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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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Wright State University Expels Email Threats and Minimizes Risks with a Proactive Defense
sponsored by Proofpoint, Inc.
CASE STUDY: Wright State University faced a huge challenge in securing email and other communications, due to their highly transient student body of 18,000. In this concise case study, learn how the university was able to meet email and web security challenges like phishing, ransomware and malware.
Posted: 15 Mar 2017 | Published: 30 Dec 2016

Proofpoint, Inc.

Announcing New and Enhanced SonicWall Email Security 9.0 with Capture ATP to Detect Zero-Day
sponsored by SonicWall
DATA SHEET: In 2016, ransomware attacks grew by 167x year-over-year to 638 million. As today's malware and ransomware pose ever evolving malicious, zero-day threats, organizations need to defend their networks beyond their perimeters. Discover how SonicWall can help you block ransomware, inspect email, and more.
Posted: 07 Mar 2017 | Published: 09 Feb 2017

SonicWall

Next-Gen Email Security and Advanced Threat Protection
sponsored by SonicWall
RESOURCE: SonicWall, a trusted security partner protecting more than a million business networks worldwide, announced a new email security platform and firewall for breach prevention against ransomware and other advanced threats. Discover how their platform integrates with advanced threat protection to deliver sound cloud-based cybersecurity.
Posted: 06 Mar 2017 | Published: 09 Feb 2017

SonicWall

Migration to Exchange Online and Office 365: A Step-by-Step Guide
sponsored by Quest
WHITE PAPER: Migrating to Office 365 and Exchange? If you haven't been part of a previous migration to Office 365, then you've got a steep learning curve ahead of you. Don't fret! Let this white paper be your guide as it takes you step-by-step and breaks down each step into its basic components to give you a smooth transition.
Posted: 24 Feb 2017 | Published: 30 Dec 2016

Quest

IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Email Security 2016 Vendor Assessment
sponsored by Forcepoint
WHITE PAPER: In this report excerpt learn about the email security market, how it is experiencing an influx of new features to deal with adapting threats, and how Forcepoint has been named a leader in the market.
Posted: 17 Feb 2017 | Published: 17 Feb 2017

Forcepoint

Email-borne Malware Highlights Danger of Over-reliance on Sandboxes
sponsored by Mimecast North America
WHITE PAPER: Gain an in-depth understanding of a recent email malware attack and how both strategy and effectiveness of weaponized attachments have evolved recently. Learn how to both prevent these kinds of attacks from crippling your organization and uncover recommendations to keep yourself safe from the future trends of malware.
Posted: 11 Jan 2017 | Published: 11 Jan 2017

Mimecast North America

How the Cloud Has Changed Email Archiving Forever
sponsored by Mimecast North America
WHITE PAPER: Learn how the cloud has revolutionized email archiving and what your enterprise can do to ensure its compliance, security, and retrieval capabilities.
Posted: 11 Jan 2017 | Published: 11 Jan 2017

Mimecast North America

Ransomware is Increasing the Risks and Impact to Organizations
sponsored by Mimecast North America
WHITE PAPER: Discover the increasing risk and impact of ransomware on the enterprise and what can be done to mitigate its effect. Learn about ransomware attack vectors, the real price of an attack, how to prevent ransomware, and more.
Posted: 11 Jan 2017 | Published: 11 Jan 2017

Mimecast North America

Email Security in a Zero Trust World
sponsored by Mimecast North America
WHITE PAPER: Learn why your security response shouldn't solely be reactive and what the most important considerations are when looking to lock down an email strategy. Discover what you need to know about the cloud, new threats, digital businesses, and legacy security from multiple perspectives.
Posted: 11 Jan 2017 | Published: 11 Jan 2017

Mimecast North America

A Whale of a Tale: How to Stop the Rising Tide of Impersonation Attacks
sponsored by Mimecast North America
WHITE PAPER: Learn how whaling works, what the tell-tale signs are, and what can be done to safeguard your organization from its ravages. Read on for an in-depth breakdown of a typical whaling attack and where to look for help for threat protection.
Posted: 03 Jan 2017 | Published: 03 Jan 2017

Mimecast North America

Anatomy of a Whaling Attack: Protecting Your Organization from CEO Email Scams
sponsored by Mimecast North America
WHITE PAPER: Learn the anatomy of a whaling attack – an email scam that can threaten every member of your enterprise, from entry-level to the C-suite. Download this e-book now and learn 6 ways to defend against this potentially crippling attack.
Posted: 03 Jan 2017 | Published: 03 Jan 2017

Mimecast North America

Five Tactics to Stop Email Attacks
sponsored by Mimecast North America
WHITE PAPER: Access this resource now to get a breakdown of traditional phishing, spear-phishing, and whaling, and uncover 5 tips to help you prevent this email fraud.
Posted: 03 Jan 2017 | Published: 03 Jan 2017

Mimecast North America

Tackle Email Fraud with Comprehensive Targeted Threat Protection
sponsored by Mimecast North America
WHITE PAPER: This research report from 451 Research highlights Mimecast's expansion into the targeted threat protection market. Access now to compare various vendors and what they can do for your enterprise and uncover the analysis of Mimecast's strengths, weaknesses, threats and more.
Posted: 03 Jan 2017 | Published: 21 Jul 2016

Mimecast North America

5 Essentials for Cloud Archiving Success
sponsored by Mimecast North America
WHITE PAPER: Discover 5 essentials for email cloud archiving to keep your enterprise's data safe, available for easy access and sharing across the organization.
Posted: 30 Dec 2016 | Published: 30 Dec 2016

Mimecast North America

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.

The myth of email as proof of communication
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
ANALYST REPORT: Increasingly, there is a need for organisations to be able to prove the content of communications between themselves and other parties. Analyst group Quocirca looks at the options.
Posted: 02 Dec 2016 | Published: 02 Dec 2016

ComputerWeekly.com

Case Study: How H-E-B Took the Reins of its Email Security
sponsored by Proofpoint, Inc.
CASE STUDY: In this case study learn how HEB Grocery Store came to realize they had an issue with their company email and sought to fix it. Access now to gain helpful insights from HEB's email revitalization initiatives.
Posted: 01 Dec 2016 | Published: 01 Dec 2016

Proofpoint, Inc.

Email Security Best Practices to Help Avoid Downtime
sponsored by Rackspace
WHITE PAPER: This white paper aims to provide a deeper understanding of the factors that can impact your current email solution's security risks and unplanned downtime, as well how to help you better compare and evaluate your current email solution with that of a newer version.
Posted: 31 Oct 2016 | Published: 01 Sep 2016

Rackspace

Personify your Security Team and Gain Access a Recent Email Security Report
sponsored by Mimecast
WHITE PAPER: This e-book reveals five IT security personas that are common within vulnerable organizations. Find out how to evolve your security team from Nervous to Vigilant, and gain access to the Mimecast Business Email Threat Report 2016.
Posted: 28 Oct 2016 | Published: 28 Oct 2016

Mimecast

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

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.

Top Email Marketing Blunders and How to Avoid (and Recover From) Them
sponsored by Marketo
EBOOK: This ebook reviews the potential blunders marketers make in their email marketing campaigns, why those blunders make a difference, and how to prevent (and fix) these types of mistakes.
Posted: 27 Jul 2016 | Published: 27 Jul 2016

Marketo

The Definitive Guide to Engaging Email Marketing
sponsored by Marketo
WHITE PAPER: Generic emails are a good way to alienate potential leads. Email marketing needs to be as engaging as possible in a market which bombards customers on a daily basis. Access this comphrensive guide to create the most engaging email marketing strategy possible.
Posted: 27 Jul 2016 | Published: 27 Jul 2016

Marketo

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

Squash Large Business Email Security Challenges
sponsored by Intermedia
EGUIDE: If you're a large enterprise, your security needs are unique. So don't take advice from a small organization, and learn how to accommodate the challenges specific to your size. This exclusive e-guide explores some Exchange security challenges and considerations that large enterprises face on a daily basis.
Posted: 15 Sep 2016 | Published: 13 Sep 2016

Intermedia
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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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