How to Protect Your Email Domain With DMARC, DKIM, and SPF

How to Protect Your Email Domain With DMARC, DKIM, and SPF

Protecting your email domain with the right protocols will ensure that your messages are properly authenticated. This helps to improve email deliverability, reduce email spam, and help to stop email domain spoofing and phishing.  The DMARC, DKIM, and SPF protocols work together to authenticate your emails, keep your inbox secure, and protect your business reputation.  How Email Spoofing and Phishing Can Harm Your Business Spoofing and phishing are two very common forms of cyberattacks that can be very damaging to your business.  When receiving an email from a known sender or business, you’re more likely to open it and engage…
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Top Email Security Risks in 2022

Top Email Security Risks in 2022

Every year the threat of email attacks on businesses continues to rise. With the changing work culture and the shift to work-from-home being the norm, the reliance on email and email risk has grown. Although there are multiple methods of cybercrime that can affect businesses, email remains one of the most easily exploitable.   These are some of the biggest email security risks you’ll need to be aware of, so you can protect your business in 2022 and into the future.  1. Email Phishing and Spoofing Attacks Email phishing and spoofing attacks have been a top email threat for years and…
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Why Do Most Cyberattacks Begin with an Email?

Why Do Most Cyberattacks Begin with an Email?

Email scamming has become a $12,000,000,000 industry over the last few years, and this number continues to grow yearly. These are serious crimes, and individuals fall for these scams every second. You will receive an email that appears to be from a legitimate company such as Amazon, American Express, Norton, etc. The email will ask you to sign in to your account, and the login screen will resemble the company's login page. Once signed in, the scammers then scan your emails for login information, bank account information, credit card information, account logins, and other personal information. Why Do Most Cyberattacks…
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Exchange Servers Are Vulnerable – Learn How To Secure Your Email Server Now

Exchange Servers Are Vulnerable – Learn How To Secure Your Email Server Now

Microsoft Exchange Server is one of the most widely used email server applications for businesses. However, this type of email server is very vulnerable to attacks. In recent years, there have been many Exchange server attacks that have compromised the email accounts of all kinds of businesses.  If you’re currently using Microsoft Exchange servers to power your business, then you need to take steps to make sure your email server is secure.  Why Are Microsoft Exchange Servers Vulnerable?  In early 2021 the Microsoft Exchange servers were exploited by hackers using a zero-day vulnerability to access sensitive email information. A zero-day…
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What You Need to Know so you are Protecting Your Business from Ransomware

What You Need to Know so you are Protecting Your Business from Ransomware

Ransomware is one of the biggest threats to your business online. It’s a type of malware that uses encryption to hold your precious data and information at ransom. Learn what to do so you are protecting your business from ransomware. It’s often designed to spread throughout your entire network, servers, and databases, so it can take down your entire organization. The threat of ransomware continues to spread, costing businesses billions of dollars every single year.  What is Ransomware? Ransomware is a form of cybercrime that uses malicious software to infect a computer and restrict access until a ransom is paid…
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Demystifying Phishing Attacks: How to Protect Yourself Now

Demystifying Phishing Attacks: How to Protect Yourself Now

Phishing attacks are easily the most common type of email attack. Cybercriminals use phishing to trick individuals or employees into giving up login credentials, account information, or personal information to help them accomplish their mission. Phishing attacks are popular with the criminal element for a reason—they work. These malicious emails can be pretty convincing, mimicking legitimate companies or colleagues, leading to lost revenue, negative brand image, and in extreme circumstances, forcing companies to cease operations altogether. What is Phishing? Phishing is a type of cybercrime perpetrated through email. The email format itself can take on many guises. The objective could…
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Subscription Bombing: What Is It? And What Can Be Done About It?

Subscription Bombing: What Is It? And What Can Be Done About It?

At one time or another, many of us have been the recipient of massive numbers of emails flooding our inbox from newsletter subscriptions or opt-ins that we’ve never signed up for. It’s called Subscription Bombing, and while it’s quite common, most people don’t know how or why it happens. Let’s first establish that it’s nothing you’ve done, specifically. However, just because it doesn’t seem to have a specific intent doesn’t mean there isn’t one lurking in the background. What is Subscription Bombing? Subscription bombing is essentially a diversion tactic. Your inbox will be so overwhelmed with traffic that you won’t…
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Beware of Coronavirus Email Scams

Beware of Coronavirus Email Scams

We are living in unprecedented times. Bars, restaurants, schools, hair salons, and even places of worship are closed due to the outbreak of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). This global crisis has all the ingredients scammers love: an anxious population, demand for goods in short supply, vulnerable people at high risk, and tons of misinformation floating around on social media. Cybercriminals have wasted no time taking advantage of this golden opportunity to play on people's fears or invoke feelings of charity. Here are some of the email scams we’ve seen in the past several weeks. Fake emails from the WHO The following…
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