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Inteview: Mimecast security expert on why email attacks are more successful than ever
Techday spoke to Mimecast Australia principal technical consultant Garrett O’Hara, who walks through why security experts are becoming increasingly pessimistic about email-borne attacks.
60% of IT managers think email cyber-attacks are 'inevitable' - report
Mimecast has released its latest State of Email Security report, which surveyed over 1,000 IT decision-makers on their view of the current state of cybersecurity.
'Huge disconnect' between employer and employee perception of security
59% of IT managers in a survey conducted by Forrester say they are doing enough for their organisation’s cybersecurity, yet 53% of employees disagree.
Interview: Mimecast channel director on new partner programme and consolidation in the channel
Craig McGregor explains Mimecast's new partner programme, the importance of consolidation in the security space, and the effect of COVID-19 on the local channel.
Why CEOs can be the weakest link in cybersecurity – Mimecast
Research by Vanson Bourne revealed that 44% of respondents believed that their CEO was the weak link in their cybersecurity operation.
Mimecast acquires brand exploitation prevention startup
The acquisition of the Israeli Segasec extends Mimecast’s capabilities to protect against brand exploits used to steal money and data.
Mimecast’s top A/NZ channel partners of 2019
The company has announced the winners of its Mimecast Partner Awards which celebrate channel partner performance across eight categories.
67b emails rejected due to 'highly malicious attack techniques'
Out of 160 billion emails analysed between April and June 2019, 42% were rejected.
Native email security systems inadequate – Mimecast
In the report, 85% of the 1,025 global respondents experienced an impersonation attack in 2018.
Workplace inboxes still plagued by phishing attacks
Mimecast’s annual State of Email Security report confirms that social engineering is still plaguing businesses, along with other email threats including ransomware and phishing attacks.
Mimecast: Employee training must supplement application security
A company’s biggest security risk is unintentional employee negligence.
Cybersecurity will only work if we put people first
Too many organisations are looking for a technical solution to what is essentially a human problem.
Risky business: Avoid putting all your eggs in one basket
Many businesses that transition to the cloud blindly rely on a single cloud service provider for day-to-day security.
Forrester names Mimecast a Leader in information archiving
The company has also been named a Top Player in the Radicati Information Archiving - Market Quadrant, 2019.
Exclusive: Why businesses shouldn’t rely on a single cloud vendor
"No organisation should trust a single vendor without an independent cyber resilience and continuity plan to keep connected and prepared during unplanned, and planned, outages."
25% of malicious emails still make it through to recipients
Popular email security programmes may fail to detect as much as 25% of all emails with malicious or dangerous attachments, a study from Mimecast says.
SMS phishing scam sweeps Australia
"SMS is an easier way for scammers to pretend they are sending from a well-known business that people know and trust."
Mimecast integrates with IBM’s security platform
The new Mimecast for IBM QRadar app is designed to offer joint customers improved visibility into potential vulnerabilities.
Details of 9mil compromised in Cathay Pacific data leak
Twenty-seven credit card numbers with no CVV were accessed, and the combination of data accessed varies for each affected passenger.
Report reveals 80% increase in email impersonation attacks
For every 50 emails inspected by email security solutions, there is one unstopped malicious link.
Mimecast A/NZ names top partners at second partner awards
A range of partners across Mimecast’s ecosystem took home awards for their contribution to Mimecast's growth in the A/NZ channel.
Mimecast acquires Solebit to improve threat protection offering
The acquisition offers enhanced protection against advanced cyberattacks, zero-day threats and malware.
Phishing scams – a deep dive into this year’s cyber attack trends
There’s no doubt email is the number one vector used to initiate attacks on organisations, and of those email attacks, phishing is king.
Mimecast acquires cybersecurity training firm Ataata
Ataata's security awareness training and cyber risk management platform will be integrated with Mimecast’s cyber resilience for email.