Malcovery® Security Partners with Return Path to Deliver Multi-Layered Brand Protection

Companies partner to provide a holistic approach to reduce and prevent phishing attacks through improved automation and intelligence

Pittsburgh, PA and New York, NY (PRWEB) May 02, 2014

Malcovery® Security, the leader in delivering actionable threat intelligence to neutralize email-based threats, and Return Path, the global leader in email intelligence, announced a partnership to deliver multi-layered brand protection to enterprises. The combined usage of the Malcovery and Return Path offerings delivers an ‘end to end’ approach for brand protection that includes key security disciplines such as authentication, investigation and response.

Through this agreement, Malcovery and Return Path will cross-promote the value of their representative solutions to improving companies’ brand protection. Combined, Malcovery and Return Path solutions help brands analyze their email ecosystems and implement domain protection, email brand monitoring, DMARC support, and phishing, spam & malware threat intelligence, to prevent attacks, allowing joint customers the ability to be proactive in preventing future attacks.

Return Path’s data networks currently help to protect more than 2.4 billion mailboxes worldwide, representing nearly 70% of the estimated worldwide total. This global scope gives Malcovery the ability to make significant progress toward protecting enterprises for customers of both companies.

“Phishing and fraudulent email are serious problems that can compromise the reputation of a brand with just one illegitimate message, let alone the long-term monetary damage they can cause,” stated Ken Takahashi, General Manager, Email Brand Protection, Return Path. “Our partnership with Malcovery, through their RedHanded Alliance, allows our joint customers to take a data intelligence -led approach to detect and respond to these threats.”

‘We are delighted to have Return Path join the Malcovery partner program, the RedHanded Alliance,” stated Greg Coticchia, President, CEO and cofounder of Malcovery Security. “This is our response to customers asking Malcovery to provide a broader approach to reducing and preventing phishing attacks through improved automation and intelligence.”
Malcovery was launched in early 2013 as a result of an exclusive, worldwide license from the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB), and based on research in cyber forensics conducted at the Center for Information Assurance and Joint Forensics Research (CIA|JFR) at UAB, Malcovery has quickly gained commercial success with many Fortune 500 enterprise customers such as eBay, Facebook, IBM, Citi, LinkedIn, Assurant, and Visa. Learn more about email-based threats and what you can do about them at: http://info.malcovery.com

About Return Path
Return Path is the worldwide leader in email intelligence. We analyze more data about email than anyone else in the world and use that data to power products that ensure that only emails people want and expect reach the inbox. Our industry-leading email intelligence solutions utilize the world’s most comprehensive set of data to maximize the performance and accountability of email, build trust across the entire email ecosystem and protect users from spam and other abuse. We help businesses build better relationships with their customers and improve their email ROI; and we help ISPs and other mailbox providers enhance network performance and drive customer retention. Information about Return Path can be found at http://www.returnpath.com.

About Malcovery® Security
Malcovery Security is the leading provider of actionable cyber security intelligence and forensic analysis about email-based threats (phishing, spam and malware) that identifies, prioritizes and targets cybercriminal activities and provides effective countermeasures. Delivered as a suite of subscription services, the company's patented and patent-pending technology provides the ability to identify the root sources of cybercrime attacks (servers, perpetrators, locations, etc.), delivering rich actionable intelligence information about cross-brand attacks and targeted attacks, as well as advanced notification of emerging email-based threats.

Unlike services that serve only as a reactive response to these attacks today—services that simply address the symptoms but cannot provide the intelligence to actually stop the cybercriminal and their activities—Malcovery Security’s solutions provide the unique intelligence required to respond effectively to attacks on customers’ brands, to disrupt email-based threats on an organization.

Malcovery Security has offices in Pittsburgh, PA and Birmingham, AL. For more information, please visit http://www.malcovery.com or connect with Malcovery on Facebook (facebook.com/malcovery), Twitter (@malcovery), and LinkedIn (http://www.linkedin.com/company/malcovery-security).

Editor’s Note: Malcovery® is a registered trademark. ‘Identify the Source. Stop the Threat.’ TM is a trademark of Malcovery Security, LLC. All other


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