One surprising statistic explains why phishing will remain the most common cyberattack for the next

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Phishing will remain the primary email attack vector through 2020.

A new report from Comodo Security Threat Lab’s VP, Fatih Orhan, brings up an interesting statistic from Friedrich Alexander University in Germany that you can use for a budget request to get approval for security awareness training:

  • One in two University computer users will click on a link from an unknown sender — Friedrich Alexander University
  • It’s time to shift the security emphasis and burden of responsibility for phishing attacks away from companies and onto their employees. — TechRepublic

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