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Stop phishing email scams with Mimecast
Phishing email scams play a major role in the arsenal of tools that hackers deploy against individuals and companies. These email-borne attacks are disguised as messages from trusted sources – credit card companies, banks, social websites and shipping companies are frequent examples. Phishing email scams are designed to get the recipient to share confidential information like credit card numbers, passwords and other sensitive data. Typically, a phishing virus email will ask the user to visit a website that turns out to be infected with malware, or to visit a site that spoofs a legitimate company.
Spear-phishing is an even more potent and targeted phishing attack that uses social engineering techniques to trick specific individuals into sharing sensitive information.
Mimecast's cloud-based solutions for email security, continuity and archiving help to minimize the cost and reduce complexity of managing business email, while defending against phishing email scams and other threats. Offered as a subscription service, Mimecast is quick to implement and easy to manage, enabling you to eliminate the need to deploy disjointed point solutions from multiple vendors.
Mimecast's security starts at the email gateway where sophisticated, multilayered detection engines combine with advanced threat intelligence to defend against malware, spam, and data leaks, as well as advanced attacks like phishing email scams, CEO fraud and whaling. Mimecast Dynamic User Awareness provides tools to train users to spot phishing scams and other threats more easily. Additionally, Mimecast provides solutions for sending and receiving secure email and large files.
To combat phishing email scams, Mimecast offers a suite of security services called Targeted Threat Protection. These include:
Learn more about defending against phishing email scams with Mimecast.