the different types of malware threats. When compared to products of competing vendors, the Symantec ATP:N solution performed at least 15% better than both contenders, with well above average strengths in protection against six of the seven categories of malware. Read More..