Migration

Mimecast Partner Awards 2014 – Winners Celebrate

Mimecast Partner Awards 2014 winner’s photo, left-to-right: Malcolm Tinkler, Mimecast; Matthew Helling, Softcat; Paul Treacy, IT Lab; Nessa Lynchehaun, Mimecast and Pat Foyle, Kelway. Last week saw two of the biggest events in our UK channel world - …

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Security

eBay - A Trophy Hack?

The news over the last week confirmed that eBay has been hacked. Media comments suggest that upwards of 145 million users have had their account details, including passwords and personal information, stolen.According to reports, the story starte…

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Migration

Ding! Ding! Seconds Out! (Nearly)

After months of training, sweat, tears, blood, protein shakes and ill-fitting gym shorts it’s nearly here. Sam ‘Baby-faced Assassin’ Oliver is hours from stepping into the ring to represent Mimecast at the 2014 CRN Fight Night tonight in London. So h…

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Continuity, Migration

Dealing with the File Sharing Menace – Join the Discussion

When Bloor’s ‘Taking control of file sharing services’ white paper was made public on this blog last month we were pleased it became a hot topic in numerous conversations with customers and prospects planning their file sharing strategy. As predicted…

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Security

Pain in the Archive? Not with Mimecast and Nuix

You would be hard-pressed to find a CIO that does not understand the importance of archiving company data. Beyond just records management and compliance, archived data serves as a critical piece of an organization’s corporate memory and identity. And…

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Protecting Yourself from Phishing Doesn't Have to Be That Hard

I just read in Computer Weekly and Computing about the BBC’s method of dealing with phishing attacks. The articles were based on a keynote presentation by David Jones, Head of Information Security at the BBC at InfoSec. His experience of how challeng…

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Security

Security Rebaked: The Layer Cake

Anti-virus is dead, endpoint protection has ended and perimeters have perished. Over recent weeks, a new narrative has emerged from the ashes of the traditional security blueprint. It was typified by the huge banners hanging outside InfoSec last week…

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Security

Mimecast’s Email Security Highly Commended by SC Awards

Last week, Mimecast was thrilled to be recognized at the 2014 SC Magazine Awards Europe ceremony for our Email Security service. The judges, drawn from the senior ranks of the information security profession based on their experience and impartiality…

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Security

The In-security of Infosecurity

Infosecurity Europe has packed its bags and left Earls Court for the last time. Next year’s show will move back to Olympia, later in the year on 2nd to 4th June. I posted a couple of blog posts from the show this week which focused on the main themes…

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Security

The Rise and Rise of Targeted Threats

At Infosecurity Europe this year, it’s an interesting time. The idea of cloud services has become ubiquitous, which means there’s little need to talk about it, at least not in the way it’s been positioned over the last few years. It leaves the way op…

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