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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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Spear-phishing Analysis with ThreatQ Investigations
sponsored by ThreatQuotient
WEBCAST: Spear-phishing attacks are a growing security threat to organizations and their employees. These attacks target victims from a seemingly reliable source to lure them to a malware-ridden site. View this webinar to learn how to develop your spear-phishing investigation skills to spot an and attack before it becomes troublesome.
Posted: 23 Jan 2020 | Premiered: Jan 23, 2020

ThreatQuotient

Proofpoint and CSC help Blocket Reduce Suspicious Messages by 99%
sponsored by Proofpoint
CASE STUDY: Blocket AB, an e-commerce site, was facing a big email security challenge. Blocket had relied on awareness campaigns to help customers report phishing emails. However, there were still a number of customer service phishing inquiries. In this case study, learn how Blocket was able to block phishing emails with Proofpoint Email Fraud Defense.
Posted: 10 Jun 2019 | Published: 10 Jun 2019

Proofpoint

Moorabool Shire Council Case Study
sponsored by mimecast
CASE STUDY: In this case study, discover how Moorabool Shire Council was able to immediately reduce the number of phishing and whaling attacks in order to reduce IT workload while maintaining security for the 250 email users within their municipality.
Posted: 10 Dec 2019 | Published: 10 Dec 2019

mimecast

Proofpoint Threat Response Auto-Pull
sponsored by Proofpoint
DATA SHEET: Today’s organizations are under a constant barrage of email attacks, and current detection methods are manual and labor-intensive, allowing for malicious emails to remain in inboxes. In this data sheet, discover the Proofpoint Threat Response email security platform, designed to identify and quarantine lingering malware.
Posted: 02 Mar 2020 | Published: 02 Mar 2020

Proofpoint

Detecting Malicious Domains Using Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
sponsored by DomainTools
WHITE PAPER: As cybercriminals deploy more sophisticated attack methods to avoid detection, organizations need to ensure their security tactics can evolve at the pace of these threats. Download this white paper to take a closer look at how machine learning & AI can bolster your security by detecting malicious activity across various domains.
Posted: 03 Feb 2020 | Published: 03 Feb 2020

DomainTools

Guide to Eliminating the Top 3 Security Pain Points
sponsored by Menlo Security
WEBCAST: In this webinar, leverage the knowledge of industry experts at 451 research and Menlo Security to uncover the most significant information security pain points and strategic recommendations for eliminating them.
Posted: 26 Nov 2019 | Premiered: Sep 26, 2019

Menlo Security

Sharing knowledge to tackle online banking fraud
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
ESSENTIAL GUIDE: This article in our Royal Holloway Security Series argues that an information sharing service between national banking systems and law enforcement agencies could counteract online fraud.
Posted: 22 Jul 2014 | Published: 22 Jul 2014

ComputerWeekly.com

How to Combat Spear Phishing
sponsored by VMware International Unlimited Company
WHITE PAPER: Learn what spear phishing is, how it works, and find an example of how VMware Carbon Black’s cloud-native endpoint protection platform (EPP) constantly monitors and records what is happening on your endpoints—offering total visibility into malicious activities.
Posted: 11 May 2020 | Published: 11 May 2020

VMware International Unlimited Company

The Bot Threat
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, get vital information about the malicious bot, also known as botnets when in large forces, and explore 4 key features that will help you build a defense-in-depth security system to prevent these attacks from compromising your networks.
Posted: 01 Feb 2015 | Published: 13 Nov 2013

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

IBM X-Force 2013 Mid-Year Trend and Risk Report
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this detailed white paper, explore this year's report on the latest risks and security challenges organizations are facing today, and offers best practices to boost security fundamentals and policies to meet these advanced persistent threats (APTs).
Posted: 06 Nov 2013 | Published: 30 Sep 2013

IBM
 

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