Gerry is a security industry veteran, bringing over 20 years of Marketing and product experience in cybersecurity and related technologies. Responsible for marketing and business development, Gerry previously was at Symantec, where he was responsible for the go-to-market activities for the company’s Network Security portfolio. Prior to Symantec, Gerry was at Blue Coat, which he joined as part of Blue Coat’s acquisition of venture-backed CASB innovator, Perspecsys, where he was CMO.
2022 is shaping up to be another banner year for phishing attacks, with ever-innovative threat actors devising new techniques for disseminating their messages, new tactics for convincing users to click, and new ways to avoid being caught.
For decades, LANs and WANs enabled employees to connect to the resources they needed, both within their office and across branches. But today, a new network topology is needed to address the new reality of simple, secure connectivity to apps, data and collaborators that might be anywhere.
Phishing continued to soar in 2021, building on record-breaking increases in 2020. Variations, including SMS-assisted “smishing,” “vishing” that leverages voice calls, and malicious social media campaigns led the growth.
Private chat messages from the LAPSUS$ cybercrime gang, which recently breached US telecom T-Mobile, reveal that they gained access to T-Mobile’s VPN simply by purchasing initial access from a site that sells access to compromised systems.
In 2021, each UK government employee received 2,400 malicious emails. Gerry Grealish, Ericom’s CMO, talks about why existing email security solutions cannot address these volumes, and what security professionals can do about it.
What midsize enterprises want from SASE solutions is a bit different from their larger peers. Gerry Grealish, Ericom’s CMO, explores ESG’s Democratizing SASE for Midsize Enterprises report in his latest blog.