Avanan Blog Industry Insights (2)


How Avanan is Different than SEGs

Back when email was on-prem, Secure Email Gateways were the standard. They protected your email server, using a security stack designed specifically for on-prem emai...

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How Avanan Differs from Other API Vendors

In 2015, Avanan created the first API-based security for email. At the time, it was revolutionary--securing email from inside the cloud, embedded via APIs. This has ...

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Everyone's Going Phishing

A new report from Phished confirms what we know: it really just takes one click on a bad link to hurt an organization. They analyzed data from over 100 million phish...

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Could ATP Cost You $3 Million?

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

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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?

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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.

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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...

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This Company Uses Avanan as the Measuring Stick for All Other Solutions

For years, New Destination Travel relied on Microsoft ATP for security in its Microsoft 365 environment. However, they were troubled by how many phishing attacks rea...

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The Benefits to Not Changing Your MX Records

One of the first things you have to do when deploying a Secure Email Gateway like Mimecast or Proofpoint is change your MX Records. Mail Exchange (MX) records are ne...

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Secure the Supply Chain with Avanan

One of the major vectors for cyberattacks is through the supply chain. 

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Avanan vs Microsoft ATP (Defender): What You Need to Know

If you use Microsoft 365 for your email, you've likely considered (or already have) Microsoft Advanced Threat Protection to secure your email. (It's now being referr...

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Irish Healthcare Ransomware Attack Shows Importance of Pre-Delivery Prevention

Earlier this year, a ransomware attack caused major damage to the Irish health system. Eighty percent of the entire country's IT system was encrypted. Hospitals canc...

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20 Percent of Employees Failed Large Scale Phishing Test

Other API-based solutions work by remediating a malicious email after it hits the inbox. The hope this that it will be removed before the user clicks. 

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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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