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Nothing to Hide Behind: 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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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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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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Avanan and Northamber Sign New Distribution Agreement

London, UK, August 17th, 2020: Leading UK AV & IT Solutions distributor Northamber announced today that it has signed a distribution agreement with Avanan. The agree...

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Garmin Ransomware Attack: New Escalation From Hackers

Garmin was hit with a ransomware attack in late July that affected their website, call centers and other services. 

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Stop Phishing: How Avanan Leverages Machine Learning

Phishing is skyrocketing. According to the Verizon DBIR, 90% of all breaches start with a phishing attack. In Q1 of 2020, phishing attacks increased by 22.5%, accord...

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5 Questions Your Secure Email Gateway Vendor Hopes You Never Ask

If you use Microsoft 365 or G-Suite and are considering a Secure Email Gateway , these are the 5 questions you must ask every vendor. You won't find the answers in t...

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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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