Organizations Seek Ways to Empower Employees To Fight Web Scams

by Sabrina I. Pacifici on August 17, 2005

This free feature today from the Wall Street Journal introduced me to a phrase that describes a new and virulent wave of web email scams, referred to as “spear phishing.” Recipients are government and corporate employees targeted by hackers, posing as institution members, seeking personal data. Efforts are described which try to train employees to recognize these attacks and prevent data breaches.

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