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The Millisecond Myth

We see it all the time: other API solutions claim that they remove a malicious message within milliseconds.

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The Most Impersonated Brand is Now LinkedIn

In a bit of a surprise, LinkedIn is now the world's most impersonated brand by phishers.

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It's Tax Day: Lookout for Scams

It's everyone's favorite day--Tax Day!

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Don't Get Taken Over: How to Protect Your Accounts

In a new study, Javelin Research found that account takeover increased by a whopping 90% in 2021. These losses totaled $11.4 billion, making up nearly a quarter of a...

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How Crowder College Found Simplicity and Security with Avanan

In 2019, a ransomware attack hit Crowder College, a community college in Neosho, Missouri, about an hour north of Fayetteville, Arkansas. The ransomware shut down th...

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Phishing Stats to Keep You Up at Night

Here's a scary stat:

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Using Quoted-Printable Encoding to Bypass Scanners

Phishers have a toy chest of tricks when it comes to building email campaigns. Oftentimes, what you read in the email body is represented by deceptive coding techniq...

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Avanan Featured in G2's Best Of Lists

Like clockwork, we've appeared yet again on many of G2's Best of Lists for the Spring. 

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Why Preventing Malware Before the Inbox is Critical

Avanan and Check Point operate under the principle that once a piece of malware enters your environment, it's already too late. That's why we practice prevention, no...

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Can You BE-C It?

Here's how you know an email is a BEC.

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Dealing with Inbox Incursions–and the Wrath of the C-Suite

By now, you know what inbox incursions are. It’s when API-based email security solutions allow a malicious email into the inbox before remediating.

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What It Takes to Be the Best Email Security Solution in the World

There are countless email security solutions that companies can choose from. First are the legacy players that rely on yesterday's gateway approach.  And now there a...

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Why Cyber Insurance Will Start To Require Robust Email Security

One of our customers was looking to purchase cybersecurity insurance and was asked a few questions:

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The Smoke and Mirrors Effect

When you're evaluating email security solutions, you need to ask a simple question: Do you prevent inbox incursions?

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Avanan Receives 5-Star Rating in 2022 CRN Partner Program Guide

For the second year in a row, Avanan has received an exclusive 5-star rating in the CRN Partner Program. The Partner Program Guide is a definitive list of the most n...

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The Importance of Shadow IT Protection

Avanan has a patent for Shadow IT discovery.

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5 Security Measures You Need to Take to Keep Your Business Safe from Ransomware

Businesses are under attack, hackers are getting smarter, and the cost of a ransomware attack is going up. The average cost of an attack for small to medium size bus...

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Hackers Begin Spoofing Fintech Apps As Tax Season Approaches

With tax season around the corner, it’s a rite of passage to expect tax-related spoofs. That can come in the form of spoofing the IRS or popular tax apps like TurboT...

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Security Vendors Do What Their Technology Allows, Not What Customer Really Needs

At Avanan, we pride ourselves on blocking malicious emails before they reach the inbox. We accomplish this through our patented inline positioning. We are the only A...

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The API Hidden Folder Trick

The hidden card trick is a classic staple.

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