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5 ways to Protect Your Business from COVID-19 Phishing SCAMS

Email security expert presents tips to combat COVID-19 phishing scams, including multi-layered security, employee training and access management--in a new article from Messaging Architects Messaging Architects, an eMazzanti Technologies Company and email security consultant, presents tips to protect against numerous COVID-19 phishing scams that have appeared during the pandemic in a new article on the Messaging Architects website. The informative article presents five ways to combat the attacks, including multi-layered…

Syniverse and RealNetworks Collaboration Brings Kontxt-Based Machine Learning Analytics to Block Spam and Phishing Text Messages

The First End-to-End Messaging Visibility Platform Allows Mobile Operators and Internet Service Providers to Identify, Analyze and Prioritize Messages Syniverse and RealNetworks have announced they have incorporated sophisticated machine learning (ML) features into their integrated offering that gives carriers visibility and control over mobile messaging traffic. By integrating RealNetworks’ Kontxt™ application-to-person (A2P) message categorization capabilities into Syniverse Messaging Clarity, mobile network operators…

Gone Phishing? Hackers Don’t Take Time off for Summer

With the summer months in full swing, people are taking time off to travel and relax. However, don't let your guard down against a number of common phishing scams that will look to lure unsuspecting victims. While folks around the world continue to take time away from work and school, hackers remain in session full time. In fact, they take advantage of our vulnerabilities, leisure plans and the fact that we spend more time on-the-go, forging specific messages and techniques to target us when we least expect it. The…

CybeReady Commended by Frost & Sullivan for Boosting Organisations’ Resilience to Phishing Attacks

Cybeready Employs Autonomous Training to Deliver Personalised Simulations to Employees and Changes the Way They Respond to Phishing Attacks Based on its recent analysis of the European security awareness training market, Frost & Sullivan recognises CybeReady with the 2019 European Entrepreneurial Company of the Year Award. Its data science driven approach to cyber awareness training improves employees' resilience by an average of 5x, and decreases the ratio of serial clickers by an average of 10x. Its…

Cofense Report Reveals Weaknesses in Secure Email Gateways, Illustrates Critical Role of Human Intelligence in Phishing Defense

2019 Phishing Threats and Malware Review Highlights the Latest Evolutions to Threat Actor Campaigns and Enhanced Capacity for Malware to Evade Perimeter Controls and Penetrate User Inboxes Cofense, the global leader in intelligent phishing defense solutions, released the findings of their report, "2019 Phishing Threats and Malware Review", which reveals key insights about how threat actors are evolving phishing campaigns, and provides direction to everyone from network defenders to CISO's on how to prepare for the…

Phishing of SaaS and Webmail Brands Surpasses Phishing Attacks on Payment Brands for the First Time

Use of HTTPS Protocol on Phishing Websites Reaches Record High According to the APWG’s new Q1 2019 Phishing Activity Trends Report, users of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) and webmail services are being targeted with increasing frequency. The category became the biggest target in Q1, accounting for 36 percent of all phishing attacks, for the first time eclipsing the payment-services category which suffered 27 percent of attacks recorded in the quarter. “Phishers are interested in stealing logins to SaaS sites because they…

Cybercriminals Get Social; Facebook and Instagram Phishing Rose Dramatically in Q1 2019

Vade Secure's Q1 Phishers' Favorites Report Also Investigates the Increasingly Sophisticated Tactics Being Utilized by Cybercriminals Targeting Office 365 and Corporate Email Users Vade Secure, the global leader in predictive email defense, published the results of its Phishers' Favorites report for Q1 2019, which reveals that social media phishing, primarily Facebook and Instagram, saw the highest quarter-over-quarter growth of any industry with a 74.7 percent increase. While Facebook has been in the top 10 since the…

New Research Reveals that One Quarter of Phishing Emails Bypass Office 365 Security

Analysis of over 55.5 Million Emails by Enterprise Cloud-Native Security Firm Avanan Provides a Stark Picture of Threat Landscape Avanan, an enterprise cloud-native security firm, released its “Global Phish Report,” the product of extensive research at the SecureWorld Conference. The report analyzed 55.5 million emails sent to organizations using Microsoft Office 365 and Google G Suite. The study reveals that 25% of phishing emails bypass Office 365 security, using malicious links and attachments as the main vectors. Other…

INKY Releases 2018 Q4 Email Security Report, “Welcome to 2019: Phishing Gets Personal”

Anti-Phishing Start-Up Reveals VIP Impersonation, Sender Forgery and Corporate Email Spoofing Top the Charts INKY Technology Corporation, an email protection startup that leverages the power of unique computer vision and artificial intelligence (AI), announced the release of the company’s 2018 Q4 email security report, Welcome to 2019: Phishing Gets Personal. The holiday period is typically the peak time of year for online shopping, and with that comes higher rates of cyber-crime, especially phishing scams. This Q4 of…

AI-Fueled Anti-Phishing Start-Up Emerges from Stealth as Almost Half of Phishing Emails Pass Traditional Anti-Spam Filters

INKY Releases INKY Phish Fence to Protect Enterprises from Widespread Phishing, Spear Phishing and Extortion Attacks INKY, an email protection startup that leverages the power of unique computer vision and artificial intelligence (AI) is announcing the release of INKY Phish Fence, the company's flagship anti-phishing solution. INKY Phish Fence is equipped with anomaly detection algorithms to identify and block brand forgery emails, spear phishing attempts and extortion attacks, while also alerting employees with helpful…

Over 30% of Employee Accounts Worldwide Compromised Since Starting Remote Work, According to OneLogin Study

A Third of Global Workers Use Corporate Devices for Socializing During COVID-19 OneLogin, a global leader in identity and access management, released added findings from a survey of 5,000 remote workers showing just how freely employees use corporate devices for non-work related activity, regardless of cybersecurity hazards. The study found that 33% of workers have admitted to using a corporate Zoom account for online socializing with friends or family since they started working remotely. 30% of those surveyed admitted to…

Severe Data Breach Could Cost Tech Companies $174 Million per Day

Millions of sensitive data records lost could cost top-earning tech companies an average of $174 million per day, research shows.  A new report reveals the reputational and financial impact of severe and catastrophic data breaches on top companies and social media platforms.  Apple could lose a staggering $83 billion per month, while Microsoft could experience a drop in value of $2.3 billion each week.  Businesses should prioritise security training for all staff, keep software updated and…

New Study: IT Pros Are More Worried About Corporate Security than Home Security

IT professionals are 3X more concerned about the security of company financials and intellectual property than their home security Data security is creating fear and trust issues for IT professionals, according to the third-annual Oracle and KPMG Cloud Threat Report 2020. The study of 750 cybersecurity and IT professionals across the globe found that a patchwork approach to data security, misconfigured services and confusion around new cloud security models has created a crisis of confidence that will only be fixed by…

Avanan Introduces First-of-its-kind Cloud-Based Security for Slack

Avanan, the leading security solution for cloud-based email and collaboration suites, announced new security protocols to protect Slack. Avanan is the first and only email security solution to extend the same level of protection to Slack as it does to Office 365, G-Suite and other popular collaboration platforms. Slack is a leading instant messaging platform that allows users to create channels and groups and easily share files and information with co-workers and external partners. Slack has become one of the go-to…

Check Point Software Technologies Chooses CodeFuel to Offer Consumers Enhanced Safe Search Experience in Their ZoneAlarm Enterprise-Grade…

New ‘Web Secure Search’ offering becomes part of ZoneAlarm’s Internet security product line, which has nearly 100 million downloads to date Perion Network Ltd. a global technology company that delivers its Synchronized Digital Branding solution across the three main pillars of digital advertising - ad search, social media and display / video advertising – announced today a new collaboration between CodeFuel, its publisher solutions division, and ZoneAlarm, the consumer brand of Check Point® Software Technologies Ltd., a…

MarTech Interview with Len Shneyder, VP of Industry Relations at Twilio SendGrid

"The idea that hackers are deploying sophisticated tools and cracking code like Neo stopping bullets is the stuff of Hollywood fiction." How have anti-phishing technologies evolved in the last 2-3 years? The biggest development in anti-phishing solutions is the standardization of DMARC and its enforcement capabilities. Domain-based Message Authentication, and Reporting, and Conformance is a policy that adds to SPF and DKIM and gives a receiving set of instructions on what they should do when an email they received…

Daily MarTech Roundup: Latest Marketing and Sales Technology News, Product Annoucements and Insights

Today’s Daily MarTech Round-up covers the latest in Cloud, Marketing Analytics, Automation, Customer experience AI and ML announcements from MightyHive (Native & Programmatic Advertising), Informatica (Data Management Platform), Genesys (Customer Experience Management), Atento (CRM), Genesys Cloud, Tableau Software (Data Visualization), OneLogin (Identity Management)and Twilio SendGrid (Identity Management). MightyHive Offers Clients Free Trial of MightyDesk Ad Trafficking Tool Leading media consultancy MightyHive …

Secret Double Octopus, a Global Leader in Passwordless Authentication, Raises $15 Million to Help Companies Eliminate Passwords and Secure…

Secret Double Octopus' revolutionary Passwordless Authentication solution eliminates password-related pains by remodeling employee authentication, delivering unprecedented enterprise security Secret Double Octopus the pioneer of Passwordless Enterprise Authentication, announced the closing of a $15 million Series B round to address the rapidly growing need for Passwordless Authentication and remote-access security in enterprise environments. The financing round included Sony Financial Ventures, KDDI, and Global Brain…

IRONSCALES Strengthens ‘Power of the Pack’; Introduces New In-App Collaboration to Email Security Platform

Leader in self-learning email security technology adds new built-in communication to the platform, allowing security teams to seamlessly collaborate internally and with a global community of analysts on trending email threats IRONSCALES, the pioneer of self-learning email security, unveiled incident responder’s first in-app chat tool to encourage the sharing of phishing threat detection and open collaboration within security teams and a global community of analysts. Today, more than 40% of all phishing attacks identified by…