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WannaCry - How Netmail Can Help - UPDATED!

Posted by Frederic Bourget

Jun 27, 2017 3:19:00 PM


Companies across the globe are reporting that they have been struck by a major ransomware cyber-attack today, similar to the cyber-attack we blogged about last month. Ukrainian firms, including the state power company and Kiev's main airport, were among the first to report issues. With Interpol "closely monitoring" the situation and liaising with its member countries, experts suggest that the malware is taking advantage of the same weaknesses used by the Wannacry attack last month.

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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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