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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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Top COVID-19 Phishing Scams
sponsored by Inky Technology
RESOURCE: Phishing scammers have taken advantage of the frequent updates regarding COVID-19 information to use it as an entry point for their campaigns. This article, Top COVID-19 Phishing Scams, looks at the emerging threat types and what to look for to identify an attack – read on to get started.
Posted: 06 Oct 2020 | Published: 06 Oct 2020

Inky Technology

SIG - Axcess Financial Customer Story
sponsored by Cisco Umbrella
CASE STUDY: In this case study, following the journey of Axcess Financial as they partner with Cisco to address issues they were facing related to incident detection, response and remediation. Read on to learn how they overcame these challenges and the benefits of their partnership.
Posted: 31 Jul 2020 | Published: 31 Jul 2020

Cisco Umbrella

Stop phishing attacks dead in their tracks
sponsored by eSentire
WEBCAST: Download this on-demand webinar to learn what eSentire’s Threat Response Unit (TRU) team is doing to stop phishing attacks dead in their tracks. Get real-world examples of phishing attacks contained by their Security Operations Center (SOC) and discuss how organizations can better protect themselves from phishing attacks in the future.
Posted: 19 Feb 2021 | Premiered: Feb 19, 2021

TOPICS:  Phishing
eSentire

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

Threatsaurus: The A-Z of Computer and Data Security Threats
sponsored by Sophos UK
BOOK: Whether you're an IT professional, use a computer at work, or just browse the internet, this book is for you. We tell you the facts about the threats to your computers and to your data in simple, easy-to-understand language.
Posted: 25 May 2010 | Published: 01 Dec 2009

Sophos UK

Death and Taxes...and Hackers
sponsored by Imperva
VIDEO: View this video to learn about a tax scheme that is sweeping through the internet, and how to avoid falling victim to it.
Posted: 01 Apr 2011 | Premiered: 01 Apr 2011

Imperva

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

Presentation Transcript: How Google Tackles IT Security and What You Can Learn from It
sponsored by Google Apps
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: Today's computing environment demands IT attention to a wide range of security issues. Learn from security practitioners at Google who are on the frontlines of fighting spam, malware and phishing for Google Apps users, securing identity management in hosted web apps and monitoring the network, detecting intrusion and responding to incidents.
Posted: 04 Apr 2011 | Published: 11 Jun 2010

Google Apps

Information Security Magazine November 2009: Stay in Control
sponsored by Information Security Magazine
EZINE: Unmanaged changes to IT systems and networks can recklessly increase risk to enterprises. The key is rolling out an accepted change management process, and sticking to it. Read this magazine and find out how a consistent change management process puts you in charge.
Posted: 16 Nov 2009 | Published: 16 Nov 2009

Information Security Magazine

5 Ways to Prevent a Ransomware Infection through Network Security
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: Even though ransomware attacks are becoming more creative, getting back to the basics of network security could be the key to preventing future infections. In this e-guide, we explore 5 key steps for preventing ransomware attacks.
Posted: 05 Oct 2016 | Published: 03 Oct 2016

IBM
 

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