Which is the bigger problem – spam or phishing?

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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.

You can learn more about Barracuda Essentials for Office 365 on our corporate site here.

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