. https://blog.f-secure.com/forging-fresh-cyber-security-talent/
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Data breaches, smaller or otherwise, are making the headlines increasingly often. Alleged failed Holiday Season deliveries are one of many popular methods cyber criminals use. Scammers would send people phishing emails – which were on fraudsters’ top 10 list for 2018 – or otherwise try to contact them via other mediums to get them to open malicious links, files and so on. Unsuspecting users, especially company employees, who were cyber criminals’ target of choice last year, would download malware or login pages used for phishing. Another notable trend was malware delivered to smartphones via e-mails, giving attackers access to company’s internal networks or otherwise sensitive data through people’s mobile devices. Cyber security experts remain in short supply, but F-Secure is addressing this. The Finnish cyber security company has academies in Denmark, Finland, and now in the UK with last year’s acquisition of MWR InfoSecurity. In the video below, Donato Capitella, Principal Security Consultant, explains how they school their fresh cyber security industry recruits to infiltrate networks as part of their training. This includes hacking a fictitious e-commerce retailer. READ MORE