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OpenText acquires SaaS email encryption company for $860M
OpenText has announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Zix Corporation, a specialist in SaaS-based email encryption, threat protection and compliance cloud solutions for SMBs.
Investigation: The NZ Govt is weakening its grip on nuisance spam
The nuisance spam has decreased markedly in 2021, but in 2007, a widely-disseminated factoid, of unknown origin, suggested that up to 85% of email sent in that year was unwanted spam.
OPC finds leading cause of privacy breaches is human error
Privacy Commissioner John Edwards says, “We are seeing clear patterns emerging since mandatory reporting of serious privacy breaches came into effect with the Privacy Act 2020 on 1 December last year.”
Auckland-based email signature firm Crossware sold to European CX firm eKomi
“The software from Crossware is used by millions of users worldwide, providing our group of companies with immediate growth and improve the customer experience for our customers.”
Email: Still the number one threat vector
Just as cyber-criminals are ever honing their methods to increase their chances of success, so must security teams.
The network effect and the search for resilient email security
Not only is email everywhere, but it is ‘built-in’ to our lives as a required mode of communication for too many activities to name.
Spamhaus teams up with Validity to fight malicious emails
"IP and domain reputation data contains fingerprints of malicious behaviour. Therefore, it is vital to expand the breadth of data shared, analysed, and utilised globally."
Acronis advanced protection pack works against malicious email threats
The new Advanced Email Security pack enables service providers to extend their cybersecurity capabilities by detecting and stopping all email-borne cyber threats before they can reach their clients' end users.
OnePlace launches Solution Profiles for Microsoft 365
OnePlace Solutions has launched Solution Profiles in the OnePlaceMail app for the Microsoft 365 platform.
Slack report predicts 'the death of email' as app usage climbs
Software and apps are, according to respondents, more efficient ways to communicate than email.
Barracuda sees strong momentum across cloud email security solutions
There is increased risk of socially engineered attacks like conversation hijacking, business email compromise, account takeover, and growing demand for protecting customer data in the cloud.
Millions of email attacks missed by organisations’ cyber security protection
"While organisations have invested in protection against email threats, many of these attacks slip through gateways, landing in users inboxes."
UK university targeted by one million malicious email attacks
The email messages included spam, malware and phishing attacks.
Employees using corporate emails for private purposes putting companies at risk
A new study has revealed 40% of all corporate email breaches occurred on websites used for personal purposes.
Reducing the amount of time employees spend on email
In many organisations, business managers are looking for ways to minimise the use of email or make it more efficient so that employees can focus more on deep work and creative tasks instead of on managing their emails.
Microsoft releases fix to the reply-all problem
The act of hitting ‘reply all’ on an email sent to a large list of staff can set off a chain of seemingly endless threads, and can be a huge disruption to productivity. Here's how Microsoft is tackling the problem.
MailGuard warns against extortion phishing emails
MailGuard has highlighted dangerous email scams following its interception of a large run of extortion phishing emails that demand a ransom payment in bitcoin.
Number of spam emails drops, still accounts for 55% of traffic
Significantly, spam messages account for more than half of 295 billion in 2019, making 55% of global email traffic in this year, the company states.
Rising costs of email attacks concerning for organisations
Email attacks are having a major impact on businesses, with ever-evolving security concerns proving a challenge for IT security professionals.
Lateral phishing: The latest in email account takeover
"One of the most striking aspects of this emerging attack is the scale of potential victims that the attackers target."
HubSpot goes freemium with new CRM offering
Customers can now send emails, manage ad campaigns, and analyse marketing efforts as part of HubSpot’s free centralised platform.
Why businesses should ban email attachments
"When people are working from an outdated version of a document, they can waste time, make errors, and potentially risk the success of the project they’re working on."
Report: 80% of organisations faced email-borne attacks last year
Barracuda Networks found that 30% of respondents had fallen victim to a ransomware attack, with almost three quarters revealing the attacks had originated from email.
Oracle’s Bronto marketing platform gets updates
Software tools updated to empower marketers in an increasingly competitive environment.