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Spam Resource: Cloudflare plans to eat Proofpoint’s lunch?
Al Iverson just released a new insightful story on Spam Resource:
Here’s one I almost missed, from a couple of weeks ago: According to Wired, Cloudflare is moving into the email security space. The goal? To better protect against email-delivered threats (think phishing). They see a gap there; one I’ve noticed myself.From the article Cloudflare Is Taking a Shot at Email Security by Lily Hay Newman: “Prince says that Cloudflare employees have been “astonished by how many targeted threats were getting through Google Workspace,” the company’s email provider. That’s not for lack of progress by Google or the other big providers on anti-spam and anti-malware efforts, he adds. But with so many types of email threats to deal with at once, strategically crafted phishing messages still slip through. So Cloudflare decided to build additional defense tools that both the company itself as well as its customers could use.”I’m using a bit of cheeky hyperbole up there in my choice of title, but…
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