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Mimecast reduces human risk with acquisition of Elevate Security

Mimecast reduces human risk with acquisition of Elevate Security

Mimecast is acquiring Elevate Security. The acquisition should have a beneficial effect on human-centred cybersecurity solutions. A small error out of inattention or a click out of curiosity still remains a major avenue through which hackers attempt to infiltrate a company's digital environment... Read more

date2 months ago
Investor buys Mimecast for 5.1 billion euros

Investor buys Mimecast for 5.1 billion euros

Permira acquired listed security specialist Mimecast for approximately 5.1 billion euros ($5.8 billion). The acquisition should enable the security specialist to grow further. Permira is a private investment company. The acquistion results in Mimecast's removal from the NASDAQ stock exchange. In... Read more

date2 years ago
Mimecast: 4 in 5 organizations have been attacked by ransomware

Mimecast: 4 in 5 organizations have been attacked by ransomware

An Mimecast survey found that organizations are confident in their ransomware preparedness despite consistently being the target of attacks. Mimecast Research this week announced the publication of its new report, “State of Ransomware Readiness: Facing the Reality Gap.” Over the past yea... Read more

date2 years ago
Mimecast adds new AI tools to fight phishing attacks

Mimecast adds new AI tools to fight phishing attacks

Mimecast, the email security provider, launched an AI-powered add-on for Mimecast Secure Email Gateway (SEG), named Mimecast CyberGraph. The company said the tool detects sophisticated and sneaky phishing impersonation threats. Mimecast CyberGraph deploys machine-learning technology to detect an... Read more

date3 years ago
Mimecast for Microsoft 365 hacked

Mimecast for Microsoft 365 hacked

Mimecast, a company dedicated to the management and security of Microsoft 365 products, has announced that one of its security certificates has been the target of a cyber attack. The company said in a blog post that about 10 percent of its customers were using the compromised certificate. Less t... Read more

date3 years ago
Mimecast buys MessageControl to increase the security of emails

Mimecast buys MessageControl to increase the security of emails

Mimecast, an email security provider, has recently acquired MessageControl messaging security provider, which wa owned by eTorch. MessageControl service uses AI to detect and control social engineering activities by securing messages.   The acquisition offers Mimecast the opportunity to enh... Read more

date4 years ago
Security company Mimecast acquires Segasec

Security company Mimecast acquires Segasec

Cybersecurity company Segasec, based in Tel Aviv, has a new owner since Wednesday. Mimecast, the company specialising in e-mail security, is taking over the Israeli operation for some forty million dollars. With the purchase of Segasec, Mimecast adds the second Israeli cyrus security start-up to... Read more

date4 years ago
Serious leak in Microsoft Excel puts 120 million users at risk

Serious leak in Microsoft Excel puts 120 million users at risk

Mimecast security researchers have discovered a vulnerability in Power Query, a feature in Microsoft Excel that exposes 120 million users to a possible attack. A patch is not yet available. Power Query is a business intelligence tool that allows users to integrate their Excel spreadsheets with other... Read more

date5 years ago
“Number of impersonation attacks increased by 70 percent.

“Number of impersonation attacks increased by 70 percent.

The number of impersonation attacks worldwide has increased by almost 70% in just one year. Mimecast states this in its annual State of Email Security report (pdf), which is based on research among 1,025 IT decision-makers. According to the report, impersonation attacks are 67 percent more common t... Read more

date5 years ago
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