Avanan Blog Industry Insights


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 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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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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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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The Twitter attack reminds us the perils of internal threats

Twitter Hack: Attackers Gained Access Via Stolen Credentials

The Twitter attack that saw a number of major accounts—like Joe Biden, Barack Obama, Elon Musk and other celebrities—overtaken and hacked was done via a spear phishi...

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Office 365 is Officially the Most Targeted Platform for Hackers

A new report confirms what has long been assumed: Microsoft Office is now the most targeted platform for hackers.

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Companies Are Ditching Secure Email Gateways. This is Why.

Secure Email Gateways were built for on-premises use and in that capacity they worked well. But ask yourself: when was the last time your email was on-premises? It's...

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

Increasingly, 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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API-Based Security: We Prevent. They Respond.

Highlights Avanan is the pioneer in API-based email security, having substantially more deployments than all other API-based vendors combined. The critical architect...

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This Cat Can Steal Your Microsoft Teams Account. Only Avanan Can Stop It.

This very cute GIF could actually be a piece of malware that can take over your Teams account Highlights: Avanan is the first and only security vendor to protect Mic...

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