Avanan Blog Blog


Happy Thanksgiving From Avanan

Happy Thanksgiving.  We wanted to take this opportunity to thank you for your support and business. 

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SPAM-EGY Takes on EDU

Highlights: Avanan researchers have identified an aggressive attack against higher-education targets that uses a number of obfuscation techniques developed by the SP...

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Hackers Targeting G-Suite via DocuSign

Remote work has been a boon for a number of companies and DocuSign is no different. The e-signature company has seen 61% year-over-year growth. As companies to work-...

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Not-So-Sweet Home: Mortgage Wire Fraud Scams Explode

  You're about to close on a house. Congrats! But it's not all dream-come-true. You have to be on the lookout for mortgage wire fraud.

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Passing Notes: Phishing Attack Leverages OneNote

One of the most appealing parts of the Microsoft suite is all that you can do with it. Spreadsheets in Excel. Presentations in PowerPoint. Note taking in OneNote. Bu...

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Ransomware: What an Attack Looks Like

You've seen a ton in the news about ransomware. Massive ransomware increases at hospitals. Local governments falling prey to ransomware. Schools being held for ranso...

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Recap: Brian Krebs Ask Me Anything

While the live event is over, Brian is still answering questions! If you've registered, we will let you know when they post. If you have not, register to be notified...

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Inline Security and Cost-Effective: The Perfect Combination for This College

With COVID-19 causing potential budget cuts, Peach University decided it was the perfect time to re-evaluate their security product. They had long thought Secure Ema...

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Securing Email Via API Just Won

When Avanan pioneered in 2016 the concept of securing Microsoft 365 with API, customers needed to be educated about this novel approach. Another milestone to what we...

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Thinking of Ditching Mimecast? Switching Over is Painless

So you, like many others, are thinking of leaving Mimecast. We've seen many of our customers come over from Mimecast and they have all enjoyed better security with A...

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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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These Companies Were Fed Up with Their Email Security Vendor. Are You?

Every day, 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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Excel-ent Adventure: Getting Past Proofpoint with Spreadsheet Obfuscation

Over the course of your working lifetime, how many Excel spreadsheets have you been sent?

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Phish No More: How This Manufacturer Fixed the Problem with Avanan

At one point, an employee at Blue Emerald, a large manufacturer in the Southeast, had 100 phishing emails in their inbox.

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Cybersecurity Awareness Month: Trends Dominating the News

October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month, which is all about promoting best practices for staying safe online. 

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