Digital Trust Security Expert On Linkedin’s Fight Against Phishing

It has been revealed that LinkedIn takes the lead as the most impersonated in phishing attacks. Clearly, our identities are constantly under attack from various social engineering tactics.

Experts Comments

April 20, 2022
David Mahdi
Ex-Gartner Analyst and CSO
Sectigo

As a form of social engineering, phishing attacks can be incredibly hard to prevent, with attackers using incredibly savvy methods to trick users into doing 'the wrong thing', such as clicking a bad link that will download malware. Attackers are now deploying a growing variety of tactics to target organisational issues inherent with hybrid work, human error, and shadow IT.

Multi-factor authentication (MFA), when correctly deployed, can mitigate cybercriminal attacks from using stolen

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As a form of social engineering, phishing attacks can be incredibly hard to prevent, with attackers using incredibly savvy methods to trick users into doing 'the wrong thing', such as clicking a bad link that will download malware. Attackers are now deploying a growing variety of tactics to target organisational issues inherent with hybrid work, human error, and shadow IT.

Multi-factor authentication (MFA), when correctly deployed, can mitigate cybercriminal attacks from using stolen credentials to access devices or networks in the case of a phishing attack. This approach is critical to any business, or individual consumers, as a means to decrease the chances of becoming victim to widespread phishing and other identity-first cyber-attacks.

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