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DEFINITION: Pretexting is a form of social engineering in which an individual lies about his identity or purpose to obtain privileged data about another individual. A pretexter may then use this data to engage in identity theft or corporate espionage. Pretexting may be employed by telephone or email, through customer service instant messaging or a company Web site. A pretexter may use a variety of strategies  … 
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Hacking the Smartphone: A Business Email Compromise in Action
sponsored by Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.
WEBCAST: Watch this webcast to view a live demonstration of a business email compromise or "whaling" attack in action, to help yourself better understand what you're up against. Then, find out what damages these attacks can cause, the probability of your organization being hit, and more.
Posted: 13 Oct 2017 | Premiered: May 30, 2017

Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.

Go From Compromise to Containment - Fast
sponsored by Rapid 7
WEBCAST: According to the Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report, stolen credentials are the number one threat vector across all data breaches. Watch this webcast to uncover how you can detect the top attack vectors behind breaches, including compromised credentials, malware, and phishing.
Posted: 20 Nov 2017 | Premiered: Nov 20, 2017

Rapid 7

Your Security Sandbox Won't Catch it all: The Phishing Problem
sponsored by Proofpoint, Inc.
WEBCAST: Take a look at this webcast to uncover different types of email threats through various applications and what your organization can do to reduce your vulnerabilities against malware.
Posted: 04 Oct 2017 | Premiered: Oct 4, 2017

Proofpoint, Inc.

Protecting Sensitive Corporate Data Against the Full Spectrum of Mobile Risk
sponsored by Lookout
WEBCAST: Download this webcast to discover a full EMM platform that will protect sensitive corporate data against the full spectrum of mobile risks, from software vulnerabilities to behavior and configuration threats.
Posted: 26 Jun 2017 | Premiered: Jun 6, 2017

Lookout

The Human Factor 2017
sponsored by Proofpoint, Inc.
VIDEO: 90% of clicks on malicious URLs occur within 24 hours after they're delivered. Key into this webcast to get a closer look at when users are most likely to click into malicious URLs, which industry's users click the most, and what types of attacks have the most clicks.
Posted: 06 Oct 2017 | Premiered: 06 Oct 2017

Proofpoint, Inc.

TechTalk: Stop Malware at the Web Gateway
sponsored by BlueCoat
WEBCAST: Safeguarding your data from malware and other Web threats takes a layered approach. In this TechTalk webinar Blue Coat Technical Marketing Engineers will lead a discussion on how the Blue Coat ProxyAV works with the ProxySG to create a community-watch based security.
Posted: 14 May 2009 | Premiered: Mar 24, 2009

BlueCoat

An Introduction to Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML) & Internet Single Sign-On
sponsored by Ping Identity Corporation
VIDEOCAST: Check out this videocast to learn about Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML): what it is, how it works, and why it's important.
Posted: 11 Aug 2009 | Premiered: Aug 11, 2009

Ping Identity Corporation

The Custom Defense - Your Answer to APTs
sponsored by Trend Micro
VIDEO: Explore an innovative new technology available to help your organization combat potentially disastrous advanced persistent threats (APTs).
Posted: 17 Apr 2013 | Premiered: 17 Apr 2013

Trend Micro

Intel Core vPro Processor Family Animations: More Secure, Manageable, and Responsive
sponsored by Intel
VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENT: In this animation, discover how a hardware-assisted approach to enterprise management can help you remotely secure your PC fleet. Learn how you can reduce deskside visits, boost energy efficiency, remotely protect corporate data from theft and loss, and more – click through now to get started.
Posted: 28 Dec 2012 | Premiered: 28 Dec 2012

Intel

Kaspersky Internet Security 7.0
sponsored by Kaspersky Lab
TRIAL SOFTWARE: Try this free trial download today and see how Kaspersky Internet Security 7.0 features triple threat protection that defends against identity theft, confidential data leakage and all Internet threats.
Posted: 16 Nov 2007 | Premiered: 01 Nov 2007

Kaspersky Lab
 
 
SOCIAL ENGINEERING DEFINITION (continued): …  to obtain personal information. In one scenario, for example, the pretexter might call an individual claiming affiliation with a bank, survey firm or credit agency. In another scenario, a pretexter might claim to be a customer, client or employee of a company to gain access to phone or electronic records. After establishing trust with the targeted individual, the pretexter might ask a series of questions designed to gather key individual identifiers (like social security numbers, mother's maiden name, place or date of birth, or account numbers) under the guise of needing to confirm the individual's … 
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