Gartner Research

Addressing Targeted Phishing and Data Loss

Published: 06 August 2013

ID: G00253203

Analyst(s): Peter Firstbrook

Summary

Secure email gateway solution providers are responding to targeted attacks and data loss protection concerns. However, they are failing to address unwanted email that isn't technically spam.

Table Of Contents
  • Impacts

Analysis

Impacts and Recommendations

  • The increase in targeted attacks arriving via email requires email administrators to respond with improved tools for the detection and prevention of targeted attacks
  • The failure of 60% of email administrators to deploy email encryption and email data loss prevention will impact their abilities to rapidly respond to business needs for regulatory compliance and the security of intellectual property
  • Organization inboxes are being clogged by unwanted email that is not technically spam

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