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What is Mimecast?

Mimecast cyber security is suite of cloud-based cyber security services that focus on securing email, data, and web communications, protecting against various cyber threats and ensuring the safety of critical information. The Mimecast solutions are designed to enhance the overall security posture of organisations by offering protection against cyber threats that could compromise email, data, and web-based communications.

Here are some key functions of Mimecast


Email Security

Mimecast helps protect against email-borne threats such as phishing, malware, and ransomware. It includes features like threat detection, email filtering, and attachment scanning to ensure secure email communication.

Data Security

Mimecast offers solutions to safeguard sensitive data, preventing data breaches and leaks. This includes data loss prevention (DLP) features to monitor and control the movement of sensitive information.

Web Security

Mimecast provides web security services to protect against malicious websites, web-based attacks, and other online threats. This helps organisations secure their web browsing activities.

Archiving and Compliance

Mimecast offers archiving solutions for email and data, ensuring that organisations can store, retrieve, and manage their electronic communications for compliance and legal purposes.

Continuity and Recovery

Mimecast provides services for email continuity, ensuring that organisations can continue to send and receive emails even during outages. It also offers backup and recovery solutions to restore lost or compromised data.

Threat Intelligence

Mimecast leverages threat intelligence to stay ahead of evolving cybersecurity threats. This includes monitoring global threat landscapes and incorporating real-time threat intelligence into its services.

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