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Why are phishing attacks so successful on businesses?

Why are phishing attacks so successful on businesses?

Phishing is a common and widely used form of cyber attack with the intent to steal, damage and encrypt user data. This form of cyber attack usually happens through email communication where the cyber attacker attempts to trick a user into clicking on an infected link that will download malware onto their device. Once the malware has been released, the attacker is now able to access all of the user’s data.

Gaps within your email and web security could lead to ransomware risk

Gaps within your email and web security could lead to ransomware risk

Businesses are responding to the latest vulnerabilities in their email and website security by investing in employee training. Businesses are continuously becoming victims of phishing emails through poor judgment by their employees and the lack of training to have the ability to recognise these malicious emails. In fact, phishing emails and poor website security are amongst some of the biggest sources of cyber attacks.

2021 email security trends that could put your business at risk of cyber attacks

2021 email security trends that could put your business at risk of cyber attacks

Ever since COVID-19, there has been a significant shift in how businesses are operating. Majority of the global workforce is still continuing to work from home – a trend that is likely to stay for quite some time. One of the most popular ways that businesses are staying in touch with one another is through email. This has posed several cyber security risks that all businesses are a potential target of. 

Email security and how to recognise phishing attacks

Email security and how to recognise phishing attacks

One of the most common communication methods amongst businesses is through email. However like with most things, emails come with their own vulnerabilities and security problems. A lot of businesses will have a low security email system in order to receive emails from new and existing clients. A high security email system poses the issue of not receiving all emails which can be disruptive and inefficient in a work environment. This is why it is important to understand how to recognise fraudulent and ‘phishing’ emails and the best practises on staying safe whilst communicating through emails.