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API-Based Email Security: Why You Need Content Disarm & Reconstruction

The majority of ransomware and malware starts with phishing. In fact, according to Check Point, more than 70% of malicious email attachments or links were sent via P...

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API Email Security: The Importance of a Solution with DLP

It's bad for business to have a data breach or leak.

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The Importance of Accurate Installations

When we talk about the importance of artificial intelligence in email security, we talk about the ineffective nature of rules. Secure Email Gateways (SEGs) apply the...

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It's Always a Good Time to Start Protecting Against Ransomware

This week, governments from around the world came together and agreed that ransomware represents "an escalating global security threat."

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Why Customers Switch From Secure Email Gateways to Avanan

Many of our customers come to Avanan from Secure Email Gateways. For example, in the last quarter, 30.9% of our new customers switched from Mimecast.

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Attacks Skyrocket in 2021

New research from Check Point shows that there are 40% more attacks per week in 2021 compared to 2020.

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If You Have Gmail, You Need Avanan

In the business world, Microsoft 365 gets a lot of attention, as many enterprises service their email with the Microsoft suite.

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New Research Underscores Importance of Prevention-Based Security

A new study found that the detection of an attack occurs nine hours after the first victim is hit. 

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Colleges Open Classes, Immediately Hit with Ransomware

In July, we wrote about new data that shows that ransomware attacks on K-12 schools are projected to increase by 86% in 2021.

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The Difference Between Full and Partial Protection

As an organization, when thinking about cybersecurity, you have a choice: You can protect all users or only some.

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Avanan's Updated Splunk App

Avanan has released an update to our Splunk app. This new version introduces support for Splunk's Common Information Model (CIM).

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The Power of Search and Destroy

The ability to search through clean and malicious messages quickly, based on multiple criteria and remove them from the inbox as necessary is an essential part of th...

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The Issue with Letting Malicious Emails into the Inbox

Avanan is an API-based email security company. We pioneered this field back in 2015. Since then a number of companies have sprung up aiming to do the same thing. So ...

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Why Should I Choose Avanan?

Choosing an email security provider is a very important choice. Email is the number one vector leading to breaches. Securing it properly is of the utmost importance.

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No Matter Where You Work, Securing Microsoft Teams is a Priority

Whether you're back in the office, working from home still or in a hybrid situation, you're going to be using collaboration apps like Microsoft Teams. 

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Changing MX Records Makes You Less Secure

When you deploy a Secure Email Gateway like Mimecast or Proofpoint or Barracuda, you have to change your MX Record. Mail Exchange (MX) records are Domain Name Server...

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How Safe Are Your Emails?

Like everyone, you're probably worried these days about the safety of your emails. With headlines every day about increasing attacks and damages, it can make the sim...

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Email Supplements Are Done. Here's Why.

Email security supplements are dead in the water.

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Experience and Capabilities Makes Avanan the Top API-Based Email Security Solution

When we redefined email security in 2015 with an API-based approach, it was just us.  Today, while there are probably a dozen API-based email security vendors in the...

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