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Forrester names Proofpoint leader in enterprise email security
Email remains the preferred attack vector for cybercriminal activity, from low-level cybercriminals to nation states.
Workplace inboxes still plagued by phishing attacks
Mimecast’s annual State of Email Security report confirms that social engineering is still plaguing businesses, along with other email threats including ransomware and phishing attacks.
Why businesses should ban email attachments
"When people are working from an outdated version of a document, they can waste time, make errors, and potentially risk the success of the project they’re working on."
Forrester names Trend Micro Leader in email security
TrendMicro earned the highest score for technology leadership, deployment options and cloud integration.
Report: 80% of organisations faced email-borne attacks last year
Barracuda Networks found that 30% of respondents had fallen victim to a ransomware attack, with almost three quarters revealing the attacks had originated from email.
Risky business: Avoid putting all your eggs in one basket
Many businesses that transition to the cloud blindly rely on a single cloud service provider for day-to-day security.
Trend Micro announces security products for Google Cloud Platform, Kubernetes and Gmail
“It is critical for enterprises to remember that they share in the responsibility of what they put in the cloud.”
Network security providers dominate cybersecurity - Canalys
Cisco, Palo Alto Networks and Fortinet, all with a strong focus on network security products, outperformed the market, recording strong double-digit growth.
Five ways to strengthen email security - Barracuda
Organisations need a defence posture that is able to detect and prevent attacks before they cause harm.
Built-in email security measures inadequate - Trend Micro
The Cloud App Security report details how escalating email threat levels are exposing organisations to an increased risk of fraud, spying, information theft, and spoofing.
Sextortion attacks targeting education orgs - Barracuda
“Employees are more likely to receive a sextortion scam than an employee impersonation or business email compromise attack.”
Rhipe adds email management solution to portfolio
The cloud-focused distributor has forged a distribution agreement with SMX, a provider of an email management, security and archiving solution.
Spoofs, forgeries, and impersonations plague inboxes
It pays to double check any email that lands in your inbox, because phishing attacks are so advanced that they can now literally originate from a genuine sender’s account – but those emails are far from genuine.
Email fraud increased by 476% in last year - Proofpoint
As these threats continue to grow in volume and sophistication, it is imperative that organisations implement a people-centric security approach.
How healthcare can prepare for My Health Record roll-out - Proofpoint
Australia’s healthcare sector is the continent’s biggest cybercrime target, according to a July report from the Australian Information Commissioner.
Banish those Monday blues with proper email security
Jason Howells discusses how MSPs can avoid languishing in melancholy with effective email security.
Phishing emails only going to get smarter, warns security firm
Phishing emails typically mimic the look and feel of an email written by someone in authority, such as a bank, or even a colleague.
2019 threat landscape predictions - Proofpoint
Proofpoint researchers have looked ahead at the trends and events likely to shape the threat landscape in the year to come.
25% of malicious emails still make it through to recipients
Popular email security programmes may fail to detect as much as 25% of all emails with malicious or dangerous attachments, a study from Mimecast says.
DanaBot banking Trojan: How to protect your organisation
DanaBot is a Trojan written in the Delphi programming language that includes banking site web injections and stealer functions.
How can Australian merchants turn the tide on CNP fraud?
An staggering $476 million has been lost to fraud by Australian merchants over the last 12 months, thanks to the deployment of more innovative fraud methods by criminals.
Barracuda introduces email protection bundle for channel partners
“Email security is now viewed as mission-critical and requires a multi-layered security approach.”
Proofpoint launches email analysis and phishing remediation solution
Proofpoint CLEAR is the first joint solution announcement following its acquisition of Wombat Security.
Exclusive: Over half of ASX companies at risk of email fraud
Businesses can be more susceptible to phishing attacks and business email compromises (BEC) than they realise.