Security

RSA 2016: A Seismic Week in Security

 As the RSA Conference team gears up for their 25th  year anniversary gala I’m proud to say that my 16 years  in the information security industry has provided me the opportunity to participate at various levels, including a run as the…

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Productivity, Continuity, Security

65 Percent of IT Security Experts Feel Unprepared to Defend Against Email-Based Attacks

Today, we launched our new Mimecast Business Email Threat Report 2016. The survey of 600 IT security professionals shows that while 64 percent see email as a major cyber-security threat to their business, 65 percent also feel ill-equipped or too out-…

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Security

BlackEnergy – The Trojan We Should be Talking About

Just before Christmas, half of the residents of the Ukrainian Ivano-Frankivsk region were left without electricity for hours. According to the Ukrainian news media outlet TSN, the cause of the blackout was a “hacker attack” utilizing a “virus” t…

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Continuity

When Is an Outage Not a Priority?

When Microsoft Office 365 went down again last month, a painful truth emerged as the outage rolled on for several days – a big deal for your company is not always a big deal for Microsoft.There’s been repeated Office 365 cloud email outages recently,…

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Archiving

How the Cloud Has Changed Email Archiving Forever

Organizations of all sizes, across all industries, rely on archiving solutions to preserve critical data for compliance and e-discovery, and email is a primary contributor to these systems. For archiving, we’ve historically relied on tapes, disc…

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What’s in a Mail?

Email stationery seems to be one of the most valuable, yet under-utilized, pieces of business real estate available. Why is this so? Well, it’s generally a hazy area of responsibility that sits between IT and Marketing and is often given very little …

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