No matter how boring or clichéd this might sound, information security policies and procedures are the pillars successful organizations are built on, setting the stage for a sound security culture and helping to create a foundation for a truly resilient organization.
Ransomware groups have shifted from the automated, ‘spray and pray’ tactics of yesterday to highly targeted, human-operated ransomware attacks, carefully crafted to find and encrypt your data and cause maximum critical service disruption.
Knowing the common manipulative tactics – exploiting every emotional hot button (anxiety, uncertainty, urgency) – used in phishing is the first step to understanding how to identify and deflect them; and it requires a repetitive process.
A transformational communication program will move beyond one-size-fits-all messaging and approaches. Here we take a look at four critical elements of effective security awareness campaigns.
Entire populations are being manipulated through increasingly prevalent and hyper-compelling information typically spread via social media, designed to invoke emotion and exploit known biases and provoke a tsunami of misinformation.
The most sophisticated technology in the world is not enough to combat phishing scams. which aren’t designed to break through firewalls or circumvent email gateways or endpoint security.