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How to Slam a Door on the Cutwail Botnet: Enforce DMARC

DMARC can help protect brands from email domain spoofing. The problem is that not enough o… Read More >

DMARC can help protect brands from email domain spoofing. The problem is that not enough organizations are enforcing on DMARC yet. Key Points: The Cutwail botnet continues to be very active and often spoofs the brands of well-known organizations via email as part of its attacks. Though many well-kn… Read More >

Matthew Gardiner

by Matthew Gardiner

Principal Security Strategist

Posted Jan 06, 2021

Security Awareness Training, Brand Protection
Black Friday in the Time of COVID Threatens Cyber Resil…

Cybersecurity awareness traini… Read More >

Cybersecurity awareness training is key to security and resilience as more employees shop at home on corporate-issued de… Read More >

Debra Donston-Miller

by Debra Donston-Miller

Contributing Writer

Posted Nov 25, 2020

Email Security, Brand Protection
Getting to p=Reject, Mimecast’s Internal DMARC Project: Part 3. Job Done?

Mimecast’s now completed DMARC project highlights examples of attacks that were stop… Read More >

Mimecast’s now completed DMARC project highlights examples of attacks that were stopped using a combination of DMARC, for the email portion of the attack, and Mimecast’s Brand Exploit Protect for the malicious website detection and takedown. In my first blog on Mimecast’s internal … Read More >

Matthew Gardiner

by Matthew Gardiner

Principal Security Strategist

Posted Nov 16, 2020

Brand Protection
Amazon Prime Day: Primetime for Cybercriminals

Cybercriminals took advantage … Read More >

Cybercriminals took advantage of this year’s Amazon Prime Day to rev up credential harvesting, phishing attacks an… Read More >

Matthew Gardiner

by Matthew Gardiner

Principal Security Strategist

Posted Nov 12, 2020

Brand Protection
It’s Marketing’s Job to Keep Brand-Loyal Customers Safe Online

Marketers' brand safety strategies should expand to embrace online brand impersonation in … Read More >

Marketers' brand safety strategies should expand to embrace online brand impersonation in collaboration with corporate cybersecurity teams. Key Points: Online brand impersonation is rampant, and cybercriminals regularly trick brand-loyal customers into falling for scams, revealing sensitive informa… Read More >

Alex Bender

by Alex Bender

Senior Vice President of Global Marketing

Posted Oct 07, 2020

Brand Protection
Monitoring Can Help Keep Your Brand Safe From Search-Ad…

Search-ad phishing is yet anot… Read More >

Search-ad phishing is yet another cybercriminal activity that threatens brand safety – yet many marketers are stil… Read More >

Alex Bender

by Alex Bender

Senior Vice President of Global Marketing

Posted Sep 28, 2020

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BIMI May Boost Brand Safety—and Email Open Rates

Emerging standard specification ties brand logos to legitimate domains. It could increase trust in email and help people avoid phishing scams. Key Points: BIMI is an emerging email specification that appears to be making progress, with Google recent…

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Brand Safety and IP Infringement in the Digital Era

Since the rise of digital marketing, criminal hackers have infringed a large and diverse number of brands’ copyrights, trademarks and IP, creating a skyrocketing need for a culture of brand protection. Editor's note: This is the first in a seri…

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Getting to p=Reject, Mimecast’s Internal DMARC Project: Part 2

A DMARC project goes well beyond just DNS administration; team structure and proper owned domain discovery, categorization, and prioritization will ensure a smooth journey to p=Reject. In my first blog on Mimecast’s internal DMARC project, I la…

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Brand Impersonation: It Happens to Security Vendors, Too

Credential theft and revenue loss are cybercriminals’ goals when it comes to online brand spoofing, but a side effect is erosion of customer trust.  Key Points: Mimecast discovered a spoofed site for Check Point Software Technologies, a c…

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