Jeremy Fuchs

Jeremy Fuchs



What is a Whaling Attack? The Definitive Guide

What is a Whaling Attack? A whaling attack is a specialized attack that falls under the larger category of spear phishing. Before we can define what whaling is, it’s...

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How to Stop Phishing Emails Using Avanan

What is Phishing? The first mass email in 1978 was sent to just under 400 users. That seems quaint, now. It would be ten years before mass emailing turned into somet...

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What is Email Spoofing and How Does it Work?

Hackers want your credentials. It’s why the Verizon DBIR found that the top threat varieties in breaches were phishing and the use of stolen creds. Phish users to ge...

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The Twitter attack reminds us the perils of internal threats

Twitter Hack: Attackers Gained Access Via Stolen Credentials

The Twitter attack that saw a number of major accounts—like Joe Biden, Barack Obama, Elon Musk and other celebrities—overtaken and hacked was done via a spear phishi...

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Office 365 is Officially the Most Targeted Platform for Hackers

A new report confirms what has long been assumed: Microsoft Office is now the most targeted platform for hackers.

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Companies Are Ditching SEGs. This is Why.

Secure Email Gateways were built for on-premises use and in that capacity they worked well. But ask yourself: when was the last time your email was on-prem? It's bee...

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SiteCloak Phishing: Office 365's Safe Links is Under Attack

Highlights: Attackers have expanded the battleground from the inbox to the web This is the hacker’s response to click-time protection and the technique is able to by...

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No Longer Frustrated: The Long Overdue Change from Mimecast to Avanan

Highlights: After years of being frustrated with Mimecast, on everything from customer service to its inability to stop simple-seeming attacks, this benefits adminis...

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Calming the Seas: How a Biotech Research Firm Took Back Control With Avanan

Highlights: After being whalephished and inundated with attacks while using Proofpoint, this biotech firm switched to Avanan, and the attacks stopped Avanan gave a n...

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These Companies Were Fed Up with Their Email Security Vendor. Aren’t You?

Increasingly, we're seeing companies switching from Secure Email Gateways like Mimecast, Proofpoint, Barracuda and Symantec to a cloud-native solution like Avanan.

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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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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 ...

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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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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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