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What Is a Secure Email Gateway and Are They Still Viable in 2020?

Secure Email Gateways were designed to secure on-prem email environments. In this capacity they were highly effective. As email has moved to the cloud, Secure Email ...

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What is a Phishing Scam?

A phishing scam is when a hacker pretends to be a trusted person in order to access a user’s account, trick them into giving up sensitive information, or infiltrate ...

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Phishing Attacks and the Human Factor

Avanan CMO Michael Hiskey was recently interviewed on Digital Trends Live, a show about tech and its many moving parts. Host Greg Nibler led the conversation on how ...

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Proofpoint and Mimecast's Insider Threat Problem

Proofpoint and Mimecast are traditional email security gateways that redirect traffic through a cloud-based proxy before it reaches the email server. This works well...

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6 Cyber Security Tips for Employees in 2019

Regardless of their age, role, or security competency, employees must follow basic practices to protect organization and its data. Training doesn’t have to come in t...

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Why Multi-Factor Authentication Isn't Foolproof

When 2-factor authentication (2FA) is combined with password managers like 1Password and LastPass, it can help people securely access their personal and work account...

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Is Slack Secure? Slack Security Explained

Slack is now the most popular and fastest growing instant messaging system for business, with 100% ARR growth and more than 70% market share. For many organizations,...

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Protecting Bethel School Disrict from Phishing and Malware with Avanan

Within the span of a few months during summer 2017, two major phishing attacks on Washington state school districts resulted in the theft of $50,000 worth of compute...

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Avanan Wins Anti-Phishing Award from Cyber Defense Magazine

New York, March 11, 2019 — At the RSA Conference on March 4th, Cyber Defense Magazine announced Avanan as a recipient of the 2019 Infosec Awards, which honors "bold,...

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White Paper: How Avanan Compares to Microsoft ATP

In this white paper, we break down ATP's security features for before and after an attack, examine the shortcomings of the platform, and compare it to the full-stack...

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ATP Anti-Phishing Compared to Avanan

Microsoft Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) serves a real need when it comes to fortifying the basic anti-phishing, anti-virus, and anti-malware that make up EOP, whi...

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How to Stop Reply-All Email Storms

Last week, Maria Peterson, a government employee in Utah, sent what she thought was an email inviting her colleagues to the annual holiday potluck. Instead, she acci...

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5 Signs of a Compromised Account

As an administrator, how can you standardize healthy account management at your organization and reduce the risk of account compromise? What configurations and setti...

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How to Find and Quarantine Emails from Compromised Accounts in Office 365

When you first deploy Avanan, you can conveniently identify and quarantine malicious content that was lurking in any mailbox at your organization. When an Office 365...

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How to Create a Policy to Quarantine Phishing and Malware Emails in Office 365

Learn how to create a policy that quarantines phishing and malware emails before they hit your users' Office 365 inboxes. This goes beyond just the emails that Micro...

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Why Does Link Scanning Miss so Many Phishing Attacks?

Link scanning is a security feature that identifies the safety of a link attached in an email. This protects users in the event that hackers would install malware or...

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How to Monitor Successful Logins to Office 365 Coming from Outside the US

In this short video, we show you how to easily monitor successful logins to Office 365 from outside the United States. Although employee logins from outside the US a...

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Why Proxies Cause Security Vulnerabilities

Proxies have garnered reputation as security products that ultimately undermine security. Designed to inspect network traffic for security purposes, proxies have bec...

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GDPR US Equivalent: Is the US Version of GDPR on the Horizon?

It is starting to look like the US, following in the footsteps of the EU, may crack down on how tech companies collect personal data. The National Telecommunications...

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White Paper: HIPAA Compliance in the Cloud

Healthcare is migrating to the cloud, putting HIPAA regulations in a new context. This white paper identifies challenges of enforcing HIPAA compliance in the cloud, ...

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