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Organisations faced unprecedented ransomware risk in 2020
Enterprises faced unprecedented cybersecurity risk in 2020 from increasing attack volume, the pandemic-driven digital transformation of work, and generally deficient cyber preparedness and training.
Shields up: surprises are the new normal
The most common way for a cyber threat to penetrate an organisation is through email, but there are many other ways to create havoc - for some criminals, it is their life’s work to come up with different ways to facilitate attacks.
Are you ready for a more privacy-focused New Zealand?
New Zealand’s new Privacy Act is now in effect, and there are significant changes that affect every organisation that operates in New Zealand.
Mimecast and CrowdStrike partnership protects customers from advanced attacks
Mimecast has extended its work with CrowdStrike with the intention of better protecting customers from advanced cyber attacks.
Mimecast appoints Jonathan Corini as new VP for global channel sales
Corini will oversee the strategy and execution of the company’s global channel programme, with the appointment aiming to unify and strengthen Mimecast’s commitment to the channel.
Security training and tech: Empowering staff in a hybrid work environment
As employees travel back and forth between home and the workplace, are they walking through the door with cyber threats sitting on their devices?
Who are the 2020 Mimecast A/NZ partner award winners?
“We congratulate all winners for being recognised as Mimecast's top performing partners and individual across the region.”
InfoTrust named Mimecast’s A/NZ Growth Partner of the Year
The award reflects InfoTrust’s customer-centric approach with a focus on optimising ROI for customers’ security investments, the company says.
Inteview: Mimecast security expert on why email attacks are more successful than ever
Techday spoke to Mimecast Australia principal technical consultant Garrett O’Hara, who walks through why security experts are becoming increasingly pessimistic about email-borne attacks.
60% of IT managers think email cyber-attacks are 'inevitable' - report
Mimecast has released its latest State of Email Security report, which surveyed over 1,000 IT decision-makers on their view of the current state of cybersecurity.
'Huge disconnect' between employer and employee perception of security
59% of IT managers in a survey conducted by Forrester say they are doing enough for their organisation’s cybersecurity, yet 53% of employees disagree.
Interview: Mimecast channel director on new partner programme and consolidation in the channel
Craig McGregor explains Mimecast's new partner programme, the importance of consolidation in the security space, and the effect of COVID-19 on the local channel.
Why CEOs can be the weakest link in cybersecurity – Mimecast
Research by Vanson Bourne revealed that 44% of respondents believed that their CEO was the weak link in their cybersecurity operation.
Mimecast acquires brand exploitation prevention startup
The acquisition of the Israeli Segasec extends Mimecast’s capabilities to protect against brand exploits used to steal money and data.
Mimecast’s top A/NZ channel partners of 2019
The company has announced the winners of its Mimecast Partner Awards which celebrate channel partner performance across eight categories.
67b emails rejected due to 'highly malicious attack techniques'
Out of 160 billion emails analysed between April and June 2019, 42% were rejected.
Native email security systems inadequate – Mimecast
In the report, 85% of the 1,025 global respondents experienced an impersonation attack in 2018.
Workplace inboxes still plagued by phishing attacks
Mimecast’s annual State of Email Security report confirms that social engineering is still plaguing businesses, along with other email threats including ransomware and phishing attacks.
Mimecast: Employee training must supplement application security
A company’s biggest security risk is unintentional employee negligence.
Cybersecurity will only work if we put people first
Too many organisations are looking for a technical solution to what is essentially a human problem.
Risky business: Avoid putting all your eggs in one basket
Many businesses that transition to the cloud blindly rely on a single cloud service provider for day-to-day security.
Forrester names Mimecast a Leader in information archiving
The company has also been named a Top Player in the Radicati Information Archiving - Market Quadrant, 2019.
Exclusive: Why businesses shouldn’t rely on a single cloud vendor
"No organisation should trust a single vendor without an independent cyber resilience and continuity plan to keep connected and prepared during unplanned, and planned, outages."
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.