Phishing in the Age of SaaS
Phishing attacks have become the most common method used to distribute malware and ransomware, impacting over 85% of organizations. The unlimited access and weaker built-in defenses provided by the SaaS applications create new and fruitful opportunities for phishing attacks, making your organization even more vulnerable to these threats.
The Avanan Solution
The Avanan Anti-Phishing package employs multiple strategies to catch phishing attacks, ensuring that attacks designed to surpass a particular defense method will face more than one wall of security. Even though most phishing attacks originate from email, Avanan implements anti-phishing measures across every SaaS application to thwart the new generation of attacks.
Impersonation comes in many forms. Avanan's security tools analyze the entire message; this includes the authenticity of the sender, the email headers, and the content of the body. This method has proven to detect and prevent spear-phishing attempts on CxOs.
URL and File Analysis
As many phishing attacks propagate through a malicious URLs or files, it's important to scan this type of content before it reaches the end-user. Avanan reviews and analyzes links whether they are in the message content or contained in an attached file.
AI Baselining for Suspicious Email Activity
As hackers constantly look for ways to create attacks that resemble genuine emails, new detection mechanisms are created on the fly to combat the latest phishing methods in real time.