What’s phishing?

Malicious emails that look genuine and try to trick you into providing data, spreading malware, or paying money.

What are the risks?

Phishing has led to massive financial losses, malware infections, and data breaches.

How to stop phishing

41% IT and cybersecurity Pros report at least daily phishing attacks.

3 steps to avoid being a victim:

1. Train your users on how to spot and avoid phishing attacks (education)

2. Stops phishing threats at the email gateway (pre-delivery)

3. Secure your last line of defence: your endpoints (post-delivery)

Why worry now?

Attackers have realised that people are the weakest link in IT security and they can exploit this through phishing. Plus new Phishing-as-a-Service malware kits make it easier than for cybercriminals to run phishing campaigns.

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