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Egress Launches Calculator to Reveal the Cost of Insider Breaches

·2-min read

New tool uses real-world data to quantify the impact of email data loss

Egress has today announced the launch of Insider Breach Insights, which utilizes real-world data to reveal the cost of email data breaches. The tool, announced at Egress’ annual Human Layer Security Global event, analyzes anonymized data from the Egress Analytics platform to create risk profiles which enable organizations to understand their risk of an insider breach.

The calculator offers insights into the likely causes of email incidents, including:

  • Accidental email

  • Spear phishing

  • Misspelled email recipient

  • Large recipient lists/incorrect use of BCC

The first step towards quantifying the scale of insider risk related to email, users simply input their industry and number of mailboxes. The tool then applies analysis based on anonymized data insights and trends to indicate the scale of potential incidents in their organization.

Egress CEO Tony Pepper comments: "When it comes to insider risk, many organizations are only seeing the tip of the iceberg. Insider Breach Insights utilizes real-world data to enable organizations to finally see the full picture. For organizations, this is an important tool for those looking to quantify their risk when it comes to email, and I hope that the insights provided will empower IT teams to put in place the right measures to secure their organization’s people and the data they share."

About Egress

Our mission is to eliminate the greatest risk to every business – the insider threat. To achieve this Egress has built the world’s only Human Layer Security platform that empowers your people to remain secure while being highly productive.

Using patented contextual machine learning, Egress is trusted by the world's biggest brands to prevent human error and protect against malicious or reckless behavior on email without any administrative overhead. Funded by FTV Capital and AlbionVC, Egress is headquartered in London with offices in Toronto and Boston.

View source version on businesswire.com: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210422005674/en/

Contacts

For further information and interview requests, please contact:
Jordan Brackenbury, PR Manager
+44 (0)207624 8500
PR@Egress.com