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DON’T LET CLOUD THREATS RAIN ON YOUR PARADE
Our recent blog post detailing how cybercriminals compromise cloud accounts provides crucial insight into attacks on Microsoft Office 365 and Google G Suite specifically.  40% of all tenants have at least one compromised account in their environment as a result of these brute force and phishing-related attacks.  Once successful in getting a foothold in a tenant, threat actors move laterally by phishing other members of the organization and its business partners to find an avenue for cyber fraud and data theft. Office 365 and G Suite accounts are heavily targeted because they hold the key to business communication and valuable data. An attacker can also reset passwords to other cloud service accounts when they take over a user’s email account. Protecting these two cloud services from account compromise requires careful layering of threat protection, authentication and data security capabilities along with a people-centric security approach that accounts for who is most attacked, vulnerable to attacks and/or privileged with access to sensitive data. READ MORE