83% of cyber attacks are phishing attacks

UK Government Cyber Security Breaches Survey - 2021
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Test your staff and defend against attackers

Phishing Simulation in Defense.com™ helps you test if your staff can spot and avoid malicious emails.

  • Send or schedule fake phishing emails
  • Pick from a range of pre-prepared phishing templates, designed to lure users into sharing information in the same way a hacker would target your staff
  • Target specific individuals or multiple users
  • Monitor campaign progress in real-time
  • View detailed reports for each campaign in the Defense.com™ platform

If users interact with a phishing campaign, a threat will automatically be added to the Defense.com™ Threat Management interface with recommended advice. You can then provide additional training to help protect your organisation from real phishing attacks.

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Send fake phishing emails

Choose from a range of tried and tested email templates that direct users to a fake landing page and data capture form. This process tests your staff’s vigilance against this type of attack and highlights at what stage they realise this could be a phishing attempt.

Defense.com™ dashboard campaign progress tracker

Monitor campaign progress

Defense.com™ makes it easy to manage your campaigns. See what emails were sent and access phishing email reports all in one place.

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View detailed reports

See how individual users have interacted with each campaign and get a detailed event timeline in your Defense.com™ platform.

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Get actionable results

If a user falls for a phishing email, the details will be added to your Defense.com™ Threat Management dashboard so you can prioritise giving them more training.

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Protect your organisation

With Defense.com™ you can schedule regular phishing campaigns to:

  • Protect your organisation from real phishing attacks
  • Defend against hackers
  • Prevent security breaches
  • Identify if additional staff training is required

If any of your users engage with a phishing email, you can then provide them with additional training to increase their awareness and vigilance.

You can also use other powerful features in Defense.com™ such as Log Monitoring and Endpoint Protection to identify and proactively block phishing attacks and other malicious activity.

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Start your free trial of Defense.com™ today to discover how Phishing Simulation can help you to keep your staff alert and defend against phishing attacks.

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Frequently Asked Questions

A phishing email is a type of social engineering attack where threat actors will pretend to be a genuine company employee or supplier, with the aim of deceiving users into giving up sensitive company information such as passwords or financial information. Hackers will generally then try to use this to inflict further damage to an organisation, including stealing money and data.

Phishing simulation involves sending targeted phishing emails to staff in order to test their vigilance against fake emails and see how they react. Phishing simulation campaigns should be used in conjunction with phishing training to ensure that staff learn how to spot and avoid attacks and test their knowledge regularly.

Phishing simulation tools let you send fake emails to users, including a link to a web page that asks for sensitive company or personal information. For example, this could be disguised as a password reset email, or an email from payroll. Your phishing simulation service should then provide you with detailed stats showing which users fell for the fake phishing attempt. This enables you to follow up with further training as necessary.

With Defense.com™ you can choose from a range of pre-made email templates that link to a dedicated landing page. Each landing page is branded as a fake company and contains a form that is designed to capture information. You can track if any users clicked the email or submitted data in the form, and follow up with individuals to provide further training.

Using a phishing simulation tool will help your organisation to maintain strong front line defences and prevent security breaches. Carefully constructed phishing emails can identify any weaknesses in staff training and awareness, allowing you to remediate risks before a real phishing attempt is successful.

A phishing simulation can help you achieve robust cyber resilience against phishing attacks. Hackers rely on social engineering techniques like phishing to target employees, as they present the easiest path to revealing sensitive data. Cybercriminals are also constantly developing their phishing scams to mislead employees. Phishing simulations deliver real-world scenarios where businesses can address whether employees are likely to fall victim to a phishing attack and identify areas to improve their security awareness training.