Fighting Phishing: Optimize Your Defense


Foundational Refreshed: 01 December 2017 | Published: 17 March 2016 ID: G00300446

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Summary

Effective mitigation of inbound phishing attacks requires that CISOs take a multipronged approach that spans technical, procedural and educational controls.

Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Analysis
    • Use Advanced Threat Defense at the Email Gateway
    • Don't Rely on Passwords Alone for Authentication
    • Use Anti-Phishing Behavior Management
    • Strengthen Internal Process Controls
    • Appendix
  • Gartner Recommended Reading
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