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Cofense Report Reveals Weaknesses in Secure Email Gateways, Illustrates Critical Role of Human Intelligence in Phishing Defense

June 3, 2019 by Cofense in Press Releases

2019 Phishing Threats and Malware Review highlights the latest evolutions to threat actor campaigns and enhanced capacity for malware to evade perimeter controls and penetrate user inboxes. Leesburg, Va. – June 04, 2019 – Cofense™, the global leader in intelligent phishing defense solutions, today released the findings of their report, “2019 Phishing Threats and Malware Review”, which reveals key insights about how threat actors are evolving phishing campaigns, and provides direction to everyone from network defenders to CISO’s on how to prepare for the unknown. Despite significant investments in next-gen technologies, phishing threats continue to become more sophisticated and effective....

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Cofense Achieves SOC 2 Type II Compliance for PhishMe and Hosted Triage

May 16, 2019 by Cofense in Press Releases

Phishing Defense Leader Continues to Pursue Compliance Certifications for Data Security LEESBURG, Va., May 16, 2019 — Today Cofense™, the global leader in intelligent phishing defense solutions, announced it has successfully completed a Service Organization Controls (SOC) 2 Type II examination for Cofense PhishMe™ and Hosted Cofense Triage™. These product lines provide technology to help organizations train their employees to identify potential phishing risks and properly handle phishing attacks by individuals attempting to manipulate or deceive email recipients. Coalfire Controls, LLC, an independent CPA firm, conducted the audit. SOC 2 compliance is a key industry standard in data security. Designed for entities...

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Cofense Partners with NINJIO to Bring Hollywood-Style Storytelling to Security Awareness Offering

May 7, 2019 by Cofense in Press Releases

Leesburg, Va. – May 8, 2019 – Cofense™, the global leader in intelligent phishing defense solutions, announced a partnership with NINJIO, a leading creator of cyber security awareness training. NINJIO’S cyber security content will be accessible by customers using the Cofense PhishMe™ platform, an award-winning phishing simulation and training solution. Cofense PhishMe administrators can leverage NINJIO videos, or “episodes” as NINJIO refers to them, as part of their on-going security awareness training and phishing defense programs.

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Cofense Announces Key Additions to Leadership Team

April 18, 2019 by Cofense in Press Releases

New Hires to Fuel Company Growth in All Aspects of Sales, Marketing, and Product Development Leesburg, Va. – April 18, 2019 – Today Cofense™, the global leader in intelligent phishing defense solutions, announced the addition of four security leaders to their executive team. Kevin Fliess joins Cofense as Senior Vice President of Marketing; Keith Ibarguen, as Chief Product Officer; Marcus Conroy, as Vice President of Americas Sales; and David Janson has been promoted to Vice President of International Sales from his previous position as Vice President of European Sales. Following the strongest fourth quarter (2018) and first quarter (2019) in...

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Cofense To Host Fourth Annual Phishing Defense Summit and User Conference

April 16, 2019 by Cofense in Press Releases

Cofense Submerge features industry expert speakers, including a keynote by FireEye CEO, and sessions focused on latest security threats and incident response trends Leesburg, Va. – April 16, 2019 – Today Cofense™, the global leader in intelligent phishing defense solutions, announced that registration is open for the fourth annual Submerge phishing defense summit and user conference. The event, set to take place Sept. 23-24, 2019 in Orlando, Fl., will bring together industry experts with practitioners who are on the front lines to discuss the security threat landscape and share phishing defense strategies. Featured speakers include Kevin Mandia, CEO of FireEye...

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Cofense Launches Responsive Delivery Capabilities to Strengthen Effectiveness of Global Anti-Phishing Programs

February 27, 2019 by Cofense in Press Releases

New feature for Cofense PhishMe enables operators to deliver phishing scenarios only when a user is actively performing tasks in their mailbox Leesburg, Va. – Feb. 28, 2019 – Today Cofense™, the global leader in intelligent phishing defense solutions world-wide, announced the addition of Responsive Delivery to its flagship product for phishing simulations. This first-to-market feature enables Cofense PhishMe™ Enterprise edition operators to deliver phishing scenario emails only when intended recipients are actively performing tasks in their mail client. Responsive Delivery gives operators confidence that simulations will not be missed by a user who is away from the desk and...

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Cofense Vision Offers SOC and IR Teams Greater Visibility into Phishing Threats Delivered to Inboxes

February 26, 2019 by Cofense in Press Releases

Newest addition to Cofense phishing defense solution suite reduces the risk of phishing attacks, enables security teams to quarantine unreported threats LEESBURG, VA. – Feb. 26, 2019 – Today Cofense™, the leading provider of intelligent phishing defense solutions world-wide, announced the general availability of Cofense Vision™, the company’s newest solution for protecting organizational assets from phishing attacks. Effective defenses against phishing must include visibility into the threats that bypass technical controls and are delivered to a user’s mailbox. Users of Cofense Triage™ can already prioritize and understand these threats, and now with the addition of Vision, security operations center (SOC) and...

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Cofense Security Solutions Advisor Tonia Dudley to Speak at 2019 RSA Conference

February 22, 2019 by Cofense in Press Releases

Phishing Defense Expert and Board Member for the National Cybersecurity Society Will Present Two Sessions  LEESBURG, VA. – February 22, 2019 – Today Cofense™, the leading provider of intelligent phishing defense solutions world-wide, announced that the company’s first Security Solutions Advisor, Tonia Dudley, will speak at the 2019 RSA Conference. Set to present two sessions, a Learning Lab on March 6 in a traditional Classroom setting, Dudley will discuss the need to develop long term strategies for phishing simulation campaigns and the value of a human touch in security. A second session on March 7, with a focus on automation vs...

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Cofense Recognized for Raising the Standards of Quality Customer Service

February 13, 2019 by Cofense in Press Releases

Technical Operations Center (Support) Stands Out for Excellence in Customer Service, Winning an ISPG Award and Being Named a Finalist for the HDI Conference Awards LEESBURG, VA. – February 13, 2019 – Today Cofense™, the leading provider of intelligent phishing defense solutions world-wide, announced the latest industry recognition for their distinguished Technical Operations Center (Support). On Feb. 4, Info Security Products Guide (ISPG) named Cofense the Bronze winner of the Customer Service Department of the Year category for the 2019 Global Excellence Awards. In addition, the department was recently named a finalist for HDI’s Team Excellence Award. Both awards represent Cofense’s high...

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Cofense Recognized for Raising the Standards of Quality Customer Service

February 13, 2019 by Cofense in Press Releases

Technical Operations Center (Support) Stands Out for Excellence in Customer Service, Winning an ISPG Award and Being Named a Finalist for the HDI Conference Awards LEESBURG, VA. – February 13, 2019 – Today Cofense™, the leading provider of intelligent phishing defense solutions world-wide, announced the latest industry recognition for their distinguished Technical Operations Center (Support). On Feb. 4, Info Security Products Guide (ISPG) named Cofense the Bronze winner of the Customer Service Department of the Year category for the 2019 Global Excellence Awards. In addition, the department was recently named a finalist for HDI’s Team Excellence Award. Both awards represent Cofense’s high...

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