The Email Security Blog

Nothing to Hide: Avanan’s “Secret” Sauce, For All to See

We've heard this a lot from our customers, especially when it relates to Secure Email Gateways like Proofpoint and Mimecast. When they asked their previous email security vendor why an attack was missed, t...

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Not-a-Pay-Pal: Hackers Are After Your Money

Money transfers have always been popular online, even more so as cash has become less relevant. 

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Gartner Market Guide for Email Security in 2020

We get a lot of questions about Gartner's Magic Quadrant for Email Security. The simple answer: Gartner no longer publishes a Magic Quadrant for Email Security. Howe...

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Forrester Security and Risk Global 2020: Zero Trust is the Only Truth

The 2020 Forrester Risk and Security conference was held virtually earlier this week and though the topics ran the gamut, including our presentation about our partne...

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Forrester Security and Risk Global 2020: Avanan and San Francisco

Avanan presented at this year's Forrester Security and Risk Global event, held virtually. 

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Amazon 'Crime': Hackers Are After Your Prime Credentials

E-commerce sales have skyrocketed during the pandemic as people are looking to stock up on goods without going into a store. Amazon, of course, has been one of the b...

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Netflix and Steal: New Attack Targets Streaming Credentials and Payment Info

If you're like most people over the six months, you've spent a lot of time watching and binging shows on Netflix.

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Remote Learning: As Virtual School Starts, So Do Cyber Attacks

Remote learning and virtual schooling is starting up in most parts of the country.

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Email Security: Invest Now, Save Later

  Highlights With companies in cost-cutting mode, many are looking to reduce security spending. Email security offers the greatest ROI in reduction in overall risk E...

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Microsoft ATP: False Positives or Aggressive Phishing Protection?

Within Microsoft ATP, users can control over how aggressive the phishing protections are. There are four options, ranging from the standard default to most aggressiv...

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Vishing: New Threat to VPNs

Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, hackers have been trying everything they can to take advantage of stressed and distracted employees, those who are working at home...

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Why the Biggest Threat to Financial Firms is Cyber Attacks

Highlights: Banks are 300% more likely to be attacked than the average industry and were the most attacked vertical in 2019 Those attacks have increased dramatically...

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Why Hospitals Are a Huge Target For Cyber Attacks

Highlights: In addition to fighting off the COVID-19 pandemic, hospitals have been hit by hackers in record-breaking numbers Protecting health care organizations is ...

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Microsoft SafeLinks Redirect: TattleToken Script

Attackers are using 'smart' redirect servers to hide malicious websites from post-delivery protections like Microsoft SafeLinks and Chrome browser filters.  Summary:...

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Microsoft ATP: Are Too Many Emails Getting Through? See Why These Companies Had Enough

Avanan's AI is specifically trained on the attacks that Microsoft misses. That's only possible if Microsoft actually misses attacks. It does. As we found in the 2020...

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