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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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Social Engineering Reports
 
Broadcast Media Case Study
sponsored by enSilo
CASE STUDY: Explore this case study to gain insight into how companies within the broadcast media industry overcame the challenge of phishing campaigns targeting their enterprises.
Posted: 16 Jan 2018 | Published: 16 Jan 2018


Getting Started with DMARC
sponsored by Proofpoint, Inc.
EBOOK: According to Proofpoint, phishing costs brands around the globe $4.5 billion each year. This e-book reveals what DMARC is, how it works, its benefits, and what it means to your organization.
Posted: 23 Feb 2018 | Published: 23 Feb 2018

Proofpoint, Inc.

The 5 News Headlines You Don't Want to Be About Your Organization
sponsored by Juniper Networks
RESOURCE: 1/4 of major organizations experience at least one network breach each month, according to The Cyber Security Breaches Survey. This resource provides 5 security worse case scenarios and advice on how to prevent your organization from appearing in cyberattack news headlines.
Posted: 12 Feb 2018 | Published: 12 Feb 2018

Juniper Networks

Information security trends
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
RESEARCH CONTENT: This report from CompTIA, based on original research, assesses the current trends in information security.
Posted: 11 Mar 2013 | Published: 11 Mar 2013

ComputerWeekly.com

Top-of-Mind Threats and Their Impact on Endpoint Security Decisions
sponsored by Cylance
WHITE PAPER: According to this ESG report, 91% of cybersecurity professionals express the greatest concern over the threat posed by email phishing. Explore this report to learn how to protect your organization's endpoints against cyberattacks with specific defense strategies, including machine learning.
Posted: 01 Nov 2017 | Published: 01 Nov 2017

Cylance

Study commissioned by Webroot: Web Threats Expose Businesses to Data Loss
sponsored by Webroot
WHITE PAPER: Eight in 10 companies experienced web-borne attacks in 2012. Don't be part of the statistic! Read this research paper to learn about the current state of web layer security in organizations today and learn what you should do to stay protected.
Posted: 20 Mar 2013 | Published: 06 May 2013

Webroot

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

Access Accounts More Securely with IntelĀ® Identity Protection Technology
sponsored by Intel
PRODUCT OVERVIEW: This technology brief takes a closer look at today's threat landscape and presents key findings from a recent security survey. Discover the threats your clients are most vulnerable to as well as how they can develop an effective defense strategy against them.
Posted: 03 Aug 2011 | Published: 02 Aug 2011

Intel

Internet Trust Marks: Building Confidence and Profit Online
sponsored by Symantec Website Security Solutions
WHITE PAPER: This paper examines how recent trends in Internet trust marks can help restore confidence in online shopping, and as concluded by at least one recent study, even induce those who do shop to spend more.
Posted: 14 Jan 2015 | Published: 31 Oct 2013

Symantec Website Security Solutions

Malware Analysts Have the Tools to Defend Against Cyber-Attacks, But Challenges Remain
sponsored by Threat Track Security
WHITE PAPER: This informative guide explores today's threat landscape, the role of malware and the threat of internal vulnerabilities.
Posted: 16 Jun 2014 | Published: 16 Jun 2014

Threat Track Security
 

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