OFFICE 365 MINIMIZES PHISHING ATTACKS
Increasing Cyber-attacks and bad actors make IT Security a constantly evolving game. In many cases, these bad actors are one step ahead of security professionals. Any IT Security professional realizes that, any solid cloud software application must have built in security features to reduce the risk of data breaches. Microsoft’s office 365 suite in the cloud has been hyped due to the huge investment Microsoft has invested in the software. Below we will discuss a few of the built-in security and advanced threat protection features of this cloud software. Three of the main features include:
- THE EMAIL LINK SCANNING FEATURE: One of the features which are available on the office 365 is the safe links feature. This works by scanning all emails to search for fraudulent in nature. If found, this feature will attempt to redirect all the users of this software to another page mitigate the risk. In addition, any attachments within the email are scanned. Doing so ensures that the end user is not infected with malware.
- THE ANTI-SPOOFING FEATURE: This feature is responsible for reviewing all persons who send emails while trying to hide what their true email identity. If it is considered to be harmful to the users, the email sender of the email would be blocked from sending the recipient domain future emails. It also allows end users to flag suspicious emails.
- THE ANTI-IMPERSONATION FEATURE: the recently updated ATP has now been authorized to check for the various characteristics of an email and compare to a database of away a phishing email that has been sent to the user. The various signs could include the address, the name of the sender and other traits.
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