Avanan Blog Blog (7)


Could ATP Cost You $3 Million?

It's everyone's worst nightmare--the missing lottery ticket.

Read more

How to Stop a BEC Attack

Business Email Compromise attacks are some of the most pernicious out there. They are an ideal combination of seemingly innocent yet incredibly difficult to stop. Th...

Read more

Hello, This is Credential Harvesting Calling

It is very simple to get voicemail notifications as an email. Any VoIP phone system can do it. It’s popular because it’s convenient and efficient. Plus, it’s been in...

Read more

Missed Delivery Messages as a Pretext for Phishing

The feeling is familiar: waiting for an important email, only to find that the message has been held up, either by a security solution or another reason.  

Read more

Insecure Transfer: Hosting Phishing Links on WeTransfer

Check Point researchers have discovered a burgeoning attack taking advantage of public file sharing sites like WeTransfer to host phishing content. 

Read more

Sharing Malicious Files Within Adobe Cloud

Adobe Creative Cloud is a popular suite of apps for file-sharing, creating, and more. Popular apps include Photoshop and Acrobat.

Read more

How 2021 was Avanan’s Year

In 2021, Avanan firmly established itself as the leader and innovator in the email security market. More than that, Avanan has created an entirely new market, whereb...

Read more

Update: SLINKIFY Attack Still in Effect

In December, Avanan researchers discovered a new phishing attack that involves sending a plain text email with malformed URLs to bypass the URL protection and rewrit...

Read more

What is a Whaling Attack?

A whaling attack is a form of spear phishing attack, where the cyber threat actor researches and tailors their attack to a particular target. In the case of whaling,...

Read more

Join Avanan and JetBlue at CPX

On Thursday, January 27th, at 9:25 am, Avanan CEO Gil Friedrich will be sitting down with Tim Rohrbaugh, CISO for JetBlue, for a fireside conversation at CPX. The co...

Read more

Social Engineering Attacks

Social engineering is a security threat that targets humans rather than computers or software. Social engineers use a combination of trickery, coercion, and similar ...

Read more

Google Docs Comment Exploit Allows for Distribution of Phishing and Malware

Google Docs, as well as the larger Google Workspace, is ideal for productivity and collaboration. Employees across the globe can work, in real-time, together.

Read more

Protecting Against Your Partners Getting Hacked

Good security doesn't exist in a vacuum. Your company can employ all the security in the world--but do your partners and suppliers follow the same protocols?

Read more

How Avanan Works Seamlessly with SEGs

If you already have a Secure Email Gateway in your environment, you may be wondering how an API-based solution like Avanan works with your current setup.

Read more

The Modern Way of Doing Email Security Works Better for this Credit Union

Wildwood Credit Union had been using Proofpoint for several years and was becoming frustrated. Far too many malicious emails were getting into the inbox. Plus, they ...

Read more

How This Law Firm Found a Game-Changing Email Security Solution with Avanan

Brodeur and Giroux had been using Mimecast for years. They struggled with targeted phishing attempts coming through to the inbox, including tons of Business Email Co...

Read more

This Engineering Company "Hated" Mimecast. Now, They "Love" Avanan

Engineering Associates had been using Mimecast for years to protect their on-premise Microsoft environment. When they moved to the cloud, they started experiencing p...

Read more

What is Cloud Email Security?

According to Verizon’s 2021 Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR), phishing is a leading cause of data breaches, accounting for over a third of incidents. It is a...

Read more

What is a Secure Email Gateway (SEG)?

Secure Email Gateways (SEGs) are an email security solution that sits inline on emails’ path from the public Internet to the corporate email server. This position al...

Read more

14-Day Free Trial – Experience the power and simplicity of Avanan Cloud Security.   Start Free Trial