Cyren Security Blog

Emotet: From a Banking Trojan to One of the Most Advanced Botnets

by Tinna Thuridur Sigurdardottir and Sarah Neubauer

Email Security Malware Threat Analysis

In 2014, the Emotet malware started as a banking Trojan targeting European bank customers. Back then, nobody expected this malware would evolve into one of the most dangerous botnets in the world.

Buying Email Security Has Gotten Harder

by Duncan Mills

Email Security

Has the success of Microsoft Office 365 exacerbated the already complex task of purchasing email security? New Buyer’s Guides give framework and provide checklist to get it right.

How to Protect Your Office 365 Email Users from Phishing

by John Callon

Email Security Phishing

Phishing has become the top concern for IT and security managers using Office 365, more so than ransomware - read the cybersecurity survey by Osterman Research.

Office 365 Security Budgets Increase to Stop Phishing

by John Callon

Email Security Phishing Security Research & Analysis

With 78 percent of businesses that utilize Office 365 reporting one or more successful cyberattacks this year, it’s not surprising that IT managers at over half of Office 365-enabled organizations also say they’ve increased their security spending by a robust average 18 percent compared to 2017. 

Survey Says 44% of Companies Phished This Year

by John Callon

Email Security Phishing Ransomware Security Research & Analysis Web Security

The third annual Cyren-Osterman Research U.S. security survey shows a significant increase in phishing emails getting through to users and in the number of successful phishing attacks suffered by businesses during the past 12 months, among many topics covered in the 16-page report, "IT Security at SMBs: 2017 Benchmarking Survey", available for free download.

The EU GDPR has generated renewed interest in email archiving

by Duncan Mills

Email Security Industry Insights Security Research & Analysis

Whatever business you are in, the EU GDPR is likely having an impact on your organisation. GDPR is a regulation which applies to anyone doing business in or with Europe. If you process the personal information of EU subjects you need to comply. The introduction of GDPR has forced organisations of all sizes to re-think their data governance processes, which is generating a renewed interest in email archiving.