Intelligent Tech Channels Issue 52 - Page 35

From Left : Kevin Smith , Head of Cyber Security , NEC XON and Collin Kunene , Channel Director , Mimecast South Africa
Radicati Group named Mimecast a Top Player for Secure Email Gateway . Frost & Sullivan expects Mimecast to ride the wave of the cloud migration of email security while the company acts as a close partner with cloud email services , specifically Microsoft Office 365 and Google G-Suite that meets customers ’ needs for complementary security , archiving , backup , and continuity services .
Mimecast was born in 2003 with a focus on delivering relentless protection . Each day , the vendor takes on cyber disruption for its tens of thousands of customers around the globe ; always putting them first , and never giving up on tackling their biggest security challenges together .
Mimecast is the company that built an intentional and scalable design ideology that solves the number one cyberattack vector – email . Today , it continues to invest to thoughtfully integrate brand protection , security awareness training , web security , compliance and other essential capabilities .
“ New research from Mimecast found that 55 % of South African organisations expect increasingly sophisticated attacks to be their biggest security challenge in the next year . New hybrid ways of working have also contributed to an increase in the number of connected devices and remote workers , leading to a larger attack surface , a greater need for education around threats and a need for more advanced security . At the
Email is a highly relevant cybersecurity control that can eliminate much risk if matured quickly and managed consistently .
same time , we continue to see a shortage of cybersecurity skills across the globe , making it increasingly difficult for lean security teams