We learnt a huge amount as a result of doing the DDoS test simulation. It was better doing this in a controlled manner instead of waiting until we are hit for real. We now understand a lot more about our systems and our people have gained useful experience, which has only improved our readiness for a real attack.
We certainly see the real value of doing this on a regular basis in a similar way to testing our fire alarm system so that people and systems operate under real scenarios efficiently.
The UK saw a monthly encounter rate of around 2% for malware sent by e-mail for computing devices protected by Microsoft’s AV. For every fifty members of staff, the odds are you will encounter a piece of malware every month. The global average was 5.1%.
Source: Microsoft Security Intelligence Report 2019
Solution: File-based malware may be declining, but still represents a significant monthly risk for information systems. Phishing attempts are still dominating e-mail-borne threats. activereach can help secure your e-mail system. educate users, and detect breaches and lateral movement in your network.