Avanan Blog Industry Insights (5)


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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Ransomware Hits the Silver Screen. Don't Be Next

Ransomware has been perhaps the defining cybersecurity story of the last six to eight months. So it's no surprise that it's starting to get the Hollywood treatment.

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Slack and Teams Are The Next Big Vectors. Are You Protected?

When we designed our survey looking to quantify the time it takes to manage the email threat, we tacked on a few questions that, at first glance, might seem unrelate...

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2020 Was the Year of Ransomware. Will 2021 Be Worse?

In 2020, ransomware played a starring role.

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Proofpoint vs. Mimecast vs. Barracuda vs. ATP: How Do They Compare?

If you are interested in Proofpoint vs. Mimecast vs. Barracuda vs. ATP, we invite you to spend the next couple of minutes reading through this analysis. In the first...

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Business Email Compromise: Default Security is Not Enough

It's become beyond clear: Default security is not enough.

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One Minute is One Minute Too Late When It Comes to Malicious Emails

One minute. A lot can happen in just one minute. And in an internet minute, destruction can happen quite easily. In just one minute, a whopping 375 new cyber threats...

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First Major Security Flaw in Microsoft Teams Fixed Quickly By Microsoft

Microsoft Teams, which has been surging in usage over the last few months, has responded to and fixed the platform's first major security flaw.

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Microsoft ATP: Millions of Emails Reveal ATP and EOP Offer Similar Protection

After analyzing over 360 million emails, Avanan researchers have classified the number of malicious emails missed by Microsoft Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) and E...

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Can Phishing Training Replace Email Security?

Phishing training is essential.  However, some phishing training companies are attempting to double down on the idea that more training, even a managed service for t...

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Another Day, Another School-Based Ransomware Attack

We've written a lot about ransomware attacks hitting schools, and now there's reports of another big one. The Baltimore County Schools, home to 115,000 students, was...

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Successful Ransomware Attacks Against Education Sector Are Skyrocketing

At the beginning of the school year in September, we wrote about how there was a spate of ransomware and other cyberattacks targeting schools and universities. In th...

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Why 1+1=0: Turn Mimecast Off to Improve Your Microsoft 365 Security

A little while ago, a long time customer of Avanan was acquired by another company that had been using Mimecast for their email security. Shortly after, the mother-c...

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Why We Added Archiving for Email

We are a security company and our core IP is in our machine-learning that is tuned to catch phishing emails and other attacks against SaaS-based email and collaborat...

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Avanan Announces New Email Archiving Feature

Depending on legal or regulatory requirements, you may need to store all your emails. For instance, in some industries, you may be required to keep an email for at l...

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