Mimecast for Outlook: Impersonation Protection Banners

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This guide describes how users and administrators of Mimecast for Outlook v7.7 or later see and interact with banners displayed inside messages if:

 

Identifying Suspicious Messages

 

Suspicious Message BannerA suspicious message banner is displayed if an Impersonation Protection policy is triggered, that uses a definition with the "Tag Header" option enabled.

 

To report the message as a phishing attempt:

  1. Click on the Report Phishing button.

 

Forwarding Suspicious Messages

 

Forwarding a Suspicious MessageBy default, an alert notification is displayed if a user attempts to forward or reply to a message where an Impersonation Protection policy is triggered that uses a definition with the "Tag Header" option enabled. Administrators can enable or disable users ability to forward or reply to suspicious message.

 

To enable forwarding and replying to suspicious messages:

  1. Select the Impersonation Protection in Mimecast for Outlook - Forward and Reply to Suspicious Messages option in the "Common Application Settings | General" section of your application settings. See the Configuring Application Settings page for full details.

 

Identifying External Messages

 

An external message banner is displayed if an Impersonation Protection policy is triggered, that uses a definition with the "Mark All Inbound Items as External" option enabled with the "Tag Header" option configured.

 

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