Cyber-criminals have sophisticated tools and tactics for breaking into enterprise systems. Yet email is still a top attack vector. Why? Because humans can be easily tricked into giving out confidential information.
While malware attachments are still common threats, attackers also use tactics such as impersonating top executives, launching multi-step attacks using trusted utilities, and phishing campaigns to con employees into providing login credentials or other sensitive data.
This blog article discusses email attacks and explains the security capabilities of Microsoft's Defender for Office 365, which received an AAA Protection Award.