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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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Employee Habits that Can Put Your Company at Risk
sponsored by Panda Security
WHITE PAPER: While maintaining secure devices and networks is critical to an organization's cybersecurity, it's not the only thing companies should focus on. When it comes to keeping an organization secure, employees are often the weakest link. Download this white paper to learn how employees are threatening your company and ways to prevent it.
Posted: 28 Jan 2019 | Published: 28 Jan 2019

Panda Security

Whitepaper: Does Office 365 Deliver the Email Security and Resilience Enterprises Need?
sponsored by Mimecast
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn about the native security features Office 365 delivers, as well as how to extend them for the added resilience you need to keep your communications safe.
Posted: 26 Aug 2019 | Published: 12 Jun 2019

Mimecast

The ROI of Security Orchestration and Automation
sponsored by Rapid7
WHITE PAPER: Security operations are often slowed down by manual processes that would be better left to machines. As a result, security orchestration and automation is becoming an increasingly vital aspect of many organizations' security strategies. In this white paper, explore the benefits and value of security orchestration and automation.
Posted: 08 Apr 2019 | Published: 08 Apr 2019

Rapid7

Understanding Phishing: Fake Attachments
sponsored by Inky Technology
WHITE PAPER: Malicious fake attachments are a trend that has security pros on the alert.So how can you spot them at first glance and before they do serious damage? This special phishing report for security pros reveals exactly how it’s done.
Posted: 16 Oct 2019 | Published: 16 Oct 2019

Inky Technology

Best Practices for Protecting Against Phishing, Ransomware and Email Fraud
sponsored by Barracuda
WHITE PAPER: Download this Osterman Research white paper to learn more about the growing success of cyber threats, the top incidents that are concerning decision makers, and 10 tactics for fending off these advanced attacks.
Posted: 28 May 2019 | Published: 30 Apr 2018

Barracuda

Five Network Security Threats and How to Protect Your Business
sponsored by Qwest Communications
WHITE PAPER: Threats abound in today’s corporate networks. Keeping your enterprise and its assets secure requires a proactive security strategy. Discover the five most costly network security threats and see how you can protect your business with a layered security approach.
Posted: 26 Aug 2010 | Published: 25 Aug 2010

Qwest Communications

What Can You Do Differently to Guard Against Threats from Rapidly Evolving Mobile Malware?
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Mobile security is about more than the device: It's also about protecting apps on the device. Learn how IBM can help.
Posted: 09 Oct 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2014

IBM

Online Dating: Keeping Your Members Safe from Online Scams and Predators
sponsored by iovation, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper will help you understand what new and innovative techniques can be used to protect the reputation of your business, keep your members in a safe and trusted environment, while keeping the fraudsters out. Device fingerprinting helps identify the bad guys so sites can eliminate their accounts from the network once and for all.
Posted: 09 Jun 2009 | Published: 09 Jun 2009

iovation, Inc.

Who Is Fighting Phishing: An Overview of the Phishing Lifecycle and the Entities Involved
sponsored by MarkMonitor
WHITE PAPER: This white paper addresses the lifecycle of a phishing attack and how different entities--including third-party take down services and law enforcement--are involved in the process of disabling phishing sites.
Posted: 10 Oct 2008 | Published: 09 Oct 2008

MarkMonitor

Phishing and Web Security
sponsored by Webroot
WHITE PAPER: This brief whitepaper explores why businesses need to prepare for phishing 2.0 and why this new cybercrime is aiming its sights at your business.
Posted: 29 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Webroot
 

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