The Email Security Blog

Incident Response-as-a-Service: Let Our Team Respond to Email Tickets

Highlights Avanan is introducing Incident Response-as-a-Service (IRaaS), using our team of highly-trained experts to review end-user requests to release emails from quarantine and take proper remediation a...

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API-Based Security: We Prevent. They Respond.

Highlights Avanan is the pioneer in API-based email security, having substantially more deployments than all other API-based vendors combined. The critical architect...

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SYLKin Attack: New Malicious .slk files are bypassing Microsoft 365 Security, Risking 200M+ Users

A new attack method bypasses both Microsoft 365 default security (EOP) and advanced security (ATP). At the time of writing, Microsoft 365 is still vulnerable and the...

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This Cat Can Steal Your Microsoft Teams Account. Only Avanan Can Stop It.

This very cute GIF could actually be a piece of malware that can take over your Teams account Highlights: Avanan is the first and only security vendor to protect Mic...

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Symantec is Hacking Away at its Protection. You Are Already At Risk

Highlights: Broadcom’s purchase of Symantec will lead to cuts of $1 billion in spending on R&D and sales Their focus is now on the Global 2000 customer base while co...

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Are Your Users Dumpster Diving in the Junk Folder?

Highlights Microsoft’s Office 365 ATP policies flag an unusually high percentage of legitimate emails as phishing detections Organizations that set their ATP policie...

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Gartner Recommendations for Business Email Compromise (BEC)

Gartner's Latest BEC Report Suggests Business email compromise (BEC) is a simple, yet deadly attack that can have devastating financial effects on a company Traditio...

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Why Slack and Microsoft Teams Are Not as Secure as You Think

Highlights Avanan protects Slack  and Microsoft Teams with one click.   Despite many users thinking otherwise, Slack and Microsoft Teams have no inherent security pr...

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How Avanan Helps Meet California SIMM 5315-A Requirements

Avanan has a radically unique approach to help CA Stage Agencies comply with the requirements in SIMM-5315A. In short, we have a patented API-based approach that's p...

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Avanan Introduces First Consumption-Based Licensing for Email Security

Highlights Avanan is introducing a new usage-based payment option for all email security plans. An optional billing method: usages are measured daily and paid monthl...

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It's Time to Consider a New Email Security Provider

If your contract with your email security provider is up for renewal, it might be a good time to take a step back and consider how that provider is performing. As wo...

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Work in Canada? Secure Your Organization's Email with Avanan

We've launched our new datacenter in Canada to help our customers comply with the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) which not onl...

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A Thank You for A Thank You Note

Praise is best shared publicly. Last week, I received this message from Michael Russell, the CIO of the state of Virginia Community Colleges system. I want to thank ...

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Three Email Security Recommendations in a Time of Crisis

It is a time of crisis. Your IT team is working remotely, budgets are in question, and resources are stretched more than ever. Remote users are presenting the IT tea...

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A Message From Gil Friedrich, Avanan CEO

As the world takes action to fight the COVID-19 pandemic, the safety and well-being of our customers remains our first concern. As of last week, Avanan employees her...

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