Social media and email phishing: How to protect financial information from fraudsters

Channel Futures

Email phishing remains a top security threat. Even smart and savvy people are fooled everyday by these malicious emails. They’re even harder to spot now that bad actors use information from social media to personalize their attacks against your customers and your business. In this webinar, Brian Wickenhauser, Mastercard’s Vice President of Security Events Management, will share examples of phishing attempts, how to spot them, ways to combat them and tips for improved safety – all important information to add to your security training programs.
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The Higher Education Information Security Council (HEISC), along with EDUCAUSE and Internet2, held its annual Information Security Awareness Video & Poster Contest, an event that allows college students to win prizes, gain experience, and earn recognition by creating a PSA about information security.

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After updatein The Expanding Attack Surface: 5 Tips to Manage Third-Party Risk

BitSight

As organizations increase their reliance on third-party vendors for outsourced solutions, they expand their attack surface. Today’s digital environment offers tremendous opportunities for modern organizations. At the same time, there is more risk. Vulnerabilities and infections plague organizations around the globe — and their numbers continue to rise. The tips discussed in this webinar will help you start managing third-party risk to centralize your program and get a preliminary perspective of the risks you face. Once this foundation is established, you can build on it and shift to a more proactive approach to managing third-party risk — and limiting your exposure.
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Cybersecurity knowledge gap not uniform across sectors

Hrdive

Workers in finance know more than workers in other industries about cubersecurity, according to a report from Proofpoint. After analyzing more than 100 million answers to cybersecurity questions from employees in 16 industries, Proofpoint found that finance workers answered 80% of questions correctly. Transportation and education sector workers had the least knowledge among the various sectors, answering 24% of questions correctly on average, Proofpoint determined.
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Security Industry Financials – A Closer Look

Sia

Equities performed exceptionally well in 2017 on the back of strong corporate earnings, lax monetary policy, and the passing of major tax reforms. Notwithstanding the strength seen for a majority of the year, 2018 has been off to a rocky start, with volatility seen in both the debt and equity markets. Mack explained that where we are with tax reform and the strength in the economy that the security industry will continue to see reasonable growth in the equity capital markets over the next several years.
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Top 5 Reasons Hackers Want Your Employees’ Mobile Devices

Zimperium

While most organizations are realizing that they need to protect their employees’ mobile devices in order to protect confidential corporate data, some companies try to remain blissfully naive to the hacking opportunities smartphones and tablets present. Given the ever-growing use of mobile devices and the number of mobile cyberattacks, companies can no longer plead ignorance to these mobile threats.
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Spotlight

The Higher Education Information Security Council (HEISC), along with EDUCAUSE and Internet2, held its annual Information Security Awareness Video & Poster Contest, an event that allows college students to win prizes, gain experience, and earn recognition by creating a PSA about information security.

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