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A vulnerability on Code.org’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]
23-year-old man from the Bahamas charged for hacking celebrity emails and stealing scripts for movies and TV shows [Read More]
US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter acknowledged making a "mistake" when he used his personal email for government business in the early part of his tenure. [Read More]
Google plans to ramp up security for Gmail by letting users know when messages arrive via unencrypted connections that could be prone to snooping or tampering. [Read More]
Hackers breached the systems of anti-adblocking service PageFair and used the access to deliver malware [Read More]
Intel is pulling the plug on McAfee SaaS Email Protection and Archiving products, and advises customers to switch to Proofpoint solutions. [Read More]
Yahoo set out to make its free email service hip again with upgrades that included getting rid of the need for passwords on mobile devices. [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.