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BitDam Defends Graham's The Family Dairy Against Malware

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BitDam adds an important layer of protection for Scotland’s largest independent dairy.

Tel-Aviv, Israel, December 3, 2019 - BitDam, provider of cybersecurity solutions that protect enterprise communications from advanced threats hidden in files and links, today announced its BitDam Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) solution is now rolled-out at Graham’s The Family Dairy, Scotland's largest independent dairy, in an effort to cost-effectively enhance the company’s cyber security posture covering both O365 email and OneDrive.

BitDam Graham's The Family Dairy logo
BitDam Graham's The Family Dairy logo

In phishing attacks, hackers can exploit employee credentials and send malware from their mailboxes. Graham’s engaged with BitDam in an effort to enhance the security of the organization's collaboration platforms including O365 email and OneDrive. After a short trial period, BitDam was installed as an advanced security layer on top of the other security platforms that Grahams already had in place.

“We have been evaluating ways to reinforce our cyber security posture for some time. We knew our collaboration platforms were providing the entry points for malware, ransomware and phishing scams and we wanted to shore up those weak spots,” said Daniel Baird, Group Head of IT, Graham’s The Family Dairy. “We were drawn to BitDam’s unique approach, as it differed from other solutions we investigated that are heuristic-based.”

BitDam’s cloud-based solution proactively detects and blocks known and unknown content-borne attacks, pre-delivery. Its unique attack-agnostic technology increases detection rates by up to ten times compared with other solutions in the market. It integrates with leading email platforms including Microsoft Office 365, Google G-Suite and all web-based emails and cloud drives.

“We are glad to have Graham’s, which is known for taking a proactive approach in IT management, as a customer. Graham’s knew all too well that email gateway solutions detect known malware, but unknown threats still gets through. BitDam does the heavy lifting, blocking attacks- even the first time they are seen in the wild,” said Liron Barak, CEO and Co-founder, BitDam. “We are so pleased to be defending the cyber security of Scotland's largest independent dairy celebrating its 80th year in business.”

About Graham’s The Family Dairy
From their family farm in the heart of Scotland, the award-winning business has grown through three generations of dairy farmers to become one of Scotland’s greatest food and drink successes, since setting up in Bridge of Allan in 1939. This year the family are celebrating their 80th birthday.

Graham’s The Family Dairy is Scotland’s largest independent dairy producing an award winning range of milk, butter, cream, ice cream, sour cream, cottage cheese, quark, Protein 22, Skyr and cheddar cheese as well as Graham’s Organic range, Graham’s Gold Jersey range and Goodness range.

Graham’s products are available the length and breadth of the country via more than 6,000 customers from independent retailers to hotels and restaurants as well as all the major supermarkets in Scotland, and some south of the border.

Graham’s was named number 1 Scottish dairy and food brand, and number 2 Scottish brand overall in the 2017, 2018 and 2019Kantar WorldView Panel Research. This year, the brand also retained its 2015 title of number 1 dairy brand in Scotland.

About BitDam
Showing x10 detection rates compared to the industry standard, BitDam cyber security blocks advanced content-borne attacks across all enterprise communication channels. Protecting email (Office 365, G-Suite, MS Exchange), cloud storage (OneDrive, G-Drive, Dropbox, Box etc.) and IM (Slack, Teams, Skype and more) BitDam empowers organizations to collaborate safely. Our cloud-based solution proactively detects attacks, pre-delivery, preventing hardware and logical exploits, ransomware, spear-phishing and Zero-Day attacks contained in files and URLs.

While current cybersecurity solutions are based on knowledge of previous attacks, limiting their ability to detect unknown threats, BitDam’s unique attack-agnostic technology enables it to provide remarkably higher protection. BitDam learns the normal code-level executions of business applications such as MS-Word and Acrobat Reader. Based on this whitelist, BitDam determines whether a given file or weblink is malicious or not, regardless of the specific malware it may contain.

Recognized by Frost & Sullivan for its technology leadership, and utilized by hundreds of thousands of end-users, BitDam’s Advanced Threat Protection is deployed by leading organizations in Europe and the US, with a proven record of detecting threats that other security solutions fail to uncover.

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Joanne Hogue
Smart Connections PR
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joanne@smartconnectionspr.com