The State of Email Security 2018 Report
The latest threats, confidence killers and bad behaviors—and a cyber resilience strategy to fix them
Not all email-borne attacks use malicious URLs or attachments. Business email compromise or impersonation attacks often use social engineering and are designed to trick key users such as finance, executive assistants, and HR into making wire transfers or providing other monetizable information to cybercriminals.
They do this by pretending to be the CEO, CFO, or other important people in the organization and can even impersonate your trusted partners or other well-known internet brands. Some also target departments responsible for sensitive employee data, such as payroll, which can be used for identity theft. Detecting and blocking these types of attacks requires deep inspection of the content of an email without impacting delivery speed.
The Mimecast Targeted Threat Protection - Impersonation Protect was first to market and provides instant and comprehensive protection against malware-less email attacks seeking to impersonate trusted senders. Its capabilities include:
Impersonation Protect is an advanced email security technology that protects employees against targeted social engineering attacks in email, often called whaling or CEO Fraud. Learn more in this downloadable datasheet.Download Now
Mimecast Targeted Threat Protection – Impersonation Protect provides comprehensive real-time protection against malware-less social engineering attacks in email, including CEO fraud, business email compromise and W2-fraud.
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