The State of Email Security 2018 Report
The latest threats, confidence killers and bad behaviors—and a cyber resilience strategy to fix them
Phishing attacks are growing at a record rate, and cybercriminals are more adept at tricking their victims. It is estimated that 46K new phishing sites are created every day, with the majority being online and active for only 4 to 8 hours. Attackers often use links in emails to bring unsuspecting users to these phishing sites or in some cases to initiate the downloading of malicious files, such as ransomware, directly to their computer.
Email security systems which only inspect URLs during the initial delivery can be easily bypassed by attackers by using a benign site or file, which only later changes to a malicious one. Furthermore, individuals may be clicking these links from many different types of endpoints, thus endpoint-based security controls are generally ineffective in protecting organizations from URL-based email-borne attacks.
The Mimecast Targeted Threat Protection - URL Protect service provides multistep detection and blocking of malicious URLs, including pre-click URL discovery, during click inline employee education and post-click resolution and blocking of dangerous files types. Its capabilities include:
Mimecast Targeted Threat Protection – URL Protect is an advanced email security technology that protects employees against targeted attacks in email, extending our existing Secure Email Gateway anti-spam and anti-virus services. Learn more with this downloadable datasheet.Download Now
Mimecast Targeted Threat Protection – URL Protect provides comprehensive protection from malicious URLs in email, including spear-phishing and other targeted attacks.
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