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Federal Agency Plan of Action Guide & Template

To meet DHS’ Binding Operational Directive (BOD) 18-01, agencies were required to submit a Federal agency plan of action to improve email and web security by November 15th. If this deadline came and went without submission – we have you covered. Leverage our Agency Plan of Action template and follow our guide that includes a timeline with key milestones to ensure you comply with BOD 18-01. Our...

Agari + Microsoft Office 365

A majority of companies are shifting to Microsoft Office 365. See why integrating Secure Email Cloud is needed to protect your email environment.

2020 Election Security

The 2020 Election Security Poll delves into the issue of election security from the voters’ perspective. Findings include: 69% of registered voters say that foreign interference in 2020 U.S. presidential election campaigns is a threat to U.S. democracy 59% of respondents said receiving a fake/phishing email from one campaign would negatively impact their donation to other 2020 U.S. presidential...
Case Study

Filling the Gaps in Office 365

With a major spike in email attacks targeting their executives, discover how this cloud data management company turned to us for advanced threat protection.

Customer Phishing Protection Couldn’t Be Easier with PhishLabs

It’s not news that cybercrime is a constant battle—large enterprises and small businesses everywhere are susceptible to a myriad of advanced email threats and socially engineered attacks, such as executive or brand impersonation. According to IC3’s Internet Crime Report, over $44 million in losses in 2021 were a direct result of malicious phishing and advanced email scams. Despite billions having...

Agari Active Defense

Uncover Actionable Insights with BEC Threat Intelligence Phishing and BEC attacks represent a significant, ongoing threat to business. It’s critical to understand the strategies and tactics targeting your organization and defend against the ever-present risks, along with the potential financial liabilities that come with them. Phishing Is a Game of Cat and Mouse Cybercriminals utilize digital...

Account Takeover Attack Prevention

Organizations are more likely to be breached today than ever before, as cybercriminals shift tactics once again, using account takeovers (ATOs) to launch targeted email attacks. In fact, a recent Osterman Research survey showed that 33% of organizations were victims of an ATO-based email attack. Attackers know that trusted email is the most effective way of breaching an enterprise, as existing...

SMTPS: Securing SMTP and the Differences Between SSL, TLS, and the Ports They Use

What is the difference between SMTPS and SMTP?SMTPS uses additional SSL or TLS cryptographic protocols for improved security, and the extra "S" stands for SECURE!By default, the SMTP protocol lacks encryption and can be used to send emails without any protection in place. This leaves emails over SMTP susceptible to man-in-the-middle attacks and eavesdropping from bad actors while messages are in...

5 Big Myths about DMARC, Debunked

With email attacks contributing to billions of lost dollars each year, a growing number of organizations are adopting Domain-based Message Authentication, Reporting & Conformance (DMARC) in an effort to protect themselves and their customers from fraudsters. Adoption of DMARC has steadily gained traction since the onset of the pandemic, and the original email authentication protocols at the heart...
Press Release

Blunting BEC Capers that Continue to Target and Devastate SMBs and Enterprises

In his guest blog on The Last Watchdog, John Wilson looks at why Business Email Compromise (BEC) attacks are on the rise, how they are orchestrated, and what organizations can do to stop this all-too-common attack vector. Excerpt: "BEC is a growing concern, and attackers have taken full advantage of the upheaval the COVID-19 pandemic has caused to ramp up their efforts. These campaigns are hard to...
Press Release

HelpSystems to Acquire Alert Logic to Enable Customers to Address Cybersecurity Skills Shortage with Hybrid IT Approach

Managed detection and response (MDR) forms new cornerstone of HelpSystems’ cybersecurity portfolio MINNEAPOLIS March 9, 2022—HelpSystems announced today it has signed a merger agreement to acquire Alert Logic, a well-known leader in managed detection and response (MDR) services. Alert Logic works as a seamless extension of security teams, augmenting existing cybersecurity resources and technology...

Securing Your Email with DMARC

Understanding the What, How, and Why of DMARCYou probably already know this, but it bears repeating: Email by itself is NOT secure; anyone can use someone else’s identity to send emails. In fact, email is the #1 way cyberattackers can target your customers and your email ecosystem. No brand is untouchable when it comes to attackers using or spoofing email domains to send spam, phishing attempts...

Top Social Media Threats Targeting the Retail Industry

Social media threats targeting enterprises more than doubled last year. Attacks on the retail industry specifically have grown, as threat actors are targeting victims with impersonation and counterfeit ad campaigns. Purchasing behavior is increasingly influenced by social media, making it an attractive vector for these kinds of campaigns. The tendency of social media users to consume information...

2022 Data Privacy Week – Education and Inspiration

As the world becomes more and more dependent on online resources to complete daily tasks, such as work meetings, grocery shopping, and even exercising, the risk of cyber attacks, data breaches, and information stealing increases. If you’re not already protecting your personal information online, now is the perfect time to start, as Data Privacy Weeks kicks off today. Led by the National Cyber...
Press Release

Clearswift and Agari: Best Email Security Providers & Services 2022

Channel Insiders looks at considerations for Email Security Solutions and assesses the best providers and services in 2022. Originally published in Channel Insiders Excerpt: "On Gartner Peer Insights, Agari and Clearswift both hold an average score of 4.8 / 5 stars across a dozen reviews. Top client reviews mention the vendor service and support, contract flexibility, ease of implementation, and...

Common Phishing Email Attacks | Examples & Descriptions

What does a phishing email look like? We've compiled phishing email examples to help show what a spoofed email looks like to prevent against phishing attacks. Brand deception phishing is the most common example of phishing people will come across. Brand deception phishing occurs when an attacker mimics a trusted company in an email and asks someone for their personal information like credit card...