Avanan Blog Industry Insights (6)


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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Forrester Security and Risk Global 2020: Zero Trust is the Only Truth

The 2020 Forrester Risk and Security conference was held virtually earlier this week and though the topics ran the gamut, including our presentation about our partne...

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Remote Learning: As Virtual School Starts, So Do Cyber Attacks

Remote learning and virtual schooling is starting up in most parts of the country.

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Email Security: Invest Now, Save Later

  Highlights With companies in cost-cutting mode, many are looking to reduce security spending. Email security offers the greatest ROI in reduction in overall risk E...

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How Office 365 ATP's High Confidence in Phishing Creates False Positives

Within Microsoft ATP, users can control over how aggressive the phishing protections are. There are four options, ranging from the standard default to most aggressiv...

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Vishing: New Threat to VPNs

Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, hackers have been trying everything they can to take advantage of stressed and distracted employees, those who are working at home...

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Why Cyber Attacks on Banks Are The Biggest Security Threats to The Financial Sector

Highlights: Banks are 300% more likely to be attacked than the average industry and were the most attacked vertical in 2019 Cyber attacks on banks have increased dra...

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Why Hospitals Are a Huge Target For Cyber Attacks

Highlights: In addition to fighting off the COVID-19 pandemic, hospitals have been hit by hackers in record-breaking numbers Protecting health care organizations is ...

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Nothing to Hide: Avanan’s “Secret” Sauce, For All to See

We've heard this a lot from our customers, especially when it relates to Secure Email Gateways like Proofpoint and Mimecast. When they asked their previous email sec...

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