To secure resources and employees, companies have invested heavily in SEGs . However, phish continue to arrive by the millions in employee inboxes; each one posing a potential disaster. The fact is that SEGs are not keeping pace with evolving threats; and businesses are losing billions from these ingenious scams.
Over a four-month period, the Area 1 service analyzed over 825 million emails for SEG customers and caught nearly 140,000 phishing emails missed by these defenses.
In this report, we conducted a post-mortem on the SEG failures, explaining just why each type of phish would have succeeded, had Area 1 not caught it.