Spam is not nearly as problematic as phishing – and phishing attempts are on the increase and getting more sophisticated, tricking recipients into divulging personal information or downloading infections.Which is a bigger problem – spam or phishing? Believe it or not, phishing has become the more serious issue.Click To Tweet
Built-in Exchange Online Protection focuses on connection management, which is all about the senders, and catches 95% of spam. But phishing attempts occur within the content, and that’s not something which built-in Exchange Online Protection addresses, meaning you need to enhance your Office 365 security. Microsoft’s option is called Advanced Threat Protection – but outside security providers can offer a single solution that may be easier to run and less expensive.
Barracuda Essentials for Office 365 enables you protect your organization against all of the threats associated with web-based business email. It provides multi-layer security and stops email-borne threats before they hit your web server.
Rich is the Director of Public Cloud Product Marketing at Barracuda. He joined the team as part of the acquisition of C2C Systems in 2014. Rich is one of Barracuda’s public cloud experts – he works directly with the cloud ecosystems and has been quoted in eBooks from Microsoft on public cloud security. He is also a frequent contributor to Barracuda’s own cloud blogs. For our cloud motions, he helps develop strategies and execution with our partners and sales teams.
You can email Rich at email@example.com.