The Email Security Blog

SC Magazine: Avanan Product Review

SC Magazine recently did a review of Avanan. Their analysis covers features, documentation, value, performance, support, ease of use, and more. Read the review below.

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How likely is each presidential candidate to be used as bait in a phishing campaign? We found out.

Avanan doesn’t conduct polls and has no deeper insight into who will win the US presidency in 2020 than anyone else, but we do have a lot of data on phishing emails....

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Why Email Security Isn't Working

Back when email was on-premises, your email server sat somewhere in a data center, protected by your security stack that was designed specifically for on-prem email....

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Cybercriminals Use Microsoft Sway to Phish Office 365 Security and Your Well-Trained Users

Have you heard of Microsoft Sway? If you haven’t, there’s a good chance your users don’t know about it either. That’s why this content creation service is used in ph...

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QReep: Sextortion campaign uses QR codes to link to bitcoin wallets instead of URLs

Avanan has uncovered a new sextortion attack that uses QR codes instead of URLs to avoid bitcoin wallet detection. To drive the attack, hackers claim they have foota...

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Avanan Granted Cybersecurity Patent for Email-Based Shadow IT Discovery

USPTO recognizes unique capability for cloud services discovery and monitoring New York—December 17, 2019 – Avanan, the leading security solution for cloud-based ema...

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Update — HTML Attachment Attack on Office 365

This summer, we reported that hackers were bypassing Office 365 EOP and ATP with an ingeniously simple attack that uses HTML attachments in email to launch phishing ...

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INSIDER PRO REVIEW: How Avanan defends cloud- based email platforms

InsiderPro.com recently did a full review of the Avanan platform. The full review can be found on their website or can be downloaded below as a PDF.

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5 Things Security Professionals Should Know About the DNC Email Breach

As we enter the 2020 election season, we are once again discussing the possibility of foreign intervention, which puts the 2016 hack of the Democratic National Commi...

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2019 Was the Year of Zero Trust

Before the cloud, data was secured at the perimeter of applications and networks. Everything inside the perimeter was trusted, and everything outside the perimeter w...

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Guide to Email Security

Email is not secure by nature, because email was never meant to be secure. The way email is used today — and its security needs — differs greatly from what its inven...

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What Did the CISA of Homeland Security Say at Data Connectors?

This week’s Data Connectors Cybersecurity Strategies Conference in Fort Lauderdale was a special occasion. Klint Walker, the Chief Information Security Advisor (CISA...

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What Is a Cloud Access Security Broker (CASB)?

Email is the #1 attack vector. Cloud Account Takeover is the #1 attack target. A CASB is the best way to protect against these threats.

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What is Business Email Compromise (BEC)?

There is ambiguity about what Business Email Compromise (BEC) means. Is it an email impersonating an executive for financial gain? Is it the same thing as account ta...

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