Know Before you Click
Phishing scams are designed to take advantage of software and security weaknesses and a general lack of victim awareness and education to succeed. Masquerading as a familiar and reliable source, phishing scammers convince victims that their messages are legitimate and deceive them into providing confidential and financial information.
Given the steady rise and sophistication of phishing attacks, many organizations are trying different threat detection techniques to mitigate the risks posed by these attacks. This paper will cover why phishing is one of the top cyber attacks occurring today, the impacts of phishing, how it works, and the steps an organization can take to protect their employees and assets from these attacks.
Functional requirements for choosing a pre-emptive spear phishing management system are also covered in this brief.