Avanan Blog Industry Insights (5)


In This One Thing, Trump Has Already Won: Phishing

The election is less than a week away, but there's already one victory we can declare: Trump has won the phishing battle.

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Inline Security and Cost-Effective: The Perfect Combination for This College

With COVID-19 causing potential budget cuts, Peach University decided it was the perfect time to re-evaluate their security product. They had long thought Secure Ema...

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Securing Email Via API Just Won

When Avanan pioneered in 2016 the concept of securing Microsoft 365 with API, customers needed to be educated about this novel approach. Another milestone to what we...

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Thinking of Ditching Mimecast? Switching Over is Painless

So you, like many others, are thinking of leaving Mimecast. We've seen many of our customers come over from Mimecast and they have all enjoyed better security with A...

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

Every day, 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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Phish No More: How This Manufacturer Fixed the Problem with Avanan

At one point, an employee at Blue Emerald, a large manufacturer in the Southeast, had 100 phishing emails in their inbox.

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Cybersecurity Awareness Month: Trends Dominating the News

October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month, which is all about promoting best practices for staying safe online. 

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No More Waiting: Why This County Government Needed Better Security Now

It's tough being a local government right now. In addition to fighting the COVID-19 pandemic, municipalities are under constant cybersiege.

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Ransomware: Treasury Department Indicates Payback May Be Illegal

A bad scenario: You've been hit with ransomware. That's becoming an increasingly likely scenario. It's been happening at record and rising rates, as this chart from ...

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State-Sponsored Hacking: Nearly Half of Americans Affected

Though Internet threats abound, many average perusers of the Web tend to feel pretty confident that they aren't the target of state-sponsored hacking.

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Ask Brian Krebs Anything: Upcoming Event About Cloud Email Security

Avanan is excited to be hosting an upcoming event that will cover everything you've ever wondered about cloud email security.

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Microsoft 365: What to Do When Your Account is Compromised

In January of 2020, 1.2 million Microsoft accounts were compromised. That's according to the company's own data. And, the company says, this is par for the course.

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Incident Response: Alleviate Your SOC's Burden with Avanan

No matter the industry, no matter the company, one thing is clear—phishing is the number one threat resulting in breaches. You feel it on a daily basis. And it's bac...

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Gartner Market Guide for Email Security in 2020

We get a lot of questions about Gartner's Magic Quadrant for Email Security. The simple answer: Gartner no longer publishes a Magic Quadrant for Email Security. They...

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