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ALSO CALLED: e-Mail (Communications), Email (Communications), e-mail, Electronic Mail, Electronic Mail (Communications)
DEFINITION: E-mail (electronic mail) is the exchange of computer-stored messages by telecommunication. (Some publications spell it email; we prefer the currently more established spelling of e-mail.) E-mail messages are usually encoded in ASCII text. However, you can also send non-text files, such as graphic images and sound files, as attachments sent in binary streams. E-mail was one of the first uses of  … 
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The Human Factor in Security
sponsored by Proofpoint, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Through email, attackers trick people into installing malware, handing over their credentials, disclosing sensitive information and transferring funds. Read this white paper to uncover strategies that can detect and block phishing messages prior to reaching targets.
Posted: 17 Aug 2017 | Published: 17 Aug 2017

Proofpoint, Inc.

4 Ways to Reduce the Risk of Ransomware
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: In recent years, ransomware such as Locky and KeRanger have emerged as a top threat, not just to consumers, but to businesses with high-value data. Read this whitepaper for four best practices to protect yourself from this costly threat.
Posted: 18 Jul 2017 | Published: 18 Jul 2017

Citrix

CEO Fraud Prevention Manual
sponsored by KnowBe4
WHITE PAPER: This CEO Fraud Prevention Manual provides an overview of how to deal with this exponentially growing wave of cybercrime in email security. Inside this two-part guide you'll uncover how companies are compromised, the methods of attack and how to prevent an attack. You'll also have access to a checklist to CEO fraud prevention and response.
Posted: 11 Jul 2017 | Published: 11 Jul 2017

KnowBe4

Phishing is Big Business. Don't Get Hooked.
sponsored by Sophos, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: 91% of cyberattacks and their resulting data breaches now begin with a spear phishing email. Dive into the evolution of phishing, how it works, and what it looks like. Discover the importance of combining advanced security technologies with educated, phishing-aware employees.
Posted: 29 Jun 2017 | Published: 29 Jun 2017

Sophos, Inc.

Confronting Today's Advanced Email Threats
sponsored by Vircom
WHITE PAPER: Email is becoming one of the most favored attack surfaces used by malicious actors to harm your organization. Discover how to protect your enterprise from the growing number of sophisticated threats in today's threat environment.
Posted: 28 Jun 2017 | Published: 28 Jun 2017

Vircom

Malware Year in Review 2016
sponsored by PhishMe
WHITE PAPER: Ransomware's explosive growth in 2016 was evidence of a paradigm shift in criminal business ventures, resulting in estimated losses of well over $1 billion. Discover 4 major malware trends and specific examples of how they worked, and what it may mean for 2017.
Posted: 14 Jun 2017 | Published: 14 Jun 2017

PhishMe

Navigating The Evolving Threat Landscape with Network Security
sponsored by TrendMicro
WHITE PAPER: Discover why targeted attacks are the weapon of choice: a far more lucrative tactic that uses malware purpose-built to bypass defenses and penetrate the network of a single organization. Learn how to combat these threats with network security tactics.
Posted: 14 Jun 2017 | Published: 28 Feb 2017

TrendMicro

Enterprise Phishing Susceptibility and Resiliency Report
sponsored by PhishMe
WHITE PAPER: Discover the rising threat of spear phishing email campaigns, what lies at the heart of a solid defense and reporting strategy to mitigate their effects, and more on what can be done to fight back.
Posted: 14 Jun 2017 | Published: 12 Jun 2017

PhishMe

Planning for Office 365 Gaps
sponsored by Mimecast
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to put a plan into action to keep your system safe from the 3 risks that Office 365 poses.
Posted: 07 Jun 2017 | Published: 07 Jun 2017

Mimecast

10 Things You Need to Know About Ransomware
sponsored by Cylance
WHITE PAPER: As threatening as ransomware sounds, damage can be avoided with increased user awareness coupled with the right security practices. In this resource uncover the 10 facts your organization should know about ransomware.
Posted: 03 May 2017 | Published: 03 May 2017

Cylance

Getting Started With Dmarc: Your Email Security
sponsored by Proofpoint, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to protect employees, business partners, and consumers from fraudulent email, give immediate insight into the email threat landscape, increase email deliverability and engagement, reduce customer service cost,reduce phishing remediation costs, and more.
Posted: 26 Apr 2017 | Published: 26 Apr 2017

Proofpoint, Inc.

The Hidden Costs of Microsoft Office 365 Security
sponsored by Proofpoint, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Office 365 has been marketed as a cure-all for enterprises, but are its native security measures really all they seem? Learn the shortcomings of native Office 365 security features and how to shore up your enterprise's comprehensive security.
Posted: 05 Dec 2016 | Published: 05 Dec 2016

Proofpoint, Inc.

How the Cloud Has Changed Email Archiving Forever
sponsored by Mimecast
WHITE PAPER: To solve mailbox bloat, CIOs are turning to email archiving solutions—but on-premises archiving is now too difficult to manage. Discover how cloud is changing email archiving, and overcome the capacity shortcomings associated with traditional systems with self-service recoverability, and more.
Posted: 28 Oct 2016 | Published: 28 Oct 2016

Mimecast

PwC: A Security Framework for Business Leaders
sponsored by Palo Alto Networks
WHITE PAPER: Don't satisfy yourself with the status quo. In this guide, access an extensive security framework which will analyze, detect, prevent, and respond to all known and unknown cyber threats. Learn how to formulate a strategy that will rapidly automate protection, extend network visibility, and more.
Posted: 16 Sep 2016 | Published: 16 Sep 2016

Palo Alto Networks

Why Microsoft Office 365 Native Archiving Isn’t Enough
sponsored by Proofpoint, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Discover 5 questions that you should be asking about how 0ffice 365 is able to archive your enterprise's emails. Learn how eDiscovery fits into the email system, how much in-house control IT and legal teams have, if your teams need immutable copies of records, and more.
Posted: 08 Sep 2016 | Published: 10 Dec 2015

Proofpoint, Inc.

Anatomy of an Attack: Protecting Your Organization from CEO Email Scams
sponsored by Mimecast
WHITE PAPER: Understanding the 5 phases of a whaling assault can help you better prepare for an occurrence. Learn about the quintessential stages of an impending attack, six ways to stop these thieves, and more.
Posted: 08 Jun 2016 | Published: 08 Jun 2016

Mimecast

Top 5 Reasons Why Enterprises Are Going Google
sponsored by Accenture
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the top 5 reasons why enterprises are moving to the cloud by adopting Google Apps for collaboration and productivity. Learn how this cloud strategy can help you reduce the number of servers in use, embrace the mobile, BYOD culture, and more.
Posted: 16 Mar 2016 | Published: 16 Mar 2016

Accenture

Email and Threat Intelligence: From Inbox to Action
sponsored by ThreatConnect
WHITE PAPER: Discover how you can accurately collect and examine threat intelligence to prevent phishing schemes from infecting your network. Gain knowledge and insight into malicious actors so you can prevent future, possibly business-crippling, attacks.
Posted: 14 Dec 2015 | Published: 14 Dec 2015

ThreatConnect

Office 365: Upgrading Enterprise Security
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: You must carefully evaluate the risks associated with adopting any platform that streamlines access to company information. Examine here the security features of Microsoft Office 365, and discover the cloud security gaps that could hinder its adoption.
Posted: 13 May 2016 | Published: 29 Feb 2016

Symantec Corporation

University Improves Learning with Cloud Messaging
sponsored by Dimension Data
WHITE PAPER: In this case study, explore how a university with a large, diverse student and staff population updated their ageing, legacy email system with a cloud messaging solution.
Posted: 12 Mar 2015 | Published: 12 Mar 2015

Dimension Data

Improving the Success of Your Enterprise's Email Marketing Campaigns
sponsored by Teradata
WHITE PAPER: This document outlines some of the standard best practices that can enhance email communications, including: segmentation, personalization, mobile optimization, and landing pages. It also includes mistakes to avoid to increase customer loyalty and nurture incoming leads.
Posted: 13 Feb 2015 | Published: 13 Feb 2015

Teradata

5 Reasons Why Email Archiving is the New Killer App
sponsored by Commvault
WHITE PAPER: Businesses use many applications every day, but one is used most frequently – email. This expert white paper details the top 5 reasons why email archiving is the most important application.
Posted: 31 Dec 2014 | Published: 01 Nov 2013

Commvault

Email Archiving: A Buyer's Checklist
sponsored by Commvault
WHITE PAPER: Email is not only the primary source of business communication, it also stores valuable data. This white paper details a helpful email archiving buyer's guide checklist.
Posted: 26 Dec 2014 | Published: 26 Dec 2014

Commvault

7 Reasons to Worry About Your Current Email Archiving Strategy
sponsored by Commvault
WHITE PAPER: This resource lists the top seven reasons you may need to worry that your email archiving strategy won't meet your long-term goals.
Posted: 04 Dec 2014 | Published: 04 Dec 2014

Commvault

Secure Mobile Email for the Lean IT Department
sponsored by Shavlik Technologies
WHITE PAPER: This expert whitepaper explores how you can keep you end-users happy and your corporate information safe in the age of mobile email.
Posted: 02 Dec 2014 | Published: 02 Dec 2014

Shavlik Technologies
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EMAIL DEFINITION (continued): …  the Internet and is still the most popular use. A large percentage of the total traffic over the Internet is e-mail. E-mail can also be exchanged between online service provider users and in networks other than the Internet, both public and private. E-mail can be distributed to lists of people as well as to individuals. A shared distribution list can be managed by using an e-mail reflector. Some mailing lists allow you to subscribe by sending a request to the mailing list administrator. A mailing list that is administered automatically is called a list server.E-mail is one of the protocols … 
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