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Best Practices to Protect Email for Healthcare Organizations

By Brad Wyro posted in Email Gateway How-To, Email Privacy, Health Care Security

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As long as healthcare organizations continue to use email, cybercriminals will find new ways to exploit security gaps, software bugs, and basic human nature to extort millions of dollars from their victims. In just the first six months of this year, Becker’s Hospital Review has noted more than 65 separate incidents of malware, ransomware and phishing attacks on healthcare providers, ranging from Alaska and Hawaii to Florida and Maine. These attacks affected more than 1.14 million patient records in just the cases that released statistics; the true number of those affected is much higher. While one-third of these attacks are specifically noted as being email-related, again, the true number is likely much higher.

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How to Secure Your Business Email as Healthcare Employees Work from Home

By Brad Wyro posted in Email Gateway How-To, Email Encryption, Email Management, Security Gateway for Email, Health Care Security

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The COVID-19 crisis has changed the way we approach data privacy and email security. The necessary and accelerated transition to working from home has been accompanied by a growing surge of Coronavirus-themed phishing scams and spoofed websites used to distribute malware or lure victims into providing confidential information.

 

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Business Email Compromise - The 26 Billion Dollar Threat to Your Business

By Brad Wyro posted in Email Security

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Email is the preferred communication method for businesses around the world. It’s also the preferred attack vector for cybercriminals due to its ease of use and low cost, and since the beginning days of email, spam techniques have continued to evolve into a variety of sophisticated threats.

 

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Here’s How to Make Work Email Safer from Healthcare-Related Cybercrime

By Brad Wyro posted in Email Gateway How-To, Email Encryption, Email Management, Email Server, Health Care Security

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The COVID-19 pandemic’s global spread has paved the way for threat actors to unleash the most widely-used cyber threat in recent memory. And healthcare entities are the most frequent target.

 

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Security Gateway for Email Protection In the Healthcare Environment

By Brad Wyro posted in Email Privacy, Email Security, Health Care Security

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Office 365 is one of the world’s most commonly used software packages -- it’s in use by more than 1 million companies worldwide. The software suite announced more than 200 million individual users back in October 2019 and is adding about 3 million users each month.

 

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3 Ways Security Gateway for Email Protects Healthcare from Data Breaches

By Brad Wyro posted in Archive, Data Leak Prevention, Email Gateway How-To, Email Privacy, Email Security, Security Gateway for Email, Health Care Security

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Staying informed of the latest data privacy regulations as they apply to healthcare can be challenging. Not only are there a plethora of different security and retention requirements, but the risk of failure is higher than in any other sector:

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Phishing Email Posing as U.S. Dept of Treasury Spreads Malware

By Brad Wyro posted in Phishing

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This week, we learned of a new round of malware being distributed via phishing emails claiming to be from the U.S. Department of the Treasury.

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How To Protect Your Email from Cyber Threats

By Brad Wyro posted in Email Gateway How-To, Email Privacy, Cybersecurity, Two-Factor Authentication, Email Best Practices

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We live in an era where the amount of valuable data businesses must store is increasing at an unprecedented pace. Consequently, the number of cyber criminals trying to gain access to that data is also increasing. In fact, according to a report released last year by Osterman Research, 81% of organizations have been the victim of some type of data breach, targeted email attack, successful phishing attack or other cyber security incident during the previous 12 months. And with the surge of people working from home due to the COVID-19 pandemic, these numbers are only going to go up.

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How to Secure your Business Email as Employees Work from Home

By Brad Wyro posted in Data Leak Prevention, Email Privacy, Email Security, Email Encryption, Cybersecurity, Security Gateway for Email, Stop Spam Email, Email Security Best Practices, Two-Factor Authentication, Email Best Practices

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The COVID-19 crisis has changed the way we approach data privacy and email security as the transition to working from home has been accompanied by a growing surge of Coronavirus themed phishing scams and spoofed websites used to distribute malware or lure victims into providing confidential information.

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Critical Hotfix Available for MailStore Server & SPE 12.1.3

By Brad Wyro posted in Archive, Product Updates, Email Archiving

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MailStore has released an important security fix for their Outlook Add-In.

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