Catherine Young

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Office 365 Admins Love INKY’s Email Remediation

Posted by Catherine Young

Email Administrators often need to remove dangerous emails from company inboxes. Without INKY, this can be a time-consuming chore that requires logging into Powershellsearching for the emailfiguring out the proper syntax, etc.  

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Topics: office 365

Focus on Phishing: Email Security Best Practices

Posted by Catherine Young

When we think of email security at the user level, it is commonly associated with ensuring that each email user has a unique user name and password and while this approach is certainly important for most enterprise applications we must also consider the fact that email is a conduit to the outside world.

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Topics: email security

Phishing and Email Security: What You Need to Know

Posted by Catherine Young

If a thief breaks a window in your house and steals things, you will notice the broken glass and what is missing quickly.  If one of your team members clicks on a phishing attack email and give thieves access to your data, you may not find out for months.

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Email Security Best Practices for Phishing

Posted by Catherine Young

The sheer volume of phishing emails that floats around the internet daily is staggering.  Tech Republic reports that more than 3 billion fake emails are sent every day.  CSO Online estimates a new phishing site is created every 20 seconds.

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Topics: email security

This company was hit with 1000 malicious emails. Learn how to protect yours.

Posted by Catherine Young

Summa Health hospital system has more than 30 locations in northeast Ohio.  More than 8,000 employees provide care for more than a million patients every year.  Summa Health ranks in the top five percent of hospitals nationwide.

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Topics: anti-phishing software

Your Anti-Phishing Software Isn't Working. Learn Why.

Posted by Catherine Young

Despite training and education, humans are still your weakest security link.  All it takes is one employee in your organization to click on a malicious link or fall victim to a phishing email to undermine all your security efforts. 

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Topics: anti-phishing software

Phishing Solutions Compared

Posted by Catherine Young

I just Googled the term ‘phishing solutions,’ and lucky for me I got 9.1 million hits. Not bad right? Only sort of, there are a lot of email security solutions that are claiming to be anti-phishing solutions, but the reality is US businesses hemorrhage billions of dollars a year having invested in and deployed some of leading email security solutions.

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Why Your Email Security Needs Anti-Phishing Software

Posted by Catherine Young

Malicious threat actors are attacking computers and networks at an astonishing rate. According to the University of Maryland, one attack comes, on average, every 39 seconds.

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Topics: anti-phishing solution

Anti-Phishing Software is as Important as Anti-Virus Software

Posted by Catherine Young

Cyber criminals employ a lot of tricks to get inside your computer network.  They may hide a virus inside a file that triggers when you click on it.  The virus, once unleashed, can replicate across your systems and do all sorts of damage.  They may try to get you to launch a trojan horse program that creates a back door into your computer.  They might steal your login credentials and impersonate your company or your employees.

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Topics: anti-phishing software

5 Best Practices for Email Security

Posted by Catherine Young

Organizations of all sizes and across all industries are phishing targets. These attacks can be sophisticated and often difficult to identify. What can you do to avoid being the victim of a phishing attack?  We've put together 5 quick tips that will help you avoid becoming the next victim for these cybercriminals. Share these tips on your social networks so we can stop the scammers, once and for all.

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Topics: email security, anti-phishing solution

Are You Getting Phishing Attacks in Outlook?

Posted by Catherine Young

Phishing attacks are the number one cyber threat facing organizations today. Don’t take our word for it. The World Economic Forum (WEF) interviewed 12,000 business executives about the biggest risks to doing business and they cited cyber-attacks as the top concern in advanced economies.

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Topics: phishing attack

Office 365 Doesn't Give Phishing Email Notifications Without INKY

Posted by Catherine Young

The University of Iowa email system handles more than 2.5 million incoming email messages every day. Nearly 70 percent of them are spam, scams, or phishing emails. The amount of deceptive and dangerous email that is sent daily to organizations is staggering.

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Topics: anti-phishing solution

How to Stop Gift Card Scams

Posted by Catherine Young

Why does the Gift Card Scam slip through most anti-phishing software solutions?

Because most anti-phishing software only analyzes attachments or scans for suspicious links in an email. Gift Card Scam emails are dangerous because they do not have attachments or even links to click — they simply look like emails from someone important in an organization asking for help, but are actually from a cybercriminal. 

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Topics: spear phishing, email fraud

Why Savvy MSSPs Partner with INKY

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Interview with Carlene Shores, INKY VP of Sales

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How to Prevent Phishing Attacks

Posted by Catherine Young

Whether you know it or not, your organization is under constant attack.  Cyber criminals are bombarding companies with phishing emails to steal data, money, and more.

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Topics: phishing