Learn How To Spot Threats to Business Email

Email risk is big for all businesses, especially SMBs, and has only been heightened due to the pandemic. Malicious actors are exploiting businesses’ increased dependence on cloud email, lack of IT staffing and funding and rushed deployments of vulnerable cloud platforms like Microsoft 365 and Google Workspace. Some of the most common and dangerous modern email threat are phishing, ransomware, and business email compromise (BEC). To avoid being a victim of one these costly cyberattacks:

Be cautious with links and attachments.

Beware of urgent requests and requests for personal information.

Approach unknown emails, websites or downloads with caution.

Protect corporate email accounts with two-factor authentication (2FA).

Critically important: Implement a proactive, multi-layered cloud email security solution.

Email-borne attacks are more problematic for businesses than ever, and SMBs are a favorite target among cyber criminals due to the fact that these organizations often lack adequate resources and expertise devoted to cybersecurity. Thus, knowing how to spot threats to business email and implementing an effective email security strategy is of heightened importance for these businesses.

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