One in every 99 emails is a phishing attack, and a new study shows 25 percent of those phishing attacks bypass default security measures built into Office 365, researchers reported today. 

The data comes from Avanan’s Global Phish Report, which analyzed 55.5 million emails sent to Microsoft Office 365 and Google G Suite accounts. They found roughly one percent of all messages are phishing threats that use malicious attachments or links as the attack vector. Of those, 25 percent were marked safe by Exchange Online Protection (EOP) built into Office 365 and delivered to users.

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Ross is the CISO at Symplexity. He has achieved CCIE Security and CISSP certifications, an MBA from the University of Notre Dame, and has 20 years of experience in the fields of computer and network security engineering and consulting. Ross provides virtual CISO services for our Symplexity Secure clients and helps them to identify information security risks and implement administrative, procedural, and technical controls to mitigate. He works effectively with both technical and managerial personnel and is a trusted resource for our clients.

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