Phishing Continues to be a Growing Problem.
Email is still the number one attack vector for delivering malicious content. Many times an email can be disguised as legitimate, but actually it’s a phishing attack. With a 65% increase in phishing attacks year over year1 it’s easy to see why this is becoming IT’s top security priority.
“Tip of the Spear” Phishing Campaigns Slip through Gateway and Endpoint Protection.
Unlike mass spam campaigns, spear phishing is crafted to appear as a 1:1 email from a known contact (boss or co-worker) and these social engineering attacks have a higher chance of evading existing gateway and endpoint security filters. And the longer they live in the inbox, the more damage they can create.
Phishing Wreaks Havoc on IT Resources and Your Budget.
How many help desk calls and suspicious emails does your IT team get a day from security conscious employees to investigage? Not surprising when 56% of organizations do NOT have an IT policy to specifically deal with phishing.2
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1 – Anti-Phishing Working Group’s Phishing Activity Trends Report (published Feb 2017)
2 – EdgeWave December 2017 webinar poll result