Terms, Definitions & Basics of Email Security

A lot of people are likely unaware of just how large of a cybersecurity vulnerability their email represents. This is not to disrespect the good work of our favorite communications tool, but rather because even though it provides an amazing amount of functionality, email was never designed with security in mind. So much so that many of us don't even realize how insecure our emails really are. With that in mind, below are some great ways to protect your email account from malware and...

Improve Your IT Security With This 7 Fundamental Methods

IT security is something that is always in the back of people's minds when they think about spending money. They know it's important, but to them, it seems like a vague, intangible thing that they cannot see the benefit of. When you are trying to increase security in your company, however, there are concrete areas that you should look into improving upon. Below are 7 ways to improve your IT security: 1. Testing your security The best way for companies to remain secure is to develop a testing...

Secure Your Open Source Projects

Securing an open-source project requires a lot of effort and knowledge. It also requires a strategic plan and an ability to execute. The below article is intended to help you develop that plan. With that in mind, below are 6 best practices to secure an open-source project from start to finish.  Hire the right IT experts Bringing the right people on board for your open source projects should be your first step if you don't already have the in-house human capital. A security team with...

What Helps Protect from Spear Phishing

As 95% of all attacks on enterprise networks are the result of successful spear phishing, security experts are urging enterprises to beef up their efforts on protecting from spear-phishing attacks. In this article we will explore 21 ways of protecting from Spear...

 Keystroke logging is a type of data collection and logging software that has been around for more than 20 years and it’s capable of recording anything you type, including bank account numbers, credit card information, personal identification such as passwords, and so on on your computer. Hackers can send a malicious code as an attachment in an email called phishing. When the target user downloads and opens the attachment, the keylogger automatically gets downloaded and installed on...

Emails are a widespread form of communication. Unfortunately, from over 6.69 billion email accounts in existence, a fourth of them will be or have been...

The upsurge in the volume of unwanted spam emails& email attacks like phishing, malware etc has created an intense need for the development of more dependable and robust email filtering services. Recent Machine learning methods are being increasingly used to successfully detect and filter those emails & protect company users & data from email threats & prevent Spam-incurred disruption to Email continuity. What Is an Email Filtering Service & How Does It...

Sending secure email or Email encryption is the process of disguising the content of your email messages to protect them from being read by unwanted parties. Sensitive information such as passwords, login credentials, client information and bank account numbers are vulnerable when sent via email. Sending Secure Email Is More Important than Ever Email is an extremely popular method of sharing confidential information including financial...

man using saas email security

The cloud has been quickly adopted by enterprises in order to reduce costs, increase agility and provide business expertise. These same types of advantages also apply to using SaaS based email security services. This emerging model of SaaS offers the potential to level the playing field between cyber-offense and cyber-defense as never before. What Is SaaS Email Security and Why Is It Beneficial? Software as a service (SaaS) email security is subscription-based and centrally hosted solution...

cloud based spam filtering

Spam email - or unsolicited junk email sent in bulk -  is notorious for the constant aggravation that it causes, cluttering mailboxes and distracting employees from the task at hand. That being said, the fact that spam email is also a serious security threat often gets overlooked. Many messages contain email scams such as phishing and ransomware, which can result in compromised credentials, reputation damage and financial loss.  As spam email persists in threatening email servers and...

Have you ever received an email that looked as if it was sent by your senior or client or someone you know but was actually sent by someone else - a scammer? If so, you already know what it’s like to become a victim of email spoofing, and this article is here to explain your in more detail what is email spoofing and how to prevent your mail box from email spoofing. What Is Email Spoofing and Why Is It So Dangerous? Email spoofing describes an increasingly prevalent form of email fraud in...

ceo impersonation

The FBI reports that between 2016 and 2019, CEO Fraud - also known as business email compromise, or BEC - resulted in $26 billion in losses for companies worldwide. What Is CEO Fraud and How Does It Work? CEO fraud is an increasingly common email scam in which an attacker targets or impersonates a C-level executive within an organization & tries to gain access to financial information or other sensitive data. Typically, the attacker aims to trick you into transferring money to a bank...

Safeguard Against Phishing and Impersonation Attacks with Guardian Digital EnGarde Cloud Email Security As phishing, spear phishing and whaling attacks become increasingly sophisticated and problematic for organizations, anti-phishing software has become a critical piece of technology for businesses in all industries. Over 95% of cyber attacks on enterprise networks - which often result in significant downtime, financial loss and serious reputation damage - begin with a spear phishing email....

what is crypto virus

Crypto virus attacks are on the rise, with roughly 4,000 attacks occurring daily. The US government estimates that over $1 billion in ransom is paid as a result of these attacks each year. However, the cost of a crypto virus attack far exceeds the ransom paid to decrypt files. Crypto viruses frequently result in significant downtime, data loss and reputation damage for organizations. What is a Crypto Virus? A crypto virus also known as the CryptoLocker virus is a type of ransomware virus that...

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