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Mimecast and Okta join forces to reduce insider threat attacks
Thu, 10th Nov 2022
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Mimecast Limited, an advanced email and collaboration security company, has announced a new strategic integration with Okta, an independent identity provider.
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Half of Aussie businesses have seen increase in data threats
Wed, 4th May 2022
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Australian companies are starting to understand they need to be constantly training and educating staff on how to keep their privacy.
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Mimecast reveals what email cybersecurity needs in 2022
Fri, 1st Apr 2022
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When the first email was sent over 50 years ago, no one could have predicted how much we would end up relying on this technology or the threats that would come to be associated with it.
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Video: 10 Minute IT Jams - Mimecast exec on the threat of ransomware
Tue, 28th Sep 2021
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In this interview, Garrett discusses the question of whether or not to pay ransoms, and explains why it's the biggest cybersecurity threat of our time.
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The case for prioritising IT privacy in businesses
Tue, 18th May 2021
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It was Privacy Awareness Week recently. But one week in May every year isn’t cutting it: privacy needs to be a year-round focus.
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Organisations faced unprecedented ransomware risk in 2020
Wed, 28th Apr 2021
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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.
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Shields up: surprises are the new normal
Wed, 17th Feb 2021
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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.
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Are you ready for a more privacy-focused New Zealand?
Tue, 1st Dec 2020
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New Zealand’s new Privacy Act is now in effect, and there are significant changes that affect every organisation that operates in New Zealand.
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Mimecast and CrowdStrike partnership protects customers from advanced attacks
Tue, 3rd Nov 2020
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Mimecast has extended its work with CrowdStrike with the intention of better protecting customers from advanced cyber attacks.
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Mimecast appoints Jonathan Corini as new VP for global channel sales
Thu, 22nd Oct 2020
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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.
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Security training and tech: Empowering staff in a hybrid work environment
Mon, 28th Sep 2020
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As employees travel back and forth between home and the workplace, are they walking through the door with cyber threats sitting on their devices?
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Who are the 2020 Mimecast ANZ partner award winners?
Mon, 10th Aug 2020
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“We congratulate all winners for being recognised as Mimecast's top performing partners and individual across the region.”
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InfoTrust named Mimecast’s ANZ Growth Partner of the Year
Fri, 7th Aug 2020
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The award reflects InfoTrust’s customer-centric approach with a focus on optimising ROI for customers’ security investments, the company says.
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Inteview: Mimecast security expert on why email attacks are more successful than ever
Fri, 26th Jun 2020
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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.
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60% of IT managers think email cyber-attacks are 'inevitable' - report
Fri, 12th Jun 2020
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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.
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'Huge disconnect' between employer and employee perception of security
Tue, 9th Jun 2020
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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.
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Interview: Mimecast channel director on new partner programme and consolidation in the channel
Wed, 20th May 2020
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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.
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Why CEOs can be the weakest link in cybersecurity – Mimecast
Fri, 31st Jan 2020
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Research by Vanson Bourne revealed that 44% of respondents believed that their CEO was the weak link in their cybersecurity operation.
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Mimecast acquires brand exploitation prevention startup
Wed, 15th Jan 2020
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The acquisition of the Israeli Segasec extends Mimecast’s capabilities to protect against brand exploits used to steal money and data.
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Mimecast’s top ANZ channel partners of 2019
Tue, 17th Sep 2019
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The company has announced the winners of its Mimecast Partner Awards which celebrate channel partner performance across eight categories.
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67b emails rejected due to 'highly malicious attack techniques'
Fri, 9th Aug 2019
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Out of 160 billion emails analysed between April and June 2019, 42% were rejected.
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Native email security systems inadequate – Mimecast
Mon, 17th Jun 2019
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In the report, 85% of the 1,025 global respondents experienced an impersonation attack in 2018.
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Workplace inboxes still plagued by phishing attacks
Fri, 31st May 2019
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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.
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Mimecast: Employee training must supplement application security
Wed, 8th May 2019
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A company’s biggest security risk is unintentional employee negligence.
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