As seen in Thinking Bigger Business Media edition and written by Jon Schram.
In the security world, it seems like every day brings another story of customer data being compromised. One of the latest examples comes from Children’s Mercy Hospital, where patients are still finding their data endangered after an email phishing scam hit more than 60,000 individuals back in January.
Despite mass awareness of these potential threats, email phishing attacks continue to successfully steal personal data from vulnerable companies. For those committing the attacks, it’s clearly an effective and fairly simple way to extort money and disrupt the status quo.
And the approaches are only becoming more creative and refined. Phishing emails look innocuous, but they’re dangerous and pervasive. It’s time you learned—once and for all—how to identify phishing attempts when they occur and keep your data safe from prying eyes.'
Read Jon Schram's full article, How To Spot Phishing Attempts Before You're On The Hook.