Security Newsletter – The Art of the Con
While the technical side of cybersecurity, such as firewalls and threat detection services, helps contain various attacks, it’s the human side that poses the most risk. Social engineers know how to manipulate emotions and use them against the victim. Cons and scams work because humans will always have vulnerabilities that cannot be patched by a software update.
In this month’s security newsletter, learn about some real-world examples of social engineering and how they can be prevented.
- Avoid clicking on links sent to you randomly via text message.
- Remember, if something seems too good to be true, it’s probably fake.