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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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Nine reasons why security leaders need to re-evaluate email security
sponsored by Zivver
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper for the why, what and how of the 9 challenges organizations face to adequately protect data while still using ‘normal email’.
Posted: 19 Nov 2020 | Published: 19 Nov 2020

Zivver

The Definitive Email Security Strategy Guide: A People-Centric Approach to Stopping Malware, Phishing, and Email Fraud
sponsored by Proofpoint
WHITE PAPER: With 94% of external cyber threats start with email, organizations need to ensure that their email security strategy can keep pace with this growing threat landscape. This white paper explores a new, people-centric approach to email security and provides you with a comprehensive guide for implementing this approach (including a checklist).
Posted: 05 Jun 2020 | Published: 05 Jun 2020

Proofpoint

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

Exploiting a Pandemic White House COVID-19 Phishing Scams
sponsored by Inky Technology
EBOOK: It is important to understand that we are living in a time of extreme vulnerability, and this is no less apparent than to those who are working in security. Increased internet use has led to an increase in phishing scams of all kinds. View this e-book to understand what it looks like when a phisher imitates the White House and the President.
Posted: 29 Sep 2020 | Published: 29 Sep 2020

Inky Technology

A Computer Weekly buyer's guide to Threat Management
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
EGUIDE: Threat management has become a vital component in the cyber security strategy of many businesses. In this19-page buyer's guide, Computer Weekly looks at why threat management should be tailored to your company's needs, the strength in combining it with other security systems and how cloud-based security can reduce costs.
Posted: 03 Jul 2020 | Published: 03 Jul 2020

ComputerWeekly.com

Exploiting a Pandemic Coronavirus Stimulus Package Economic Impact Payments
sponsored by Inky Technology
WHITE PAPER: COVID-19 has introduced a flurry of phishing scams related to the virus, and millions of people have become victims as a result. But perhaps the most convincing of these attacks are the ones purporting to be from the US Federal Reserve offering to provide financial assistance. Read this white paper to see examples of these convincing emails.
Posted: 07 Oct 2020 | Published: 07 Oct 2020

Inky Technology

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

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

Top Benefits of Symantec Protection Suite
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Anti-virus is not enough to protect your organization. Symantec now offers multi-layered protection from endpoint to gateway in the new Symantec Protection Suite. Download this paper to find out 10 reasons that this new product suite is the one you can trust for your organization.
Posted: 09 Jun 2009 | Published: 09 Jun 2009

Symantec Corporation

Presentation Transcript: Phishing and the Underground Economy
sponsored by MarkMonitor
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: This document describes the risks of the new Underground Economy, phishing types, malware and how to combat phishing exploitation.
Posted: 06 Jan 2009 | Published: 06 Jan 2009

MarkMonitor
 

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