Cybercriminals launched various phishing scams targeting World Cup fans leading up to and during the first week of the monthlong international soccer tournament.
Security leaders must implement phishing awareness programs to train employees to recognize business email compromise (BEC) attacks and other social engineering schemes that could compromise data.
A recent survey revealed that many consumers fail to change their online security habits even after falling victim to identity theft.
The key to improving identity theft awareness is to understand the risks, which include phishing attacks, digital trust abuse, poor password management, BYOD policies and more.
Explore some of the most common social engineering tricks used to fool employees into handing over access to sensitive data. These include phishing, tailgating and social media pretexting.
New data breach statistics revealed that while total numbers are down, disclosure times are still too high to comply with upcoming data privacy regulations.
Emerging mobile and cloud-based technologies present many new challenges pertaining to sporting event cybersecurity.
According to a new report, cybercriminals now prefer to leverage human-centered vulnerabilities rather than launching automated attacks.
Twenty-Seven Percent of Employees Fail Social Engineering Test, Suggesting Need for Better Cybersecurity Training
According to a recent study, 27 percent of employees failed to respond appropriately to a simulated phishing exercise, underscoring the need for better cybersecurity training.
Social engineering dates back to ancient times. Today, the most common forms of social trickery include baiting, vishing, phishing and other schemes designed to exploit human nature.