Social Media Can be a Threat To Your Information Security

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An employee goes on Facebook and makes a snarky comment about his boss. Or posts a picture of a co-worker that includes a confidential document open on her laptop. Or simply mentions your company name when sharing something online. All of these are examples of potential trouble.

You see, attackers scrape social media sites to find ammo for phishing emails. It’s logical, when you consider that a phish depends on credibility to dupe its victims. What’s better at building cred than dropping in relevant personal details?

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Cofense, formerly PhishMe, is the leading provider of human-driven phishing defense solutions worldwide. We deliver a collaborative approach to cybersecurity by enabling organization-wide engagement to active email threats. Our collective defense suite combines best-in class incident response technologies with timely attack intelligence sourced from employees. From driving awareness to security automation and orchestration, our solutions are designed to anticipate and disrupt the attack kill chain at delivery to quickly mitigate the impacts from spear phishing, ransomware, malware, and business email compromise. Today, this is all made real for thousands of global organizations. Learn more at www.cofense.com.

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