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Cyber Threat Intelligence: How to Stay Ahead of Threats

Generally defined, cyber threat intelligence is information used to better understand possible digital threats that might target your organization. This data will help identify threats in order to prevent security breaches in the future.Why Cyber Threat Intelligence is ImportantHaving a system in place that can produce threat intelligence is critical to staying ahead of digital threats, as well as...
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HelpSystems Acquires Agari to Grow Data Security Portfolio

MINNEAPOLIS (May 13, 2021)—HelpSystems announced today the acquisition of Agari, a recognized leader in enterprise solutions protecting against advanced email threats. Agari has seen notable growth with its Software as a Service (SaaS) offering, which sets the standard for protecting organizations against phishing, business email compromise, and email threats. In light of today’s complex security...
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5.8B Malicious Emails Spoofed Domains; 76% of Fortune 500 Still at Risk: DMARC Results from Agari

Global adoption of Domain-based Messaging, Reporting & Conformance (DMARC) topped 10.7 million email domains worldwide in 2020—reflecting a 32% increase in just six months, according to our H1 2021 Email Fraud & Identity Trends Report.The total number of domains with DMARC set to its highest level of protection against email spoofing climbed to 3.8 million during the same period. That's up a...
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Powerful New Agari Phishing Defense Integration Comes to Cortex XSOAR

As we expand our integrations with industry leaders, we’re very excited to highlight a new Agari integration with Palo Alto Networks Cortex XSOAR that helps security teams improve email threat visibility and accelerate their ability to respond to phishing attacks.This new integration is welcome news for security teams who are feeling pummeled by a never-ending onslaught of phishing attacks...
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Agari Named Leader in New "Frost Radar: Email Security " Report Based Growth and Innovation

FOSTER CITY, Calif. and LONDON (April 28, 2021) — Agari, the Trusted Email Identity Company™, announced today that Frost & Sullivan has named Agari a leader in the Frost Radar: Email Security report. This ranking is based on having the highest three year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 22.2% as well as the company’s vision and strategy focused on identity-centric email security solutions...
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Frost Radar Names Agari as a Leader in Email Security

Three months ago, when I joined Agari as the Chief Marketing Officer, I knew that I was joining a leader in email security. I knew this partially because I worked for Agari from 2016-2019 during an exciting time of change for the company. But my time away from Agari made me realize how much it has to offer its customers and partners, which is ultimately why I decided to return. And I’m thrilled to...
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What Is SPF and How Does It Work?

We're going to delve into what SPF for email is, how to implement it, the benefits of using SPF and how to further protect your email-sending domains.What is SPF?Sender Policy Framework (SPF) is an email authentication protocol that domain owners use to specify the email servers they send email from, making it harder for fraudsters to spoof sender information.SPF email policies are widely used...
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New Research Shows 61% of Employee-Reported Phishing Emails are False Positives

A year into the pandemic, Security Operations Centers (SOCs) are getting bombarded by employee-reported phishing attacks both real and imagined—as legitimate threats slip by unnoticed, according to analysis from our latest cross-industry phishing response survey.Long before any of us had ever heard the term "COVID-19," phishing was implicated in nearly 7 in 10 corporate data breaches, prompting...
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What is DMARC? Effects on Email Spoofing & Deliverability

Wondering how DMARC affects email? Here’s a comprehensive guide explaining what DMARC is, how it affects email, and why your company needs it for security.What is DMARC?What does DMARC mean? DMARC, short for Domain-based Message Authentication, Reporting and Conformance, is an email authentication protocol to help email administrators prevent fraudsters from spoofing email domains by specifying...
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Newly-Enhanced Agari Splunk App Integrates Phishing Threat Data into Splunk SIEM Solutions

A newly-enhanced Agari App for Splunk integrates email threat data from both Agari Phishing Defense and Agari Brand Protection directly into Splunk SIEM, with support for Splunk Enterprise and Splunk Cloud. This comes at a pivotal time.We’re over a year into the pandemic, with an estimated 57% of corporate employees still working remotely and the prospect of transitioning to new, hybrid office...
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Trust 2021 Empowers Cybersecurity Organizations with New Insights and Actions to Stop Phishing

FOSTER CITY, Calif. and LONDON (April 15, 2021) – Interest in the Trust 2021 conference soared in the wake of the newly released FBI IC3 fraud report that stated business email compromise (BEC) and other email-based threats accelerated. An analysis of the reports showed that financially motivated fraud added up to $3.5 billion in losses, equaling 70% of all cybercrime losses in 2020. CISO...
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Protecting Digital Communications During the Digital Transformation: A Look Back at Trust 2021

While we’re all Zoomed, Webexed and Teamed out after thirteen months of the pandemic, cybercriminals are taking advantage of the situation. They know we’re heavily relying on digital communications and they’re sending fake emails, pretending to be your boss. They’re sending fake invoices, pretending to be your vendor. They’re even sending fake requests for gift cards, on the off-chance that...
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Agari Announces Spring '21 Release

FOSTER CITY, Calif. and LONDON (April 13, 2021) -- Agari, the Trusted Email Identity Company™, announced today that its springtime product release simplifies and improves Agari’s Microsoft 365 integration and delivers new visibility into B2B email authentication and potential domain abuse. “The Agari Spring 21 release and the Trust 2021 conference are about creating a network effect that...
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Agari Simplifies Microsoft 365 Integration & Delivers New Visibility into B2B Domain Abuse

Protecting employees, customers, and partners against email security threats is about to become simpler and more effective, thanks to new features in our latest product release. It couldn't happen at a more pivotal moment.According to a new report from the FBI's Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3), 2020 was as bad as you thought it was. The number of reported email attacks against US companies...
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Big Email Concern: IC3 Report Confirms that BEC (Unsurprisingly) Remains a Problem

When it comes to reports from the security industry, one of our yearly favorites is the IC3 Internet Crime Report, which covers all cybercrime reported to the FBI. Each year, the report provides breakdowns on the confirmed losses victims face across the globe. While the crimes are heavily focused in the United States, the FBI receives victim reports across the globe, giving a non-biased, non...
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Agari Azure Sentinel Data Connector Automates Triage for Phishing Attacks Targeting Office 365 Email

Building on a long partnership and tradition of innovation with Microsoft, Agari is excited to announce the launch of an Azure Sentinel Data Connector that supports triage of suspected phishing attacks within Office 365 email environments. This comes at an important time.Email threat actors typically follow the biggest and potentially most lucrative targets. So it’s no surprise that large scale...
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Agari Named in the 2021 CRN® Partner Program Guide

FOSTER CITY, Calif. and LONDON, (March 29, 2021) – Agari, the Trusted Email Identity Company, is being acknowledged by CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, in its 2021 Partner Program Guide. This annual guide provides a conclusive list of the most distinguished partner programs from leading technology companies that provide products and services through the IT Channel. Given the importance of IT...
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Scammers Target Wall Street in New Capital Call Fraud Schemes, Reveals Investigation by Email Security Firm Agari

Capital call payment scams target on average more than $800,000 in wire transfers 333% increase in payroll diversion scams as attackers evolve their tactics 61% of phishing threats reported by employees are false-positives 5.8 Billion malicious emails crafted by scammers spoof corporate URL domains Use of BIMI by companies jumps 82% FOSTER CITY, Calif. and LONDON (March 3, 2021) -- Agari, the...
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Agari Report: New BEC Scam 7X More Costly Than Average, Bigger Phish Start Angling In

Sophisticated new threat actors, evolving phishing tactics, and a $800,000 business email compromise (BEC) scam in the second half of 2020 all signal big trouble ahead, according to new analysis from the Agari Cyber Intelligence Division (ACID).As captured in our H1 2021 Email Fraud & Identity Deception Trends Report, successful attacks on Magellan Health, GoDaddy, and the SolarWinds "hack of the...
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DKIM vs. SPF: Do I Need Them Both?

Which should you use: DKIM, SPF, or both? We’re going to cover these terms, when you should use them, what they do—and how best to protect your email domains. Is it Either/Or—or Both?Is it necessary to use both SPF and DKIM? While not mandatory, it’s highly recommended to use both SPF and DKIM to protect your email domains from spoofing attacks and fraud while also increasing your email...