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IT Transformation
How organisations can overcome the information management challenges businesses face today
August 2022
Digitalisation means that physical filing cabinets may have disappeared; however, in many cases, these relics have simply been replaced with digital file shares that replicate legacy information management practices.
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Document Management
NZ's FileInvite raises $10M in latest investment round
July 2022
FileInvite has raised $10 million in Series A investment to fast-forward the extinction of email for requesting and collecting documents online.
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Red Sift
Entrust expands strategic partnership with Red Sift
May 2022
Entrust has expanded its strategic partnership with Red Sift to make it easier for businesses to adopt Brand Indicators for Message Identification (BIMI) standards for email identification and security.
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Ponemon Institute
Email revealed to be riskiest channel for data loss
May 2022
More than half (60%) of organisations experienced data loss or exfiltration caused by an employee mistake on email in the last 12 months.
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Digital Marketing
Validity and Red Sift enter data partnership to aid marketers
May 2022
The data exchange will facilitate compliance with DMARC to ensure Validity and Red Sift customers are implementing secure email marketing campaigns.
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Phishing
Developments in phishing and how to protect your business
May 2022
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.
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Email
Forrester recognises Cheetah Digital as ‘Strong Performer’
April 2022
Forrester has recognised Cheetah Digital as a ‘Strong Performer’ in its The Forrester Wave: Email Marketing Service Providers report for Q1 2022.
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Phishing
Retail and wholesale at significant risk of phishing attacks
April 2022
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.
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Cheetah Digital
Australian consumers demand hyper-personalisation, new report reveals
March 2022
The way to engage with consumers is through real-time, hyper-personalised experiences, a new eConsultancy report, in partnership with Cheetah Digital reveals. 
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Cloud
Cloudflare announces new widely available security tools
March 2022
Cloudflare has announced new updates to its email security offering, including making enterprise-grade email security tools available to any Cloudflare customer.
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Cloud
KnowBe4 identifies email and SMS security risks for APAC
February 2022
"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."
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Cloud
Katana announces expansion and release on DIA marketplace
January 2022
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.
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Software-as-a-Service
OpenText acquires SaaS email encryption company for $860M
December 2021
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.
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PIJF
Investigation: The NZ Govt is weakening its grip on nuisance spam
December 2021
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.
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Privacy
OPC finds leading cause of privacy breaches is human error
December 2021
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.”
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Crossware
Auckland-based email signature firm Crossware sold to European CX firm eKomi
October 2021
“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.”
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Cybersecurity
Email: Still the number one threat vector
September 2021
Just as cyber-criminals are ever honing their methods to increase their chances of success, so must security teams.
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Email
The network effect and the search for resilient email security
September 2021
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.
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Email
Spamhaus teams up with Validity to fight malicious emails
August 2021
"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."
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Email
Acronis advanced protection pack works against malicious email threats
June 2021
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.
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Microsoft
OnePlace launches Solution Profiles for Microsoft 365
May 2021
OnePlace Solutions has launched Solution Profiles in the OnePlaceMail app for the Microsoft 365 platform.
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Remote Working
Slack report predicts 'the death of email' as app usage climbs
May 2021
Software and apps are, according to respondents, more efficient ways to communicate than email.
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Email Security
Barracuda sees strong momentum across cloud email security solutions
May 2021
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.
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Phishing
Millions of email attacks missed by organisations’ cyber security protection
February 2021
"While organisations have invested in protection against email threats, many of these attacks slip through gateways, landing in users inboxes."