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 Security Practice Manager here at Symplexity. His sixteen-year career in the computer network security industry as both an engineer and a consultant gives him the experience in qualitative risk assessment, security policy development, and security architecture design, implementation, and monitoring. He works effectively with both technical and managerial personnel across a wide variety of verticals to be their trusted resource.

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