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25% of malicious emails still make it through to recipients
Popular email security programmes may fail to detect as much as 25% of all emails with malicious or dangerous attachments, a study from Mimecast says.
12 Dec 18
SMS phishing scam sweeps Australia
"SMS is an easier way for scammers to pretend they are sending from a well-known business that people know and trust."
03 Dec 18
Mimecast integrates with IBM’s security platform
The new Mimecast for IBM QRadar app is designed to offer joint customers improved visibility into potential vulnerabilities.
21 Nov 18
Details of 9mil compromised in Cathay Pacific data leak
Twenty-seven credit card numbers with no CVV were accessed, and the combination of data accessed varies for each affected passenger.
26 Oct 18
Report reveals 80% increase in email impersonation attacks
For every 50 emails inspected by email security solutions, there is one unstopped malicious link.
30 Aug 18
Mimecast A/NZ names top partners at second partner awards
A range of partners across Mimecast’s ecosystem took home awards for their contribution to Mimecast's growth in the A/NZ channel.
03 Aug 18
Mimecast acquires Solebit to improve threat protection offering
The acquisition offers enhanced protection against advanced cyberattacks, zero-day threats and malware.
01 Aug 18
Phishing scams – a deep dive into this year’s cyber attack trends
There’s no doubt email is the number one vector used to initiate attacks on organisations, and of those email attacks, phishing is king.
16 Jul 18
Mimecast acquires cybersecurity training firm Ataata
Ataata's security awareness training and cyber risk management platform will be integrated with Mimecast’s cyber resilience for email.
13 Jul 18
Mimecast bets on German growth with two new data centres
Mimecast has 'invested heavily' into Germany with the opening of two facilities in Munich to capitalise on Germany's migration to the cloud.
12 Jun 18
Key takeaways from Privacy Awareness Week: Experts comment
Cybersecurity experts from Sophos, Trend Micro, CyberArk, Mimecast, Bitglass & others share their thoughts on privacy and what it means for security.
14 May 18
LogRhythm & Mimecast fuse email security & next-gen SIEM
Joint customers are now able to access LogRhythm’s advanced correlation and security analytics through email security data from Mimecast’s cloud.
02 May 18
New study shows email security systems not up to scratch as malicious emails pour in
“Emails ranging from opportunistic spam, targeted impersonation attacks and unknown malware are getting through incumbent email security systems."
18 Apr 18
Mimecast launches new global reseller program, announces new channel appointments
Mimecast says the new program will offer more rewards in an effort to increase opportunities for resellers to attract new clients.
11 Apr 18
Mimecast takes leap into A/NZ with local channel hires
“Watch this space,” says Mimecast country manager in anticipation of a “raft of announcements” for resellers in the coming year.
08 Mar 18
Email: The often ignored factor in strong cybersecurity
A customer-facing organisation will receive hundreds, if not thousands of emails every day, each one containing personal identifiers.
27 Feb 18
Mimecast doubles down on cyber resilience
Two important hires bring additional expertise to Mimecast, fortifying their cyber defences.
24 Jan 18
Round 2: New line-up of cybersecurity maestros comment on Uber breach
We covered an expert commentary story of the Uber breach - this is round 2 with Check Point, Barracuda, Digital Shadows, Mimecast, and Webroot.
24 Nov 17
Experts weigh in on ‘Bad Rabbit’, the potential next WannaCry
Ever heard of Bad Rabbit? It’s the newest form of ransomware causing havoc in Eastern Europe that could be coming your way soon.
26 Oct 17
It's possible for cyber attackers to change what's in your emails
A newly-discovered exploit called ROPEMAKER allows an attacker to remotely change the content of any email post-delivery.
24 Aug 17
Internet Solutions scoops two awards at Mimecast South Africa Partner Awards
“Internet Solutions has once again excelled at helping its customers tackle evolving email threats like ransomware and impersonation fraud in email."
08 Aug 17
Nearly a quarter of ‘unsafe’ emails getting through to user inboxes
There is a continuous challenge of securing organisations from malicious attachments, dangerous files type, impersonation attacks as well as spam.
28 Jul 17
NotPetya ransomworm knows no boundaries - A/NZ firms affected
Ransomware knows no boundaries: That's the lesson coming from the NotPetya attack that, despite starting in Europe, has spread to A/NZ.
29 Jun 17
Impersonation attacks rise 400% as email security struggles to keep up
"If a CISO isn’t reviewing its email security solution on a 12-18 month basis, they may be surprised at what threats are getting into inboxes."
12 Jun 17