An Inside Look at a Week in the Life of a Social Engineer

An Inside Look at a Week in the Life of a Social Engineer

Maxie Reynolds gives an inside look into a week in the life of a social engineer. She provides a list of helpful tips on what not to do on physical engagements and, maybe, a few things you should. Continue Reading > The post An Inside Look at a Week in ... Read More
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Direct Deposit Scams: Don’t Get Fooled!

Direct deposit scams are widely prevalent and affect industries in all sectors. In this blog find out how to protect your company. Continue Reading > The post Direct Deposit Scams: Don’t Get Fooled! appeared first on Social-Engineer.Com - Professional Social Engineering Training and Services ... Read More
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Is It Legit to Use Fear as Part of My Pretext?

One question I get asked often is, “Chris, isn’t it legit to use fear as part of my pretext in a social engineering exercise? I mean, after all, the bad guys are doing it. Wouldn’t it be realistic?” Well I can’t argue with you that the bad guys are using ... Read More
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Cybersecurity Threats for 2020

It's a new year, which means new threats. What are cybersecurity experts predicting for 2020? Find out in our February blog, "Cybersecurity Threats for 2020." Continue Reading > The post Cybersecurity Threats for 2020 appeared first on Social-Engineer.Com - Professional Social Engineering Training and Services ... Read More

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If you haven’t read the post from Coalfire’s CEO, Tom McAndrew, you should. It is here: https://www.coalfire.com/News-and-Events/Press-Releases/Coalfire-CEO-Tom-McAndrew-statement TechRepublic’s report tells us that in 2019 so far, there is a 54% increase in breaches—over 3,800 so far this year. It is this exact reason we see intelligent companies increasing their spending, ... Read More
Secure It – Keep Your Digital Profile Safe from Vishers and Phishers

Secure It – Keep Your Digital Profile Safe from Vishers and Phishers

Whether it’s your work or personal accounts, your digital profile says a lot about you, your company, and your contacts. Are you part of the almost 69% of U.S. adults who use Facebook? Or, perhaps you are one of the 303,000,000 active users on LinkedIn. Think about all the information ... Read More
Ransomware Attacks Targeting U.S. Cities

Ransomware Attacks Targeting U.S. Cities

Targeted ransomware attacks on local US government entities—cities, schools, and police stations—are on the rise. In this blog learn you'll learn why ransomware attacks are successful, what you can do to minimize the risk, and what to do if you are a victim. Continue Reading > The post Ransomware Attacks ... Read More
The Verizon DBIR — The C-Suite is Under Attack

The Verizon DBIR — The C-Suite is Under Attack

According to The Verizon 2019 DBIR, the C-Suite is the primary target of criminals. Find out why, and what you can do to strengthen your enterprise's defenses, in our June blog, "The 2019 Verizon DBIR — The C-Suite is Under Attack." Continue Reading > The post The Verizon DBIR — ... Read More
New Phishing Attacks are Increasingly Clever

New Phishing Attacks are Increasingly Clever

Cunning phish are on the rise, according to industry experts at Microsoft. Additionally, phishing dry attacks continued to be the top attack vector through 2018. While ransomware attacks have decreased 60% since 2017, the cleverness of phishing attacks has been increasing. Don’t fear, there are still plenty of truly-cringeworthy phish ... Read More
Don’t Pay the Price: Is Your Company Prepared for Invoice Fraud?

Don’t Pay the Price: Is Your Company Prepared for Invoice Fraud?

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Imagine for a moment that you are sitting at your desk at work: your email pings alerting you of a new message from a supplier your company works with frequently. You open this email to read that they are switching to bank ABC, and they need you to update the ... Read More
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