Social Engineering

Social Engineering

Google+ Shutdown, Weapons Systems Vulnerabilities, Voice Phishing Scams – WB38

This is your Shared Security Weekly Blaze for October 15th 2018 with your host, Tom Eston. In this week’s episode: Google+ shutdown, weapons systems vulnerabilities, and new data on voice phishing scams ...
Secretary of Homeland Security

Secretary of Homeland Security: We’re Ready for Election Day Interference

| | DHS, Election Security
About a month ahead of the midterm elections, the Washington Post’s cybersecurity reporter Derek Hawkins interviewed Kirstjen Nielsen, United States Secretary of Homeland Security, about the current state of the nation’s election ...
Security Boulevard
Barracuda Networks ATO Attacks

Barracuda Networks Sees More ATO Attacks Ahead

A new report published by Barracuda Networks warns the number of account takeover (ATO) incidents involving compromised email credentials is starting to rise. A study of 50 randomly selected organizations occurring over ...
Security Boulevard
Why Phishing Works: Human Gullibility

Why Phishing Works: It Exploits Human Gullibility

When trying to break in to any organization, a hacker may find it easy to get an employee to slip up. Usually, this takes the form of social engineering tactics in which ...
Security Boulevard
The Internet of Things (IoT) and digitally stored PII: Avoidable or Inevitable? 

The Internet of Things (IoT) and Digitally Stored PII: Avoidable or Inevitable? 

The Internet of Things (IoT) is rapidly showing up in all facets of daily life and collecting personally identifiable information (PII) in massive quantities. From smart home thermostats to one-click purchasing, IoT devices ...

Weekly Blaze – Malware-Less Email Attacks, Equifax Breach Updates, Vizio Class Action Lawsuit

This is the Shared Security Weekly Blaze for September 17, 2018 sponsored by Security Perspectives – Your Source for Tailored Security Awareness Training and Assessment Solutions and Silent Pocket. This episode was ...
what is critical thinking?

What is Critical Thinking?

In the field of security awareness and associated training, the term “critical thinking” is thrown about as an effective defense against social engineering attacks. So, what is critical thinking? And how can ...
10 Ways to Protect Your Privacy Online

10 Ways to Protect Your Privacy Online

If you can read this, it means that you’re on the internet. You are one of the millions (or possibly billions) of internet users who are browsing the World Wide Web at ...
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