2022 Email Security Threat Report


Report Shows Substantial Uptick in Language-Based Attacks

We are proud to debut the 2022 Email Security Threat Report, a study of email-based attack trends compiled by analyzing over 2.5 billion emails from January 2021 to March 2022.    

The report shows that email attackers have transitioned from broad-based campaigns using links and attachments to targeted attacks where language is used to compromise trust.

Also included are trends within the most prevalent threat types:

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  • Business email compromise
  • Financial fraud
  • Phishing attacks
  • Impersonation attacks
  • Brand impersonation attacks
  • Remote-work related threats

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Reduction in User-Reported Email Threats

Reduction in Phishing Response Times




Armorblox secures enterprise communications over email and other cloud office applications with the power of Natural Language Understanding. The Armorblox platform connects over APIs and analyzes thousands of signals to understand the context of communications and protect people and data from compromise. Over 58,000 organizations use Armorblox to stop BEC and targeted phishing attacks, protect sensitive PII and PCI, and automate remediation of user-reported email threats. Armorblox was featured in the 2019 Forbes AI 50 list and was named a 2020 Gartner Cool Vendor in Cloud Office Security. Founded in 2017, Armorblox is headquartered in Sunnyvale, CA and backed by General Catalyst and Next47.

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