For us the big way to reduce the chance of targeted phishing attacks is to use the email by a major cloud provider like Google or Microsoft, and configure it appropriately. But we should all keep looking for tips.
Read John Randall’s article about how small and medium businesses could reduce the risk of targeted phishing attacks on IT Pro Portal :
It’s no secret that email inboxes are under siege. According to the 2018 Verizon Data Breach Report, phishing attacks are at the heart of 93 percent of data breaches. In fact, the FBI’s 2017 Internet Crime Report indicates that business email compromise (BEC) and phishing drive 48 percent of ALL internet crime-driven loss — more than all other business-related internet crime combined. And with $12 billion lost globally, it’s proving extremely effective.
Read his full article here.