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Q2 2016 Firmly Establishes Ransomware as a Mature Business Model for Malicious Actors

August 2, 2016 by PhishMe in Press Releases

PhishMe Q2 Malware Review identifies key security trends including the rise of encryption ransomware and remote malware deployments LEESBURG, VA – 2 August, 2016 – PhishMe Inc., a leading provider of human phishing defense solutions, has revealed that the second quarter of 2016 saw ransomware firmly establish itself as a mature business model, with the threat showing no outward signs of diminishing. Encryption ransomware now accounts for 50% of all malware configurations, meaning that it is no longer considered simply a means for making a quick profit, but a permanent fixture on the threat landscape. Published today, PhishMe’s Q2 2016...

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PhishMe Expands Availability of Phishing Incident Response Solution with Cloud and Managed Deployments

August 2, 2016 by PhishMe in Press Releases

PhishMe Triage is now more easily deployed to meet the needs of organizations of all sizes LEESBURG, VA – London, UK – 2 August, 2016 – PhishMe, Inc., the leading provider of human-phishing defense solutions, announced today that it has added powerful new features and deployment options to its phishing threat management and incident response platform, PhishMe Triage. PhishMe Triage users can now choose between three deployment options to fit their organization’s needs. Still available in its original form as a virtual appliance, PhishMe Triage now offers a secure cloud and a fully managed option to customers. PhishMe Triage Cloud...

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PhishMe Raises $42.5 Million In Series C Funding Led By Paladin Capital Group And Joined By New Investor Bessemer Venture Partners

July 27, 2016 by PhishMe in PhishMe NewsPress Releases

Global leader in enterprise phishing defense and intelligence drives towards rapid development and expansion into Europe and Asia with significant VC investment LEESBURG, VA – July 26th, 2016 – PhishMe Inc., the leading provider of human phishing defense solutions, today announced it has raised $42.5 million in Series C funding led by existing investor Paladin Capital Group, an established, multi-stage private equity firm that initially invested in the business in 2012. The deal also saw the participation from new investor Bessemer Venture Partners, a $4 billion venture capital firm investing in startups at every stage, in every corner of the...

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PhishMe Announces Inaugural Annual User Conference and Phishing Defense Summit

July 14, 2016 by PhishMe in Press Releases

PhishMe Submerge features industry expert speakers, including keynote by FireEye CTO, and sessions focused on latest threats and security trends LEESBURG, (VA.) July 13, 2016 – PhishMe, a global provider of phishing defense solutions for the enterprise, has announced that registration is open for its inaugural phishing defense summit and user conference, called PhishMe Submerge. This first-of-its-kind event, which is taking place Sept. 28-29 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 will include Grady Summers, CTO of FireEye...

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PhishMe Expands Senior Leadership Team

July 7, 2016 by PhishMe in Press Releases

Global Leader in Phishing Defense Hires Experienced Engineering and Professional Services Leaders to Support Company’s Hyper-Growth LEESBURG, VA, July 7, 2016 – PhishMe, a global provider of phishing-defense and intelligence solutions for the enterprise, today announced it has made two senior hires in Wade Weeks and Joshua Nicholson to complement its management team. The addition of these gentlemen furthers PhishMe’s continued commitment to innovating to outpace the changing tactics of the adversaries, while supporting its customers with access to an industry-leading professional services team that complements its bleeding-edge technologies.

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PhishMe Adds HIPAA, PCI-DSS and PII Training Modules to Complimentary CBFree Program

June 30, 2016 by PhishMe in Press Releases

Global Leader in Human Phishing Defense Provides Free Regulatory Compliance Trainings in CBFree Offering Leesburg, VA – June 30 2016 – PhishMe, a global provider of phishing defense and intelligence solutions for the enterprise, is excited to announce the immediate availability of three new, complimentary Computer-Based Trainings, accessible through the PhishMe CBFree program. These modules are specifically designed to address the stringent PHI/HIPAA, PCI and PII requirements and provide employees with a better understanding of the policies, procedures, and reporting when handling protected personal information.

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PhishMe Launches New ‘Threat Alerts’ Service to Help Organizations Get Ahead of Phishing Dangers

June 29, 2016 by PhishMe in Press Releases

Global leader in phishing defense and intelligence now provides users real-time warnings of phishing and malware trends Leesburg, (Va. USA) June 29 2016:  PhishMe, a global provider of phishing-defense solutions for the enterprise, has today launched PhishMe Threat Alerts. The service has been introduced to provide subscribers with increased visibility of critical, and developing, phishing and malware threats and trends. Identifying potential compromise indicators allows organizations to take remedial action and prevent threats before they can gain a foothold in the network. “Mandiant’s 2016 M-Trends report indicates the number of days to detect a breach has dropped from 204 in...

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PhishMe Enhances Phishing Incident Response Platform

June 28, 2016 by PhishMe in Press Releases

PhishMe Triage TM improved with integrations, collaboration, ability to crowdsource threat rules and malicious attachment preview tool Leesburg, Va, June 23, 2016–  PhishMe, a global provider of phishing-defense and intelligence solutions for the enterprise, has today confirmed it has bolstered its phishing threat management and incident response platform – PhishMe Triage. Enhancements include further integrations with third parties including  PhishMe Intelligence and improved collaboration with a crowdsourced YARA Rule Exchange and PhishMe Community to help save analyst time and improve response efficiency.

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PhishMe® Initiates Intellectual Property Enforcement Action Against Wombat Security Technologies®, Inc.

June 23, 2016 by PhishMe in Press Releases

LEESBURG, VA – (June 23, 2016) – PhishMe® Inc., the leading provider of phishing threat management solutions, announced that it has filed suit against Wombat Security Technologies®, Inc. (“Wombat”) in the United States District Court for the District of Delaware for infringing PhishMe’s U.S. Patent No. 9,356,948. A copy of the complaint, filed on June 1, 2016, can be found here.

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PhishMe Launches New ‘Active Threats’ Phishing Simulations To Help Combat Ransomware

June 8, 2016 by PhishMe in PhishingPhishMe NewsPress Releases

Global leader in enterprise phishing defense and intelligence unveils highly anticipated update to help organizations resist Ransomware, Business Email Compromise (BEC) and other timely threats  LEESBURG, VA – London, UK – June 8 2016 – PhishMe Inc., the leading provider of human phishing defense solutions, announced today the integration of critical content into PhishMe Simulator™ to help prepare employees for trending phishing attacks and damaging payloads. The Active Threats update allows operators to quickly utilize phishing templates based on current real-world attacks that are targeting organizations, such as Business Email Compromise (BEC) and Ransomware. Simulating these types of attacks ensures...

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