AppRiver Announces Acquisition of Roaring Penguin Software
Mar26

AppRiver Announces Acquisition of Roaring Penguin Software

The Ottowa-based anti-virus and anti-spam solution provider Roaring Penguin has been acquired by cloud-based cybersecurity firm AppRiver. AppRiver was founded in 2002 primarily to provide email security solutions to help businesses block the barrage of spam and malicious messages and help to keep inboxes and networks malware free. Over the past 16 years, AppRiver has expanded its range of cybersecurity solutions to include a host of...

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AppRiver and Datto Help MSPs Protect Clients from Ransomware Attacks
Mar06

AppRiver and Datto Help MSPs Protect Clients from Ransomware Attacks

There has been a massive increase in the use of ransomware by cybercriminal gangs over the past two years. The ease of conducting campaigns and the high percentage of businesses that pay the ransom demands to regain access to their data has made attacks highly profitable. Further, ransomware-as-a-service has allowed campaigns to be conducted quickly and cheaply by would-be cybercriminals with little to no programming skills. The...

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AppRiver Named Winner of 2018 Silver Stevie Award for Customer Service
Feb25

AppRiver Named Winner of 2018 Silver Stevie Award for Customer Service

Each year, more than 10,000 organizations compete for Stevie Awards across seven programs, with companies and individuals from more than 60 nations vying for a prestigious award. The Steve Awards recognize excellence and outstanding performance not just by companies, but also the individuals within those organizations that play a major role in the success of the company. The Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service in the United...

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AppRiver Acquired by Marlin Equity Partners
Oct10

AppRiver Acquired by Marlin Equity Partners

The private equity firm Marlin Equity Partners has security a majority stake in the Florida-based cybersecurity firm AppRiver for an undisclosed sum. Marlin Equity Partners manages $6.7 billion of capital and invests in businesses across a wide range of industries. Through its industry relationships and access to operational resources, the private equity firm strengthens companies, enhances their value, and helps them grow and realize...

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Q1 2016 Spam and Malware Volume Already Exceeds Levels Seen in All of 2015
Apr28

Q1 2016 Spam and Malware Volume Already Exceeds Levels Seen in All of 2015

The volume of malicious messages and spam emails in 2015 has already been exceeded, with nine months of 2016 still to go. Q1 has seen an astonishing 2.3 billion malicious messages sent, 1.7 billion of which were detected in March alone, according to a recent spam and malware report from AppRiver. As was the case last year, the majority of malicious messages and spam email emanates from the United States, with India in second place for...

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