It is hard to imagine not conducting business via email at some point during our working day. For the most part, it is great; but unfortunately, there are people out there that are trying to use it for the wrong reasons.
Despite security products getting more and more adept at keeping us safe, and most email services also incorporating inbuilt spam protection, those that wish to cause harm are increasingly using sophisticated methods in order to try to trick us.
It’s not all bad news though! The good news is there are additional security products we can utilise, and best practices we can follow in order to mitigate the risks.
Many phishing attacks, particularly by email, often have some tell-tale signs that they are not all that they appear to be...
Warnings concerning whom the email is from:
Warnings concerning whom the email is sent to:
Warnings concerning hyperlinks:
Warnings concerning date and subject:
Warnings concerning attachments:
Warnings concerning content:
If you would like to talk to us about adding extra security to your emails, please call 01905 758900, or email us via firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thanks to KnowBe4 for their help with some of the tips contained within this blog.