Your Microsoft 365 email solution can help to protect your business against common email attacks – If you know how to enable the features.

Office 365 Business Standard does including Phishing protection but all functions are not enabled by default and do require setup.

It will also work in both the Outlook application for desktops as well as Outlook web browser edition.

However, this should really be a complement to your existing anti-malware protection and DNS protection, not a replacement which would protect against further opening of links and file malware. Remember that your anti-malware protection can’t protect or detect incoming spoofed email addresses – so its really a multi-part solution.

Phishing protection should help to protect against spoofed email accounts, known email attacks in the wild, slight variations domain names and other tricks used to get users to hand over money or access codes.

Don’t forget that before you get started on this, make sure your DMARC, DKIM and SPF records are 100% correct.

Finally if you are using a web hosting server/company to give you cheap email accounts then its only a matter of time before you are in trouble and we highly recommend moving to Office 365 or Google Workspace.

If none of this makes sense – give us a call and we will resolve it for you.

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