When Barracuda first opened shop as an email security company nearly 15 years ago, spam was causing major problems in corporate inboxes. While spam bogged down users, the messages themselves weren’t typically malicious—a lot has changed since then. Today, criminals are using all types of tactics to launch attacks through email, including some clever phishing campaigns where the most effective line of defense is the human firewall.
The human what? You know, in a world where organizations have vendors jumping in front of each other to deploy their “best-of-breed” security solutions at HQ and everywhere else—the only thing between your company and a ransomware attack, could be whether or not your users click, or don’t click on a malicious link.
Let’s take a closer look at the types of phishing emails your users are up against each day, and what they can do to stay safe from creative cybercriminals.