Simple Mail Transfer Protocol or SMTP has easily exploitable security loopholes. Email routing protocols were designed in a time when cryptographic technology was at a nascent stage (e.g., the de-facto protocol for email transfer, SMTP, is nearly 40 years old now), and therefore security was not an important consideration. As a result, in most email systems encryption is still … [Read more...] about How Does MTA-STS Improve Your Email Security?
With contributions from Jamal “Jay” Bethea, Cisco Secure Email Product Marketing Manager Think email security is not complicated; think again. Not only is email the #1 attack vector, but regulatory compliance requirements across sectors make it difficult to know which data protection laws are for your industry. Now mix in architectural changes that support cloud productivity … [Read more...] about Email Security Recommendations You Should Consider from 2021
There is a saying that goes something like, "Do not judge a book by its cover." Yet, we all know we can not help but do just that - especially when it comes to online security. Logos play a significant role in whether or not we open an email and how we assess the importance of each message. Brand Indicators for Message Identification, or BIMI, aims to make it easier for us to … [Read more...] about A Visual Take on Email Authentication and Security
Cisco Secure Email Cloud Mailbox was built with one guiding principle – simplicity. Of course, it’s easy for us to talk about the benefits of our cloud-native email security product and how easy it is to use. But don’t just take it from us! Every day, our customers are reaping the benefits of enhanced email security, which in turn increases productivity, profitability, and … [Read more...] about Small Business and the Importance of Simplified Email Security
CRN has released its list of the Ten Hottest New Cloud Security Tools of 2020 and I am incredibly proud to say that Cloud Mailbox is featured on the list. After all of the work I’ve seen poured into the project in the lead-up to the launch, it is wonderful to see industry recognition and to share it with the talented group of Cisco folks who made it happen. One small step for … [Read more...] about Industry Recognition for Cisco Secure Email Cloud Mailbox
Today, an email administrator needs to get the most out of their data and reporting when it comes to the daily management of Business Email Compromise, Ransomware, Malware, and Phishing. The email administrator also has to share the data, reporting and actual emails allowing their SOC and other teams in order to perform X, Y, Z. In my video, I have provided the steps to … [Read more...] about Level up your Secure Email game using SecureX Orchestrator
SecureX integration offers customers greater visibility to threats across technology silos Email threats continue to rise rapidly in volume and complexity. With email being the number one threat vector, it’s no surprise that 94 percent of malware is delivered via email, and it remains the easiest way for attackers to breach an organization. Email security is complex and of … [Read more...] about Cisco Email Security Expands, Simplified to Detect More Threats, Stop More Attacks
As email borne threats continue to increase in volume and complexity, keeping email safe continues to be a top priority for security professionals. These varied and persistent threats include Business Email Compromise (BEC), ransomware, domain compromise, malware, phishing, spam and account takeovers. The damage they cause affects an organization’s bottom line and … [Read more...] about Cisco Secure Email: A Proven and Consistent Leader
An ever-evolving and rampant form of cybercrime that targets emails as the potential medium to conduct fraud is known as Business Email Compromise. Targeting commercial, government as well as non-profit organizations, BEC can lead to huge amounts of data loss, security breach, and compromised financial assets. It is a common misconception that cybercriminals usually lay their … [Read more...] about How to Fight Business Email Compromise (BEC) with Email Authentication?
Russian Dutch-domiciled search engine, ride-hailing and email service provider Yandex on Friday disclosed a data breach that compromised 4,887 email accounts of its users. The company blamed the incident on an unnamed employee who had been providing unauthorized access to the users' mailboxes for personal gain. "The employee was one of three system administrators with the … [Read more...] about Yandex Employee Caught Selling Access to Users’ Email Inboxes