The introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) led to unrest and uncertainty in many companies. At the last minute, pop-ups on websites, hastily printed information sheets and rushed data protection declarations paved the rocky road that led to Day X – 25 May 2018. On that day, the GDPR became a binding and crucial part of the data protection framework in the European Union. Since then, email communication has also been subject to special requirements, as Chapter 13 of the GDPR must be taken into account in the form of correspondingly adapted email disclaimers.
IT infrastructures today are regularly exposed to dangerous and sophisticated attacks by hackers. With the growing number of attacks, the technological maturity of the attack methods used increases: Emotet, WannaCry, Locky, DDOS attacks or Zip bombs repeatedly threaten companies and authorities, and in many cases cause considerable damage. Read more
We are increasingly surrounded by artificial intelligence (AI). Autonomous driving or automatic facial recognition are just two popular examples of how AI is changing our everyday lives. IT security is also on the verge of upheaval, as AI has enormous potential for defending against cyber attacks. The attackers do not rest and use AI to optimise their attacks. Despite all the hype, however, it is often overlooked that users today can already benefit from conventional functionalities that are on a par with AI-supported technologies.
Since Microsoft has already discontinued support for Outlook 2007 in October 2017, we now announce the discontinuation of support for Outlook 2007 for the NoSpamProxy Outlook add-in as of June 30, 2019. If you are still using the Outlok add-in with Outlook 2007, we recommend that you upgrade to a current version of Office or Outlook (at least Outlook 2010) due to the security risks associated with Office 2007.
The new “No Spam Area” offers information and assistance on the topics of spam, malware and email security. It raises awareness of threats such as phishing, CxO fraud or Trojans, highlights effective countermeasures and assists in their concrete implementation.
The new NoSpamProxy version offers numerous enhancements and convenience functions for administrators and users. The sophisticated URL Safeguard enables the rewriting of URLs in incoming emails and checks the URL at the time the user clicks on it to see if there are any negative estimates for the URL. In Version 13, the optional Sandbox Service provides an additional level of email security. The near- comprehensive support of the S/MIME 4.0 standard, which Net at Work is the first manufacturer worldwide to offer, as well as a multitude of improvements that further increase the security of email communication round off the new version.
Digital transformation is the shift towards modern workplaces that respond to technological progress and the realities of people’s lives. However, this shift to cloud-based work should not be at the expense of security or data protection – especially in view of the fact that emails are still the most important gateway for cyber attacks. What can Office 365 do to secure email traffic and protect your business from spam and malware?
The first champion tour of NoSpamProxy ended successfully last Thursday in Cologne. At the four locations Paderborn, Stuttgart, Hamburg and Cologne we welcomed a total of 139 participants.