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Emera Inc. Subsidiary Nova Scotia Power Reaches Settlement Agreement on General Rate Application, Including Fuel and Non-fuel Rates for 2023 and 2024

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Thursday, November 24, 2022

Emera Inc. (TSX: EMA) and its wholly-owned subsidiary Nova Scotia Power (NS Power) announced today that NS Power has filed a proposed settlement agreement for its 2022-2024 General Rate Application (GRA) with the Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board (UARB).

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  • Emera Inc. (TSX: EMA) and its wholly-owned subsidiary Nova Scotia Power (NS Power) announced today that NS Power has filed a proposed settlement agreement for its 2022-2024 General Rate Application (GRA) with the Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board (UARB).
  • If approved by the UARB, the settlement will implement Bill 212, the provincially legislated cap on non-fuel rates for 2023 and 2024.
  • Nova Scotia Power Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Emera Inc. (TSX-EMA), a diversified energy and services company.
  • Nova Scotia Power provides 95% of the generation, transmission and distribution of electrical power to approximately 540,000 residential, commercial and industrial customers across Nova Scotia.

One in Five Advanced Email Attacks Were Successful in 2022, According to New Report

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Thursday, November 10, 2022

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 10, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- New research from email security company Tessian, the State of Email Security Report, found that enterprise email is now the No. 1 threat vector for cyberattacks. According to the report, 94% of organizations experienced a spear phishing or impersonation attack, and 92% suffered ransomware attacks over email this year.

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  • According to the report, 94% of organizations experienced a spear phishing or impersonation attack, and 92% suffered ransomware attacks over email this year.
  • Impersonation attacks (where attackers attempt to create legitimate-looking email addresses) were the most common type of advanced email attack in the first nine months of 2022.
  • These types of attacks also ranked as the top email threat that security leaders are most concerned about.
  • On average, security leaders reported 148 impersonation attacks in 2022, followed by 141 spear phishing attacks and 138 email-based ransomware attacks.

Cofense Wins 2022 Cybersecurity Breakthrough Award for Overall Enterprise Email Security Solution of the Year

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Thursday, October 6, 2022

Cofense , the leading provider of phishing detection and response (PDR) solutions, was named the Overall Enterprise Email Security Solution of the Year by the 2022 CyberSecurity Breakthrough Awards.

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  • Cofense , the leading provider of phishing detection and response (PDR) solutions, was named the Overall Enterprise Email Security Solution of the Year by the 2022 CyberSecurity Breakthrough Awards.
  • This is the second consecutive year that Cofense has been named a CyberSecurity Breakthrough award-winner as the company was named the AI-Based Cybersecurity Solution of the Year in 2021 .
  • Cofense has been solely dedicated to email security for over a decade, giving us unique insights into this threat landscape and allowing us to build a comprehensive email security solution for enterprises around the world, said Rohyt Belani, CEO and Co-Founder of Cofense.
  • Cofense enables organizations to identify, detect and respond to email attacks evading traditional email security controls with a comprehensive solution powered by a combination of unique intelligence sources: human intelligence, artificial intelligence and email attack intelligence.

Georgia Power's transformational plan for state's energy future approved, helps ensure company will continue to meet needs of customers and state

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Thursday, July 21, 2022

ATLANTA, July 21, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The Georgia Public Service Commission (PSC) today approved Georgia Power's 2022 Integrated Resource Plan (IRP), which sets forth a proactive, innovative and transformational roadmap for how Georgia Power will continue to meet the energy needs of customers, local communities and the State of Georgia for future generations.

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  • The approval of our latest Integrated Resource Plan helps us do just that," said Chris Womack, chairman, president and CEO of Georgia Power.
  • The approved 2022 IRP also includes a robust Demand Side Management Plan, which helps customers conserve energy and save on their energy bills year-round.
  • To learn more about how Georgia Power is meeting the needs of customers through a diverse, balanced energy portfolio, visit www.GeorgiaPower.com/IRP .
  • Georgia Power focuses on delivering world-class service to its customers every day and the company is consistently recognized by J.D.

Abnormal Security Recognized as the Winner of 2022 Microsoft Rising Azure Technology Partner of the Year

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Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Abnormal Security , the leading behavioral AI-based email security platform, today announced it has won the 2022 Microsoft Rising Azure Technology Partner of the Year Award.

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  • Abnormal Security , the leading behavioral AI-based email security platform, today announced it has won the 2022 Microsoft Rising Azure Technology Partner of the Year Award.
  • We are thrilled to be recognized as the 2022 Rising Azure Technology Partner of the Year, said Evan Resier, CEO and co-founder of Abnormal Security.
  • This award is a testament to our singular focus on solving our customers' critical email security needs alongside Microsoft.
  • The Rising Azure Technology Partner of the Year Award recognizes a technology partner that has demonstrated strong customer focus and success by leveraging Microsoft Azure as their primary cloud platform.

New Trend in Business Email Compromise Emerges as Vendor Impersonation Overtakes CEO Fraud

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Wednesday, June 22, 2022

In May 2022, external, third-party impersonation made up 52% of all BEC attacks seen by Abnormal, while internal impersonation fell to 48% of all attacks.

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  • In May 2022, external, third-party impersonation made up 52% of all BEC attacks seen by Abnormal, while internal impersonation fell to 48% of all attacks.
  • Just one year prior, internal impersonation accounted for 60% of all attacksmarking a 30% year over year increase in third-party impersonation.
  • Financial supply chain compromise is a subset of business email compromise in which cybercriminals take advantage of known or unknown third-party relationships to launch sophisticated attacks.
  • Abnormal delivers a fundamentally different approach that precisely detects and protects against the widest range of attacks including business email compromise, phishing, malware, ransomware, social engineering, spam and graymail, supply chain compromise, and internal account compromise.

Cofense PDR Solutions Now Available on Carahsoft GSA Schedule

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Tuesday, June 14, 2022

LEESBURG, VA. and RESTON, Va., June 14, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Cofense®, the leading provider of Phishing Detection and Response (PDR) solutions and Carahsoft Technology Corp., The Trusted Government IT Solutions Provider®, today announced that Carahsoft has added Cofense’s products to its GSA Multiple Award Schedule (MAS), making the company’s end-to-end email security platform widely available to the Public Sector through Carahsoft and its reseller partners.

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  • New Award Makes Cofenses Comprehensive Security Platform Available to Federal, State and Local Agencies
    LEESBURG, VA. and RESTON, Va., June 14, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Cofense , the leading provider of Phishing Detection and Response (PDR) solutions and Carahsoft Technology Corp. , The Trusted Government IT Solutions Provider,today announced that Carahsoft has added Cofense s products to its GSA Multiple Award Schedule (MAS), making the companys end-to-end email security platform widely available to the Public Sector through Carahsoft and its reseller partners.
  • In addition to the GSA MAS contract, Cofense is also available on Carahsofts Information Technology Enterprise Solutions Software 2 (ITES-SW2), OMNIA Partners, The Quilt and several state-specific contracts.
  • With the Cofense platform now available on GSA through Carahsoft and our reseller partners, the Public Sector has streamlined access to advanced AI-based automation solutions to protect their agencies against phishing attacks.
  • Cofense is available through Carahsofts Carahsofts GSA Schedule No.

Abnormal Security Stops Email Attacks with Behavioral AI, Named to Forbes AI 50 for Third Consecutive Year

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Thursday, June 2, 2022

Abnormal is recognized for its cloud-native email security platform that uses behavioral AI to analyze identity, content, and context and leverages 45,000+ signals from cloud email platforms to stop all types of email attacks including business email compromise, supply chain fraud, ransomware, phishing, spam, and graymail.

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  • Abnormal is recognized for its cloud-native email security platform that uses behavioral AI to analyze identity, content, and context and leverages 45,000+ signals from cloud email platforms to stop all types of email attacks including business email compromise, supply chain fraud, ransomware, phishing, spam, and graymail.
  • Modern email attacks have created an insurmountable challenge for security teams, who can no longer prevent these threats by using traditional email security solutions that look for known-bad indicators of compromise.
  • In contrast, Abnormal Security uses AI to develop a known-good baseline across individuals and organizations and then block any malicious activity that deviates from that baseline.
  • Abnormal Security provides a leading cloud-native email security platform that leverages AI-based behavioral data science to stop socially-engineered and never-seen-before email attacks that evade traditional secure email gateways (SEGs).

Abnormal Security Raises $200M+ at a $4B Valuation To Protect The Modern Enterprise Workforce, With Its AI-based Email Security Platform

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Tuesday, May 10, 2022

Modern email attacks have created an insurmountable challenge for security teams, who can no longer prevent these threats by using manual processes or traditional email security solutions.

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  • Modern email attacks have created an insurmountable challenge for security teams, who can no longer prevent these threats by using manual processes or traditional email security solutions.
  • We evaluated numerous email security solutions, and after experiencing an incredible Abnormal proof of value, we realized this is the real deal.
  • It became immediately apparent to our security team that to protect our workforce from devious email attacks, Abnormals AI-based solution was the best intelligent, context-aware email security platform available.
  • The company tripled its annual recurring revenue, doubled its employee headcount and unveiled its next-generation email security platform: Abnormal Integrated Cloud Email Security (ICES).

Kim Sanchez from Abnormal Security Named on CRN’s 2022 Women of the Channel List

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Monday, May 9, 2022

Abnormal Security , the leading AI-based cloud-native email security platform, today announced that CRN , a brand of The Channel Company , has named Kim Sanchez, Senior Channel Manager, to its Women of the Channel list for 2022.

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  • Abnormal Security , the leading AI-based cloud-native email security platform, today announced that CRN , a brand of The Channel Company , has named Kim Sanchez, Senior Channel Manager, to its Women of the Channel list for 2022.
  • Kim Sanchez joined Abnormal Security in October 2021, bringing over a decade of cybersecurity experience.
  • This is the second consecutive year that Sanchez has been recognized on the CRN Women of the Channel list.
  • This recognition on the CRN Women of the Channel List is much deserved, and were thrilled to see Kim included in this exclusive group.