A Perfect Storm for Social Engineering: Anticipating the Human Element in Post-Pandemic Cybersecurity

The challenge of dealing with cybercrime is complex. Human factors and the human-computer interface are a central component of cybersecurity, and while technology alone will not prevent cybercrime, neither will people. People alone also can also not be relied upon as a last line of defense in an organization’s cybersecurity strategy.

The challenge of dealing with cybercrime is complex. Human factors and the human-computer interface are central components of cybersecurity. But because threat actors understand human behavior, they know how to manipulate it to achieve their goals—stealing money and valuable information from organizations worldwide.

Download the white paper, written by behavioral scientist Steve Crimando to learn:

  • Why humans are the weakest link in a cybersecurity strategy
  • How the COVID-19 pandemic has changed human behavior
  • Which tactics are most used by cybercriminals to take advantage of the human element

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After reading this white paper, you are eligible for .5 CPE credits through (ISC)².

A Perfect Storm for Social Engineering: Anticipating the Human Element in Post-Pandemic Cybersecurity

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