Egress joins the Federation of Wholesale Distributors (FWD)

As part of FWD, Egress will work with member organisations to mitigate email security breaches, including phishing attacks and data loss.

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London, UK – 18th November 2021 – Egress, the leading provider of intelligent email security, has formally joined the Federation of Wholesale Distributors (FWD). FWD is the trade association for food and drink wholesalers in the UK and currently supports the distribution of products to over 450,000 retail businesses.

FWD plays a crucial role in representing retail interests to Government, as well as monitoring and advising on policy and legislation. In addition, FWD works with leading service providers to help members improve efficiency, communication and security across the sector.

Commenting on the membership, Egress Director of Strategic Partnerships Daniel Hoy explained: “Our FWD membership demonstrates Egress’ ongoing commitment to providing the highest levels of cybersecurity to UK business. Organisations are currently exposed to an unprecedented level of email security threats, with new incidents hitting the headlines daily. As part of FWD, we look forward to working closely with member organisations to ensure their businesses are protected from email-borne cyberattacks and the data they share remains secure.”

Commenting on today’s announcement, Martin Williams, Associate Director at FWD, said: “FWD is delighted to welcome Egress into its membership. As the trade association for food and drink wholesalers in the UK, we take responsibility for working with leading service providers that can advise our members and add value to their businesses. As one of the leading cybersecurity providers, we look forward to working with Egress to ensure we can offer advice, guidance and solutions designed to enhance security across the UK wholesale market.”

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Our mission is to eliminate the most complex cybersecurity challenge every organisation faces: insider risk. We understand that people get hacked, make mistakes, and break the rules. To prevent these human-activated breaches, we have built the only Human Layer Security platform that defends against inbound and outbound threats. Using patented contextual machine learning we detect and prevent abnormal human behaviour such as misdirected emails, data exfiltration, and targeted spear-phishing attacks.

Used by the world’s biggest brands, Egress is private equity backed and has offices in London, New York, and Boston.

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