Press Release: Secure Business Email Against Ransomware with Layered Technology & Comprehensive Support

Nov 26, 2021 -- Midland Park, N.J. - Guardian Digital, the premier open-source email security company, innovates ransomware protection using a unique combination of advanced multi-layered technology and expert ongoing support to secure business email from this pervasive, costly threat.

Ransomware dominates security news headlines due to the prevalence of the threat and the severity of its repercussions for any organization that experiences an attack. Symptoms of attacks often include shutting down networks and financial systems, halting government services and forcing 60% of victims out of business within six months. Modern ransomware is often designed specifically to evade the detection of traditional email security defenses, such as signature-based antivirus software, desktop protection and static native Microsoft 365 and Google Workspace email security features. 

"Guardian Digital is the first cyber security company to take the best-in-class tools of the Linux community and integrate them into an enterprise email solution dedicated to security and unrivaled customer support," writes Dave Wreski, Guardian Digital founder and CEO. Guardian Digital protects SMBs and enterprises alike from the growing threat that ransomware poses to business through a unique combination of dynamic URL and file inspection, behavioral analysis and expert ongoing support.

Ransomware Risk Is Universal

No business is too small to be a ransomware target. SMBs often have less stringent technological defenses, less awareness of threats and less time and resources to invest in protection, and cybercriminals know how to take advantage of these weaknesses. Any kind of business can be targeted, but medical and government offices face attacks most often due to urgency for access of files. The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), FBI and the National Security Agency (NSA) are now warning businesses to shore up cybersecurity defenses as federal authorities carefully monitor the reemergence of the DarkSide ransomware gang, believed to be responsible for the notorious Colonial Pipeline ransomware attack in May 2021. Guardian Digital has a free tool businesses can use to understand their risk and measures they can take to secure their email against ransomware and other threats.

Fighting Ransomware with Multi-Layered Technology & Comprehensive Support

Defense in depth is crucial to an effective email security strategy - no single security feature alone is enough to defend against modern threats such as zero-day ransomware attacks, which are launched with no advanced warning, do not contain any recognizable digital signature and employ advanced tactics to evade traditional detection methods. Securing business email in this modern digital threat environment requires multiple layers of advanced technology such as real-time malicious URL protection, dynamic file inspection and behavioral analysis that are designed to work harmoniously to detect and block malicious mail, ensuring that it never reaches the inbox. Comprehensive system management and support is a critical component of an effective email security solution, as many businesses - especially SMBs - experience a shortage of cybersecurity resources and expertise, leaving them unprepared to repel a ransomware attack without these expert, ongoing support services.

Guardian Digital Safeguards the Inbox Against Ransomware & Other Malicious Email-Borne Threats

Guardian Digital EnGarde Cloud Email Security provides complete, multi-layered ransomware protection accompanied by expert, ongoing system monitoring, maintenance and support. EnGarde uses a combination of behavioral analysis and dynamic URL and file analysis to protect against emerging ransomware attacks before they exploit unknown vulnerabilities. EnGarde closes critical gaps that exist in static, single-layered Microsoft 365 and Workspace email security defenses to protect against ransomware and other costly, disruptive attacks. Guardian Digital’s expert ongoing system monitoring, maintenance and accessible support provide a remote extension of your IT team, improving your email security posture and enhancing your team’s productivity with reliable, cost-efficient ransomware protection.

About Guardian Digital 

Guardian Digital, Inc. builds enterprise email solutions with an intense focus on security and unrivaled customer support, designed to ease information technology overhead for its customers. Since its inception in 1999, Guardian Digital has pioneered the open-source architecture security-as-a-service email protection model to block today and tomorrow’s sophisticated threats to email integrity. Guardian Digital continues to innovate the email security marketplace using technology unavailable from any other vendor. Its EnGarde Cloud Email Security leverages the benefits of open-source development, contemporary cloud technologies, and decades of combined experience protecting enterprises. Guardian Digital is dedicated to its customers and their safety is the very foundation of what the company offers and builds on in regard to business email protection.

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