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Email attacks up 667% following rise of COVID-19 worldwide
Of the COVID-19 related attacks detected by Barracuda Sentinel through March 23, 54% were scams, 34% were brand impersonation attacks, 11% were blackmail, and 1% are business email compromise.
Microsoft NZ rolls out free AccountGuard service ahead of general election
Microsoft’s AccountGuard service aims to strengthen cybersecurity for those campaigning for the election, or for government organisations involved in political education or analysis.
Barracuda brings email protection to more Australian businesses
“This is a significant milestone for our Australian business to better serve all of our local customers, particularly those operating in regulated industries that face local data requirements."
Barracuda announces general availability of forensics and incident response offering
The standalone solution gives customers and service providers the ability to increase email security with automated incident response and threat insights.
Proofpoint and CrowdStrike partner on endpoint protection integration
In the first technology integration, Proofpoint will check potentially malicious attachments with CrowdStrike Falcon Intel and will add new hashes to the customer’s custom intelligence.
Gartner, Forrester name Retarus for Email Security
The information logistics firm was listed as one of the twelve most important providers of email security services in the world by Forrester Research.
67b emails rejected due to 'highly malicious attack techniques'
Out of 160 billion emails analysed between April and June 2019, 42% were rejected.
Email attacks affecting employees’ personal lives - Barracuda
The survey includes responses from 660 executives, individual contributors and team managers serving in IT-security roles in the Americas, EMEA, and APAC.
Rising costs of email attacks concerning for organisations
Email attacks are having a major impact on businesses, with ever-evolving security concerns proving a challenge for IT security professionals.
Lateral phishing: The latest in email account takeover
"One of the most striking aspects of this emerging attack is the scale of potential victims that the attackers target."
Datto’s new and improved solutions announced
Cloud Continuity for PCs, SIRIS 4 and a superior partner experience showcased, enabling faster performance and ease of use for MSPs.
Native email security systems inadequate – Mimecast
In the report, 85% of the 1,025 global respondents experienced an impersonation attack in 2018.
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.