Security awareness training for executives keeps whaling at bay
By: Alissa Irei
Published: June 2019
* Security awareness training for executives teaches anenterprise’s biggest fish to recognize potential whaling attacks — beforethey take the bait.
* If Captain Ahab were a modern cybercriminal, his Moby Dick mightwell be an enterprise CEO. In a type of focused phishing attack calledwhaling, hackers target high-level end users through individually tailoredcampaigns designed to trick their marks into surrendering access,information or both.