Make GDPR Compliance easy for Email with Mithi SkyConnect

Make GDPR Compliance easy for Email with Mithi SkyConnect

The GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) in effect May 25, 2018 aims to give more rights to EU residents with regards to how their personal information is being collected, stored and used. EU residents now have the right to request the organisations to stop using, return or delete their personal data.

How GDPR affects Email

With email being the primary source for communication for businesses, it is an essential first step to find ways to make sure that the information contained within these emails is protected to comply with the new GDPR laws.

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Strong Technical Security Controls are necessary but not sufficient to prevent email fraud

Strong Technical Security Controls are necessary but not sufficient to prevent email fraud

Email frauds have been on the rise since the early 90’s. The first phishing attack recorded was carried out by a group of hackers that called themselves the warez community. The group created an algorithm that allowed them to generate random credit card numbers to open AOL accounts. Those accounts were then used to spam others in AOL’s community.

Since then, the explosion of the internet has not only helped connect people all over the world but has also left business and organizations open to attacks. According to Symantec’s 2018 Internet Security Threats Report, “Spear-phishing emails emerged as by far the most widely Read the rest

Mithi SkyConnect Privacy Policy update in line with GDPR

Keeping in line with the recent General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) by the EU Legislation, we have updated our Privacy Policy. Read more here.

At Mithi we are committed to protecting your privacy. Nothing has changed in terms of our service to you, instead we use this new data protection regulation as a way to improve on our privacy policy, making it more transparent for you.

You can view our updated privacy policy here.

This policy is already in effect as preparation for the enforcement of GDPR on 25th May 2018.

Marketing Executive at Mithi Software Technologies. Curious by nature and a

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Top Cloud Benefits: 7 Reasons Government Agencies Must Switch to The Cloud

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Today, government entities must meet the foundational demands of a large and complex populace – housing, healthcare, core administration, business services, and infrastructure development.

And it all begins with a transformative government framework at both local and national levels.

For instance, the Digital India initiative is part of a larger schematic, focused on a tech-empowered mechanism, pushing the government towards better service delivery to citizens.

The objective being to digitize all popular citizen functions that need round-the-clock, and easy accessibility. This has several arms – consolidating fragmented IT infrastructure via cloud architecture, is one of the top priorities.

Laying the Brickwork – Initial Strides

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Fix these Top 5 Cyber security threats to make the Digital Space Safer in 2018

Fix these Top 5 Cyber security threats to make the Digital Space Safer in 2018

The state of cyber security – and the writing on the wall

The 2016 Democratic National Committee email leak was a fundamental shift – a game-changer, wreaking havoc across the US political landscape, reminding people of the criticality of data stored in our inboxes and the large-scale impact of a possible breach.

For organizations, businesses, and individuals using email for high-value conversations/transactions, email security has never been so important.

Interestingly, intrinsic human curiosity remains a crippling factor. A study asked participants if they were aware of mails eliciting personal data; 78% said YES. Yet 45% clicked the mock spam message presented, while a … Read the rest

Save 10% with Vaultastic Bundle Offer: Ease backup management for your email data

Vaultastic and SkyConnect Bundle Offer

Often businesses do not consider email archiving when looking for an email solution.

The exponential growth of email makes it necessary to find an archiving solution to avoid getting bogged down by the task of backing up data and ensuring business continuity.

From the archives: A bank faces a backup nightmare

Not long ago, one of our customers, a regional bank were up to their ears in email data. They backed up their older email onto USB drives every week, in an attempt to clean their mail store and to manage their ever growing email data. Thereby adding a new USB drive almost every … Read the rest

Secure Your Mail Servers With ClrStream

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Ransomware has been one of the biggest threats in the fast growing technological era. This growth is due to that fact that ransomware is getting easier and easier to send and offers a quick and easy return on investment. According to a report released by PhishMe, as of March 2016, 93 percent of all phishing emails contained encryption ransomware. As recent as a few weeks ago,there was a highly effective phishing scam targeting Gmail users, proving that no one is safe.

Introducing ClrStream from SkyConnect. Mithi Software’s latest technological innovation. The new cloud based software service helps protect your organization from … Read the rest

Trend Micro Now Protects All Mithi SkyConnect Emails from Malware & Ransomware

Blog: Trend Micro Now Protects All Mithi SkyConnect Emails from Malware & Ransomware

Email remains the primary platform for enterprise communications – and also the #1 way malware enters your organization. Mithi recently partnered with award winning Trend Micro, the global leader in email security, in line with our continued commitment to offering the highest standards for email security. The tie-up especially addresses the rising menace of Phishing and Ransomware.

It adds to the multi-level security already present in SkyConnect as part of this offering. Trend Micro Email security also forms part of the ClrStream, a standalone email security service offered by Mithi for any mailing system.

Here’s a brief summary of the system and … Read the rest

[Announcement] Peripheral Email Security for SkyConnect Upgraded

We are happy to announce the upgrade of the peripheral security for SkyConnect – for Spam and Virus detection in Email.

This upgrade will be automatically available to all our customers.

The new email security system replaces the current one at the Peripheral Email security layer providing a guarantee on performance and reliability covering 5 parameters viz. Spam detection, Virus detection, False positive rate, Availability and Latency.

This upgrade will offer a hands free Spam and Virus experience with cleaner inboxes.

Here is a quick look at the security framework of SkyConnect and how the new upgrade impacts the overall security.

Summary of the

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How does SkyConnect prevent email sender fraud, email spoofing & impersonation with SPF, DKIM, DMARC, User level Spoof check, & other security controls?

Business v/s Consumer Email Accounts (M) 2013-2017


Source : radicati.com

Worldwide daily email traffic (B) 2013-2017


While the % of growth in the consumer and business email accounts is about the same year on year, it is observed that the the business email traffic will exhibit growth year on year (more business transacted on email), while consumer email traffic will reduce (possibly due to social media).

Source : radicati.com

Global Spam Statistics


Source : Statista

What is an ’email spoof’?


Spoofing, in a nutshell, is email fraud and deception. Spoofing is the most common form of the modern con game called ‘phishing’. The email

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