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Published By: Mimecast     Published Date: Jun 03, 2019
Knowing where to look and what to watch out for is half the battle. Download this report to understand the most pervasive types of email threats, how security professionals perceive them and what they’re doing to combat them. Most importantly, you’ll walk away with actionable steps to improve your organization’s email security and cyber resilience. Gain valuable insight from 1,025 global IT decision makers on email-based attacks, cyber resilience, business continuity, awareness training and threat intelligence.
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Published By: Barracuda     Published Date: May 29, 2019
Spear phishing is a threat that’s constantly evolving as cybercriminals find new ways to avoid detection. This report takes an in-depth look at the three most prevalent types of attacks: brand impersonation, business email compromise, and blackmail.
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Published By: Mimecast     Published Date: Apr 10, 2019
Email. It’s the number-one business application used by organizations. It’s also the number-one method used to execute cyberattacks, enabling malware delivery, phishing, impersonations, and the spread of threats that are already internal to your organization. In fact, 91 percent of all cyberattacks start with an email. And your organization can’t function for long without email. How many hours of email downtime can your organization comfortably live with? If email isn’t accessible due to an adverse incident like malicious intent, human error or technical failure, your organization would likely suffer. The only way to get ahead of cybercriminals and to holistically protect your business is to adopt a new approach to email security. You need a multidimensional approach that brings together threat protection, adaptability, durability and recoverability in a single cloud-based service. You need to enable these four dimensions to truly provide cyber resilience for your email.
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Published By: Mimecast     Published Date: Mar 19, 2019
Human error, careless behavior and lack of security inspections on internally-generated email are putting organizations at risk. Basic, outside-in email security won’t provide the necessary protection for advanced tactics like the distribution of malware, malicious URLs or impersonation emails – all things that can quickly traverse an internal network with just one click. Check out this E-book to learn about the three riskiest internal threat actors and the key things you can do to combat internal threats.
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Published By: Cisco EMEA     Published Date: Mar 08, 2019
When it comes to the threat landscape, it’s important to take a look in the rearview mirror once in a while. As with driving, not only do you get a good look at what’s behind you, but you can often spot what’s coming up quick, set to overtake you. That’s the spirit of this threat report. We’ve picked out five key stories from the last year or so, not just because they were big events, but because we think these threats, or similar ones, could very well appear in the near future. Take modular threats like Emotet and VPNFilter, for example. These are threats that can deliver an on-demand menu of attacks and threats, depending on which device is infected or the intended goal of the attacker. We saw plenty of such modular threats in recent history, and wouldn’t be surprised if we see more in the future. Email remains the darling delivery method of attackers, with threats from cryptomining to Emotet using it to spread. It’s also highly likely that other threats, such as unauthorized M
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Published By: Mimecast     Published Date: Jan 17, 2019
Two-thirds of all internally generated email sent is from employees communicating within an organization*. Yet most IT organizations only focus on inbound email when it comes to protecting against cyber-attacks. In doing so, they ignore the serious risks posed by internal and outbound emails and the actions of two at risk groups of users - the compromised and careless employee. Mimecast Internal Email Protect extends the security capabilities of Targeted Threat Protection to provide advanced inside-the-perimeter defenses. Watch this on-demand webinar where Mimecast’s Chief Trust Officer, Marc French, and Cyber Security Strategist, Bob Adams discuss: The top things to do to optimize your Targeted Threat Protection implementation and prepare for addressing the threats on the inside. The multiple ways internal email threats start, and why human error nearly always plays a role. The scale and impact of attacks that spread via internal email. How to extend your current protection with Mim
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Published By: Mimecast     Published Date: Jan 16, 2019
Employees frequently become unwitting participants in attacks, aiding the lateral movement of threats through the distribution of malicious URLS and attachments or the exposure of sensitive data. In this E-book, we’ll take a closer look into several email-related activities that employees often engage in that contribute to the spread of these insider (“hidden”) threats and then discuss what measures your organization can take to protect itself from these “hidden” threats.
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Published By: Proofpoint     Published Date: Dec 21, 2018
If you’re like most IT leaders, you’re invested heavily in the latest security tools. Yet you’re still inundated with ransomware and other advanced malware, credential phishing, email fraud and more. You’re spending more time dealing with a growing volume of threats. And you’re seeing a shrinking return from your security investments. That’s because most of today’s attacks play off human weaknesses. Download this whitepaper today to find out the top tips on how to choose tools and solutions to improve behaviours and outcomes.
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Published By: Mimecast     Published Date: Dec 20, 2018
Relying on outdated solutions like Symantec Email Security (formerly MessageLabs) to defend your organization from email-borne attacks may be risky. Others in this position have suffered from spear-phishing, ransomware and even impersonation attacks. To effectively defend against these advanced threats you need the latest protection techniques – something Mimecast delivers to tens of thousands of organizations already. Join us for this 30 min webinar to learn: • The damaging effects of ransomware, spear-phishing and impersonation attacks • What defensive strategies and technologies you should employ • Why your current Symantec Email Security solution may not be up to the task • How to enhance your email security and overall cyber resilience
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email security, ransomware, spear-phishing, cyber resilience, symantec
    
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Published By: Mimecast     Published Date: Dec 20, 2018
Email remains the biggest entry point into your healthcare organization, and with medical records at least 10X as valuable as credit cards, potential payoffs are high. Security threats are real and debilitating – they can even affect patient care – and they aren’t going away anytime soon. Watch the Anatomy of an Email-Borne Attack webinar where we'll paint the current healthcare threat landscape for attacks and demonstrate an actual live hack. You will learn: Why and how the healthcare threat landscape is evolving How your email can be used as an entry point in multiple types of attack Attacker methodologies and the tactics and tools being used to exploit your users How to enhance email security and improve overall cyber resilience
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healthcare, ransomware, ransomware attack, seg, secure email gateway
    
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Published By: Mimecast     Published Date: Aug 16, 2018
Email. You use it constantly. And it’s the number-one application to keep your organization functioning, lines of communication flowing, and productivity seamless. Organizations need email to stay up-and running all the time. After all, it’s supposed to just work, right? This is where trouble often sets in. Cybercriminals use email constantly, too. It’s the number-one vector used to initiate attacks like malware delivery (think ransomware), impersonations and phishing attacks. In fact, almost 90% of organizations* have seen the volume of phishing attacks either rise or stay the same over the past 12 months. Internal threats have also been on the rise: Most organizations have encountered internal threats driven by careless employees (88%), compromised accounts (80%) or malicious insiders (70%) over the last year.
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Published By: Mimecast     Published Date: May 31, 2018
Not all email security systems perform the same. Lots of false negatives get through. That’s what Mimecast found in its new email security risk assessment (ESRA), an inspection of email security systems to uncover the number, type and severity of threats getting into organizations. - TOTAL CAUGHT SPAM: 14,277,163 - TOTAL CAUGHT DANGEROUS FILE TYPES: 9,992 - TOTAL CAUGHT MALWARE ATTACHMENTS: 12,502 Download our report of ESRA tests to see the threats that Mimecast catches and other email security systems miss.
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Published By: Proofpoint     Published Date: May 30, 2018
Email fraud is rife – business email compromise (BEC) is costing companies billions, and consumer phishing is at an all-time high. The majority of these email attacks are also preventable. Utilising the power of email authentication, Email Fraud Defence protects your organisation from all phishing attacks that spoof trusted domains. Visibility of who is sending email across your email ecosystem allows you to authorise all legitimate senders and block fraudulent emails before they reach your employees, customers and business partners. Protect your email ecosystem from today’s advanced email threats including business email compromise (BEC) and consumer phishing. Proofpoint Email Fraud Defence gives you the visibility, toolset and services needed to authorise legitimate email senders and block fraudulent messages before they reach the inbox.
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Published By: Trend Micro     Published Date: May 03, 2018
Skills and resources — these are the two elements that make up an attacker’s arsenal. An attacker, however, cannot set out to break security or even perform sophisticated attacks without finding weak points in a system first. Massive malware attacks, email-borne heists, hacked devices, and disrupted services — all of these require a vulnerability in the network, whether in the form of technology or people, in order to be pulled off. Trend Micro has looked into the current and emerging threats, as well as the security approaches tailored for the landscape. Read on to find out how to make informed decisions with regard to the security focus areas that will figure prominently in 2018.
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Published By: Mimecast     Published Date: Jan 19, 2018
Any digital device or application can be a vector for a cyberattack, but email is an especially acute problem for many organizations. As individuals or members of organizations, most people rely on email to communicate with colleagues, whether in the next cubicle or across the globe. For many in the business world, 24/7 access to email is routine, and often required. Instant, ubiquitous and inexpensive communication gives us quick access to others in our business and personal lives, but gives criminals easy and direct access to us as well.
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phishing, email threats, cyberattack, email protection
    
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Published By: Rohde & Schwarz Cybersecurity     Published Date: Nov 30, 2017
Advanced persistent threats (APTs) are stealthier and more spiteful than ever. Sophisticated techniques are used to quietly breach organizations and deploy customized malware, which potentially remains undetected for months. Such attacks are caused by cybercriminals who target individual users with highly evasive tools. Legacy security approaches are bypassed to steal sensitive data from credit card details to intellectual property or government secrets. Traditional cybersecurity solutions, such as email spam filters, anti-virus software or firewalls are ineffective against advanced persistent threats. APTs can bypass such solutions and gain hold within a network to make organizations vulnerable to data breaches.
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it security, vendor, malware, analysis, service, malicious attacks, network, traffic
    
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Published By: Mimecast     Published Date: Nov 28, 2017
With the healthcare industry as the #1 target for ransomware attacks, it’s critical to ensure steps are taken to prevent, detect and respond to these attacks without downtime – and without loss of patient data. A multi-layered approach to protective controls – including a Secure Email Gateway (SEG) with advanced threat protection capabilities – will start your healthcare organization on the right path to ransomware resilience. Download and use this top 10 list of how to protect your organization now. Use it as a reference tool for frequent health checks of your own ransomware resilience program.
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healthcare, ransomware, ransomware attack, seg, secure email gateway
    
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Published By: Rohde & Schwarz Cybersecurity     Published Date: Nov 28, 2017
Advanced persistent threats (APTs) are stealthier and more spiteful than ever. Sophisticated techniques are used to quietly breach organizations and deploy customized malware, which potentially remains undetected for months. Such attacks are caused by cybercriminals who target individual users with highly evasive tools. Legacy security approaches are bypassed to steal sensitive data from credit card details to intellectual property or government secrets. Traditional cybersecurity solutions, such as email spam filters, anti-virus software or firewalls are ineffective against advanced persistent threats. APTs can bypass such solutions and gain hold within a network to make organizations vulnerable to data breaches.
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it security, vendor, malware, analysis, service, malicious attacks, network, traffic
    
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Published By: Microsoft Office 365     Published Date: Sep 26, 2017
Today’s businesses rely heavily on email to communicate with clients, partners, and colleagues. But research suggests that organizations are lacking when it comes to protecting themselves against the increasing number of customized and complex attacks. When polled by Mimecast, 83% of IT security managers said they see email as a primary source of attack, yet 65% claim they aren’t fully equipped to resolve the risks associated with email threats. Respondents’ perceptions of primary security threats also appeared to change based on having experienced a successful breach. However, viruses, malware, spam, and insider threats remain the top concerns for both groups, both with and without breach experience.
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Published By: Mimecast     Published Date: Aug 14, 2017
Not all email security systems perform the same. Lots of false negatives get let through. That’s what Mimecast found in its new email security risk assessment (ESRA), an inspection of incumbent email security systems to uncover the number, type and severity of threats getting into organizations. Download our report of ESRA tests to see the threats that Mimecast catches and other email security systems miss. Download our report of ESRA tests to see the threats that Mimecast catches and other email security systems like Symantec miss.
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Published By: Proofpoint     Published Date: Aug 10, 2017
BEC attacks are a growing threat to businesses because they prey on vulnerabilities that can’t be patched: people. That’s why employee training, financial controls, and especially technology are the keys to a strong defense and timely response. You need need a solution that does not solely depend on reputation and basic email filtering. With granular controls, advanced email solutions can identify and quarantine impostor emails before they reach an employee’s inbox.
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security awareness, social engineering, impostor emails, email flags, financial institution, bec threats, suspicious messages
    
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Published By: Proofpoint     Published Date: Apr 28, 2017
Managing Business Email Compromise and Impostor Threats to Keep Your Organisation Protected
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Published By: Mimecast     Published Date: Apr 18, 2017
"Whaling attacks have risen in recent months and these emails are more difficult to detect because they don’t contain a malicious hyperlink or attachment, and rely solely on social-engineering to trick their targets. In order to combat these attacks, organizations must be aware of the dangers presented by whaling, or CEO fraud, and put the right safeguards in place. Mimecast conducted a whaling attack survey with 500 organizations around the globe and the results were alarming. Read this report to learn: - The five key phases of a whaling attack - How to protect your organization from a whaling attack through company exercises, education, and technology. - What Mimecast is offering to combat these attacks in its industry-leading Targeted Threat Protection service."
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cyber security, cyber fraud, impersonation attacks, ceo fraud, whaling
    
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Published By: Mimecast     Published Date: Apr 18, 2017
"Email impersonation attacks—also known as CEO fraud or whaling attacks—are a growing concern for organizations of any size. These scams have led to more than $2.3 billion in losses over the last three years.* Think you’re safe on your own? Snap out of it! Download the Mimecast E-book Whaling: Anatomy of an Attack to learn the facts about these damaging and costly threats—and how you can stop them."
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email security, email fraud, whaling, mimecast, loss prevention
    
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Published By: Mimecast     Published Date: Apr 18, 2017
"To tackle today’s cyber threats, IT security leaders must rethink traditional security strategies. Email security in particular has become a victim of its own success and requires a radical rethink, having played a key role in several high-profile security breaches. Today’s threats, like spear-phishing, are designed to bypass traditional Secure Email Gateway defenses, often taking advantage of end users who are considered the weakest link in business email security armor. A zero-trust approach to email security is needed. This white paper discusses how: - CISO’s should carefully assess email security as part of a strategic security review - IT Managers can evaluate the state of current email defenses and take tactical action to strengthen them - Security Administrators can deliver best-practice defense in depth for email - Organizations can remove a reliance on trust to more effectively protect information, their network and employees. "
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