Concerned About Your EMAIL Security – Robust Protection From Email Spoofing
Concerned about Your Email Security- Robust Protection from Email Spoofing
No wonder emailing has replaced traditional forms of messaging. With lots of
advantages, it has brought some challenges also. Over the period of time, email applications have
evolved and become much more robust for security. At the same time though, email attacks have also
evolved to bring new challenges for businesses dealing with sensitive emails. The
primary aim of these attacks is to breach data, cause financial losses, malware
infections, and other forms of cyber harm. Today, email spoofing is one of the
biggest challenges for companies and email client developers. Therefore,
businesses are demanding advanced email spoofing support.
Benchmark IT Services (BITS) is the solution provider to deal with the issue of email security. The
company works closely with Acronis Cyber Protect (a leading name in cyber
protection) & AVAST security to help you get optimum control of email servers and deny any DNS/email spoofing attacks.
Let’s understand the problem in detail now.
Email Spoofing Vs Phishing
Before discussing the solutions BITS provides for robust email security, it is essential
to differentiate between email spoofing and phishing. Many people consider them the
same thing. However, they are different from each other.
Email spoofing is a specific technique to manipulate the sender's identity in an email
whereas phishing is a broader category of attacks that involve using deceptive
emails to manipulate recipients into taking certain actions that benefit the attacker.
However, both of them are serious cybersecurity threats that need continuous
vigilance and appropriate protective measures.
Email spoofing allows attackers to manipulate the sender’s email address in such a
way that the email appears authentic. The email spoofing goal is to deceive the
recipient into believing that the email is from someone they know or trust. Here, the
email header information is changed, including the quote to win the reliance of the
If you ask how common is email spoofing? You may shock to learn that a staggering 1.3 billion spoofed emails generate and send every day. Banks, MNCs, financial
institutions, and government bodies are always the top target. Even small
organizations receive such emails day to day.
Protection against Email Spoofing:
BITS has joined hands with Acronis Cyber Protect to address email spoofing
attacks. It works on the following fronts:
Advanced Email Filtration & Authentication
It is working on advanced email filtering mechanisms to detect and filter out
malicious or suspicious emails. Techniques such as Sender Policy Framework
(SPF), DomainKeys Identified Mail (DKIM), and Domain-based Message
Authentication, Reporting, and Conformance (DMARC) are greatly used to identify
Analysing email text and its attachments to detect malware, ransomware, and other
malicious payloads are essential. They can be embedded with spoofed emails. By
using advanced threat detection mechanisms, it ensures to locate and quarantine
BITS can organize meetings with your workers to educate them about spoofing and
how to respond to such emails. It substantially reduces the rate of spoofing.
BITS can back you with its round-the-clock service because real-time monitoring is
effective to identify the signs of suspicious emails and keep the admin alert against
Data Protection and Backup
Along with data protection, a data backup facility can prevent your precious data if
you accidentally click the spoofed email. Regular backups, offsite storage,
redundancy, versioning, and disaster recovery are some supportive measures you
can expect to get under the backup support.
If you want to learn more about protection against email spoofing or are interested in
getting support, you can connect with Benchmark IT Services (BITS).