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Protecting Your Organization From Advanced Threats

Today’s cyber attacks appear relentless, growing in frequency and intensity, and proliferating throughout all industries. There is no ‘normal’ and the impact of each attack is felt throughout organizations--from supply chain to customers, partners, and beyond. ...
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Machine Learning Models in Cloud Email Protection

Traditional email security products struggle to detect email impersonation threats such as Business Email Compromise (BEC) and spear phishing campaigns. These threats consistently bypass defenses that rely on signatures and policies like Secure Email Gateways and native-cloud email filters. This guide breaks down how Fortra uses advanced data science, including machine learning models, to find and mitigate attacks that slip past traditional email defenses.
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Securing Government Data - UK

With nation-state attacks on the rise, and cyber criminals more targeted, professional, and motivated than ever, governments around the world have become dependent on cybersecurity solutions to stay ahead of the latest threats. But with government departments holding valuable data on its citizens, it's vital that they use a solution that can defend themselves against attack and keep that data safe and secure.
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Enhancing Microsoft's Security with Fortra Email Security

As Microsoft’s security capabilities continue to evolve, many organizations are questioning how much they should rely on Microsoft for their email security needs. In this guide, we observe where Microsoft may not be enough and how deploying Fortra Advanced Email Security solutions can provide a more comprehensive protection.
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A Window on Email Security

This white paper takes an expansive look at the hidden threats lurking around email inboxes, and how layered email security with a clear understanding of goals can keep your organization better protected.
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Securing Government Data

Government agencies need to stay on top of the latest cyber threats and understanding the data that flows in, out, out and even within the organization. This guide takes a look at how the data travels and the solutions for keeping the data protected where ever it flows.
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Scarlet Widow Part 1: Breaking Hearts for Profit

Table of Contents Who is Scarlet Widow? Femmes Fictionale and Counterfeit Romeos The Long Con: Making Moves for Money Starry Eyes for Starling Michael Up Close and Personal: The Case of "Robert Blackwell" ...
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Anatomy of a Compromised Account

Credential phishing leads to compromised accounts, and compromised accounts lead to more credential phishing. In order to uncover the mechanics, the Agari Cyber Intelligence Division seeded more than 8,000 phishing sites with fake credentials and then monitored what happened next. In this report, you’ll discover more about how cybercriminals access and use compromised accounts, including How...
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Getting Started with DMARC

Discover why cybercriminals target enterprise email channels for phishing schemes and how you can protect yourself from phishing by implementing DMARC.
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Silent Starling Threat Dossier: BEC to VEC

Vendor email compromise is a new form of advanced email attack that uses compromised email accounts to target the global supply chain. With the cybercriminal group we’ve named Silent Starling, we see how devastating these attacks can be. Download the threat actor dossier to: How Silent Starling uses phishing email lures to target their victims Why compromised email accounts make email...
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Scattered Canary Threat Dossier

Business email compromise (BEC) has continued to grow into a billion-dollar industry as cybercriminals turn to it as their preferred scam. But with the West African gang we’ve named Scattered Canary, we have deeper insight into how BEC is connected to the rest of cybercrime, and why it has grown in recent years. Download the threat dossier to learn: How Scattered Canary grew from a one-man...
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Scarlet Widow Part 2: BEC Bitcoin Laundry—Scam, Rinse, Repeat

While many cybercriminal gangs scam medium-sized and large corporations, Agari has now uncovered and documented the practices of a Nigeria-based scammer group, dubbed Scarlet Widow, that has evolved a different strategy focused on more vulnerable sectors such as school districts, universities, and nonprofits. In this report, we uncover: How...
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Cosmic Lynx Threat Dossier: The Rise of Russian BEC

Cosmic Lynx is a Russia-based BEC cybercriminal organization that has significantly impacted the email threat landscape with sophisticated, high-dollar phishing attacks. In this threat dossier, you’ll discover key details about Cosmic Lynx, including: How Cosmic targets global corporations with incredibly sophisticated BEC attacks How Cosmic Lynx exploits DMARC controls to impersonate...
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Exaggerated Lion Threat Dossier: BEC Check Fraud Ring

Exaggerated Lion is a BEC cybercrime ring that operates out of Africa with members in Nigeria, Ghana, and Kenya. This is one of the most prolific BEC groups ever discovered, targeting more than 3,000 employees at nearly 2,100 companies throughout the United States. Download this report for details including: How they name, register and host domains disguised to mimic trusted infrastructure. ...
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The Total Economic Impact™ of Agari Phishing Defense

Agari commissioned Forrester Consulting to conduct a Total Economic Impact™ (TEI) study and examine the potential return on investment (ROI) enterprises may realize by deploying Agari Phishing Defense. Quantified benefits expressed in risk-adjusted present value generated return on investment of 97% over three years, including: $270k value from improved IT security and reduced level of effort...
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Threat Intelligence Brief: The Geography of BEC

Business Email Compromise (BEC) is a worldwide scourge affecting more than three-fourths of the world’s economies. Around the globe, BEC cybercriminals operate with impunity to steal $26 billion each year. The Agari Cyber Intelligence Division conducted nearly 10,000 active engagements with BEC threat actors and captured the scope of BEC’s global footprint and trends. In this report, you’ll...
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Download the 2022 Email Fraud & Identity Deception Trends Report

In 2021 alone, the FBI's IC3 report published that over $44 million in losses were a direct result of effective phishing and advanced email scams. The Agari Cyber Intelligence Division analyzed trillions of emails and nearly 500 million Internet domains to uncover the scope and impact of this email fraud… and the trends that benchmark enterprise security teams’ ability to respond to email threats....