The employees' email activity continues to be the preferred and easiest target for cybercriminals, making Email one of the most important threats to the organization, in terms of privacy, data leak, and financial fraud.
Indeed, email is still the most effective delivery method for attacks, such as phishing, ransomware and business email compromise (BEC), which can steal valuable data from your company. The attacks are so sophisticated that cybercriminals can break into organizations even if they have a cybersecurity program in place.
Email Security should be the Number One Focus for Your Organization
With the number one focus in mind, your company needs to beware of:
. Monitor your email activity, preventing your company to be targeted by email attacks. This demands an effective threat Intelligence ecosystem, which enables real-time detection and avoidance of the latest and most advanced threats and that protects and secures all the employees' devices and third-party platforms that are connected to the internet. As part of your Cybersecurity ecosystem, you will need a complete email security solution.
. Train your staff about the most common scams and sophisticated tactics that cybercriminals use to perform attacks and earn money. If possible also provide them email software/platform training, because there are always staff members that need more training than others regarding security awareness.
The Critical Need of Advanced Email Security to Save Time and Money
If your company becomes a victim of cyber attacks, you will spend time and resources to solve the problem, and you could also suffer substantial financial and reputation damages that could affect your business continuity and even your company’s viability.
Therefore, it’s clear that businesses need to worry about Security, making Email security one of your focuses for 2019.
Since the 1990s email continues to be the preferred communication method for companies of all sizes and that’s why it remains the weakest link and the most vulnerable. The fact is that cybercriminals continue to target business with their advanced email attacks, like ransomware, phishing, spear-phishing, business email compromise, because it continues to be profitable.
By implementing an Email Security Software, you save time and money on hardware and software maintenance that you would have to do if you were handling this internally.Besides that, if your company doesn’t take care properly about email security, an attack could devastate you not only financially, but also with the enormous amount of time your entire organization will have to spend while trying to remedy the situation or paying a ransom to the hackers and ultimately affect your business continuity operation.
According to a study, cybercrime will cost $6 trillion annually by 2021, and not to mention that it causes business disruption and lost revenue, and reduces employee productivity.
An attack costs your organization time and money, an integrated email security solution can help you prevent that, but also prevent more time and energy being spent by your employees trying to integrate other software as protection.The Security budget of your company should be applied in an email security solution that ensures effective protection against email threats.
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Author: Carla Barata
Marketing Manager at AnubisNetworks. Carla possesses an extensive experience in marketing, public relations, social media and events in the IT sector. But most important, she is an evangelist of Email Security solutions at AnubisNetworks. She likes "bringing the good news" and help companies to stay safe against the most recent and advanced cyber threats.