Ransomware Defense in Depth: Take Proactive Action by Authenticating Your Email

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Sara Pan, Sr. Product Marketing Manager & Denis Ryan, Sr. Director of Email Security at Proofpoint

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Since ransomware has been on the rise over the last year, the United States has seen more than 65,000 ransomware attacks1. It is one of the most active and profound threats facing organizations of any size today. 75% of ransomware attacks start with email phishing. With a simple click on an inconspicuous email or link, your organization can be crippled. A more effective way to combat ransomware is to shift left in attack chain and prevent attacks at the early stage before damage— protecting your email channel. You need to take a holistic, multi-layered approach. And authenticating email is one of the proactive actions you can take to help prevent the malware from arriving in your users’ inboxes. Join our 30-minute webinar and learn more about: - Common tactics used in ransomware and BEC attacks - How email authentication helps prevent threats leveraging spoofed domains - Why email authentication is a MUST 1. David Gura (NPR). “U.S. Suffers Over 7 Ransomware Attacks An Hour. It's Now A National Security Risk.” June 2021. Source: Palo Alto Networks Unit 42 Ransomware Threat Report

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