Catch of the Day: “Here’s That File You Requested.”

Posted by Dave Baggett

I’ve been working in email security for several years now, and every once in a while I will still get an email that is so authentic looking, even I get fooled. The timing of this email couldn’t be more impeccable, because I am actually expecting an email internally that would look just like this. Fortunately, we use our own technology and have INKY in place. She was smart enough to inspect this email in seconds, determine that it was dangerous, and throw a red banner flag up to make me pause before taking action on the email.  

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Topics: spear phishing, office 365, anti-phishing software

How 883 Malicious Emails Made It Past This Company's Anti-Phishing Software

Posted by Stephen Ferrell

CISO's have an unenviable job. They are tasked with protecting their organization's IT security against threats known and unknown.  Where the next malicious attack might come from is anyone's guess. Often CISO's rely heavily on Secure Email Gateway (SEG) providers as the primary anti-phishing software defense. While it's not uncommon, it may be building a false sense of security that when realized, could be catastrophic for an organization's email fidelity.

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Topics: anti-phishing software

This healthcare company was hit with over 1,000 malicious emails.

Posted by Amy Daly

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 Amy Daly

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

Without Phishing Software Your Organization is at Risk

Posted by Stephen Ferrell

Email is everything to organizations in the digital era.  Whether via desktop or on mobile, it is the most critical and durable form of communication in the B2B world.  Criminals know this, and that’s why it’s the number one cyber attack vector. 

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Topics: anti-phishing software

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

Posted by Amy Daly

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