Advanced persistent threats (APTs) are stealthier and more spiteful than ever. Sophisticated techniques are used to quietly breach organizations and deploy customized malware, which potentially remains undetected for months. Such attacks are caused by cybercriminals who target individual users with highly evasive tools. Legacy security approaches are bypassed to steal sensitive data from credit card details to intellectual property or government secrets. Traditional cybersecurity solutions, such as email spam filters, anti-virus software or firewalls are ineffective against advanced persistent threats. APTs can bypass such solutions and gain hold within a network to make organizations vulnerable to data breaches.
Published By: Mimecast
Published Date: Oct 17, 2013
Macmillan Cancer Support has relied on Mimecast for robust
email security backed by a 100% anti-virus and 99% antispam SLA for a number of years. Mimecast’s Email Security solution has solved a spam issue that was seriously affecting Macmillan’s email system performance and creating a significant management burden for the charity’s IT department.
As signaling and scrubbing technology evolve (and as your solutions become more and more adaptable), DDoS attacks will become less effective and less attractive to would-be adversaries. The time will soon come when a 1 Tb attack from an IoT botnet will seem like a mere annoyance, rather than a catastrophic event—if you even notice it at all.
So how do you get there faster? Plan ahead by designing a defense in-depth DDoS strategy and partner with a trusted security provider to handle the large attacks. Upfront preparation will pay off when the threat of DDoS attacks no longer keeps you up at night.
So-called "redirector" or "search engine" spam emerged in late 2007 and has now grown into a significant threat to businesses. In this new MessageLabs whitepaper, learn about the latest spammer ploy to get dangerous links past traditional defenses, and how MessageLabs delivers a proven, cost-effective solution.
A close look at the data provides a clear picture of how spammers vary their tactics to overwhelm traditional corporate email defenses, through changes in duration, frequency and intensity among others. This whitepaper will help you understand these threats to your business, and how MessageLabs provides a unique solution.
Published By: Clearswift
Published Date: Jun 09, 2008
This white paper provides a comprehensive look at spam; from its early days to where we are today in terms of managing the daily threats. With a strong policy, education and policy enforcement, and a multi-layer content security solution, organizations can address every kind of threat to its networks and its business; regardless of whether the threats are inbound or outbound.
Download your FREE 30-Day Trial of GFI MailEssentials Today! GFI MailEssentials 2012 is an all-new version which enhances the anti-spam functionality and integrates email security functionality to provide one comprehensive on-premise email solution.
Download this white paper to lean more about how Dell's Connected Security solutions give you the power to solve your security and compliance challenges today, while proactively keeping you one step ahead of tomorrow’s threats.
GFI MailEssentials for Exchange/SMTP/Lotus is a server based anti-spam, anti-phishing and email management solution, which is used by 80,000 customers worldwide. The latest version uses two anti-spam engines, along with advanced spam filtering techniques, to give administrators a high spam capture rate straight out-of-the-box, with minimal configuration. GFI MailEssentials also minimizes false positives, so you do not need to worry about important emails being marked as spam.
Spam looks like a simple enough issue until you have to try to define it: after all, we all think we know it when we see it. Most people have a working definition along the lines of “email I don’t want.” While that’s perfectly understandable, it is difficult to implement technical solutions based on such a subjective definition. Read this paper to learn why SPAM is more than just unwanted email.
Published By: Proofpoint
Published Date: Apr 06, 2012
Email Security: Gartner, Inc. positions Proofpoint in the Leaders quadrant in its 2011 Magic Quadrant for the Secure Email Gateway (email security, anti-spam, anti-virus, outbound content filtering, email encryption, intrusion prevention) market.
Spam email continues to be a big problem, especially for small businesses. Small companies rely on email just as much as large enterprises, and their mail servers get clogged with unsolicited mail just as often. But, with fewer resources to spare to address the spam problem, small businesses need smarter solutions. To find out how you can use the Cisco Spam & Virus Blocker to eliminate spam, improve productivity, and boost security and network performance in your business download today!
According to experts at TrendLabs, spam now makes up close to 95% of all email and continues to grow. In the first three months of 2008 spam rates almost doubled over rates observed at the end of 2007 and TrendLabs predicts that average daily spam volumes will increase by 30 to 50 billion messages per day within the year.1 As spam continues to grow at dramatic rates, traditional on-premise email security products are failing to keep up. This limitation is one of the primary reasons that IDC predicts demand for hosted security solutions -also known as SaaS (Software as a Service) solutions-will grow by more than 30% annually through 2012.2 For context, the growth rate for hosted email security is projected to be more than eight times that of the traditional software email security market, and more than 60% faster than appliance-based email security solutions.
This comprehensive hosted service blocks email threats before they can touch the network, integrating powerful anti-spam and anti-phishing with award-winning antivirus and anti-spyware. Security leader Trend Micro updates and tunes the solution to keep the customer's network secure while saving valuable IT resources.
Businesses are experiencing a dramatic increase in spam and email-based attacks. These assaults not only hurt employee productivity, they consume valuable IT staff time and infrastructure resources. These threats can also expose organizations to data leaks, compliance issues and legal risks.
Trend Micro's SaaS email security solution blocks spam, viruses, phishing, and other email threats before they touch your network, helping you reclaim IT staff time, end-user productivity, bandwidth, mail server storage and cpu capacity. Optional content filtering enforces compliance and helps prevent data leaks.
West Coast Labs performed a comparison test on a range of email solutions (appliances, software, and hosted service solutions) to measure their relative spam detection rates over
a series of at least 100,000 genuine spam emails using West Coast Labs real-time spam feed.
Published By: McAfee Inc
Published Date: Aug 19, 2009
Email is an indispensible tool for businesses today, but it's also a favorite vehicle for spammers and cybercriminals. This brief explains the key benefits of implementing an email security solution with McAfee. Read more.
This whitepaper will look into the areas of cost, time and reliability to prove in a simple manner that the benefits of outsourcing a company's email marketing outweigh those of starting an in-house solution.
This White Paper explains what image spam is and how it tries to escape detection. But it also describes how the filter provided by MessageLabs hosted services uses subtle clues to expose image spam - and so delivers a cost-effective solution to what can be an irritating and business-compromising problem. Learn more today!
Published By: Aladdin
Published Date: Aug 21, 2009
This in-depth 14-page white paper explains all available anti-spam techniques and how they are used by eSafe. It also includes a "Dare to Compare" competitive matrix for easy vendor/solution selection.
This white paper from Roaring Penguin Software reviews the most common approaches to spam management on higher education and K-12 campuses and details how a suitable anti spam solution must address particular challenges for campus IT administrators.
This white paper from Roaring Penguin Software reviews the most common approaches to spam management and email filtering in an ISP environment and details how a suitable anti spam solution must address particular challenges for ISP administrators.
Spam generates an enormous amount of traffic that is both time-consuming to handle and resource intensive. Apart from that, a large number of organizations have been victims of NDR spam that has an effect similar to a Distributed Denial of Service on the email system. In this paper we provide a technical explanation of NDR Spam and recommend solutions that can prevent or limit exposure to this kind of unsolicited email.