Advanced Email Protection

94% of malware is delivered via email

80% of security incidents come from Phishing attacks

 

Strengthen your existing cybersecurity measures with an additional layer of protection that specifically prevents email-borne threats. By applying best-in-class signature-based detection in combination with a range of innovative technologies, email-borne attacks are blocked in seconds.

Our Advanced Email Protection service, powered by Acronis Cyber Protect Cloud, includes the following:


Phishing Attack Protection

Blocks phishing attacks and impersonation techniques based on content analysis using multiple phishing filters including URL reputation engines from 4 market-leading sources.  Utilises a unique image recognition technology that catches unknown malicious URLs based on the images and logos used on the web page.  Unpacks deeply embedded, hidden phishing attempts, leveraging threat intelligence from 6 market-leading sources.

Internal Phishing Protection

Prevents lateral phishing with a zero-trust approach, scanning 100% of email traffic in seconds.

Anti-Spam Protection

Reviews all emails and applies anti-spam and reputation-based filters, including IP reputation checks, to block malicious or unwanted communication, stopping unwanted spam emails once and for all.

Zero-day and Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) Protection

Catches advanced threats that evade conventional defences with a unique CPU-level technology that detects and blocks attacks at the exploit stage, prior to malware release.

Account Takeover Protection

Stops account takeover attempts with multiple security layers, including phishing and anti-malware engines, threat intelligence, and anti-evasion technology.

Business Email Compromise (BEC) Protection

Prevents payload-less attacks and impersonation attempts including look-alike domains and display-name deception.  These email attacks contain no malicious links, content or malware and are caught through machine learning algorithms and IP reputation record checks.

Our Advanced Email Protection service is charged on a per email mailbox basis and can be applied to generic mailboxes such as office@ as well as named email mailboxes.  Contact us at sales@theictservice.org.uk for a quote.

Questions to ask when choosing an Email Security Solution

  • Is it easily deployed, scalable and customisable?
  • Can it protect from range of evolving threats? (spear phishing, insider threats, whaling)
  • Does it provide a multi-layered approach?
  • Why should I use it for Microsoft 365 when I have email security from them?
  • Does it have strong filtering Accuracy (few false positives)?
  • Does it analyse email quickly enough, avoiding lengthy delays before releasing emails?
  • Is it backed up by a proactive support team, ready to help and advice?

Advantages of Advanced Email Protection

  • Detection speed – seconds on average (up to 30 sec) vs 7-20 minutes for legacy sandboxing solutions.
  • Scans 100% of traffic at any scale – proactive protection vs reactive for legacy solutions
  • Prevent APTs and zero-day attacks – unique CPU-level analysis to detect anomalous behaviour pre-malware release (acts earlier in the attack chain than any other solution)
  • Incident response services – additional forensic analysis on threats and ongoing support via Perception Point
  • Best rating in independent evaluations – SELabs

Glossary

Phishing – a type of social engineering where an attacker sends a fraudulent email to users with the goal to trick them into revealing sensitive information or providing attackers with access to it

Spoofing – the creation of email messages with a forged sender address

BEC – type of social engineering attack that is usually precisely targeted, and leverages spoofing rather than malicious payloads (URLs, files)

Evasive techniques – Various techniques to mask attacks so that they are not detected by security solutions, e.g. embedding malicious content within clean one, or not releasing malware in sandbox environments but only when facing users

APTs – advanced persistent threats (APTs) are attacks that use continuous, sophisticated and highly evasive hacking techniques to gain unauthorized access to system and stay undetected for a prolonged period of time, with potentially destructive consequences

Spear phishing – an email scam targeted towards a specific individual

Whaling – a targeted phishing attack aimed at senior executives

Zero-day attacks – a cyber-attack targeting a software vulnerability which is unknown to the software provider or to antivirus systems. The attacker spots the software vulnerability before any parties interested in mitigating it and quickly uses it for an attack. Such attacks are highly likely to succeed because defences are not in place. This makes zero-day attacks a severe security threat.

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Lizzy Bennett, St Laurence Primary - 22 June 2021 about Helpline

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Jane's help was amazing. I would not have been able to complete the task without her help. Thank you.

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Subject Access Requests are very complex and challenging, having Donna as our DPO not only gave us the confidence that we were approaching this in the right way but that we would be gently and carefully guided through the necessary steps. We cannot thank her enough!

Rachel Snape, Milton Road Primary - 22 February 2022 about GDPR Support

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Chris Ashley, Ely St John's Primary - 3 February 2021 about Helpline

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Kate Barnes, Spring Meadow Infants - 27 November 2020 about Helpline

Karen was very quick to respond to my query, which had been sent to her via bank account team, so I was not expecting such a quick response. Thank you

Carol Cullum, Stretham Primary School - 22 February 2022 about Helpline

I was very pleased with the way The ICT service were able to help tp diagnose the issues remotely and get support from an engineer within a reasonable time frame despite some hiccups along the way. efficient, helpful and friendly service as always. Thank you!!

Emma Little, Linton Infant School - 23 February 2021 about Technical Support

Really helpful and quick service, explained what he was doing and outcome.

Rebecca Pentney, The Bellbird Primary - 14 January 2022 about Helpline

Karen is always really helpful, thank you!

Sharon Simpson, Great Gidding Primary - 16 June 2021 about Helpline

Daniel was very helpful and resolved my issue with STAR accounts.

Karen Thorpe, Tilney St Lawrence Primary School - 30 June 2021 about Technical Support

We are very grateful for the help, attention and advice given by our ICT technician on these visits.

Diane Baslington, The Bellbird Primary School - 30 September 2020 about Technician Support

Excellent response, at the drop of a hat and issue resolved inside a very few minutes. :)

Maureen Marsh, Godmanchester Bridge Academy - 25 June 2021 about Helpline

A complex issue was promptly solved after thorough investigation through remote control of my laptop.

Stuart Wilkinson, Westfield Junior - 7 June 2021 about Technical Support

Jane has the expertise to sort any SIMS problem. A real asset.

Beverley Clowes, Bottisham Primary School - 14 January 2021 about Helpline

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Nadine Purcell, Stukeley Meadows Primary - 17 June 2021 about Helpline

Great service as always!

Matt Casey, Morley Memorial Primary School - 7 December 2021 about Helpline

Brilliant service and very quick response, especially in these really difficult times. The report was exactly what I requested.

Nadine Purcell, Stukely Meadows Primary School - 26 January 2021 about Helpline

Clare was extremely helpful as are all the team.

Katie Dixon, Ridgefield Primary School - 19 November 2020 about Helpline

Great service, issued resolved within minutes.

Esther Hay, Spring Common Special School - 6 November 2020 about Helpline

Karen is always super helpful! Thank you.

Sharon Simpson, Great Gidding Primary - 9 June 2021 about Helpline

Always very helpful and cheerful member of staff - Vanessa. Never have any issues and always a good level of service.

Paula D'Agnello, St Anne's Primary - 6 January 2022 about Helpline

Happy with the support we have received and the discussions following any questions we have. GDPR is always a challenge but the support enables us to feel confident with what we are doing and what we need to do next.

Lee Frost, Great Paxton Primary - 14 June 2021 about DPO Service

Always have great confidence that The ICT Helpline will help you to solve your problem, fab service as always.

Esther Hay, Spring Common Special School - 6 November 2020 about Helpline

Fast and efficient service as always from Vanessa at The ICT Service :-)

Godmanchester Bridge Academy - 14 June 2021 about Helpline

Prompt, helpful and pro-active support - thank you.

Luke Rolls, University of Cambridge Primary School - 17 December 2021 about Helpline

Vanessa was very helpful - didn't make me feel silly!

Hannah Burnham, Newton Primary School - 16 October 2020 about Helpline

So patient and happy to go over the details to ensure I could replicate the process again without assistance - fantastic. Thank you.

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Sonia Singh, Guilden Morden Primary School - 17 November 2020 about Technical Support

Saved me loads of time. Thank you.

Fay Staple, Little Paxton Primary School - 13 January 2022 about Helpline

Excellent service as always. Thank you Vannessa.

Lynnda Osborne, Girton Glebe Primary - 30 June 2021 about Helpline

Karen - thank you as always!

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Super duper support from Donna, as ever.

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It is always good to have the support of our ICT Service GDPR DPO officer. Thank you Vanessa.

Sandra Adderley, Barton Primary - 14 February 2022 about GDPR Support

I wish my Internet at home was as fast as Rob. My life would be much less frustrating.

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I appreciate how expeditiously the issue was resolved and communicated back to me.

David Walker, Downham Market Academy - 28 January 2021 about Technical Support

Totally happy with the quality and speed of the response which will help us move forward with our remote learning. Thank you Vanessa!

Chris Ashley, Ely St John's Primary - 5 October 2020 about Helpline

Excellent response time and quality of response. Donna always has time to discuss issues, advise on how to address our concerns and put our minds at rest, if appropriate. Thank you Donna.

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Excellent response to my email query. Sorted as quickly as humanly possible in the current situation. Thank you!

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As always; prompt, pleasant and helpful.

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We are very fortunate to have Donna as DPO. She always responds quickly, gives sensible advice and will follow up in writing for reference.

Ilona Wrigley, Oakdale Primary School - 30 November 2020 about GDPR DPO Service

We are so grateful for Michelle's support

Sandra Adderley, Barton Primary - 17 December 2021 about In School Technical Support

Very supportive as always! Your expert knowledge is needed and welcomed....Thank you.

Julia Lindley, Barrington Primary - 24 June 2021 about Helpline

Daniel went the extra mile and helped me solve the problem. With his persistence and determination, he saved us from being charged unnecessarily by contractors.

Mei Gao, Meridian Primary - 22 June 2021 about Technical Support

Donna kept communicating with me throughout my technical & communication difficulties which I am extremely grateful for! Thank you very much Donna :)

Yvonne Jenner, Ashbeach Primary School - 21 January 2021 about GDPR DPO Service

All good thank you.

Carol Houghton, Brampton Village College - 23 February 2022 about Helpline

We couldn't manage without Lee's expertise, thank you so much for your patience.

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Helpful and clear in explaining and solving the problem.

Stuart Wilkinson, Westfield Junior School - 24 January 2022 about Helpline

Excellent service as always, Michael went above and beyond to resolve our issue. Many thanks indeed.

Matt Courtman, Cromwell Community College - 9 June 2021 about Technical Support

Claire and Jane patiently dealt with this complex problem and resolved it for us in the end. Thank you very much to both of them!

Anne Maskell, St Matthew's Primary School - 30 September 2020 about Helpline

Great, friendly service. Thank you!

Chris Ashley, Ely St John's Primary School - 3 August 2021 about Technical Services

Jane has been very patient and sorted out my issues. She gives you the confidence to know that the problem will be resolved in a timely manner.

Diane Baslington, Bellbird Primary -18 June 2021 about Helpline

Clear and thorough response with all information clearly shared so we understood the information shared and the action we needed to take in what was a more unusual request for help.

Rebecca Pentney, The Bellbird Primary - 24 February 2022 about Consultancy Services

Excellent response. Jane sorted me out within minutes, as usual. Thank you!

Chris Ashley, Ely St John's Primary - 2 March 2021 about Helpline

Impressive resolution to my issue, thanks!

Sally Merson, Wheatfields Primary School - 28 January 2021 about Technical Support Team

First class service as usual.

Ray Lockett, Melbourn Village College - 18 February 2022 about Helpline

I needed an incorruptible version of our headed paper as one of the logos had been updated. Within about 5 minutes of emailing my request, the amended version was in my inbox - thanks Rob!

Julie Warman, Littleport Primary School - 16 March 2021 about Helpline

Jane was wonderful very helpful she sorted out the problem quickly.

Dianne O'Bryan, Great & Little Shelford Primary - 29 June 2021 about Helpline

Great service. Thank you for bearing with me, Karen, on a very difficult day.

Chris Ashley, Ely St John's Primary - 23 June 2021 about Helpline

A perfect service thank you Daniel; you are amazing.

Cathy Smith, Sir Harry Smith Community College - 23 June 2021 about Technical Support

Thank you Clare for resolving remote access fob issues promptly and efficiently

Sharon Vince, Queen Emma Primary School - 3 August 2021 about Helpline

Excellent service as always. Good to know that we have a knowledgeable and fabulous team supporting schools.

Diane Baslington, The Bellbird Primary School - 2 March 2021 about Technical Support

Communication was fantastic.

Jem Finch, Cromwell Community College - 6 December 2021 about Helpline

Daniel has been a great help as always, fixing an awkward issue!

Matt Courtman, Cromwell Community College - 18 January 2022 about Technical Support

Daniel could not have been more patient in determining the issue and resolving it. I am so happy with the service and support that is always given from the ICT service. Thank you

Cathy Smith, Sir Harry Smith Community College - 10 March 2021 about Technical Support

Excellent service.

Jeanette Speed, Over Primary - 30 June 2021 about Helpline

Couldn't have been friendlier or more helpful. Thank you :)

Amanda Ward, Rackham Primary School - 4 August 2021 about Helpline

Very efficient service

Emma Hicks, Linton Infant School - 12 January 2022 about Helpline

I am always impressed by how helpful and supportive the staff at ICT are. On this occasion Donna helped me and she was brilliant. Thank you!

Gill Dunbavin, Isleham Primary - 21 January 2021 about Helpline

A very quick resolution and very clearly explained. Thanks.

Sally Merson, Wheatfields Primary School - 26 January 2021 about Technical Support

Bespoke training according to our organisation's needs and all questions answered. Also follow up support and guidance was invaluable.

Iman Ibn Tahaikt, Abu Bakr Islamic School - 4 December 2020 about GDPR DPO Service

Amazing help and support! Claire was very helpful - thank you so much.

Shelley Steer, Townley Primary - 9 December 2021 about Helpline

Had a problem with the Entrust fob, emailed and within a very short time, all sorted. Thank you!

Julie Warman, Littleport Primary School - 29 January 2021 about Technical Support

Problem discussed in detail and response received by email in minutes. Thank you Karen!

Chris Ashely, Ely St John's Primary School - 17 January 2022 about Helpline

I like the option to email queries/questions that I do not need an immediate response to - always answered in a helpful and timely manner.

Sharon Murray, Cherry Hinton Primary School - 8 December 2020 about Helpline

Just wanted to drop a quick note to thank you for the ICT assessment this morning. It was a such a valuable process for us. I really feel that your knowledge and expertise will ensure that our student's learning can move forward using technology. We are excited about the opportunities we will now be able to offer her.

It was useful for myself as a SENCO too. I can see more clearly how I could use technology better to benefit all our children with additional needs.

Sam Wallace, Sutton CE (VC) Primary School - 7 December 2021 about SEND ICT Assessments

Emailed the request across, matter was dealt with quickly, kept in the loop all the way through. Thank you.

Mrs Pearce, Bottisham Primary School - 19 January 2021 about Technical Support

Claire was fab as always! Thank you!

Rona Metters, Friday Bridge Primary School - 7 February 2022 about Helpline

Very helpful and efficient

Jacqui Nash, Brampton Village Primary - 20 January 2022 about Helpline

Karen is so helpful; I wouldn't be able to do my job if it wasn't for her. Thank you Karen

Angela Spaxman, Park Street Primary School - 25 January 2022 about Helpline

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