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10 Business Email Compromise (BEC) Criminal Organizations Unmasked

Today, Agari has published “Behind the ‘From’ Lines: Email Fraud on a Global Scale,” a historic report that I believe is the first of its kind (but definitely not the last!). During the past 10 months, Agari has captured criminal email accounts using responsible active defense techniques, granting us unparalleled access and insight into the […]

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GDPR AND YOUR EMAIL CHANNEL—Four things you need to know

The European Union’s new privacy law, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), comes into effect on May 25, 2018 and has many ramifications for any organization doing business in the EU. Essentially, the regulation defines how businesses collect and store information on their customers and other private citizens. GDPR goes beyond the current standard of […]

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DMARC Taking Too Long? Try Rapid DMARC

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Unless you’re one of the rare people on the planet that doesn’t use email for business and personal communications, you know that although email is both easy and convenient, it’s also increasingly fraught with risk. The very ubiquitous nature of email has made it a fertile target for hackers, spoofers and others with nefarious intent. […]

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Account Takeover-Based Email Attacks Increased by 126% in 2018

If the term “Account Takeover” (ATO) wasn’t part of your cybersecurity vocabulary before, it likely will be soon. According to a new report published by Agari, Account Takeover-based email attacks are on the rise. The research conducted by Agari sites a 126% increase month to month in targeted email attacks that exploit Account Takeover tactics […]

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BIMI is the Next Chapter in the Fight To End Identity Deception

Today’s announcement that deployment of Brand Indicators for Message Identification (BIMI) has begun marks the next chapter in the fight to make the world safe from identity deception. Many of BIMI’s developers, including Agari, worked together from 2010 to 2013 to develop the DMARC email authentication standard, aimed at stopping the plague of phishing and […]

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How does the EU GDPR impact Agari?

We’re just a few short months away from the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) coming into law on May 25th, promising an unprecedented shake up of the way businesses manage and secure data. Any organization that collects or processes data relating to EU citizens is likely to fall under the regulation, making it a […]

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