Danger within: email and security awareness training strategies for effective account takeover protection

Malicious actors use phishing, social engineering and brand impersonation techniques to steal login credentials and compromise email accounts, creating serious risks of data breach and financial fraud.

Meanwhile, the rapid growth of cloud services, notably collaboration suites Microsoft 365 and G Suite, is fundamentally changing the organizational attack surface, creating challenges for traditional defensive strategies.

This whitepaper explores the account takeover threat in detail and suggests a comprehensive email security strategy to address both the human and technical risk areas.