Email news stories
Validity and Red Sift enter data partnership to aid marketers
The data exchange will facilitate compliance with DMARC to ensure Validity and Red Sift customers are implementing secure email marketing campaigns.
Developments in phishing and how to protect your business
Phishing, the practice of sending malicious emails to encourage users to perform actions that benefit an attacker, is a key security concern for modern businesses due to its prevalence and impact.
Forrester recognises Cheetah Digital as ‘Strong Performer’
Forrester has recognised Cheetah Digital as a ‘Strong Performer’ in its The Forrester Wave: Email Marketing Service Providers report for Q1 2022.
Retail and wholesale at significant risk of phishing attacks
New research from Zscaler has found that many retail and wholesale environments are at significant risk, with a 400% increase in phishing attacks being reported in the last 12 months.
Australian consumers demand hyper-personalisation, new report reveals
The way to engage with consumers is through real-time, hyper-personalised experiences, a new eConsultancy report, in partnership with Cheetah Digital reveals.
Cloudflare announces new widely available security tools
Cloudflare has announced new updates to its email security offering, including making enterprise-grade email security tools available to any Cloudflare customer.
KnowBe4 identifies email and SMS security risks for APAC
"The obvious first issue with this is that if APAC office workers are unable to identify scam emails and SMS messages then they are at significant risk."
Katana announces expansion and release on DIA marketplace
Managed service company Katana has announced that its managed Domain-based Message Authentication, Reporting, and Conformance (DMARC) implementation service has been released on the Department of Internal Affairs Marketplace.
OpenText acquires SaaS email encryption company for $860M
OpenText has announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Zix Corporation, a specialist in SaaS-based email encryption, threat protection and compliance cloud solutions for SMBs.
Investigation: The NZ Govt is weakening its grip on nuisance spam
The nuisance spam has decreased markedly in 2021, but in 2007, a widely-disseminated factoid, of unknown origin, suggested that up to 85% of email sent in that year was unwanted spam.
OPC finds leading cause of privacy breaches is human error
Privacy Commissioner John Edwards says, “We are seeing clear patterns emerging since mandatory reporting of serious privacy breaches came into effect with the Privacy Act 2020 on 1 December last year.”
Auckland-based email signature firm Crossware sold to European CX firm eKomi
“The software from Crossware is used by millions of users worldwide, providing our group of companies with immediate growth and improve the customer experience for our customers.”
Email: Still the number one threat vector
Just as cyber-criminals are ever honing their methods to increase their chances of success, so must security teams.
The network effect and the search for resilient email security
Not only is email everywhere, but it is ‘built-in’ to our lives as a required mode of communication for too many activities to name.
Spamhaus teams up with Validity to fight malicious emails
"IP and domain reputation data contains fingerprints of malicious behaviour. Therefore, it is vital to expand the breadth of data shared, analysed, and utilised globally."
Acronis advanced protection pack works against malicious email threats
The new Advanced Email Security pack enables service providers to extend their cybersecurity capabilities by detecting and stopping all email-borne cyber threats before they can reach their clients' end users.
OnePlace launches Solution Profiles for Microsoft 365
OnePlace Solutions has launched Solution Profiles in the OnePlaceMail app for the Microsoft 365 platform.
Slack report predicts 'the death of email' as app usage climbs
Software and apps are, according to respondents, more efficient ways to communicate than email.
Barracuda sees strong momentum across cloud email security solutions
There is increased risk of socially engineered attacks like conversation hijacking, business email compromise, account takeover, and growing demand for protecting customer data in the cloud.
Millions of email attacks missed by organisations’ cyber security protection
"While organisations have invested in protection against email threats, many of these attacks slip through gateways, landing in users inboxes."
UK university targeted by one million malicious email attacks
The email messages included spam, malware and phishing attacks.
Employees using corporate emails for private purposes putting companies at risk
A new study has revealed 40% of all corporate email breaches occurred on websites used for personal purposes.
Reducing the amount of time employees spend on email
In many organisations, business managers are looking for ways to minimise the use of email or make it more efficient so that employees can focus more on deep work and creative tasks instead of on managing their emails.
Microsoft releases fix to the reply-all problem
The act of hitting ‘reply all’ on an email sent to a large list of staff can set off a chain of seemingly endless threads, and can be a huge disruption to productivity. Here's how Microsoft is tackling the problem.