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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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Inky 2020 End of Year Phishing Report
sponsored by Inky Technology
RESEARCH CONTENT: With most people working remote in 2020, reliance on email for communication grew even higher – leading to a stark rise in phishing attacks. This report reflects on the top threat types and security strategies for phishing in 2020 and offers insight into what to expect in 2021 – read on to unlock the full report.
Posted: 20 Jan 2021 | Published: 20 Jan 2021

Inky Technology

Understanding Phishing: Computer Vision
sponsored by Inky Technology
WHITE PAPER: View this guide to learn how INKY uses visual analysis to figure out important features of each incoming email and matches it with other information to ward off phishing attacks.
Posted: 30 Mar 2021 | Published: 30 Mar 2021

TOPICS:  Phishing
Inky Technology

All together now
sponsored by ServiceNow
WHITE PAPER: 2020 has been a disastrous and disruptive year for organizations and their security programs. Upticks in cyberattacks – like malware – have led to significant and costly breaches. Read this white paper to learn more about the effects of 2020 and how IT and security teams can collaborate to drive operational resilience against today’s threats.
Posted: 07 Oct 2020 | Published: 07 Oct 2020

ServiceNow

Beyond the Perimeter
sponsored by Mimecast
ANALYST REPORT: Organizations are having a hard time protecting against modern email threats, especially since the move to cloud-delivered email systems. In this ESG Showcase, learn about Mimecast’s Email Security 3.0 Strategy that protects at the perimeter, inside the network and the organization, and beyond the perimeter.
Posted: 21 Oct 2020 | Published: 29 Feb 2020

Mimecast

CEO Impersonation
sponsored by Inky Technology
WHITE PAPER: Threat actors have realized that they can achieve at least a minimal rate of success by impersonating a company’s CEO or other high-level official in an email to an employee lower down in the organization. They will typically request money via wire transfer, but it does not stop there. Read this white paper to see some examples.
Posted: 02 Oct 2020 | Published: 02 Oct 2020

Inky Technology

Cisco Spam & Virus Blocker Frees Up Hours and Inboxes for Small Businesses
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
CASE STUDY: Spam email continues to be a big problem, even for small businesses. LUNAR, a product development consulting firm, had a major spam problem despite having just 50 employees. They found relief with Cisco's Spam and Virus Blocker. This case study details how LUNAR and other small businesses implemented and then benefited from this Cisco software.
Posted: 13 Feb 2009 | Published: 13 Feb 2009

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Measuring End User Susceptibility and Defenses Against Phishing Attacks with CORE Insight
sponsored by Core Security Technologies
WHITE PAPER: This white paper contains critical information about spear phishing and how to prepare your users and systems from falling for these targeted attacks being masked as trustworthy content.
Posted: 11 Oct 2013 | Published: 11 Oct 2013

Core Security Technologies

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

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

Phishing: The Latest Tactics And Potential Business Impacts
sponsored by Symantec
WHITE PAPER: This informative guide takes an in-depth look at phishing and how it has become an effective tactic for cybercriminals.
Posted: 14 May 2014 | Published: 14 May 2014

Symantec
 

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