Trend Micro fixes serious vulnerabilities in Email Encryption Gateway

Trend Micro has plugged a bucketload of vulnerabilities in its Email Encryption Gateway, some of which can be combined to execute root commands from the perspective of a remote unauthenticated attacker. The Trend Micro Encryption for Email Gateway (TMEEG) is a Linux-based software solution/virtual appliance that provides the ability to perform the encryption and decryption […]

How To Make Email Security Central To Your Cybersecurity Strategy In 2018

The frequency of attacks is on the rise, as are attacks’ impacts. The average data breach now costs companies more than $3.6 million, which doesn’t account for bolstering security protocols or managing reputation fallout. The larger and more long-term cost that’s measured in consumer confidence is perhaps most damaging — one that can lead to millions […]

It’s time to get serious about email security

In today’s hyper-connected world, email is the foundation of every organization’s collaboration, productivity, and character. And despite annual rumors of its demise, there’s no reason to believe we’ll be writing its eulogy anytime soon. With its ubiquity and universal appeal, email is a treasure trove of sensitive business information. That’s why emails leaks aren’t just […]

2017: The Year of Email Data Breaches

Ever since its introduction, email has become the defacto means of communication for every individual and businesses. The email gives us instant communication options unlike the snail mail of old days. However, it is one of the biggest attack vectors for cyber criminals. Read how email has become the premier cause of data breaches on […]

Cultivating sound email authentication systems

Ping Look, the executive advisor for security and awareness at Optiv, says assurance in the authenticity of received email is becoming more difficult. That’s because the sophistication of spoofed e-mail is on the rise. Motivations of senders of malicious e-mail are also becoming more varied. Read the interview with Ping Look, the executive advisor for security […]

Malicious URL Emails Soar 600% in Q3

The volume of malicious emails blocked in Q3 climbed by 85%, versus the previous three months, with ransomware by far the most common threat according to new data from Proofpoint. Read about the new report by Proofpoint which reveals that volume of emails featuring malicious URLs, as opposed to attachments has increased 600% from Q2 […]

Google now offers special security program for high-risk users

Today, Google rolled out a new program called Advanced Protection for personal Google accounts, intended to provide much higher account security to users of services like Gmail and Drive who are at a high risk of being targeted by phishers, hackers, and others seeking their personal data. Read about the new Advanced Protection for personal Google […]

Latest Phishing Trends Report Reveals 90% of IT Executives Worry Most About Email-Related Threats

PhishMe, the leading provider of human phishing defense solutions, released the results of its US Phishing Response Trends Report, which looked at the phishing response strategies of two hundred senior IT security decision-makers across a variety of industries in the United States. Read about the latest report by PhishMe which reveals that most businesses are […]

Google launching Gmail security tool to protect executives from high-profile attacks

An upcoming security feature for Gmail will use two physical security keys to protect executives and other high-value targets from potential cyberattacks, according to a Friday Bloomberg report. The feature, known as Advanced Protection Program, will likely launch next month, the report said. Read about the Google’s latest Gmail security tool for protecting executives from […]

Is Your Email Protected for Cyber Threats?

If your organization is online it’s at risk, plain and simple. Cyber crooks don’t discriminate between large and small companies, public and private, for-profits and charities. To a hacker’s eye, they all represent opportunities to make a buck or make a point. Read how to protect your emails from cyber threats on MSP Mentor.