Email security is a human issue


Research suggests that email is the most common point of entry for malware, providing access in 94% of cases, so it’s unsurprising that phishing is the root cause of 32% of security breaches.

Just last month the UK government’s Cyber Security Breaches Survey confirmed this trend remains worryingly unchanged: 91% of large businesses are most likely to report phishing attacks as the source of a data breach, with the threat having risen from 72% to 83% in the last four years. Meanwhile, reports of other threats, like computer viruses, have dropped significantly.

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