The Email Security Blog

You Need AI for Email Security

Email security has changed. Previously, it was dominated by Secure Email Gateways (SEG), which were designed to protect on-premise email servers. They used a set of ...

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Shortened LinkedIn URL Used for Phishing

When you share a link on LinkedIn, and the URL is over 26 characters, LinkedIn will automatically shorten it, as per its policy. You may have seen it while perusing ...

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Bad Sender: The Importance of Sender Reputation

An easy way to determine if an email is suspicious is by looking at sender reputation. It’s no wonder, then, as we found in our 1H Cyber Attack Report, that 84.3% of...

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Allow Phishing: The Problem with Allow Lists

An Allow List is a simple concept. Essentially, it's a list of addresses or domains that you've deemed safe, and thus emails from those addresses or domains shouldn'...

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At The Beep: Why Voicemail Related Attacks Can Be Confusing

Oftentimes, you'll receive an email that says to call a number. It can be for anything—refunds, ask questions, etc.

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Colleges Open Classes, Immediately Hit with Ransomware

In July, we wrote about new data that shows that ransomware attacks on K-12 schools are projected to increase by 86% in 2021.

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Simple, Yet Effective: How BECs Catch Users Off Guard

Have you ever seen an email like this come across your inbox?

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Quantum Computation: Can Phishing Gain?

A post in occasional series about the ins and outs of data science, by senior AI researcher Natan Katz. Read the first article here. 

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The Difference Between Full and Partial Protection

As an organization, when thinking about cybersecurity, you have a choice: You can protect all users or only some.

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Why 1+1 Now Equals 5 With Avanan and Check Point

As you probably heard: Avanan has been acquired by Check Point Software Technologies. Together with Check Point, our product and vision will only get better.

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New Attack Spoofs Vaccine Passes to Steal Credentials

Many countries and cities around the world are instituting a so-called COVID pass. The idea is that an app will show a person’s vaccination status or proof of negati...

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Avanan's Updated Splunk App

Avanan has released an update to our Splunk app. This new version introduces support for Splunk's Common Information Model (CIM).

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The Power of Search and Destroy

The ability to search through clean and malicious messages quickly, based on multiple criteria and remove them from the inbox as necessary is an essential part of th...

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