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Egress Defend

Protect against advanced phishing threats

Egress Defend combines intelligent detection technologies to reduce human activated risk and protect against advanced phishing threats.

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Protect against 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:

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Protect against data breaches

Intelligent email inspection learns email behavior patterns and detects anomalies and sophisticated phishing threats.

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Empower users and reduce friction

Contextual, color-coded warning banners engage users only when a threat is evident to provide teachable moments at the point of risk.

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Reduce administration overhead

Self-learning detection technologies reduce the need for manual policy configuration and ongoing maintenance.


Protect against 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.

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Protect against data breaches

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


Detects attacks early in the kill chain

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

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Linguistic analysis of email content

Analysis of language nuances like attention-grabbing subject lines, urgent requests, and consequences of inaction detects signs of malicious intent.

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.

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Relationship and behavior baselining

Machine learning techniques map relationships between internal and external users and establish a baseline of normal email usage.

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Anomaly detection and response

Intelligent detection identifies unexpected behavior from both external senders and known internal and supply chain users.

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Guide and protect user behavior

Non-intrusive guidance empowers users to play a proactive role in email security without disrupting business productivity.

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Teachable moments

Clear and helpful visual cues help users avoid human error and increase their security awareness over time.

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Intelligent link re-writing

Links in emails are analyzed during and after delivery, protecting against time-based attacks and post-delivery link redirection.


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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.


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Simplify and optimize your email security architecture

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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.

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