Defend against advanced phishing threats

Reduce the risk of data breaches. Egress Defend combines intelligent detection technologies to reduce human activated risk and protect against advanced phishing threats.

Reduce human activated risk with intelligent phishing detection

Sophisticated attacks evade existing secure email gateways and the native security offered by Microsoft 365. Intelligent phishing detection helps you:


Stop advanced phishing attacks in Microsoft 365

Our zero-trust approach enables us to detect the advanced attacks that get through Microsoft 365 and secure email gateways.


Tangibly reduce risk through real-time teachable moments

Intuitive heat-based warning banners highlight threats in real time, sustainably reducing risk and augmenting SA&T programs.


Surface human risk insights

Pinpoint individual, departmental, organizational and supply chain risk for proactive threat management.


Stop advanced email attacks

One successful phishing attack is all it takes to put your organization’s sensitive data at risk. Egress Defend combines intelligent detection technologies to defend against sophisticated phishing attacks and warn and engage users with contextual, color-coded warning banners

Defend against data breaches

Machine learning, social graph, and natural language processing techniques detect advanced threats that have evaded existing email security defenses.

Detect Attacks

Detects attacks early in the kill chain

Learns normal email behaviors to detect anomalies that are indicative of an attack.


Linguistic analysis of email content

Language nuances like attention-grabbing subject lines, urgent requests, and consequences of inaction all indicate signs of malicious intent.

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Engage and empower users

Contextual banners are embedded in emails to warn and educate the user about the threat and empower them to report those that appear malicious.


Real-time teachable moments

Banners engage users at the point of risk to reinforce awareness training, increase its effectiveness and help realize a better ROI.

Increased Protection

Increased protection with low friction

User friction is introduced only when high risk is evident, to prevent them actioning a suspicious email.

Reduce admin, respond to threats

Self-learning detection technologies require minimal policy configuration and ongoing maintenance.


Easy deployment

Automatic deployment into the Microsoft 365 mail flow reduces time to protection and value.

Incident Respose

Incident response

M-SOAR capabilities provide actionable intelligence for rapid incident response and remediation to reduce MTTR.

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How a global insurance services firm uses Egress Defend

We selected Egress Defend and Egress Prevent as added security layers in our Microsoft 365 environment to ensure we are minimizing our risk profile.

Simplify and optimize your email security architecture

Unlock greater value from your core IT and security platform investments.

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Learn more about the Phishing threat landscape

Our data shows 84% of the organizations surveyed have suffered a phishing attack in the last 12 months. Read more on the phishing threat landscape, and on how Egress Defend works in concert with our full suite of advanced email protection technologies to mitigate both inbound and outbound email risks.

Email Threats Pulse Report

As phishing attacks continue to evolve, we put our finger on the pulse of three key trends detected by Egress Defend in 2023.

Download your copy now for an analysis of phishing campaigns that use legitimate websites to obfuscate malicious hyperlinks, the use of HTML smuggling attacks to bypass signature-based detection, the increase in compromised accounts to send phishing emails, and how the C-suite has been targeted by phishing attacks so far this year.

Why anti-phishing training needs augmenting with intelligent tech

Learn how to make your organization's training efforts more successful by creating real-time teachable moments with intelligent tech. 

How are legal IT leaders responding to phishing threats?

Learn why legal organizations are widely targeted by cybercriminals, the percentage of businesses paying out, and how legal IT leaders can effectively respond to phishing threats. 

Seven new (and convincing!) phishing scams to watch out for

Learn what to watch out for in seven recent phishing scams that we've seen doing the rounds.