Avanan Blog Industry Insights (4)


Forrester Notes SEGs are Slowly Becoming Dinosaurs

Forrester recently published The Forrester Wave™: Enterprise Email Security, Q2 2021. The following paragraph of the report stood out to us:

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Three Days: How Long Are Your Phishing Emails Left in the Inbox?

We've written extensively on the topic of email security solutions that first allow malicious emails to reach the inbox before removing them. 

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How to Reduce the Risk of Phishing and Ransomware

Feeling lucky? With email security, you never want to leave things to chance. Just 16% of organizations have reported no security incidents related to phishing in th...

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New External Label Underscores Need for Inline Security

If you use Gmail, you may noticed a new feature. On emails coming from outside your organization (or, for personal use, from new senders), there's now a label that i...

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Ransomware in Healthcare Skyrockets: What You Need to Stay Safe

The Irish health care system is under attack—and not because of COVID-19.

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Credit Union Cybersecurity: Take Action to Prevent PII Leaks

According to a report, 74% of banks and insurers have experienced a spike in cybercrime since the start of the pandemic. In particular, there has been a 35% increase...

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API's 82 Second Problem

Avanan is an API-based security vendor. However, we're different from the other API's on the market. The difference boils down to this: We prevent. They respond.

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SMBs: The Time to Invest in Security is Now

As a small business, you may not think you're "big enough" or "important" enough to be hit by a cyber attack.

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Verizon DBIR 2021: Phishing and Ransomware on the Rise

The 2021 Verizon Data Breach Investigations (DBIR) Report is out and with it, as always, comes some fascinating findings.

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The Ransomware Crisis is Here

A 2017 article in Business Insider said that that year would be the "year of ransomware." That was the year that shipping giant Maersk suffered a ransomware attack t...

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Save Your SOC: How to Reduce SOC Burnout

When we had our webinar on the 6 Key Mistakes Leading to SOC Burnout, we asked viewers a question:

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Why Securing Student Data Is More Important Than Ever

Executive Summary Schools are one of the most consistently attacked sectors, accounting for nearly 75% of all ransomware cases in 2020 Student data is some of the mo...

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Breach at California State Controller Shows Importance of Pre-Delivery Prevention

Last week, news was made when it was revealed by Brian Krebs that there was a breach at the California State Controller's Office, which is an agency responsible for ...

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Slack is Now Open to Everyone. That Includes Hackers

Slack is rolling out a new feature that will increase collaboration, but also increase hacking activity.

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For Some, AI is Around The Corner. For Avanan, It's Been Here the Whole Time

At the end of 2020, Forbes published an article about how AI is going to improve cybersecurity in the year to come. 

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When it Comes to Enterprise Cloud Email Security, Experience Matters

Executive Summary: The number of API Based email security solutions has grown considerably in the past few years To help filter through the dozen and a half vendors ...

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Six Key Mistakes Leading to SOC Burnout

We know the statistics. The number one threat impacting is breaches. It's a little over 90% of breaches that start with email. Some 30% of phishing attacks are opene...

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Legacy vs Startups: Why Nimbleness and Responsiveness is Key

As long as businesses have existed, there’s been disruption. And that’s especially true in the tech world. Compaq was the top dog in computing for a time before givi...

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Avanan's Patents Help Lead the Email Security Revolution

Avanan has always been on the cutting-edge of email security, and one of the ways it backs that up is with its patents.

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