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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.
Security training programs should go beyond the basics and address why phishing attacks, social engineering schemes and other insider threats impact employees personally.
The U.S. Department of Justice recently conducted the largest sweep of identity fraud cases aimed at elderly citizens in the nation's history.