Gartner Research

Fighting Phishing: Optimize Your Defense

Published: 17 March 2016

ID: G00300446

Analyst(s): Andrew Walls, Peter Firstbrook , Neil Wynne


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

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • 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

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