Email security threats remain a pervasive issue for organizations large and small, according to a recent report from Barracuda. Some 87% of IT security professionals said their company experienced an attempted email-based threat in the past year, while 35% said they have been hit by a ransomware attack, the report found.
Of the 634 executives and team members serving in IT security roles surveyed worldwide, 88% said the threat of ransomware remains a concern. Of those who were victims of ransomware in the past, 75% said that the attack originated via email. Another 32% said the attack originated via web traffic, while 23% said network traffic, according to the report.
Read more about the findings of the new Barracuda report, including what the IT security pros surveyed consider to be the four best ways to train employees on cybersecurity, on TechRepublic.