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DMARC Quarantine vs. Reject

In this era of heightened cyber risk, how can you verify the legitimacy of the emails you receive to avoid disclosing sensitive information or downloading ransomware? Phishing attacks have evolved to become so targeted and stealthy that, without the proper protocols and technology in place, even the most educated and aware users can fall for a scam - putting their organization’s key assets and reputation at great risk. 

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TLS Basics: What is Transport Layer Security (TLS)? Transport Layer Security (TLS) is a cryptographic protocol that offers end-to-end encryption technology for messages “in transit” from one secure email server that has TLS enabled to another,  helping to protect user privacy and prevent eavesdropping or content alteration. TLS is the successor protocol to SSL. It works in much the same way as the SSL, using encryp Write comment (0 Comments)
Email Account Compromise (EAC)

Is that email that just appeared in your inbox really from who it says it's from? How certain can you be?  

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There’s a Lot to be Gained with Effective Email Security

Regardless of the size of your company or the industry that it services, you rely heavily on email for business - and can reap tremendous benefits by investing in your email security strategy.

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Top Email Security Trends Putting Your Business at Risk of Attack in 2021

Since the beginning the COVID-19 crisis, there has been a seismic shift in the way businesses operate. With a large portion of the global workforce now working remotely - a trend that will likely continue even after we emerge from this pandemic, email use for business communications is at an all-time high - and so is the email-borne risk that all businesses face daily.

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Are Employees the Weakest Link in Your Email Security Strategy?

When determining your email risk and assessing your email security strategy, it is common for administrators and IT professionals to focus on the threat that outsiders pose to their organization. While this is a valid concern, the critical mistake that is made far too frequently is failure to address the role that employees play in many attacks and breaches. 

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