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Egress Software Technologies

Egress makes digital communications safer for everyone by the reducing the human activated risk that results in data breaches.

People get hacked, make mistakes and break the rules. We enable organizations to engage and empower their people to make educated decisions without getting in their way.

The Egress Intelligent Security Platform combines self-learning technologies to provide highly accurate detection of inbound and outbound threats caused by bad actors and human error.

Used by the world’s biggest brands, Egress is private equity backed and has offices in London, Sheffield & Cheltenham in the UK, in New York and Boston in the US, and in Toronto, Canada. 

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75,000,000

emails secured daily

We make sure you’re emailing the right content to the right people, every time.

$40m

Series C funding

In December 2018, FTV Capital invested $40m in Egress to fund the next chapter of our growth.

15 years

of security pedigree

Egress Software Technologies have been securing organizations' data since we were founded in 2007.

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Egress partners with Northdoor to help organizations defend against human activated cyber-threats

Northdoor to offer Egress’ intelligent cybersecurity solutions to help customers reduce cyber threats and the risk of data breaches.

Threats Exploiting Employees a Concern For Microsoft 365 Users

Egress Report Cites Cyber Security Experts, Offers Recommendations to CISOs Representing the 1 Million Companies Deploying Microsoft 365

Egress Named One of the 100 Most Innovative Cybersecurity Companies of 2022

Egress has been recognized by Expert Insights as one of the most innovative companies in cybersecurity.

Egress named one of the UK’s Best Workplaces™ by Great Place to Work®

Prestigious award underscores Egress’ status as a leading employer in the cybersecurity industry and adds to recent recognition as a Best Workplace in Tech, Best Workplace for Wellbeing and Best Workplace for Women

Egress names Robin Bell as CISO to amplify security-first culture

Email security leader appoints CISO to partner with customers and advance security strategy.

Is Human Activated Risk a Real Concern?

Study says so with more than half of respondents indicating their non-technical staff are either just somewhat or not at all prepared for a security attack.

Egress Protect recognized by Expert Insights for industry-leading email encryption

Expert Insights names Egress Protect the ‘top email encryption solution for Office 365’.

HMRC and payroll phishing emails increase by 317% ahead of tax deadline

Egress researchers have observed an increase in phishing scams impersonating UK tax authority HMRC and payroll software providers.

Less than One-Quarter of Board of Directors See Ransomware as a Top Priority

Despite 98% of Organisations Delivering Security Awareness Training To Staff, Phishing Attacks are An Increasing Problem

SEP2 recognized as ‘Partner of the Year 2021’ by Egress

Following their continued growth in Egress sales, and securing major new customer wins, Sep2 is named as top performing partner for 2021 by leading cyber security vendor.

Egress selects Laura Probert as Chief People Officer to support ambitious global growth plans

Probert to lead talent acquisition and people development strategy to sustain the company’s culture during its next phase of rapid growth

Egress’ cybersecurity experts share their predictions for 2022

Experts predict that 2022 will bring a rise in multi-vector attacks and cybersecurity awareness training will “hit its limit” after a year of increasingly sophisticated email attacks targeting organisations and their supply chains

Egress partners with Spear Shield to help organisations defend against sophisticated cyber threats and data loss

Spear Shield to offer Egress cybersecurity solutions to help organizations reduce human-activated risk.

Egress Defend named as winner of Email Security Award at Security Excellence Awards

Judges describe Defend as "an interesting new approach" to tackling the problem of phishing

Research reveals surge in phishing-as-a-service activity targeting Black Friday shoppers

Research published by Egress has revealed a 334% increase in phishing kits impersonating retail giant Amazon.

Reports of dangerous driving up two-thirds compared to this time last year

New data shows that police have received 60% more reports of serious driving offences compared to November 2020.

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.

Matt Biggin joins Egress as VP of Engineering from Mimecast

Biggin’s appointment will drive operational enhancements and deliver Egress’ product roadmap, facilitating continued expansion for the leading provider of intelligent email security.

Egress appointed an APSCo Trusted Partner

Membership demonstrates Egress’ commitment to ensuring recruitment firms can detect and mitigate the rising tide of phishing attacks targeting organizations.

Egress partners with dotNEXT to help organisations tackle the growing issue of insider risk

DotNEXT to offer Egress Intelligent Email Security to defend organizations from targeted phishing attacks and data loss.

Egress nominated in 10 categories at 2021 Security Excellence Awards and Computing Security Awards

Nominations recognise Egress Intelligent Email Security’s innovative use of technology to protect organizations against the rising tide of targeted phishing attacks and insider data breaches

Egress Defend named Email Security Software of the Year at the 2021 CyberSecurity Breakthrough Awards

Egress Defend recognised for its innovative use of intelligent technology to protect organisations against rising tide of targeted phishing attacks

Egress named one of the UK’s Best Workplaces™ in Tech

Recognition highlights Egress’ status as a leading employer in the cybersecurity industry following the company’s listings on the Great Place to Work and Best Workplaces for Women lists earlier this year.

Egress Protect awarded ‘Best-Of’ Award for Email Encryption by Expert Insights

Expert Insights has named Egress Protect the ‘top email encryption solution for Office 365 users’.

Egress hires Mimecast’s Steven Malone as VP of Product Management

Malone’s appointment will drive strategic product innovation and fuel ongoing expansion for Egress, the leading provider of human layer security

Egress announced as a finalist at the 2021 UK IT Industry Awards

Egress Defend is shortlisted for Security Innovation of the Year

Egress shortlisted for Security Vendor of the Year at the 2021 CRN Channel Awards

Recognition highlights Egress' product innovation and continued success of its channel programme

Thursday 5th August marks the UK’s first National Dash Cam Day

Nextbase is today launching the first ever National Dash Cam Day, celebrating advances made in road safety thanks to the technology and its revolutionary National Dash Cam Safety Portal (NDCSP), launched in partnership with Egress

73% of organisations suffered data breaches caused by phishing in the last year

Half of IT leaders say that future remote or hybrid work will make it harder to prevent phishing incidents

IT leaders rely on weak security protocols despite extraordinary increase in phishing threats to remote workers

Inconsistency exists between increase in threat surface and employee preparedness

Egress Named 2021 TAG Cyber Distinguished Vendor

Egress has been designated as a Distinguished Vendor TAG Cyber Security Quarterly for the third quarter of 2021.

Egress named one of the UK’s Best Workplaces™ for Women in 2021

Recognition highlights Egress’ ongoing commitment to diversity and inclusion in cybersecurity.

94% of organisations have suffered insider data breaches, Egress research reveals

Human error is the top cause of serious breaches but malicious attacks are IT leaders’ biggest concern.

Insider breaches the top cause of cyber incidents according to latest ICO data

ICO’s quarterly report reveals over half (57%) of reported security incidents were caused by people inside the organisation

Egress acquires GCHQ Accelerator company Aquilai to defend organisations against rising tide of targeted phishing attacks

Acquisition expands Egress Intelligent Email Security to eliminate all insider risk on email, including zero-day phishing exploits.

GDPR three years on: 90% of security leaders concerned about data breach litigation

Increased rights for data subjects under GDPR mean security leaders are now more concerned about legal settlements than regulatory fines

Egress is awarded Great Place to Work-Certification™ for 2021

Certification highlights Egress’ status as a leading employer in the cybersecurity industry

Egress wins in three categories at the Global InfoSec Awards 2021

Egress was awarded awards for Insider Threat Prevention, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, plus Editor’s Choice Security Company of the Year

An alarming 85% of organisations using Microsoft 365 have suffered email data breaches, research by Egress reveals

Research reveals organisations using Microsoft 365 experience more breaches, with more severe impacts

Egress strengthens carbon positive status, planting 6,000 trees for Earth Day

Egress, the leading provider of human layer security, has held carbon positive status for the last year, with 50,000 trees planted to date

Egress shortlisted at the 2021 SC Awards Europe

Egress Intelligent Email Security has been shortlisted in the Best Use of Machine Learning / AI at this year’s awards

Egress launches calculator to reveal the cost of insider breaches

New tool uses real-world data to quantify the impact of email data loss

Egress’ US expansion continues with opening of New York office

The human layer security provider also announces appointment of Sales Director Stephen Bainbridge to drive rapid growth in the US

Remote working one year on: three-quarters of employees feel worse, research by Egress reveals

Survey of remote employees also reveals a generational divide in working conditions, with almost half of younger employees working in shared spaces at home

Egress enhances reporting functionality to support organisations in mitigating email security incidents

Egress has today announced enhancements to its reporting functionality, equipping customers with full visibility of their email security risk.

Egress appoints Clint Poole as new CMO to spearhead accelerated global growth

Poole to support Egress’ rapid expansion, particularly in the US market

Egress named as one of Europe’s fastest growing companies by the Financial Times

Egress has been recognised in the 2021 FT1000, the Financial Times’ annual list of Europe’s fastest growing companies.

Egress recognised in three categories at the Cyber Security Global Excellence Awards

Egress was awarded the Gold prize in the Machine Learning Security category for advances in intelligent data loss prevention (DLP).

Egress wins in two categories at the Cybersecurity Excellence Awards

Egress has been selected as the winner in the Email Security and Data Leakage Prevention (DLP) categories.

Egress wins at the National Undergraduate Employability Awards 2021

Egress has been recognised in two categories at the National Undergraduate Employability awards.

95% of IT leaders say that client and company data is at risk on email, research by Egress reveals

New research by Egress reveals that 59% of IT leaders have reported increased data loss via email due to remote working

Egress named a Best Workplace for Wellbeing™ by Great Place to Work®

Prestigious listing highlights Egress’ commitment to employee wellbeing and work-life balance and adds to recent recognition as a Best Workplace in Tech and Best Workplace for Women.

Egress recognised at Expert Insights’ Best-Of Awards 2021

Expert Insights has selected Egress for the ‘Best-Of’ awards for Post-Delivery Protection and Email Encryption

Egress shortlisted in three categories at the Cybersecurity Excellence Awards

Egress has been shortlisted in three categories at the 2021 Cybersecurity Excellence Awards.

Egress shortlisted at the National Undergraduate Employability Awards 2021

Egress has been shortlisted in the Top Small to Medium-sized Undergraduate Employer category at the National Undergraduate Employability Awards 2021, for the fifth year in a row.

Egress and London Borough of Haringey win at the 2020 Computing Security Awards

Egress has been awarded with ‘Security Project of the Year – Public Sector’ at the 2020 Computing Security Awards for its work with London Borough of Haringey.

Misdirected email incidents rise by over 50%

For the third quarter running, the ICO's latest security trends report shows that misdirected emails are the top cause of reported incidents, and led to 55% more incidents than phishing attacks. 

NCSC Upholds CPA Certification for Egress Protect

The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) has re-certified Egress Protect as a CPA certified email encryption product, a certification which has been held by Egress since 2014.

Nextbase & Egress project saves 170,000 hours of police time

Nextbase has unveiled the latest developments of its revolutionary National Dash Cam Safety Portal (NDCSP), developed and delivered in partnership with Egress. 

Egress nominated in five categories at the 2020 Computing Security Awards

Leading provider of human layer security recognised for product development and delivery.

Misdirected emails remain top cause of UK security incidents

Latest trends from UK regulator show email errors continues to cause the highest number of security incidents.

Egress appoints David Quantrell as Non-Executive Director

Industry figurehead with experience leading Box, Clarify, HP and McAfee joins the Egress board as the company enters new growth phase

Egress named 2021 TAG Cyber Distinguished Vendor

Egress announces listing as TAG Cyber 2021 Distinguished Vendor.

The 2020 Outbound Email Data Breach Report Finds growing email volumes and stressed employees are causing rising breach risk

Research by Egress reveals organisations suffer outbound email data breaches approximately every 12 working hours

Egress recognized in the 2020 Gartner Market Guide for Email Security

Egress recognized in the Gartner Market Guide for Email Security published in September 2020.

Egress shortlisted in three categories at the 2020 UK IT Industry Awards

Provider of human layer security technology recognised for innovative software development and excellent customer project delivery. 

Egress announced as a 2020 Microsoft Partner of the Year finalist

London – 14th July 2020 – Microsoft has today announced Egress as one of the 2020 Microsoft Partner of the Year finalists.

68% of UK workers say they’ve sent emails to the wrong recipient

Egress poll supports recent ICO stats that show misdirected emails are a bigger security threat than phishing.

Egress recognised on Global CyberTech100 list of tech companies providing cyber defences to financial institutions

Egress named on the CyberTech100 list of the world’s most innovative providers of digital solutions helping financial services firms fight off cyber attacks and protect their data.

Misdirected emails are top cause of UK security incidents

Latest statistics from the Information Commissioner's Office show human-activated data breaches are the primary cause of recent security incidents.

96% of IT leaders in the legal sector say insider data breaches are a major concern, according to new research unveiled today by Egress

Egress global Insider Data Breach Survey reveals legal sector employees twice as likely to breach company policy when data sharing than employees in other sectors.

Egress COVID-19 update to customers

All Egress services remain fully operational and with significant capacity during this time of high demand.

NHS Digital partners with Egress to support the UK’s secure healthcare communications network

NHS Digital switches supplier to Egress to improve user experience and email security in NHSmail.

Egress Launches New Global Brand as It Redefines Human Layer Security

Fast-growth tech business demonstrates how to use brand to become a category leader.

97% of IT leaders say insider data breaches are a major concern, according to new research unveiled today by Egress

Egress global insider data breach survey reveals that 78% of IT leaders think employees have put data at risk accidentally in the last 12 months.

Report reveals less than half of businesses are prepared to comply with CCPA

Egress, the leading provider of people-centric data security solutions, today announced the results of a comprehensive survey on the “Key Steps in Satisfying Your CCPA and Other Privacy Obligations”.

Egress wins at the 2019 Computing Security Awards

Egress is named 'Encryption Solution of the Year' at the 2019 Computing Security Awards

Egress launches industry’s first Insider Breach Calculator for email, to help business quantify risk

Egress, the leading provider of people-centric data security solutions, announced today the launch of its new online Insider Breach Calculator aimed at helping businesses better determine the probability of suffering an email-based insider data breach.

London-headquartered tech scale-up, Egress, appoints new CIO

Egress, the leading provider of people-centric data security solutions, announced today that it has appointed Robin Bell as Chief Information Officer to drive forward new technology initiatives that will see this tech scale-up continue on its aggressive global expansion plans.

Egress named 2020 TAG Cyber Distinguished Vendor

Egress, a leading provider of people-centric data security solutions, today announced its selection by TAG Cyber as a Distinguished Vendor in its 2020 Security Annual.

Heading towards the perfect storm

A survey of UK GDPR decision-makers conducted on behalf of Egress, the leading provider of people-centric data security solutions, has revealed that 52% of businesses are not fully compliant with the regulation, more than a year after its implementation.

Alarming statistics show human error remains primary cause of data breaches

Figures released today by Egress, the leading provider of people-centric data security solutions, obtained via a Freedom of Information (FOI) request, highlight concerning statistics on human error remaining the main cause of personal data breaches (PDBs).

Egress shortlisted for three UK IT Industry Awards

People-centric data security provider Egress has been announced as a finalist in three categories at the prestigious UK IT Industry Awards: 'Security Innovation of the Year', 'Best Public Sector IT Project' alongside the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) and 'Best Not for Profit IT Project' alongside London Grid for Learning (LGfL).

WWW Day 2019

Find out the history of World Wide Web Day, celebrating the World Wide Web and how the internet changed the way people access and share information, and connected the world in a way it had never been before. 

Egress shortlisted in three Computing Security Awards

Egress has announced its shortisting in three categories at the Computing Security Awards 2019.

Infographic: The Insider Breach Survey 2019

Egress' Insider Data Breach survey for 2019 revealed that 95% of IT leaders are concerned by the insider threat in their organisation.

Egress data security services available to procure via the G-Cloud 11 Framework

Egress, the leading provider of people-centric data security solutions, today announces its acceptance onto the G-Cloud 11 Framework, the UK Government’s programme committed to encouraging the adoption of cloud-based services across the Public Sector.

IT leaders and employees differ on data ethics, ownership and root causes of insider breaches

People-centric data security company Egress today announced the results of its first Insider Data Breach survey, examining the root causes of employee-driven data breaches, their frequency and impact.

Egress opens new office in Sheffield

People-centric data security company, Egress, today celebrated the opening of its new office in the heart of Sheffield’s digital campus, part of its focus on supporting the region’s growing reputation as a technology and digital hub.

Egress and AlbionVC win Venture-backed Management Team at the BVCA Awards 2019

Egress is delighted to announce it has been named winner of the 'Venture-backed Management Team' category, alongside investment partner AlbionVC

Three-quarters of Government organisations are not fully secure

People-centric data security company Egress has found that only 28% of gov.uk domains have been proactive in setting up DMARC appropriately, in line with UK Government Digital Service (GDS) advice in preparation for the retirement of the Government Secure Intranet (GSI) platform in March 2019.

Egress wins 'Best Performing Company - Security and Infrastructure'

Egress is delighted to annouce it has been named as 'Best Performing Company - Security and Infrastructure Software' at the 2019 Megabuyte Emerging Stars Awards.

New technology from Egress makes it easier to send and receive secure emails

People-centric data security provider Egress has announced its latest releases, which use machine learning to improve sender and end user experience, and enhance protection against data breaches.

83 Percent of US Organisations Have Accidentally Exposed Sensitive Data

According to a national survey commissioned by Egress, 83 percent of security professionals believe that employees have accidentally exposed customer or business sensitive data at their organisation.

Coalfire validates Egress data security platform

Egress data security platform to protect financial and personal data and help organizations comply with the New York State Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) 23 NYCRR 500 data privacy laws.

Egress secures $40m growth equity funding led by FTV Capital

Egress today announced it has raised $40m in a Series C financing round led by FTV Capital, with continued participation from existing backer AlbionVC.

Epiphany Healthcare secures email communications with Egress

Egress Software Technologies today announced that Epiphany Healthcare is using the Egress platform to secure its highly regulated and sensitive patient data.

Egress Software Technologies wins ‘Security Innovation of the Year’

Egress Software Technologies enjoyed a successful evening at the 2018 UK IT Industry Awards yesterday, winning the 'Security Innovation of the Year' award and the 'Best Not For Profit IT Project of the Year' award for their data security platform and road safety project Operation SNAP respectively.

Egress Software Technologies wins ‘Encryption Solution of the Year’

Egress Software Technologies enjoyed a successful evening at the 2018 Computing Security Awards, winning ‘Encryption Solution of the Year’ for the Egress data security platform.

Egress Software brings AI powered data security to the North American market

Egress Software Technologies, a data security company that helps enterprises protect unstructured data to meet compliance requirements and drive business productivity, today announced that it had expanded into the North American market.

Egress Software Technologies shortlisted for the CRN Channel Awards 2018

Egress Software Technologies today announces its shortlisting in the ‘Security Vendor of the Year’ category at the CRN Channel Awards 2018.

Tony Pepper listed in The LDC Top 50 Most Ambitious Business Leaders 2018

Data privacy and risk management company Egress Software Technologies today announced that its CEO and Co-founder, Tony Pepper, has been named one of The LDC 50 Most Ambitious Business Leaders for 2018 in the ‘World Beaters’ category.

Egress selected as finalists for in three categories at the UK IT Industry Awards

Egress Software Technologies has been shortlisted in three categories at the prestigious UK IT Industry Awards.

Egress aims to help Welsh Police reduce fatalities on the roads by 40 percent

Operation Snap is a joint initiative managed by GoSafe, the Wales Road Casualty Reduction Partnership, on behalf of the four forces in Wales: Dyfed-Powys Police, Gwent Police, North Wales Police and South Wales Police.

Fewer than half of staff know what their company is doing to prepare for GDPR

Egress Software Technologies has announced the results of its survey with OnePoll into how employees handle sensitive data in relation to GDPR.

Infographic: The insider threat

In this digital world, data security often makes headlines for all the wrong reasons.

Egress joins the Future Fifty programme

Data privacy and risk management company Egress Software Technologies today announced it has been officially accepted as one of the 26 businesses in cohort 6 of Future Fifty.

Egress selected for Microsoft ScaleUp program

Egress has today announced it has been selected for the Microsoft ScaleUp program (previously known as Microsoft Accelerator).

Egress expands executive team to accelerate growth

Data privacy and risk management company Egress Software Technologies has announced today the appointment of new senior team members including Tim Pickard as chief marketing officer (CMO), Sudeep Venkatesh as chief product officer (CPO), and Mark Bower as chief revenue officer (CRO).

Invicta Law saves a bundle with secure electronic delivery of court documentation

Representing the largest county in the UK, Invicta Law, a new ABS established from Kent County Council’s former in-house legal team, is committed to delivering high-quality services to its national portfolio of clients.

Egress Software Technologies receives Common Criteria certification

In recognition of their commitment to global standards for security excellence, Egress Software Technologies, a leading data security provider, today announces that Egress Switch Secure Email and File Transfer has been awarded Common Criteria Certification at Evaluation Assurance Level (EAL) 2.

Infographic: Cybersecurity Data Breaches Survey 2016

Statistics published by the ICO into data security trends for 2016 provide detailed insight into the industries that have suffered the most data breach incidents and the most common causes of these.

Infographic: Top tips for secure passwords

Passwords are frequently used to restrict access to many different types of digital data, from online accounts to employee workstations.

Urgent Switch Desktop Client security upgrade may be required

Users of the Switch Desktop Client are required to upgrade to version 4.81 or later to avoid security error with latest release of Windows 10.

Martin Hiscox appointed new chairman of Egress Software Technologies

Fast-growing data security company Egress Software Technologies has announced the appointment of Martin Hiscox as its new Chairman of the Board.

Perth and Kinross Council selects Egress Switch Secure Email

Egress Software Technologies, a leading provider of data security services to government, announces Perth and Kinross Council’s use of Egress Switch Email and File Transfer when sharing sensitive emails and files with a range of external recipients.

Peabody improves data protection and collaboration with Egress Switch Secure Workspace

Working to provide social housing since 1862, Peabody has grown into one of the oldest and largest housing associations in London, currently owning and managing more than 29,000 homes with over 80,000 residents.

Sneaky and careless work email fails put UK companies at risk

Data privacy and risk management company Egress Software Technologies today released research into the threats companies face from email mistakes and abuse.

Data breaches on the rise again as organisations fail to tackle the problem of human error

Figures obtained by Egress Software Technologies via a Freedom of Information (FOI) request to the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) highlight a concerning upward curve in reported data breach incidents, with human error remaining the main cause.

Suffolk County Council uses Egress Switch encryption

Egress Software Technologies, a leading provider of secure communication solutions to local authorities, today announces Suffolk County Council is using Egress Switch Secure Email and File Transfer.

Egress Switch Secure Workspace enables organisations to collaborate effectively in real-time while protecting sensitive customer data

Egress has announced updates to its secure collaboration and file sharing solution, Egress Switch Secure Workspace. Now featuring real-time online document editing, the latest release of Switch Secure Workspace further enhances public and commercial organisations’ ability to work together in confidence that all sensitive customer and corporate data remains secure and within their control.

Gartner lists Egress as an example vendor solution

Egress Software Technologies Inc. has been listed in the Gartner research paper ‘How to Choose between Enterprise DLP and Integrated DLP Approaches’, published December 31, 2015.

Egress Hosted Infrastructure available on Microsoft Azure

Egress Software Technologies Inc., a leader in encryption services, today announces the launch of its hosted infrastructure services on Microsoft Azure: http://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/marketplace/partners/egress/egress-switch-gateway-shsg-azu-0001/

ICO investigates 791 reported breaches of the Data Protection Act

Egress Software Technologies, a leading provider of encryption services, has today released figures from a Freedom of Information (FOI) request to the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) that demonstrate a concerning 183% rise in reported Data Protection Act (DPA) breach investigations within the financial services industry in the last two years.

Cafcass Takes No Chances with Child Data by Encrypting Sensitive Emails

Encryption services provider, Egress Software Technologies, today announced that Cafcass (the Children and Family Court Advisory and Support Service) uses.

Stanhope Primary School uses Egress Switch to comply with data protection regulations

Egress Software Technologies today announces the adoption of its email and file encryption services by Stanhope Primary School.

Flintshire County Council uses Egress Switch for secure information sharing across Wales

Egress Software Technologies today announced the ongoing success of a secure communication project undertaken with Flintshire County Council.

NHS trust uses Egress Switch to share sensitive information securely

Working closely with Egress Software Technologies, the market-leading provider of encryption services, Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust (CLCH) explains how healthcare professionals are now able to communicate securely.

The History of Encryption

Find out about the history of encryption, from the very first transposition cipher in 700BC to the advanced encryption of the modern day.

Egress Switch makes large file transfer as easy as sending a conventional email

The ability to share large files has always represented a battle between users wanting to send information as part of their day-to-day tasks, and IT teams and service providers striving to protect overall email system performance.

Connect Psychotherapy Practice selects Egress Switch to protect sensitive client information

Egress Software Technologies today reports the implementation of Egress Protect by Connect Psychotherapy Practice to protect confidential client data shared electronically.

Leading encryption services provider Egress Software Technologies secures ISO 27001:2013 certification

In recognition of their commitment to global standards for security best practice, Egress Software Technologies, the leading provider of UK government certified encryption services, today announces that is has become one of the first organisations, in its industry, to achieve the ISO 27001:2013 standard.

Egress Switch available via G Cloud 5 framework

Egress Switch encryption services available to procure via the G-Cloud 5 Framework

Albion Ventures invests in market-leading provider Egress Software Technologies

Albion Ventures LLP, one of the UK’s leading venture capitalists, today announces that it has made an investment of £2.2m in Egress Software Technologies.

North Yorkshire County Council replaces existing email encryption solution with Egress Switch

Egress Software Technologies today announces the uptake of Egress Switch, the award-winning email and file encryption solution, by North Yorkshire County Council.

Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust adopts Egress Switch

Egress Software Technologies is delighted to announce the uptake of the award-winning email and file encryption solution, Egress Switch, by Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust.

Egress Switch becomes the only UK Government CPA Foundation Grade certified email encryption product

Egress' flagship email encryption product, Egress Switch, has been successfully verified against Gateway and Desktop Email Encryption Security Characteristics at Foundation Grade by CESG.

Midlothian Council Selects Egress Switch

Egress Software Technologies today announces that Midlothian Council has joined the growing list of UK local authorities to select Egress Switch to protect sensitive information shared with external third parties.

Secure Communication, Camden-style

The latest issue of Computing Magazine features an interview with Camden Council discussing their use of Egress Switch, the leading Government accredited email & file encryption service, to secure sensitive information shared with external third parties.

75% of people have received an email sent to them by mistake says survey

A recent survey carried out by SC Magazine and Egress Software Technologies designed to look at the challenges surrounding the security used by organisations to share sensitive information with third parties has uncovered some startling results!

Egress expands Portfolio to include Gateway Encryption and Web Based Client-less Access

Next generation email & file encryption software vendor expands product portfolio to include server-side encryption and web based client-less access.

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Human activated risk still a pain point for organizations

Human activated risk is the top cause of security incidents, according to new research by Egress. Learn more about the research findings in this new article by Help Net Security.

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Boardroom does not see ransomware as a priority

Despite over half of organisations falling victim to ransomware, just 23% of board of directors see ransomware as a top priority.

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Only 23% of board members consider ransomware their top priority

Egress' Fighting Phishing: The IT Leader's View research has found that a minority of boards see ransomware as their top priority. In a new article by SC Magazine, Egress VP of Threat Intelligence Jack Chapman shares his insights and advice.

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Ransomware infections top list of the most common results of phishing attacks

Egress' Fighting Phishing: The IT Leader's View report found that in the last year, 59% of organisations were victims of ransomware. Read TechRepublic's article to learn more.

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LinkedIn phishing scams increase 232% since Feb 1: report

LinkedIn phishing attacks are on the rise – Egress’ threat intelligence researchers can tell you how to spot them.

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Massive LinkedIn Phishing, Bot Attacks Feed on the Job-Hungry

Threat researchers at Egress have uncovered a wave of highly convincing phishing emails impersonating LinkedIn.

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Phishing attacks impersonating LinkedIn jump 232% since Feb. 1

Egress threat researchers have revealed a 232% increase in phishing attacks impersonating LinkedIn in the month of February.

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Phishing Emails Impersonating LinkedIn Surge by 232% Amid 'Great Resignation'

LinkedIn phishing attacks are on the rise – Egress’ threat intelligence researchers can tell you how to spot them.

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Cybercrime Has Gone Commercial (And It’s Easier Than Ever)

Egress VP of Threat Intelligence Jack Chapman shares his tips for organisations after the NCSC warned of an increased risk of cyberattacks.

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NCSC Warns UK Of Russian Cyberattacks Amid Ukraine Crisis

Egress VP of Threat Intelligence Jack Chapman shares his tips for organisations after the NCSC warned of an increased risk of cyberattacks.

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The evolving threat of ransomware and the emerging US response

Egress VP of Threat Intelligence Jack Chapman spoke to Cyberwire about the evolving threat of ransomware and the US government's measures to try and stop it.

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Expert council to advise UK government on post-Brexit international data transfer deals

The UK has launched a new council that will advise on international data transfers after leaving the EU. Egress Data Protection Officer Kevin Tunison spoke to CSO Online about what opening up international data sharing could mean for businesses and data subjects.

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Phishing-as-a-Service: The commercialization of cybercrime and the risk to your organization

In a new article for ITProPortal, Egress CEO Tony Pepper explores the commercialisation of cybercrime and what it means for your organisation.

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ROUNDTABLE: Cybersecurity experts reflect on 2021, foresee intensifying challenges in 2022

Egress VP of Product Management Steven Malone shares his predictions for 2022.

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Omicron booster jab email coming into inboxes today – why you SHOULDN’T click

Egress CEO Tony Pepper shares his advice for spotting Covid-19 phishing scams.

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Crime-As-A-Service Is Leveling Up - And Businesses Aren't Prepared

Egress VP of Threat Intelligence Jack Chapman explores the growing crime-as-a-service market, and what this means for businesses.

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Security Think Tank: There’s much more to do to secure hybrid workers

2021 was the year of long-term thinking for securing a hybrid workforce. In this new article for Computer Weekly, Egress VP of Threat Intelligence Jack Chapman explores what made 2021 a unique year for security teams.

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Phishing kits’ favorite brand? Amazon

Research conducted by Egress and Orpheus Cyber has revealed a surge in phishing kits imitating major brands in the lead up to the holiday shopping season.

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Interview: Moving Jobs in the Cyber Vendor Market

Egress VP of Product Management Steven Malone and VP of Engineering Matt Biggin spoke to InfoSecurity's James Coker about the future of email security and why they were so excited by the opportunity to join the Egress journey.

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Why Social Graphing Won’t Protect You From Supply Chain Compromise

Some businesses mistakenly think social graph technology offers protection against all major threats. Egress CEO Tony Pepper shares his insights into why social graphing can't prevent supply chain compromise attacks.

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Eliminate cyber friction with smarter technology

In his latest article for Help Net Security, Egress VP of Threat Intelligence Jack Chapman explores how organisations can defend themselves from cyberattacks without creating user friction.

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Phishing Is an Insider Risk - It's Time to Tackle It Like One

Egress VP of Threat Intelligence Jack Chapman explains why organisations need to treat phishing as an insider risk in his latest article for InfoSecurity Magazine.

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'Consumers need to be vigilant' - Black Friday scam warning issued as sales start early

As Black Friday approaches, Egress CEO Tony Pepper shares his advice for spotting a phishing attack.

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Here’s what every business should know — and do — about CaaS: crime-as-a-service

Crime-as-a-service has made it easier than ever for criminals to carry out sophisticated cyberattacks. In this article, Egress VP of Threat Intelligence Jack Chapman shares his advice for organizations.

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GCHQ Boss: Ransomware Has Doubled in a Year

Director of GCHQ Jeremy Fleming has warned that ransomware attacks on UK business have doubled in the last year. Egress CEO Tony Pepper comments on the threat of ransomware, and why email is the biggest attack vector.

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Twitter suspends hacker who allegedly stole data of 45 million Argentinians

Egress CEO Tony Pepper shares his insight into the hack of Argentina's national ID database, which exposed the data of 45 million citizens.

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'I thought I was paying my tax bill – then thieves emptied my bank account'

Egress CEO Tony Pepper comments on the growing threat of impersonation scams.

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Finalists announced for Security Excellence Awards 2021

Egress has been named as a finalist at the 2021 Security Excellence Awards.

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Killware: Hype is Bigger Than the Threat, For Now

The US Department of Homeland Security has warned of a new kind of cybercrime, killware, named for its potential to harm or even kill. Egress VP of Threat Intelligence Jack Chapman shares his insights into the potential motives behind these attacks.

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Why is FiServ a target for hackers?

Egress VP of Threat Intelligence Jack Chapman speaks to Financial IT about why financial services firms are at risk of attack.

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'Big game hunters': Ransomware groups target their perfect victim

Egress VP of Threat Intelligence Jack Chapman spoke to Cybersecurity Dive about what makes the perfect target for ransomware.

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Why Organisations Need to See Phishing as an Insider Risk

Egress VP of Threat Intelligence, Jack Chapman, shares his advice for organisations looking to tackle the issue of phishing.

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Protecting citizen-facing staff from phishing starts with a people-first approach

As government agencies formalise their workforce plans for the remainder of 2021 and beyond, one ongoing concern for both the traditional office and remote locations is email security.

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T-Mobile Investigates Possible Data Breach

As the data of up to 100M T-Mobile customers is reportedly available for sale on hacker forums, Egress VP of Threat Intelligence Jack Chapman shares his advice for those affected.

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100m T-Mobile Customer Records Purportedly Up for Sale

Egress VP of Threat Intelligence Jack Chapman spoke to Threatpost about the potential consequences of T-Mobile's reported data breach.

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Fraudsters Impersonate DPD in "Convincing" New Smishing Scam

Egress CEO Tony Pepper shares his tips for avoiding smishing scams.

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Egress: 73% of orgs were victims of phishing attacks in the last year

Egress' Insider Data Breach Survey has revealed that three-quarters of organisations have been victims of phishing.

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Phishing attacks hit a huge number of businesses last year

Research from Egress has found that most businesses were victims of successful phishing attacks in the last year.

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With Crime-as-a-Service, anyone can be an attacker

Egress VP of Threat Intelligence Jack Chapman shares his advice on how organisations can protect themselves from phishing.

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Organisations still rely on weak security for remote workers

New research by Egress has revealed that, despite an increase in threats, many organisations still rely on inadequate security protocols.

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Protect Remote Employees From Cyberthreats With These 17 Strategies

Egress CEO Tony Pepper explains how businesses can leverage technology to mitigate insider risk.

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Why remote working leaves us vulnerable to cyber-attacks

Egress CEO Tony Pepper spoke to BBC news about the risks of cyberattacks for businesses.

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Business email compromise (BEC) attacks take phishing to the next level

Egress VP of Threat Intelligence Jack Chapman discusses the increasing risk of sophisticated BEC attacks.

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57% of reported incidents are caused by insiders

The ICO's latest trends report has revealed that most reported incidents are caused by insiders.

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Insider Threats: The Primary Security Challenge for 94% of Organizations

Research from Egress has revealed that almost all organisations have suffered insider data breaches in the last year.

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96% of financial services organisations have suffered insider data breaches

Egress research reveals the impact of insider data breaches on the financial services industry.

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Egress research: 95% of legal organisations have suffered insider data breaches

Egress research has revealed that almost all legal organisations surveyed have suffered insider data breaches.

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Insider data breaches are running rampant

Egress' Insider Data Breach Survey has revealed the scale of the problem of insider risk.

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ICO sees a rise in insider risk driving data breach increases

The ICO's latest trends report has revealed that the majority of reported incidents were caused by insiders. Egress CEO Tony Pepper shares his view on what this means for organisations.

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People are the new perimeter: how to protect the human layer

In his latest article for SC Magazine, Egress CEO Tony Pepper shares his advice for organisations looking to secure their human layer.

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Kaseya supply chain attack impacts more than 1,000 companies

As another ransomware attack hits the headlines, Egress VP of Threat Intelligence Jack Chapman shares his view on what organisations need to do next.

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A chat with Egress CEO, Tony Pepper

Egress CEO Tony Pepper spoke to TechRound about human layer security, remote work and the future of Egress.

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Carnival Cruises hit by fourth cyber incident in a year

After Carnival Cruises is hit by a major breach, Egress VP of Threat Intelligence Jack Chapman shares his insight on what this means for Carnival Cruises and their customers.

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Interview: Tony Pepper, CEO, Egress on the Acquisition of NCSC Cyber Accelerator Company Aquilai

Egress CEO Tony Pepper discusses the launch of Egress Defend and the acquisition of Aquilai.

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Egress Report Reveals How 90% Of Security Leaders Are Concerned About Data Breach Litigation

The research also revealed that 85% of security leaders are concerned about regulatory fines.

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Threat of group GDPR legal action haunts CISOs

The financial cost of a data breach has always driven discussion around GDPR and, initially, it was thought hefty regulatory fines would do the most damage,” saidTony Pepper, CEO of Egress.

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GDPR Anniversary: Security Leaders More Concerned About Litigation Than Fines

To mark the third anniversary of GDPR, research by Egress has revealed that more security leaders are concerned about data breach litigation than regulatory fines.

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Organizations using Microsoft 365 experience more breaches, with more severe impacts

New research by Egress has revealed Microsoft 365's security blind spot - outbound email.

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Royal Mail customers warned of ‘highly convincing’ courier scam

Egress CEO Tony Pepper offers his advice for UK consumers on spotting Royal Mail phishing scams.

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Royal Mail urges shoppers to be cautious over 'highly convincing' scam

As yet another highly sophisticated phishing scam emerges, consumers are being warned to check before they click.

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Microsoft 365 email data breaches take center stage amid WFH in a new report

While Microsoft 365 has been a go-to productivity tool during the pandemic, new research by Egress reveals its security limitations.

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Nearly all Microsoft 365 customers have suffered email data breaches

Egress' latest report, Outbound Email: Microsoft 365's Security Blind Spot, has revealed that 85% of organisations using Microsoft 365 have suffered an email data breach.

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Royal Mail warning: Customers urged to take 'extreme caution' as new phishing scam emerges

As yet another Royal Mail phishing scam emerges, Egress CEO Tony Pepper shares his tips on spotting fraudulent emails.

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The Spark #1 - 'If you're not obsessed with this being a success, you shouldn't do it because it'll be a nightmare most of the time'

Egress CEO Tony Pepper joins Computing's Stuart Sumner for the first episode of The Spark, a new podcast exploring the highs and lows of founding a business.

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#HowTo: Protect Your Employees from Data Loss

In this article for InfoSecurity Magazine, Egress CEO Tony Pepper shares his tips on how to stem the rising tide of data loss.

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Are you overworking from home? How burnout is becoming the new normal

Research by Egress found that, for many employees, working from home has been far from easy.

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Forget video meetings, email is still your most essential business tool. But it can be a menace, too

Employees are relying on email more since the start of the pandemic, but for remote workers, it has its pitfalls.

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5 minutes with Darren Cooper - Organizations are fighting a daily battle against data loss

Egress' Chief Technology Officer, Darren Cooper, speaks to Security Magazine about organizations' daily struggle against data loss.

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Census 2021 scam warning issued as criminals are 'tricking' people out of their NI numbers

With the 2021 Census approaching, Egress CEO Tony Pepper shares his advice on how to identify a phishing email.

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Clint Poole joins Egress as CMO

Egress has appointed Clint Poole as its new CMO to support its expansion as the leading provider of human layer security.

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Phishing scams may be worse than ever this tax season

With the US tax season in full swing, Egress CEO Tony Pepper shares his tips on how to spot a phishing email.

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BDO Jersey enhances data protection with email solution

Discover how BDO Jersey utilises Egress Intelligent Email Security to ensure that data is protected on email without introducing user friction.

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FT 1000: the fifth annual list of Europe’s fastest-growing companies

Egress has been featured on the Financial Times' annual list of Europe's fastest growing companies.

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Data security: A hidden business cost of working remotely

Research by Egress has revealed a hidden cost of remote working - data security.

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Email may be the riskiest tool your workplace is using

New research from Egress has revealed the true extent of email data loss, with 85% of organisations reporting that they've experienced an email data loss in the last year.

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Egress research: 96% of legal IT leaders say that client and company data is at risk on email

Egress research has revealed the extent of email data loss within the legal sector, with an overwhelming 90% of organisations experiencing data breaches via this channel in the last 12 months.

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95% of IT leaders say data is at risk over email — Egress

Egress' 2021 Data Loss Prevention report reveals the true scale of email data loss, and how remote working is causing the risk to increase.

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How much client and company data are you risking on email?

New research by Egress reveals that email is a major threat to data security.

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Is your company losing data amid remote work?

A new Data Loss Prevention Report from Egress reveals that 95% of IT leaders say that client and company data is at risk on email.

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11 Of The Top IT Investments Businesses Will Make In 2021

Businesses across the globe have had to adapt to the pandemic - including IT teams. Egress CEO Tony Pepper offers his insight into why businesses will invest in human layer security in 2021.

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Phishing scams use the promise of COVID-19 vaccines to trick you

During the pandemic, phishing scams have been on the rise. In recent months, cybercriminals have exploited news about vaccines to target unsuspecting recipients. Egress CEO Tony Pepper offers his advice on how to spot a scam.

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Cybersecurity: Blaming users is not the answer

Creating a blame culture around cybersecurity can sometimes cause more harm than good. Egress CEO Tony Pepper shared his insights on the matter with TechRepublic.

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13 Ways Tech Leaders Can Build A Strong Culture In A Remote Team

Egress CEO Tony Pepper shares his advice for maintaining company culture, even when working remotely.

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Cybersecurity predictions 2021: Six experts have their say

The cybersecurity landscape changed in 2020 - so what's in store for the coming year? CEO of Egress, Tony Pepper, spoke to Verdict about why VC funding for European cybersecurity firms will increase in 2021.

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Best Email Security Solution - Finalist | 2022

Egress Defend was named a finalist in the Best Email Security Solution category at the 2022 SC Awards Europe.

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Most Comprehensive Anti-Phishing | 2022

Awarded to Egress Defend. "Global InfoSec Awards" recognize startups and early-stage players to discover companies who could have the potential to stop breaches in a new and innovative way.

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Best-Of Email Encryption | 2022

Awarded to Egress Protect. "Expert Insights" provides helpful guides, expert advice, and industry insights for users to make the right purchasing decisions.

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UK's Best Workplaces | 2022

Awarded to Egress as a Medium Organization. "Great Place To Work" is a globally recognized authority on workplace culture, with over 30 years experience in culture research and consulting experience.

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Best Email Security | 2021

Awarded to Egress Defend. Computing's "Security Excellence Awards" celebrate the achievements of the security industry over the last year, and recognize people, products, and projects that keep us safe.

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Email Security Software of the Year | 2021

Awarded to Egress Defend. "Cybersecurity Breakthrough Awards" recognize the world's best information security companies, products, and people.

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Best-Of Email Encryption | 2021

Awarded to Egress Protect. "Expert Insights" provides helpful guides, expert advice, and industry insights for users to make the right purchasing decisions.

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UK's Best Workplaces in Tech | 2021

Awarded to Egress as a Medium Organization. "Great Place To Work" is a globally recognized authority on workplace culture, with over 30 years experience in culture research and consulting experience.

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UK's Best Workplaces for Women | 2021

Awarded to Egress as a Medium Organization. "Great Place To Work" is a globally recognized authority on workplace culture, with over 30 years experience in culture research and consulting experience.

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UK's Best Workplaces for Wellbeing | 2021

Awarded to Egress as a Small Organization. "Great Place To Work" is a globally recognized authority on workplace culture, with over 30 years experience in culture research and consulting experience.

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Cutting Edge in Insider Threat Prevention | 2021

Awarded to Egress Defend. "Global InfoSec Awards" recognize startups and early-stage players to discover companies who could have the potential to stop breaches in a new and innovative way.

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Editor's Choice Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning | 2021

Awarded to Egress Prevent. "Global InfoSec Awards" recognize startups and early-stage players to discover companies who could have the potential to stop breaches in a new and innovative way.

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Editor's Choice Security Company of the Year | 2021

Awarded to Egress Software. "Global InfoSec Awards" recognize startups and early-stage players to discover companies who could have the potential to stop breaches in a new and innovative way.

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Gold Prize for Machine Learning Security | 2021

Awarded to Egress Prevent. The "Cyber Security Global Excellence Awards" were created to honor and generate industry-wide and peer recognition of the best companies, products, and people.

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Email Security Excellence Award | 2021

Awarded to Egress Prevent. The "Cybersecurity Excellence Awards" honor individuals and companies that demonstrate excellence, innovation, and leadership in Information Security.

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Data Loss Prevention Excellence Award | 2021

Awarded to Egress Prevent. The "Cybersecurity Excellence Awards" honor individuals and companies that demonstrate excellence, innovation, and leadership in Information Security.

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Security Project of the Year for Public Sector | 2020

Awarded to Egress and London Borough of Haringey. "Computing Security Awards" honor milestones and achievements in the computing space.

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Best Security Company - Finalist | 2022

Egress was named a finalist in the Best Security Company category at the 2022 SC Awards Europe.