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Email: Today’s No. 1 Cyberthreat Vector

Email: Today’s No. 1 Cyberthreat Vector

Security
Email: Today’s No. 1 Cyberthreat Vector The greatest cyberthreat to your organization’s IT infrastructure is lurking in your email inbox or your employees’ email inboxes. Even as other methods of communication have grown, email continues to see strong use, not just as an interpersonal communication tool, but as a business tool as well. Number of Worldwide Email Users Radicati and Statista estimated that in 2017, the number of worldwide email users reached 3.7 billion – half of the world’s population. This number is set to grow to 4.1 billion users in 2021, according to the 2 organizations. Radicati, in particular, estimated that in 2017, the total number of consumer and business emails received and sent each day reached 269 billion. According to Proofpoint, 91% of targeted cyberattacks start with email.…
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How Vulnerable is Your Organization’s Email System?

How Vulnerable is Your Organization’s Email System?

Information Security, Security
Is Your Organization’s Email System Vulnerable? The email system is your organization’s most important digital avenue, yet it’s the most vulnerable. Despite the growth of other forms of digital communication like instant messaging and social networking, sending and receiving emails still remains the most favored means of communication by many. The email is the hub by which you communicate with your employees, your business partners and your customers. Email Popularity Email is the preferred means of communication because it’s one of the quickest forms of communication and an effective means to transfer files. In addition to exchanging messages and files, the email, through time, has become the window to other accounts. Without an email address, you can’t open an online account of your bank or a social media account. According…
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Why Updating Your Organization’s Aging E-mail System is Important

Why Updating Your Organization’s Aging E-mail System is Important

Collaboration, Email, Information Security
The Importance of Updating an Aging E-mail System Despite the growth of short-form communication platforms, most businesses today still prefer the longer form, familiar e-mail. Messages, however, have morphed into something else that aging e-mail systems aren’t any more convenient and safe to use. E-mail Statistics in the Workplace According to market research firm The Radicati Group (PDF), the total number of business and consumer e-mails sent and received each day worldwide will hit 269 billion in 2017. This number is expected to increase at an average yearly rate of 4.4% over the next four years, hitting the 319.6 billion mark by 2021. The number of e-mail users in 2017 worldwide is expected to reach 3.7 billion – nearly half of the world’s population. By 2021, this number is projected…
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Tag: email security

Email: Today’s No. 1 Cyberthreat Vector

Email: Today’s No. 1 Cyberthreat Vector

Security
Email: Today’s No. 1 Cyberthreat Vector The greatest cyberthreat to your organization’s IT infrastructure is lurking in your email inbox or your employees’ email inboxes. Even as other methods of communication have grown, email continues to see strong use, not just as an interpersonal communication tool, but as a business tool as well. Number of Worldwide Email Users Radicati and Statista estimated that in 2017, the number of worldwide email users reached 3.7 billion – half of the world’s population. This number is set to grow to 4.1 billion users in 2021, according to the 2 organizations. Radicati, in particular, estimated that in 2017, the total number of consumer and business emails received and sent each day reached 269 billion. According to Proofpoint, 91% of targeted cyberattacks start with email.…
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How Vulnerable is Your Organization’s Email System?

How Vulnerable is Your Organization’s Email System?

Information Security, Security
Is Your Organization’s Email System Vulnerable? The email system is your organization’s most important digital avenue, yet it’s the most vulnerable. Despite the growth of other forms of digital communication like instant messaging and social networking, sending and receiving emails still remains the most favored means of communication by many. The email is the hub by which you communicate with your employees, your business partners and your customers. Email Popularity Email is the preferred means of communication because it’s one of the quickest forms of communication and an effective means to transfer files. In addition to exchanging messages and files, the email, through time, has become the window to other accounts. Without an email address, you can’t open an online account of your bank or a social media account. According…
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Why Updating Your Organization’s Aging E-mail System is Important

Why Updating Your Organization’s Aging E-mail System is Important

Collaboration, Email, Information Security
The Importance of Updating an Aging E-mail System Despite the growth of short-form communication platforms, most businesses today still prefer the longer form, familiar e-mail. Messages, however, have morphed into something else that aging e-mail systems aren’t any more convenient and safe to use. E-mail Statistics in the Workplace According to market research firm The Radicati Group (PDF), the total number of business and consumer e-mails sent and received each day worldwide will hit 269 billion in 2017. This number is expected to increase at an average yearly rate of 4.4% over the next four years, hitting the 319.6 billion mark by 2021. The number of e-mail users in 2017 worldwide is expected to reach 3.7 billion – nearly half of the world’s population. By 2021, this number is projected…
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