Ken Takahashi, general manager for Return Path's Anti-Phishing Solutions was recently interviewed by Hacksurfer on the topic of outbound phishing. The resulting article is a great summation of the problem with phishing, the direct and indirect costs associated with an attack, and the need for Marketing and Security teams to work together to address this common, and global threat.
The good news is that there are solutions available! Between DMARC and complementary solutions like Domain Protect or Domain Secure, marketing and security teams can proactively block malicious email being distributed all over the world using the brands domain. In fact, Return Path can also identify brand abuse using domains beyond the control of the hijacked brand, providing the only full-spectrum coverage from both attack vectors.
Read the full article here and let us know if we can answer any questions you have about protecting your organization, email program, and customers from phishing attacks.