Avanan Blog Industry Insights (2)


Survey: More Than Half of Companies Have Been Breached Via Phishing

A new survey from Dark Reading found that 53% of organizations experienced a breach delivered via phishing. That was the highest percentage of any attack method. Rig...

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Gartner Market Guide for Email Security Praises API-Based Security

In a new market guide, Gartner highlighted the importance of capabilities that Avanan and other API vendors leverage in email security.

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Phishing Continues Its Meteoric Rise

A new report from the Anti-Phishing Working Group confirms the bad news: Phishing continues its rise.

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Attacks on Mid-Sized Businesses Skyrocket in 2021

According to a new study, mid-sized businesses are 490% more likely to experience a breach in 2021 than they were in 2019.

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The Worst Case Scenario With Other API Solutions

As we've written about before, there are two types of API-based email security solutions. There's one method, which only remediates malicious emails after it reaches...

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Defense-in-Depth: Why the Legacy Model Doesn't Hold Up

One of the things that Avanan really believes in is defense-in-depth. It's not enough to have just one layer of defense. Enterprises need multiple layers. If an atta...

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Social Media Spoofing Gains Popularity with Hackers

For the first time this year, according to Check Point Research, social media was among the top three sectors to be imitated via phishing. In their quarterly list of...

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Complete Malware Protection Keeps You Safer

According to the Verizon Data Breach Investigation Report (DBIR), 20 percent of malware attacks are launched via email attachments. In addition, emails links, accord...

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API-Based Email Security: Why Comprehensive URL Scanning is Essential

Many attacks detonate post-delivery, meaning they easily get by email scanners and are only dangerous after the user clicks on the link. URL rewriting, along with ti...

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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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