The State of Email Security 2018 Report
The latest threats, confidence killers and bad behaviors—and a cyber resilience strategy to fix them
Prevent a phishing attack with advanced email threat protection.
An alarming 91% of hacking attempts today begin with some kind of phishing attack1. Phishing, spear-phishing attacks and whaling attacks are an attempt to gain access to confidential data by using email and social-engineering to dupe recipients into opening an attachment, clicking on a link, divulging confidential information or even wiring money to a fraudulent account. A phishing attack is often successful because it appears to come from a known or trusted source, often impersonating a C-level executive.
A phishing or spear phishing email attack can be remarkably difficult to identify. Even when employees are trained how to spot a possible phishing attack or CEO Fraud, 23% of phishing emails are still open2. With the potential for phishing scams to cause disruption to business operations, damage to reputation and loss of business costing millions of dollars, organizations urgently need a sophisticated solution for preventing a phishing attack.
Mimecast Targeted Threat Protection provides a highly effective solution for preventing a phishing attack. Mimecast Targeted Threat Protection defends against malicious links in email, weaponized attachments and social-engineering attacks to protect users and organizations from the dangers of advanced threats.
Mimecast improves phishing email and spear security by scanning all inbound emails in real-time, providing three levels of protection:
With Mimecast Targeted Threat Protection, organizations can: