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An official inquiry has found serious shortcomings in how US presidential candidate Hillary Clinton in her former post as secretary of state managed the security of their emails. [Read More]
Agari, a provider security solutions that help detect email-based cyberattacks, today announced that it has raised $22 million in a Series D funding round, bringing the total raised by the company to $44.7 million. [Read More]
Simulated phish training trains staff, it highlights staff who may need additional training, and it provides automatic 'training points' for staff who fail the test. [Read More]
Microsoft sued the US government, arguing that secret warrants to search people's email violate the US Constitution. [Read More]
Rokku ransomware comes with a new “feature” to make it easier for victims to pay a ransom. Victims can now use a QR code to learn details on how to send the bitcoin ransom, Avira researchers reveal. [Read More]
Encrypted email provider ProtonMail announced the global availability of its privacy focused email service to the public this week. [Read More]
A vulnerability on’s website exposed the email addresses of volunteers. The bug was exploited by at least one organization [Read More]
Google is boosting the security of its Gmail service in an effort to keep them protected from phishing attacks, malware, and other threats. [Read More]
Cybercriminals behind the Dridex botnet have ramped up their email campaign activity following a short holiday season break, researchers at FireEye Labs say. [Read More]
US spy chief James Clapper's personal online accounts have been hacked, his office confirmed, a few months after CIA director John Brennan suffered a similar attack. [Read More]

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Alan Wlasuk's picture
Let’s look at what e-mail hacking is really all about and why it could be much more painful than just having to sort through our spouse’s energy drink messages.
Greg Olsen's picture
Transport Layer Security is a means of securing the transmission of email between two MTAs (mail transfer agents). In this column, I’ve highlighted some of the other things that can be done with TLS besides this opportunistic encryption of email.
Greg Olsen's picture
Inbound email to your firm containing important communications related to revenue or customer service could be blocked by your own anti-spam software. How can you prevent against false positives?
Greg Olsen's picture
Interest in Converged Infrastructure solutions has been surging due to the demands of cloud computing. This trend toward Converged Infrastructure has important implications for the email security IT infrastructure.
Greg Olsen's picture
Thinking of migrating mailboxes to a cloud provider? The email backbone is an important architectural tool when dealing with the migration of email mailboxes and maintaining email integrity during the migration process.
Greg Olsen's picture
These best practices for DKIM can help you get more email delivered and lower the likelihood that a message will be categorized as spam.
Greg Olsen's picture
The driver for choosing SaaS as a deployment model is typically cost. But SaaS as a model for CRM can have a downside when it comes to email—the potential for deliverability problems.
Greg Olsen's picture
One of the best ways to optimize security for messaging infrastructure is to leverage the power of something already deployed—the corporate directory.
Greg Olsen's picture
Enterprises today need to not only understand how Data Leak Prevention (DLP) impacts their organization, but also need to be aware of DLP specifically as it relates to email.
Greg Olsen's picture
DKIM (DomainKeys Identified Mail) was created as an Internet standard method of instilling trust back in email. These best practices around DKIM verification outline what organizations should consider in order to trust email and prevent phishing.