email spoofing

December 21, 2017

SECURITY

Defending Against The $5B Cybersecurity Threat – Business Email Compromise

If an average employee at your company got an email from an executive with an urgent request, would they question whether the email was coming from the actual sender? They probably wouldn’t. The reality is that most people would act on the request because of its time-sensitive nature. They assume that the IT team has […]

October 18, 2016

SECURITY

Combating Email Spoofing with Cisco Email Security Forged Email Detection

In April we covered the description of Email Spoofing using Microsoft Outlook, but what about detecting and mitigating it on the Mail Transfer Agent (MTA)? There are multiple technologies that have attempted to address the issues surrounding spoofed emails on the MTA, but they all have shortcomings that can limit their usefulness. DKIM, or Domain […]

June 21, 2016

SECURITY

Protect against today’s attacks with AsyncOS 10.0 for Cisco Email Security

New email security release adds spoofing protection, auto-remediation of malware for Office 365 customers, AMP Private Cloud, and more. There’s been a spike in ransomware and spear-phishing attacks in the last several months. Read any news outlet and you’ll find examples of health records and other valuable data being locked up, employees duped into releasing […]

April 5, 2016

SECURITY

What is Email Spoofing and How to Detect It

What is Email Spoofing? Email spoofing is the creation of email messages with a forged sender address for the purpose of fooling the recipient into providing money or sensitive information.  For example: a sender 401k_Services@yourcompany.com sends a message to your business email address stating that you have one day to log into your account to take […]