Security awareness training for executives keeps whaling at bay

Security awareness training for executives keeps whaling at bay

Posted June 1, 2019

Security awareness training for executives keeps whaling at bay

Source: SearchSecurity
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.