The State of Email Security 2018 Report
The latest threats, confidence killers and bad behaviors—and a cyber resilience strategy to fix them
Email. It’s the number-one business application used by organizations. It’s also the number-one method used to carry out cyberattacks, enabling malware delivery, phishing, impersonations and the spread of threats that are already internal to your organization.
Millions of organizations use Microsoft Exchange, Office 365 or a hybrid approach for email management. However, traditional approaches to secure email gateways are no longer enough. If you think of email security being single-layered and focused on anti-virus and anti-spam, your organization is vulnerable to targeted email-borne attacks. Like in the times of on-premises Exchange, you shouldn’t rely on Office 365 to deliver the sophisticated security your organization requires.
Attack methods are quickly evolving and growing more sophisticated, targeted and dangerous. Right now, the industry is faced with email-borne threats such as phishing attacks delivering malicious attachments and URLs; impersonation fraud fuelled by social engineering and aimed at tricking employees; and ransomware attacks that can encrypt your data and take entire systems offline.
The Mimecast Secure Email Gateway goes well beyond just providing cloud-based anti-virus and anti-spam protections. In addition to those security services, Mimecast provides:
*The MSOC is a team of globally distributed analysts and security researchers that manage the Mimecast security service on a 24/7 basis.
Mimecast Secure Email Gateway uses sophisticated, multi-layered detection engines and intelligence to protect email data and employees from malware, spam, phishing, and targeted attacks - 100% from the cloud.
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