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Lessons from Data Breaches Improve Work From Home Security

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

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2020 has been a banner year for cybercriminals. They have stolen billions of dollars and data on billions of individuals by preying on widespread fear and uncertainty brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Decoding Today’s Healthcare Phishing Attempt

By Brad Wyro posted in Email Gateway How-To, Email Security, Cybersecurity, MDaemon Email Server, Stop Spam Email, Email Spoofing, Phishing, Email Server

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A brief glance through my spam folder in MDaemon Webmail recently reminded me of the need for on-going education on the topic of phishing and Business Email Compromise (BEC) scams. I’d like to be able to tell you that the recent crush of cyberattacks on the healthcare sector, as exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic, has run its course – but then I’d be the one scamming. Looking through the latest Health IT Security monthly news archive turns up a long litany of phishing, ransomware, malware, spoofing, password theft and other data leaks, and server vulnerabilities that affect millions of patients and financial donors – and it’s not even the end of the month.

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Don't Become a Victim of Common Email Scams in Healthcare

By Brad Wyro posted in Business Email Compromise, Email Security, Cybersecurity, Stop Spam Email, Phishing, Health Care Security

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It's just a fact of life: If there's email, there will always be spam. If you’re involved with email security for a healthcare organization, 2020 is absolutely the year you can’t afford not to take this seriously. The healthcare sector has become a major target for cyberattacks during the COVID-19 pandemic, and these attacks are successful so often that Becker’s Hospital Review publishes a monthly update on healthcare provider malware, ransomware and phishing incidents. The most recent list includes:

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10 Tips to Help Healthcare Employees Identify a Phishing Email

By Brad Wyro posted in Email How To, Email Security, Cybersecurity, Stop Spam Email, Spear Phishing, Phishing, Health Care Security

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Whether you run a multi-campus medical center or a small private practice, you’ve likely heard about cyber criminals who try to trick you and your employees into clicking a link or downloading an attachment so they can steal your organization’s money or protected data.

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Microsoft 365 Vulnerabilities Your Healthcare Business Should Consider

By Brad Wyro posted in Email Gateway How-To, Email Security, Stop Spam Email, Phishing, Two-Factor Authentication, Health Care Security, Email Best Practices

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The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the adoption of cloud services across all industries, but particularly for healthcare providers. If your healthcare organization is considering moving your email from on-premise servers to the cloud, you must do your due diligence around significant security drawbacks that may overshadow the perceived benefits.

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Phishing Email Targets Healthcare to Get Past Microsoft Security

By Brad Wyro posted in Email Gateway How-To, Email Security, Stop Spam Email, Phishing, Two-Factor Authentication, Health Care Security, Email Best Practices

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The COVID-19 pandemic has been a boon for bad actors across the digital landscape. In July, for instance, authorities in the U.S., U.K. and Canada all issued warnings about serious cyberattacks against healthcare organizations and others involved in the coronavirus response. The purpose of these attacks? Theft of intellectual property during the race to develop a vaccine. The tool of choice? Spear-phishing email attacks.

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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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Protect Office 365 with Security Gateway for Email

By Brad Wyro posted in Email Privacy, Email Security, Security Gateway for Email, Stop Spam Email

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At about this time last year, Office 365 had around 155 million users, and businesses continue to adopt its services at a rate of around 3 million users per month. But as subscription rates continue to grow, it becomes a growing target for cybercriminals to spread phishing and ransomware attacks.

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Security Gateway a High Performer Again – G2 Crowd 2019 Fall Report

By Brad Wyro posted in Email Gateway How-To, Email Security, Email Encryption, Security Gateway for Email, Stop Spam Email, Email Archiving

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We’re proG2 Crowd High Performer 2019ud to announce that Security Gateway for Email has once again been named a High Performer in Secure Email Gateways by G2 Crowd in their Fall Report. And if you are looking for a hosted solution, Security Gateway also was recognized as a top Cloud Email Security solution.

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Phishing Email Uses Google Drive to Get Past Microsoft Security

By Brad Wyro posted in Business Email Compromise, Email Security, Stop Spam Email, Spear Phishing, Phishing

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This week, Threatpost reported on a new spear-phishing attack that uses email sent via Google Drive claiming to be the CEO of the targeted company sharing important information with the recipients.  The email came from Google Drive, but the sender address didn't match the company's standard naming convention for email addresses.

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