4. Stronger Email Security
The Rapid7 study found that 90 percent of organizations have the capability to scrub email of malicious file attachments, spam and phishing messages. But, cybercriminals are still finding success using email as the primary attack vector, according to the recent Verizon Data Breach Investigations report. The latest filtering technologies mix traditional blacklisting approaches with stronger analysis capabilities and crowdsourcing to identify new threats and provide protection. Newer technologies have also cut down on false positives, which have notoriously wrangled end users in the past.