There’s no denying it, in global threat reports over the last year, Phishing (which also includes spearphishing and whaling) is consistently labelled the most significant threat to hit organisations.
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*Read more on the above stats on the SANS Threat Landscape Survey.
Endpoints and the users behind them, are on the front lines of the battle: together they represent the most significant entry points for attackers obtaining a toehold into the corporate network. Phishing emails typically result in a malicious exploit like ransomware or credential harvesting and millions of these threats are bypassing traditional email filtering systems.