Avanan was featured in an article in Cybercrime Magazine about the sophistication of hackers and what's required of a sophisticated cybersecurity solution. As it's written:

The list of creative — and often successful — methods to bypass traditional scanners are long and fairly impressive. It shows the lengths that threat actors are willing to go to ensure delivery into the inbox, to ensure someone clicks on a phishing link or downloads a malicious file.

It also shows, quite clearly, that the old ways of doing things aren’t working. An ongoing back-and-forth battle, with a patch working for a moment, only to be figured out by hackers, then having to deploy another one, is not what constitutes a security solution.

In short, what’s needed is artificial intelligence and machine learning that learns from relationships between employees, historical emails, and communication patterns to build a custom threat profile that blocks specific attacks aimed at an organization.

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