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Cofense Launches COVID-19 Phishing Resource Center, Announces Webinar to Arm Cyber Security Professionals with Actionable Intelligence

March 19, 2020 by Cofense in Press Releases

LEESBURG, Va. – March 19, 2020 – When a major event or emergency arises, phishing emails exploiting human emotions and global attention are never far behind. To better equip cyber security and security awareness teams with accurate, up to date information related to the recent upsurge in COVID-19 related phishing emails and malware, Cofense® has launched a Coronavirus Phishing Infocenter to help protect organizations and end users during this public health emergency. The Phishing Resource Center includes: A publicly available YARA rule open to all, consisting of major, actionable indicators Cofense has identified for COVID-19 phishing emails and related malware,...

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Cofense PhishMe Achieves Significant FedRAMP Milestone

March 18, 2020 by Cofense in Press Releases

LEESBURG, Va. – Mar. 18, 2020 – Cofense®, the global leader in intelligent phishing defense solutions, today announced Cofense PhishMe®, its award-winning phishing security education training platform, has achieved the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) In Process designation. Cofense, which has a well-established portfolio of federal customers spanning across multiple branches of the U.S. government, is working with its sponsor to be approved for an Authorization to Operate (ATO). Upon completing the process, Cofense PhishMe will be certified as FedRAMP Authorized Moderate, an important milestone meeting the security baselines for more than 300 controls, allowing federal agencies to securely...

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Cofense to Host Fifth Annual Phishing Defense and User Conference

February 25, 2020 by Cofense in Press Releases

LEESBURG, Va. – Feb. 12, 2020 – Cofense®, the global leader in intelligent phishing defense solutions, today announced registration is open for the fifth annual Submerge phishing defense and user summit. Taking place at the JW Marriott Orlando, Grande Lakes on November 16-17, Submerge 2020 is the premier showcase for phishing defense and incident response professionals, providing two full days of training, technical deep dives and educational sessions led by industry leaders and cyber security experts. This year’s conference promises more engaging hands-on content including dozens of sessions covering the latest phishing defense strategies and tactics, case studies presented by the industry’s...

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Cofense Uniting Humanity Against Phishing at 2020 RSA Conference

February 6, 2020 by Cofense in Press Releases

LEESBURG, Va. – February 6, 2020 – Cofense, the global leader in intelligent phishing defense solutions, today announced the company’s presence at RSA Conference 2020, taking place February 24-28 in San Francisco. This year’s RSAC theme will focus on the most powerful asset in protecting against cyberattacks – the “Human Element”, the beating heart of Cofense’s mission. As threat actors continuously innovate to slip past technologies put into place to protect both organizations and consumers alike, the security community is increasingly aware that artificial intelligence and machine learning alone are not silver bullets to protect against today’s emerging and sophisticated attacks;...

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Cofense Helps 2020 Presidential Candidates Secure Their Campaigns from Pervasive Phishing Attacks

January 22, 2020 by Cofense in Press Releases

Leesburg, Va. – Jan. 23, 2020 – Cofense, the global leader in intelligent phishing defense solutions, today announced its partnership with Defending Digital Campaigns (DDC), a nonprofit and nonpartisan organization committed to bringing cybersecurity tools and resources to federal election campaigns. Under the new partnership, DDC qualified campaigns can leverage Cofense’s experience, expertise and managed phishing defense service to strengthen their resilience against email-based cyberattacks during the 2020 election cycle. “There is not a single anti-phishing technology on the market that will stop phishing emails from hitting campaigners’ inboxes.” said Aaron Higbee, chief technology officer and co-founder, Cofense.  “No candidate...

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Cofense to Host Third Annual Phishing Defence and User Conference in London

January 22, 2020 by Cofense in Press Releases

LONDON, United Kingdom – 22 January, 2020 – Cofense, the global leader in intelligent phishing defence solutions, today announced registration is open for Submerge London, its international user conference and phishing defence summit. Taking place at the Hilton Canary Wharf from 5-6 May 2020, Submerge London is Europe’s premier event for phishing defence and incident response, providing two full days of technical and educational sessions led by industry leaders and security experts. The third annual conference promises even deeper hands-on content than ever before including more than 20 sessions covering the latest phishing defense strategies and tactics, case studies presented...

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Cofense Debuts Phishing Defense Podcast

January 17, 2020 by Cofense in Press Releases

  Leesburg, Va. – Jan. 17, 2020 – Cofense, the global leader in intelligent phishing defense solutions, today announced the debut of its phishing defense podcast, Phish Fryday. Gathering leading experts and threat researchers across Cofense’s security intelligence groups including Cofense Labs, Cofense Intelligence and the Cofense Phishing Defense Center, the new podcast provides security teams and analysts with weekly insights into the latest phishing threats, trends and news so they can stay ahead of the latest attacks. With most data breaches occurring as a result of a successful phishing attack, defenders are constantly seeking to understand the latest evolving...

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Cofense Teams Up with AwareGO to Expand Security Awareness Training

November 5, 2019 by Cofense in Press Releases

LEESBURG, Va. – Nov. 5, 2019 – CofenseTM, the global leader in intelligent phishing defense solutions, and AwareGO (awarego.com), creators of succinct, high-quality security awareness training videos, today announced their partnership to empower organizations across the globe to tackle today’s top security issues head-on. Cofense’s security awareness training library now includes AwareGO’s security awareness videos covering critical topics facing today’s employees such as business email compromise, privacy, and insider threats. Fifteen modules are currently available to customers of Cofense’s PhishMe solution. Since releasing Cofense CBFree as part of National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (#BeCyberSmart) in October 2015, Cofense has recognized that...

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Cofense Releases Annual Phishing Report; Flips Myth that Employees Are the Weakest Link in Cyber Defense

October 30, 2019 by Cofense in Press Releases

Record-breaking 20 million active phishing Reporters and 100+ million phishing simulations inform extensive study Simulation frequency, relevance and employee reporting form resiliency trifecta Leesburg, Va. – Oct. 30, 2019 – Armed with data generated by millions of real people, along with intelligence collected from more than 10 million phishing simulations delivered every month, the 2019 CofenseTM Annual Phishing Report, released today, sheds a light on employees’ susceptibility to fall for attacks and organizations’ phishing resiliency – a measure that tracks behavioral change from clicking phishing emails to active defense through reporting. Contrary to popular belief, employees are a powerful force that...

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Cofense and Eze Castle Integration Partner to Strengthen Security Awareness in the Investment Industry

October 16, 2019 by Cofense in Press Releases

LEESBURG, Va. – October 16, 2019 – Cofense™, the global leader in intelligent phishing defense solutions, today announced it has entered a strategic Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) partnership with Eze Castle Integration, a leading provider of managed services and complete cloud solutions for the investment industry. Cofense will provide world-class security awareness and phishing simulation solutions to Eze Castle, enhancing their cybersecurity services portfolio to offer an end-to-end managed awareness and phishing simulation service for their financial customers. Cyber-attacks and data breaches remain at the top of risks facing organizations today, and the majority of breaches begin with phishing. Effective...

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