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WannaCry - How Netmail Can Help

Posted by Frederic Bourget

May 16, 2017 2:57:48 PM

Over the last few days, a new cyber-attack - WannaCry - has been making the headlines. This ransomware attack was huge and infected over 100,000 computers around the world in the first day. Some of us may have thought that these kind of attacks with a very large impact footprint were history given their resemblance to the first viruses in the early 2000s. Unfortunately, they thrive on a user's inability to keep their system up-to-date.

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Topics: Netmail, phishing, email, Ransomware, Netmail Secure, virus, wannacry, attack

Data Security vs Computer & Network Security

Posted by Frederic Bourget

Feb 16, 2017 2:30:39 PM

RSA is going on this week. RSA is the big yearly gathering of security vendors and specialists where training and discussion take place big time. When I think about RSA, an image comes to mind. A few years back, during the opening Keynote, Art Coviello, the CEO of RSA, came onstage and made a presentation that left everyone with a strange feeling. For twenty minutes, he made the case for how the security industry was failing. He showed statistics about how data breaches were going up, how there were more vendors in the industry, and how more money was being spent on security without a valid return on investment. What was unsettling is that he did not present any solutions to the problem. He was basically presenting the problem to the audience, who he considered the most important security experts in the industry. 

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Topics: Netmail, security, phishing, email, RSA, Netmail Secure, Audit, data breaches

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