Prevent misdirected emails
Stop sending emails to the wrong person. Risk-based Protection analyses email recipients and content to understand whether employees are sharing information correctly and prevent them from sending emails to the wrong people.
Machine learning that prevents misdirected emails. Risk-based Protection determines what normal behaviour looks like for individual employees, and alerts them when they might be about to make a mistake and misdirect an email.
Email the correct content every time. Misdirected emails not only cause data breaches but inefficiency as well. Risk-based Protection uses pattern matching technology to check email recipients against the content in an email’s body and attachments, preventing employees from emailing the wrong people.
Alert administrators to email data breaches. Whether one employee frequently misdirects emails or another tries to exfiltrate information, Risk-based Protection alerts administrators to unusual behaviour.
Automate email security
Reduce the risk of a data breach. Risk-based Protection automatically applies email security relative to the actual risk of a data breach, protecting data as it is sent through insecure channels and accessed on unknown devices.
Apply the right level of email security, every time. Risk-based Protection dynamically applies the right level of security to emails by inspecting attributes such as the sender’s behaviour, the recipients’ domain and behaviour, and the sensitivity of the content being shared.
Increase adoption for email security tools. Risk-based Protection is vendor agnostic, so it makes sure your email security technology is used correctly regardless of whether it’s Egress Secure Email and File Transfer, TLS or another third-party supplier, such as Office 365 encryption.
Comply with security legislation. Enhancing your email security with Risk-based Protection can help you to prove compliance with data protection regulations, such as GDPR.
Secure emails in Office 365 and G Suite
Enhance email security in O365 and G Suite. Integration with all popular email clients makes it easy for users to send and receive information securely.
Encrypt email and classify content. Egress Risk-based Protection works alongside Egress Secure Email and File Transfer to offer email encryption, as well as to classify emails and attachments.
Engage your users. A simple interface and intuitive controls help people share with the right recipients, no user training required.
Meet compliance requirements. Designed for GDPR compliance, Risk-based Protection includes customisable policies for comprehensive email risk management.
Want to get more technical? Here are some good things to know about Egress Risk-based Protection.
- Machine learning and big data analysis
Egress Risk-based Protection uses our enhanced infrastructure to capture the metadata of email interactions, both feeding in historic data and recording it in real-time. Useful metadata includes senders, recipients and groups that appear in email threads together regularly.
This information is then analysed by the Risk-based Protection engine and a network of interactions is built. Big data analysis helps construct these networks by taking in the historic user data and aggregating it. Machine learning technology is utilised to build probabilities around how people share.
Risk-based Protection's machine learning tech automatically improves over time. The more data that is fed into the system, the better the system becomes at analysing behaviour patterns and predicting when mistakes are about to be made. So the more often people send emails accurately, the better the system gets at understanding what incorrect recipients look like.
- Infrastructure integration
Risk-based Protection integrates into Outlook to provide inline analysis and alerts about accidental sends. It also integrates into 365, Exchange and G Suite environments to provide insider threat protection however your organisation implements email.
- Working alongside Egress encryption and classification technologies
As part of the Egress platform, Risk-based Protection works with our document and email classification and email encryption solutions to provide comprehensive security. This adds an additional layer of security to email content, encrypting messages and attachments and providing real-time control of content after sending. Further, intelligent DLP policies mean encryption can be prompted or forced when the classified data is shared via email. The email body and classified attachments are encrypted in transit and at rest with AES256-bit encryption.
- Ways that Egress stops accidental sending
Data breaches via email mistakes happen in multiple ways. Breaking down the various mistakes, we can see how Risk-based Protection helps:
- Stops sends to incorrect recipients
- Detects new recipients
- Warns against mistyped email addresses
- Suggests additional recipients
- Blocks sending to defined recipients and domains
Not what you’re looking for? We love talking technical, so contact our team today to find out more about our advanced email protection options!
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