Best Email Security Practices for Employees

Best Email Security Practices for Employees — You can set up any system to protect your organization from cyberattacks, but many cyberattacks hit you where you are most vulnerable — your employees. Emails are one of the most used communication channels today. Cybercriminals can email malicious content messages to steal confidential data and harm your organization. For this reason, it is vital that your employees implement the necessary practises about email security. Here are five best email security practises to implement for your employees:

1- Strong Passwords

  • Use numbers and special characters
  • Avoid words that can be found in a dictionary
  • Use upper and lower case letters
  • Do not include any information that someone could easily guess based on your identity

2- Avoid Public Wi-Fi

3- Use Data Encryption

4- Prevent Phishing Attacks

Hence, phishing attacks may pose a great threat to your company. With Keepnet Labs’ field-proven phishing simulation module, you can safely and proactively test and measure your organization’s human vulnerability by sending harmless phishing attacks to your team, tracking their actions, and giving you feedback.

5- Train Your Employees

Author: Hector

Cyber Security Researcher

Keepnet is an anti phishing solution and cybersecurity awareness training platform