Email security deficiencies are a leading cause of cybersecurity attacks for many organizations. Whether it’s ransomware, Business Email Compromise (BEC) attacks, or a phishing email that results in cybercriminals gaining access to sensitive data, email is the common denominator.
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Peter Goldstein, Chief Technology Officer and Co-Founder, Valimail.
According to Google, the average phishing campaign lasts only 12 minutes, making traditional tracking or blocking of certain servers less effective and more difficult than ever to stop attacks. Stopping phishing attacks during the global pandemic is even more important as work-from-home email usage increases and creates an even larger attack surface. This has encouraged hackers to use email as their primary attack vector. Of all the many security loopholes, unauthenticated email domains that allow bad actors to impersonate a person or an organization are the most common and they are highly unethical and …