The Human Factor 2015

"Most advanced attacks rely as much on exploiting human flaws as on exploiting system flaws. Proofpoint developed this report, The Human Factor, to explore this under-reported aspect of enterprise threats using data gathered from the Proofpoint Targeted Attack Protection product deployed in customer environments, tracking threats in email attachments, social media posts, and URLs.

This paper uses original field research to provide insight on who is clicking, and what they are clicking on, as well as when, where, and why they are clicking — because as the data show, the weakest link in security is all of us."

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OPAQ is the premier network security cloud company. The OPAQ Cloud platform enables partners to deliver Fortune 100-grade network security-as-a-service to midsize enterprises on a software-defined network optimized for speed and performance. With OPAQ, service providers can centrally monitor security performance and compliance maturity, generate reports, manage security infrastructure, and enforce policies – all through a single interface. This empowers OPAQ partners to instantly grow revenue and margins, eliminate complexity and costs, and establish a competitive advantage that helps them attract and retain customers. Based in Northern Virginia, OPAQ is privately held and funded by Greenspring Associates, Columbia Capital, Harmony Partners, and Zero-G, Inc. To learn more, visit www.opaqnetworks.com.

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